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Oct 04, 2013

Electron Boy – Hero’s Wish a Gift to Us All

Electron Boy
The word ‘hero’ has been coming up in my life a lot lately. In emails with wish parents, as the theme for our recent Walk For Wishes, and after our chapter was mentioned in a recent Wish Nation blog post. Read more ...

Oct 04, 2013

Electron Boy – Hero’s Wish a Gift to Us All

Electron Boy
The word ‘hero’ has been coming up in my life a lot lately. In emails with wish parents, as the theme for our recent Walk For Wishes, and after our chapter was mentioned in a recent Wish Nation blog post. 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 ...

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 ...

Wish Wednesday - 5 Inspiring Wish Connections

Brad meets firefighters
A wish experience connects. It sparks an interaction between a wish kid and a community that empowers lives. It reaffirms a belief in heroes and a knowledge that others care. As human beings, we can’t thrive in isolation. Our strength comes from the world around us. Read more ...

Sep 25, 2013

Wish Wednesday - 5 Inspiring Wish Connections

Brad meets firefighters
A wish experience connects. It sparks an interaction between a wish kid and a community that empowers lives. It reaffirms a belief in heroes and a knowledge that others care. As human beings, we can’t thrive in isolation. Our strength comes from the world around us. 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 ...

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 …

From One Volunteer to Another

Central New York Make-A-Wish Gala
Make-A-Wish has nearly 25,000 volunteers. I was one of them before joining as an employee. And here I am, 2,000 miles away from home to present an award to a volunteer on the other side of the country. Read more ...

Sep 13, 2013

From One Volunteer to Another

Central New York Make-A-Wish Gala
Make-A-Wish has nearly 25,000 volunteers. I was one of them before joining as an employee. And here I am, 2,000 miles away from home to present an award to a volunteer on the other side of the country. 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 ...

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