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Date

December 06, 2012

Location

Phoenix

Phil Lussier, Financial Services Executive, Appointed Chairman of Make-A-Wish® America National Board

Phil Lussier has a long and distinguished career in the financial industry. He was chairman and CEO of CitiStreet LLC, one of the largest and most experienced global benefits providers and a leader in the U.S. retirement marketplace.

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Date

November 14, 2012

Location

Phoenix, AZ and Miami, FL.

No-Contract Cell Phone Leader Straight Talk® Wireless Contributes More Than $1.1 Million to Make-A-Wish®

No-contract cell phone leader Straight Talk Wireless today presented a check to Make-A-Wish for $1,104,722 to conclude the successful “One Minute. One Million.” campaign.

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Date

November 12, 2012

Location

Lisle, ILL

Kretschmar Strengthens Alliance with Make-A-Wish®

As part of the its donation of more than $100,000 to assist with year-round support announced earlier this summer, Kretschmar will help grant three specific wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions between now and June 30, 2013

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Date

November 08, 2012

Location

Wayne, NJ

Toys"R"Us® Enables Wish List Creators To Help Make-A-Wish® Grant Meaningful Wishes This Christmas

For Every Toys"R"Us Wish List Created through October 19, Company Will Donate $1 in Toys"R"Us Gift Cards, Up to $50,000, to Help Make-A-Wish Fulfill Holiday Wishes for Children with Life-Threatening Medical Conditions

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Date

November 05, 2012

Location

Phoenix

Make-A-Wish® Celebrates Season of Wishes®

The holiday season is approaching and at Make-A-Wish, this time of year is known as the Season of Wishes – a time defined by stories of giving and giving back.

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Date

October 28, 2012

Location

Phoenix

Make-A-Wish® Announces Wish Granter Awards

John Cena, Selena Gomez, Bethany Hamilton, Katy Perry, Oklahoma City Thunder, and NBCUniversal Recognized for Outstanding Commitment to Wish Granting

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Date

September 12, 2012

Location

Phoenix, AZ & Miami, FL

Date

July 31, 2012

NCAA® Division II and Make-A-Wish® Present Division II's Week of Wishes Campaign

The NCAA Division II National Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is celebrating its eighth annual division-wide Make-A-Wish fundraising campaign this year by launching its first Division II’s Week of Wishes campaign.

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Date

July 31, 2012

Location

Dallas

Giving Back Has Never Tasted So Good as Maggiano's Raises $700,000 for Make-A-Wish®

Ninth annual “Eat-A-Dish for Make-A-Wish” puts total campaign contributions at $3 million

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Date

July 19, 2012

Location

Alexandria, VA

County Choppers' "Paul Sr." Unveils Trusted Choice® "Chopper For Charity"

A Trusted Choice® -themed custom motorcycle designed by the renowned Orange County Choppers to raise money for Make-A-Wish was unveiled by Paul “Paul Sr.” Teutul, Sr., Orange County Choppers owner and “American Chopper” star.

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Date

July 15, 2012

Make-A-Wish® and ESPN Team Up for Seventh Annual “My Wish” Series

What would it be like shooting baskets with a NBA champion and MVP? Or tossing the football around with a NFL receiver and quarterback? Wish kids can tell you.

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Date

April 26, 2012

Location

Dallas

Maggiano's Invites Guests to "Eat, Drink, Listen and Like" for a Cause

Continuing the long-standing tradition of giving back to local communities, Maggiano’s Little Italy® today kicks off the ninth annual “Eat-A-Dish for Make-A-Wish®” campaign benefiting Make-A-Wish.

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Date

April 23, 2012

Location

Phoenix

Make-A-Wish® Celebrating World Wish Day® April 29 by Granting Wishes Across the Globe

On April 29, 30 years after a young boy named Chris was granted his wish to be a police officer for a day, Make-A-Wish supporters around the world will celebrate World Wish Day in honor of the wish that sparked a global wish-granting movement.

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Date

March 29, 2012

Location

Phoenix

Wish Kids Go for the Ropes at WrestleMania® XVIII in Miami

Happy wish kids are preparing for their wish to attend one of sports entertainment’s biggest events, WrestleMania XVIII, thanks to Make-A-Wish and WWE.

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Date

January 10, 2012

Location

Parsipanny, N.J.

Post Fruity Pebbles Teams Up with WWE Superstar John Cena®

Post Fruity Pebbles and WWE Superstar John Cena are teaming up for a new partnership, which includes a collectable cereal box and an instant-win promotion awarding a VIP meet-and-greet with the talent.

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Date

January 04, 2012

Location

Phoenix

“Celebrity Apprentice” Contestant Selects Make-A-Wish® as Charity Beneficiary

Paul Teutul Sr. today was announced as one of 18 contestants on the fifth installment of NBC’s "The Celebrity Apprentice" and is competing to help Make-A-Wish grant more wishes to kids with life-threatening medical conditions.

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