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Jul 12, 2014

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Make-A-Wish builds treehouse for Moore County girl

WNCN

Evie, 10, underwent a transplant in February after her kidneys failed. Before her surgery, she met with Make-A-Wish and told them her dream of having a tree house.

Jul 08, 2014

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Girl's wish to be keeper fulfilled at NC Zoo

The Courier-Tribune

Joelle is spending two days at the Asheboro park, with her family, learning about the animals and roles which keepers fill — thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, which arranges experiences for children with life-threatening medical conditions, and its supporters.

Jul 08, 2014

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NY Girl Gets Zoo Wish Granted

News Observer

From her back-stage vantage point 10 feet from the animals, Joelle watched carefully Tuesday as Apollo, a baby gorilla at the N.C. Zoo, used his mother as a jungle gym

Jun 27, 2014

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Harris Teeter Donates $75,000 to MAW

Digital Journal

Today Harris Teeter made a $75,000 donation to Make-A-Wish® Central and Western North Carolina. The money was raised through the generosity of Harris Teeter vendors who participated in a cornhole tournament hosted by Harris Teeter.

Jun 06, 2014

soccer

Shays Wish to go to The World Cup is Granted

The Digital Courier

Representatives from the Make-A-Wish Central and Western North Carolina Foundation surprised Shay, 14, with the news that it is sending him to the World Cup in Brazil June 14-22 during an awards ceremony at Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy on Thursday.

Jun 06, 2014

soccer

A Wish Is Granted

The Daily Courier

Shay will live every soccer fan's dream thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Representatives from the Make-A-Wish Central and Western North Carolina Foundation surprised Birchfield, 14, with the news that it is sending him to the World Cup in Brazil June 14-22 during an awards ceremony at Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy on Thursday.

Jun 01, 2014

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Green Scene - O'Henry Magazine

O'Henry Magazine

Images from the 2014 Kentucky Derby Classic.

May 24, 2014

ticket fun

Mint Hill Madness Makes Wish Come True

Mint Hill Times

This year’s grand marshal is six and a half years old.

He wants, above all things, to be a fireman.

And he wants to meet a princess.

The Town of Mint Hill and The Make A Wish Foundation have found a way to make that happen.

May 24, 2014

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Mint Hill Madness

Eventful

Timmy’s wish to be a fireman and meet a princess will be coming true thanks to Make-A-Wish with support from Mint Hill Madness. On Saturday, May 24, Timmy will ride in the fire truck and serve as Grand Marshal for the Mint Hill Madness parade, which kicks off at 10:00 a.m. on Matthews Mint Hill Road.

May 24, 2014

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Timmy's Story

Mint Hill Maddness

Timmy’s wish to be a fireman and meet a princess will be coming true thanks to Make-A-Wish Central and Western North Carolina with support from Mint Hill Madness. On Saturday, May 24, Timmy and his family will meet at the Mint Hill Volunteer Fire Department for a tour and reception with the fire fighting team, the Mint Hill Beauty Queens and Ms. Mecklenburg.

Make-A-Wish® Central & Western North Carolina
1131 Harding Place
Charlotte, NC 28204
(704) 339-0334
Toll Free (877) 677-9474
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