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Natalia Inspires With Selfless Wish

My daughter Brianna is a wish kid. During her fight against a brain tumor, she was referred to Make-A-Wish and had her wish granted in 2012 to go to New York City. Amidst a period of time where HOPE is critical, the wish gave my daughter and my family a break from the daily medical routines and lasting joyful memories.

Feb 28, 2014

Natalia Inspires With Selfless Wish

My daughter Brianna is a wish kid. During her fight against a brain tumor, she was referred to Make-A-Wish and had her wish granted in 2012 to go to New York City. Amidst a period of time where HOPE is critical, the wish gave my daughter and my family a break from the daily medical routines and lasting joyful memories.

Wish Wednesday: Celebrating Music Wishes

Ivy's wish
Last weekend we celebrated music with the GRAMMY® Awards. Music. The variations of melodies that can energize us, uplift our spirits, calm us, soothe our pain and take us back to memorable moments. For a creator, music is a portal of escape … an opportunity to release negative emotions and reach a state of bliss. For this week’s Wish Wednesday join me in celebrating wish kids who connected their musical aspirations to a rejuvenating wish experience.

Jan 29, 2014

Wish Wednesday: Celebrating Music Wishes

Ivy's wish
Last weekend we celebrated music with the GRAMMY® Awards. Music. The variations of melodies that can energize us, uplift our spirits, calm us, soothe our pain and take us back to memorable moments. For a creator, music is a portal of escape … an opportunity to release negative emotions and reach a state of bliss. For this week’s Wish Wednesday join me in celebrating wish kids who connected their musical aspirations to a rejuvenating wish experience.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Kristina Rhodes: One-Woman Make-A-Wish Machine

Kristina Rhodes
You might be tempted to call Kristina Rhodes a one-woman “Make-A-Wish machine.” A resident and realtor in Evansville, Ind., Kristina knew about Make-A-Wish through her mother who had volunteered in Ft. Wayne. When Kristina learned there was only one other Make-A-Wish volunteer in her region, she discovered her passion and got to work.

Nov 08, 2013

Kristina Rhodes: One-Woman Make-A-Wish Machine

Kristina Rhodes
You might be tempted to call Kristina Rhodes a one-woman “Make-A-Wish machine.” A resident and realtor in Evansville, Ind., Kristina knew about Make-A-Wish through her mother who had volunteered in Ft. Wayne. When Kristina learned there was only one other Make-A-Wish volunteer in her region, she discovered her passion and got to work.

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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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