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Aug 15, 2017

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Waffles for Wishes fundraiser Saturday

Winston-Salem Journal

The Porch Kitchen and Cantina will hold Waffles for Wishes as a benefit for Make-A-Wish. The event will include a waffle buffet with a variety of toppings for the kids, and a special visit from Star Wars characters from the 501st Carolina Garrison.

Aug 08, 2017

sports

An 8-year-old offensive dynamo practices with the Panthers

Charlotte Observer

Wish kid Dom signed a one-day contract with the Carolina Panthers, but instead of earning millions of dollars, his agent – who’s also his younger brother – negotiated his salary in candy.

Aug 01, 2017

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Youngster enjoys blue-light escort to his Make-A-Wish party

Courier-Tribune

Wish kid Jonah took a special ride in a black-and-white police cruiser to Asheboro’s Lake Lucas for his Wish reveal. The rising fourth-grader, diagnosed with a rare and aggressive cancer, is going to Disney World.

Jul 27, 2017

sports

Tom Brady Meets and Greets to Make Wishes Come True

Patriots.com

Make-A-Wish children Nick, Ramon, Chad, Sebastian, Shravya, Parish, Colson, Gabriella and Gabrielcould not contain their excitement as they stepped into the Gillette Stadium locker room. There they found customized jerseys and prepped for their time with the quarterback Tom Brady.

Jul 26, 2017

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Colson meets Tom Brady through Make-A-Wish

Blue Ridge Now

Young Patriot fan and wish kid Colson, 9, was diagnosed with a vascular disorder at just 3 months old. His dream came true when he got to walk through the gates at Gillette Stadium and shake hands and talk with New England quarterback Tom Brady.

Jul 25, 2017

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Four boys taken on Concord Mills shopping spree through Make-a-Wish

WSOC

Four boys, each diagnosed with serious illnesses, got a break from their health battles when Make-a-Wish took them on a shopping spree at Concord Mills.

Jul 19, 2017

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Symmetry Raises Funds for Make-A-Wish in 2017 Trailblaze Challenge

Cision PRWeb

Symmetry Financial Group staff members participated in the Trailblaze Challenge hosted by Make-A-Wish Central and Western North Carolina on May 20th, 2017. The Symmetry Team raised over $28,000 in donations for the nonprofit organization during the one day event.

Jul 11, 2017

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Symmetry Raises Donations for Make-A-Wish in 2017 Trailblaze Challenge

Insurance News Net

Symmetry Financial Group staff members participated in the Trailblaze Challenge hosted by Make-A-Wish Central and Western North Carolina on May 20th, 2017. The Symmetry Team raised over $28,000 in donations for the nonprofit organization during the one day event.

Jul 09, 2017

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Make-A-Wish kids star in superhero film

Gaston Gazette

A beautiful day on Main Street took a turn Sunday morning when a thieving gang of henchmen cracked open the safe of the old Wells Fargo Bank. But just as the criminals began their getaway, the heist was foiled by the crime-fighting superhero team of Lobsterman and Master Builder. Lobsterman and Master Builder, are 5-year-old wish kid Jackson, of Lincolnton, and 8-year-old wish kid Joell, of Charlotte.

Jul 02, 2017

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10th Annual Pitchin for Wishes Cornhole Tourney Coming Soon

WBT Charlotte's News Talk

On this Sunday’s episode of “At Home with Roby”, Trent and Patrick share details about Andrew Roby and Harris Teeter’s 10th annual Pitchin’ for Wishes Cornhole Tourney coming up on Saturday, September 16th at Freedom Park to raise funds for Make-A-Wish® Central & Western North Carolina.

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