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Wish Family Encounter Brings the Mission Home

Jamie Sandys at work
My first encounter with a wish family convinced me that wish experiences change lives. Read more ...

Sep 27, 2013

Wish Family Encounter Brings the Mission Home

Jamie Sandys at work
My first encounter with a wish family convinced me that wish experiences change lives. Read more ...

New Beginnings - Not Last Wishes

“Woah, Reno – it’s time for a photo!”
People often ask if it's sad to work at Make-A-Wish. The answer is an emphatic "no," and the reasons can change the way you look at our mission. Read more ...

Sep 20, 2013

New Beginnings - Not Last Wishes

“Woah, Reno – it’s time for a photo!”
People often ask if it's sad to work at Make-A-Wish. The answer is an emphatic "no," and the reasons can change the way you look at our mission. Read more ...

Wish Wednesday: Three Empowering Wishes

Dalton has a voice
Just about every wish is flat-out fun – vacations, theme park visits, living a day as a firefighter, just to name a few. But some wishes by their very nature are something even more empowering. Read more …

Sep 18, 2013

Wish Wednesday: Three Empowering Wishes

Dalton has a voice
Just about every wish is flat-out fun – vacations, theme park visits, living a day as a firefighter, just to name a few. But some wishes by their very nature are something even more empowering. Read more …

Wish Kid Snapshot - Matt in Atlanta

We caught this great photo of wish kid Matt posing at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport with one of our Wishes in Flight® posters. He was on his way back from his Make-A-Wish trip to the Bahamas. Read more ...

Sep 12, 2013

Wish Kid Snapshot - Matt in Atlanta

We caught this great photo of wish kid Matt posing at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport with one of our Wishes in Flight® posters. He was on his way back from his Make-A-Wish trip to the Bahamas. Read more ...

Wish Wednesday - Three Stories in the Media

red piano make-a-wish
Make-A-Wish grants a wish every 38 minutes, and each one is worth talking about. But some wishes seem to captivate our friends in the media. Today, let’s check out three wish stories that have several news organizations abuzz. Read more ...

Sep 10, 2013

Wish Wednesday - Three Stories in the Media

red piano make-a-wish
Make-A-Wish grants a wish every 38 minutes, and each one is worth talking about. But some wishes seem to captivate our friends in the media. Today, let’s check out three wish stories that have several news organizations abuzz. Read more ...

Wish Wednesday - Sweating for Wishes

David goes to 'Ride for Roses'
If you like the idea of helping make wishes come true but want to do more than just donate, I have some good news: There are plenty of ways you can help that fit your interests - and you can get friends and family to help. Read more ...

Sep 03, 2013

Wish Wednesday - Sweating for Wishes

David goes to 'Ride for Roses'
If you like the idea of helping make wishes come true but want to do more than just donate, I have some good news: There are plenty of ways you can help that fit your interests - and you can get friends and family to help. Read more ...

Wish Wednesday – Superhero, Pop Star and Fundraiser Edition

Michael Becomes Beetleboy
Today’s Wish Wednesday features three stories that will connect you to just about every facet of a wish experience – from what happens after a wish comes true to everyday people finding their own way to help. Read more ...

Aug 28, 2013

Wish Wednesday – Superhero, Pop Star and Fundraiser Edition

Michael Becomes Beetleboy
Today’s Wish Wednesday features three stories that will connect you to just about every facet of a wish experience – from what happens after a wish comes true to everyday people finding their own way to help. Read more ...

Wish Wednesday - Great Stories from Around the Web

Atticus takes the field against the Portland Timbers
This week, we have three stories that show how Make-A-Wish experiences come to life - from pro athletes helping grant wishes to travelers pitching in with frequent flier miles. Read more ...

Aug 21, 2013

Wish Wednesday - Great Stories from Around the Web

Atticus takes the field against the Portland Timbers
This week, we have three stories that show how Make-A-Wish experiences come to life - from pro athletes helping grant wishes to travelers pitching in with frequent flier miles. Read more ...

Ann Louise Proves Wishes are More Than Nice

A Make-A-Wish trip encouraged Ann Louise to get better.
People like Make-A-Wish, even if they just know a little bit about it. They think it’s nice, a happy experience for a kid facing something they can’t imagine. Ask Ann Louise and her family, though, and they'll tell you it's much more than that. Read more ...

Aug 16, 2013

Ann Louise Proves Wishes are More Than Nice

A Make-A-Wish trip encouraged Ann Louise to get better.
People like Make-A-Wish, even if they just know a little bit about it. They think it’s nice, a happy experience for a kid facing something they can’t imagine. Ask Ann Louise and her family, though, and they'll tell you it's much more than that. Read more ...

Wish Stories for the Star Wars Fan

Dylan goes to Star Wars Weekend
May 4 has already passed – but if you need a post-May The Fourth be With You "Star Wars" fix, we have you covered.

May 08, 2013

Wish Stories for the Star Wars Fan

Dylan goes to Star Wars Weekend
May 4 has already passed – but if you need a post-May The Fourth be With You "Star Wars" fix, we have you covered.

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