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Wish child Caitlyn with her doctors from Boston Children's Hospital
September 20, 2020

Fairy tale: Make-A-Wish helps 6-year-old transform into mermaid at Boston Childrens Hospital

Workers at Boston Childrens Hospital and Make-A-Wish made a 6-year-old’s dream come true by helping her become a mermaid Sunday.
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Donor Jane Guy
September 19, 2020

For Narragansett resident, a thirty-year quest for lost coins is about much more than money

Over the past 31 years, Jane has found over $1,000 in lost money during her regular walks along the beach and through Galilee. Last month, she donated the money to the Make-A-Wish Foundation in honor of her late husband, Jim.
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September 17, 2020

Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada profiled in 2020-21 Vegas Giving Guide

Check out our chapter's profile in Vegas Inc.'s 2020-21 Giving Guide. Special thanks to Martin-Harris Construction for sponsoring our profile and for their continued support of wishes in Southern Nevada.
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September 16, 2020

AHS Girls Swim and Dive Team Raise $11,000

The girls swimming and diving team did a virtual 5K run and walk at the high school to raise money for Make-A-Wish Wisconsin. In about a week, the girls raised over $11,000 online -- a team record -- shattering their previous best by almost $5,000.
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September 16, 2020

Make-A-Wish to Aid Vass Park

4-year-old Ivy Williamson has a wish: to be able to play on the playground with other children her age. The young, Vass girl will get that wish granted Wednesday morning at Sandy Ramey Keith Park.
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September 15, 2020

4-year-old girl’s wish for inclusive playground comes true

Four-year-old Ivy's wish to give her local park in Vass, NC wheelchair accessible playground equipment comes true.
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September 15, 2020

Cancer survivor uses Make-A-Wish scholarship to study pre-nursing at UNLV

Wish kid Fabian shares the impact of his wish and how his medical journey has shaped his future goals. (paywall)
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Allie Barrett of Team Make-A-Wish
September 13, 2020

Inflatable Dinosaurs Join First Time Marathoner For Her Virtual Boston Marathon

Allie Barrett, running for Team Make-A-Wish in the Virtual Boston Marathon, talks about her experience.
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Wish child Treyvon receiving his camper wish
September 11, 2020

Local child receives camper trailer from Make-A-Wish

In August, Treyvon Robinson, a soon-to-be three-year-old who has multiple congenital heart defects, received a wish from the Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island that will allow him to travel around the country with his family and meet other kids with similar conditions.
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Gray Davidson Carroll of Team Make-A-Wish
September 10, 2020

Turners Falls resident runs virtual Boston Marathon on behalf of Make-A-Wish

A Turners Falls resident participated in the virtual 2020 Boston Marathon on September 7 as a member of Team Make-A-Wish. Gray Davidson Carroll, a 19-year-old Greenfield Community College student, began the 26.2 mile run in Hadley and crossed the finish line at Montague Center.
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