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Mar 18, 2015

Wish kid Bryson

Houston Rockets Sign 16-Year-Old Wish Kid

Sporting News

It’s every kid’s dream to play for their favorite NBA team, and the Rockets gave Bryson that chance.

Mar 09, 2015

Wish kid Kelci

Kelci’s Wish Included Throwing Out the First Pitch at a Spring Game

MLBLOGS Network - Milwaukee Brewers

Kelci, 9, likes watching baseball and wished to travel from Milwaukee to Arizona to see her favorite team play during spring training.

Feb 27, 2015

Kids For Wish Kids logo

Rock Canyon H.S. Students Raise Money to Grant Nine Wishes

FOX 31 – Denver

For the past six years, Rock Canyon High School’s Wish Week has raised money for wishes. The student’s efforts this year generated enough money to grant nine wishes, including 7-year-old Jeremy’s wish to go on a Disney Cruise.

Learn more about Kids For Wish Kids and students who raise money to grant wishes.

Jan 23, 2015

Cancer survivors and wish recipients Emily and John

In Lieu of Gifts, Grant a Wish

International Falls Journal - International Falls, Minn.

Emily and John, cancer survivors who each had a wish granted when they were teenagers, hope to raise $5,000 to fund a child’s wish before their June 6 wedding.

Jan 22, 2015

2015 NFL Pro Bowl

#WishWeek at the 2015 #ProBowl


Four wish kids - Robbie, Luc, Nick and Lane - are attending the 2015 Pro Bowl. Follow along with their adventures this week in Arizona!

Jan 07, 2015

Wish kid Molly

City of Hannibal Turns Out on Cold Evening for a Wish

KHQA - Hannibal, MO

Multimedia journalist Jack Pluta shot photographs and video for his report on Molly’s wish “to watch fireworks with princesses” along the banks of the Mississippi River.

Dec 30, 2014


Chocolate Wishes Are Some of Our Favorite Things

Each year, the firm of Nurenberg Paris partners with Make-A-Wish. This year, they granted a wish for Chloe and chocolate was involved.

Dec 18, 2014

Wish kid Gracie

Cancer Patient Meets Pope Francis

CBS This Morning

Wish kid Gracie, 11, has had nine rounds of chemotherapy. She prayed for strength. When volunteer wish granters came to her house, Gracie wished to meet the Pope.

Dec 05, 2014

Wish kid Cindy

First-Grader Becomes a Teacher for a Day

The Dallas Morning News

Seven-year-old Cindy, who is being treated for leukemia, received a star’s welcome upon her arrival at Pershing Elementary School for her wish to be a teacher for a day.

Nov 30, 2014

CBS News correspondent Lee Cowan with wish kid Gabe

​Giving, and Giving Back, via

CBS Sunday Morning

CBS News national correspondent Lee Cowan looks at Make-A-Wish and follows along with some wish kids as they set off on their adventures of a lifetime.