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Aug 08, 2014

The Make-A-Wish Summer 2014 Intern Class in an Infographic

Each summer, a group of full-time interns from all across the country travel to Phoenix, Ariz., to spend 10 weeks at the Make-A-Wish National Office. These interns bring unique skills and experiences to their positions, which cover everything from chapter support to finance and accounting.

Aug 08, 2014

The Make-A-Wish Summer 2014 Intern Class in an Infographic

Each summer, a group of full-time interns from all across the country travel to Phoenix, Ariz., to spend 10 weeks at the Make-A-Wish National Office. These interns bring unique skills and experiences to their positions, which cover everything from chapter support to finance and accounting.

Hope, Strength and...

Nyiah experiences joy on her Hawaiian adventure
You know those “ah ha” moments? Those moments of clarity, where something makes sense in a way that it didn’t previously. Mine hit me on my day off.

Jul 25, 2014

Hope, Strength and...

Nyiah experiences joy on her Hawaiian adventure
You know those “ah ha” moments? Those moments of clarity, where something makes sense in a way that it didn’t previously. Mine hit me on my day off.

Wish Wednesday: Wishes in the Fast Lane

Allan's car designer wish
Your adrenaline is pumping, the starting flag waves and you tap your foot on the gas pedal.

Feb 12, 2014

Wish Wednesday: Wishes in the Fast Lane

Allan's car designer wish
Your adrenaline is pumping, the starting flag waves and you tap your foot on the gas pedal.

Experiencing Life Not Just for the Healthy

Fault in Our Stars
For anyone out there who hasn’t read John Green’s best-selling book The Fault In Our Stars, to you I say: Go read it right now. There has been a lot of debate surrounding the upcoming movie adaptation of this story – specifically the tongue-in-cheek tag line that graces its new movie poster. Under the title it reads: “one sick love story”, but it’s not the type of “sick” you would expect.

Jan 10, 2014

Experiencing Life Not Just for the Healthy

Fault in Our Stars
For anyone out there who hasn’t read John Green’s best-selling book The Fault In Our Stars, to you I say: Go read it right now. There has been a lot of debate surrounding the upcoming movie adaptation of this story – specifically the tongue-in-cheek tag line that graces its new movie poster. Under the title it reads: “one sick love story”, but it’s not the type of “sick” you would expect.

My Top 2013 Make-A-Wish Moments

Wish kid Darrius
This was a year of great things for Make-A-Wish kids. Some events were so incredible that they made it into the national spotlight. Others were equally as wonderful, but shone in the communities where they took place. As 2013 ends, let’s recap a transformational year.

Dec 31, 2013

My Top 2013 Make-A-Wish Moments

Wish kid Darrius
This was a year of great things for Make-A-Wish kids. Some events were so incredible that they made it into the national spotlight. Others were equally as wonderful, but shone in the communities where they took place. As 2013 ends, let’s recap a transformational year.

Future Friday - 3 Empowering Wishes

Jaeda
We, as women, have more opportunities than ever before to take charge of our careers and our lives. For Future Friday let’s appreciate three awesome wish kids who took charge of their futures and made their own destiny – all while dealing with or overcoming their medical challenges. Read more ...

Dec 13, 2013

Future Friday - 3 Empowering Wishes

Jaeda
We, as women, have more opportunities than ever before to take charge of our careers and our lives. For Future Friday let’s appreciate three awesome wish kids who took charge of their futures and made their own destiny – all while dealing with or overcoming their medical challenges. Read more ...

Wish Wednesday - Three Great Adventure Wishes

Colin goes whale watching
Would you jump out of an airplane? Would you drive straight toward the eye of a hurricane? These adventures might make the average person’s heart skip a beat. But they’re all wishes that have been made by wish kids. And when the time came they weren’t afraid … they were thrilled.

Oct 30, 2013

Wish Wednesday - Three Great Adventure Wishes

Colin goes whale watching
Would you jump out of an airplane? Would you drive straight toward the eye of a hurricane? These adventures might make the average person’s heart skip a beat. But they’re all wishes that have been made by wish kids. And when the time came they weren’t afraid … they were thrilled.

Aug 23, 2013

Your Daughter’s Wish is On Us. Yes, All of It. Seriously.

Volunteers
In addition to working for Make-A-Wish America, I also have been a volunteer wish granter with my local chapter. Read more ...

Aug 23, 2013

Your Daughter’s Wish is On Us. Yes, All of It. Seriously.

Volunteers
In addition to working for Make-A-Wish America, I also have been a volunteer wish granter with my local chapter. Read more ...

Aug 07, 2013

Welcome to the Wish Nation Blog

Wish kid Sophia at The Weather Channel
Wishes are powerful, life-changing experiences. But wishes don’t just happen – they involve a lot of work and support from thousands of people who give their heart and soul to help kids with life-threatening medical conditions. Now, for the first time, we are taking you behind the scenes of wish granting and behind the walls at Make-A-Wish through the new Wish Nation blog. Read more ...

Aug 07, 2013

Welcome to the Wish Nation Blog

Wish kid Sophia at The Weather Channel
Wishes are powerful, life-changing experiences. But wishes don’t just happen – they involve a lot of work and support from thousands of people who give their heart and soul to help kids with life-threatening medical conditions. Now, for the first time, we are taking you behind the scenes of wish granting and behind the walls at Make-A-Wish through the new Wish Nation blog. Read more ...

About this Blog

Wish Nation gives you a behind-the-scenes look at Make-A-Wish®. See how wishes come together and how they change lives forever. Hear directly from those who work or volunteer here, or those who have been transformed by a wish. And learn why we are so committed to someday granting the wish of every eligible child, every year.

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