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Nov 01, 2014

Pitchin' In

SOCIETY Charlotte

Andrew Roby and Harris Teeter hosted Pitchin’ for Wishes in support of Make-A-Wish® Central & Western North Carolina. 144 teams competed in the corn hole tournament for a first-place prize of $1,000 and a second-place prize of $500. The event raised over $200,000 for Make-A-Wish.

Nov 01, 2014

Make-A-Wish Silent Auction and Fundraiser

Forsyth Woman

Keela Johnson, publisher of Forsyth Woman and W.I.S.H. Society member took a huge challenge to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. She hosted a silent auction and fundraiser that included all kinds of food and desserts from local restaurants.

Nov 01, 2014

Women On The Move

Forsyth Woman

W.I.S.H. Society members were featured in the November 2014 issue of Forsyth Woman. The W.I.S.H. Society honors women local women's contribution to their community, their career success and their personal commitment to philanthropy.

Oct 14, 2014

Make-A-Wish: the work behind the wishes

Society Charlotte

Eli Shenise was six days aways from getting his wish granted. On August 31st, Eli finally celebrated his triumph over cancer at the Charlotte Knights Ballpark.

Oct 10, 2014

Zaxby's- Issac's Rescue Pilot Wish

Zaxby's

Zaxby’s is proud to once again support Make-A-Wish by helping grant the wishes of 55 kids with life threatening illnesses. One of these kids is Isaac Simmons. His wish is to be a coast guard rescue pilot.

Oct 09, 2014

CHARLOTTE OFFERS NEW WINNING CHANCE FOR LARSON

NASCAR

This weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway NASCAR's, Kyle Larson, will host a Make-A-Wish Foundation opportunity. He'll work with the organization, which helps chronically or terminally ill children, to give the lucky child (in this case a teenager named Christian) a wonderful day at the race track, free of worry and full of smiles.

Oct 02, 2014

Help Make Rollins' Wish Come True

Courier-Tribune

Dottie Rollins is well known in the Make-A-Wish realm as a good fairy. Rollins, who has been a part of Make-A-Wish for years, was recently nominated for the 2014 W.I.S.H. (Women Inspiring Strength & Hope) Society, which celebrates local women for their career success, significant contributions to the community and/or their personal commitment to philanthropy.

Oct 01, 2014

Today's Charlotte Woman

Today's Charlotte Woman

Today's Charlotte Woman believes in wishes…and the power of woman to make wishes come true. Likewise, Today's Charlotte Woman is happily sponsoring the second annual W.I.S.H. Society for Women Inspiring Strength and Hope in conjunction with Make-A-Wish Central and Western North Carolina.

Sep 26, 2014

Charlotte-Douglas Hosts Special Send-Off for 2 Boys on Make-A-Wish Trip

Time Warner Cable News

Two young boys battling life-threatening illnesses are heading to Orlando with their families for a trip of a lifetime, and it's all thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation and American Airlines.

Sep 26, 2014

Two Ill NC Boys Get Vacation Of A Lifetime

WBTV 3

Two boys from North Carolina, Jace Quinn and Cayden Talbert, with life-threatening medical conditions left Friday morning on a dream vacation to Orlando.

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