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Wish Wednesday - Three Wishes With Holiday Spirit

Jeremiah's Christmas wish
It’s the first week of December. Holiday jingles soar through the radio and movie marathons of family celebrations fill television channels. At Wish Nation, we are kicking off the holiday spirit with three wish kids whose Christmas wishes gave them hope. Read more ...

Dec 04, 2013

Wish Wednesday - Three Wishes With Holiday Spirit

Jeremiah's Christmas wish
It’s the first week of December. Holiday jingles soar through the radio and movie marathons of family celebrations fill television channels. At Wish Nation, we are kicking off the holiday spirit with three wish kids whose Christmas wishes gave them hope. Read more ...

Papa Roach Steps up for Mark's Rock Star Wish

Mark, Papa Roach, rock star experience
Music has power that’s hard to explain. There’s something in a chord progression or a drum fill that can turn a person’s mood. Sometimes, the notes just settle into the mind and take root. The lyrics connect the listener and the artist, even if they never meet.

Nov 21, 2013

Papa Roach Steps up for Mark's Rock Star Wish

Mark, Papa Roach, rock star experience
Music has power that’s hard to explain. There’s something in a chord progression or a drum fill that can turn a person’s mood. Sometimes, the notes just settle into the mind and take root. The lyrics connect the listener and the artist, even if they never meet.

Air Force Reunites Wish Kid with Brother

Jonah Air Force reunion
Anyone with a great older brother or sister will understand Jonah’s wish. He calls his older brother, Jared, his best friend. But they haven't seen each other in months.

Nov 15, 2013

Air Force Reunites Wish Kid with Brother

Jonah Air Force reunion
Anyone with a great older brother or sister will understand Jonah’s wish. He calls his older brother, Jared, his best friend. But they haven't seen each other in months.

Thousands to Grant Epic Wish

Miles superhero
We blog about the impact of wishes. Parents and siblings attest to a wish’s power, and wish kids will often tell you straight out that their wish changed their life – forever.

Nov 13, 2013

Thousands to Grant Epic Wish

Miles superhero
We blog about the impact of wishes. Parents and siblings attest to a wish’s power, and wish kids will often tell you straight out that their wish changed their life – forever.

Wish Wednesday - Wishes on the Farm

Jordan's lawnmower wish
Even after nearly eight years at Make-A-Wish, the kids we serve still have ways of surprising me. Most of the time, it’s when I hear about an unusual wish that a chapter granted. This week, a wish to have a chicken coop is the cause of my “did I really just read that?” moment. Read more ...

Oct 16, 2013

Wish Wednesday - Wishes on the Farm

Jordan's lawnmower wish
Even after nearly eight years at Make-A-Wish, the kids we serve still have ways of surprising me. Most of the time, it’s when I hear about an unusual wish that a chapter granted. This week, a wish to have a chicken coop is the cause of my “did I really just read that?” moment. Read more ...

Feel-Good Friday – Anonymous Man Donates $26,000

anonymous donor make-a-wish
An anonymous man at a Make-A-Wish event in Kentucky left the community buzzing with a donation worth $26,000. Read more ...

Oct 11, 2013

Feel-Good Friday – Anonymous Man Donates $26,000

anonymous donor make-a-wish
An anonymous man at a Make-A-Wish event in Kentucky left the community buzzing with a donation worth $26,000. Read more ...

Wish Wednesday - 5 Football Wishes

football wishes
It’s football season. We cheer football players around the country as they test their strength and determination at every game. Many Make-A-Wish kids are football fans who watch in admiration as athletes rise to the challenge. And their wishes … anything from a touch football game to attending the Super Bowl. Read more ...

Oct 02, 2013

Wish Wednesday - 5 Football Wishes

football wishes
It’s football season. We cheer football players around the country as they test their strength and determination at every game. Many Make-A-Wish kids are football fans who watch in admiration as athletes rise to the challenge. And their wishes … anything from a touch football game to attending the Super Bowl. Read more ...

Fauria answers Fallon’s Challenge, Nets $10,000 for Make-A-Wish Michigan

We’ve been listening to a little more ‘N Sync than usual today at Make-A-Wish. Why? Because a pretty spectacular touchdown dance to “Bye Bye Bye” resulted in a $10,000 gift to Make-A-Wish Michigan from Jimmy Fallon. Read more ...

Sep 25, 2013

Fauria answers Fallon’s Challenge, Nets $10,000 for Make-A-Wish Michigan

We’ve been listening to a little more ‘N Sync than usual today at Make-A-Wish. Why? Because a pretty spectacular touchdown dance to “Bye Bye Bye” resulted in a $10,000 gift to Make-A-Wish Michigan from Jimmy Fallon. 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 – 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 ...

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