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Make-A-Wish Volunteer Recognized for His Service

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On any given week, Make-A-Wish volunteer Ken Kieffer can be found waiting at the airport to greet wish families, delivering gifts to wish kids in their homes and hospital rooms or visiting with a wish child to help determine his/her one true wish. He’s being recognized as an exceptional volunteer.

Jun 13, 2014

Make-A-Wish Volunteer Recognized for His Service

make-a-wish volunteer
On any given week, Make-A-Wish volunteer Ken Kieffer can be found waiting at the airport to greet wish families, delivering gifts to wish kids in their homes and hospital rooms or visiting with a wish child to help determine his/her one true wish. He’s being recognized as an exceptional volunteer.

Find That Moment

A few weeks ago, I was having lunch with my friend Kate from Make-A-Wish Arizona. Kate’s job at the Arizona chapter is to help implement national campaigns and create relationships with local companies that can support our mission.

Jun 04, 2014

Find That Moment

A few weeks ago, I was having lunch with my friend Kate from Make-A-Wish Arizona. Kate’s job at the Arizona chapter is to help implement national campaigns and create relationships with local companies that can support our mission.

New Book Reveals the Celebrity Connection to Wish Kids

Wish Granted
Last year, 14,003 kids received a Make-A-Wish experience. More than 1,100 of those wishes involved a celebrity or athlete.

May 12, 2014

New Book Reveals the Celebrity Connection to Wish Kids

Wish Granted
Last year, 14,003 kids received a Make-A-Wish experience. More than 1,100 of those wishes involved a celebrity or athlete.

Make-A-Wish Remembers Kevin Sharp

Kevin Sharp lived his wish and went on to do even more.
The world knew Kevin Sharp as a country star. Make-A-Wish knew him as a wish kid. And I knew Kevin as a genuine, reflective human being who made the world better.

Apr 21, 2014

Make-A-Wish Remembers Kevin Sharp

Kevin Sharp lived his wish and went on to do even more.
The world knew Kevin Sharp as a country star. Make-A-Wish knew him as a wish kid. And I knew Kevin as a genuine, reflective human being who made the world better.

Part 2 - Wish Kid Shares Her Journey to Antarctica

Last week, Alexandra invited us to join her for the first phase of her wish trip - a voyage to Antarctica. Today, she wraps the experience up for us.

Apr 09, 2014

Part 2 - Wish Kid Shares Her Journey to Antarctica

Last week, Alexandra invited us to join her for the first phase of her wish trip - a voyage to Antarctica. Today, she wraps the experience up for us.

A Reason for Optimism Among Loss

Fault in Our Stars
The passing of wish kids is always difficult for the Make-A-Wish family. When this happens, we have to find optimism in how they lived their lives.

Mar 10, 2014

A Reason for Optimism Among Loss

Fault in Our Stars
The passing of wish kids is always difficult for the Make-A-Wish family. When this happens, we have to find optimism in how they lived their lives.

A Wish Kid, a Rebel – and a Lasting Friendship

dak John Morton Star Wars
There are plenty of ways to determine someone’s Star Wars street cred. One of my favorites? Find out if the name "Dak" rings a bell.

Mar 05, 2014

A Wish Kid, a Rebel – and a Lasting Friendship

dak John Morton Star Wars
There are plenty of ways to determine someone’s Star Wars street cred. One of my favorites? Find out if the name "Dak" rings a bell.

Feb 21, 2014

Turning Your Wedding Into Wishes

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There are so many ways to contribute to the Make-A-Wish mission. I had no idea just how many there were until I began my career with Make-A-Wish as an intern during the summer of 2010. I learned something new about fundraising every minute of every day, and was astonished by all the ways people could help.

Feb 21, 2014

Turning Your Wedding Into Wishes

Make-A-Wish, wedding favors
There are so many ways to contribute to the Make-A-Wish mission. I had no idea just how many there were until I began my career with Make-A-Wish as an intern during the summer of 2010. I learned something new about fundraising every minute of every day, and was astonished by all the ways people could help.

More Than Theme Parks

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Years ago, I learned a great lesson about how people recognize Make-A-Wish. I was on vacation in a remote part of Belize, hiking with a group of people from all over the world. As we got to know each other, someone asked about where I work. Every single person in the group recognized “Make-A-Wish.”

Feb 19, 2014

More Than Theme Parks

make-a-wish disney
Years ago, I learned a great lesson about how people recognize Make-A-Wish. I was on vacation in a remote part of Belize, hiking with a group of people from all over the world. As we got to know each other, someone asked about where I work. Every single person in the group recognized “Make-A-Wish.”

David Tutera – Words from a Celebrity Wish Granter

My work and experience with Make-A-Wish has been remarkable thus far. In this blog, I'd like to speak to my one-on-one involvement with both the organization, as well as my individual involvement with each of the wish kids.

Feb 14, 2014

David Tutera – Words from a Celebrity Wish Granter

My work and experience with Make-A-Wish has been remarkable thus far. In this blog, I'd like to speak to my one-on-one involvement with both the organization, as well as my individual involvement with each of the wish kids.

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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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