Oct 14, 2014
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 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
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
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 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
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 boys from North Carolina, Jace Quinn and Cayden Talbert, with life-threatening medical conditions left Friday morning on a dream vacation to Orlando.
Sep 23, 2014
Mount Airy News
Make A Wish of Central and Western North Carolina surprised 4-year-old Cayden Talbert and his family with the news Saturday they would get to go to DisneyWorld with a trip to LegoLand as well.
Sep 21, 2014
My Fox Carolinas
Pitchin' for Wishes, the world's largest cornhole tournament, is coming to Charlotte Saturday, September 27th. Proceeds from the tournament are donated to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Sep 17, 2014
Ten-year-old AnneLeigh Twer, Junior Honoree of the W.I.S.H. Society , spent her summer helping to raise money for Make-A-Wish kids. One of her efforts: the group’s first Daddy-Daughter Date Night, held Sept. 12 and co-hosted by Chima Brazilian Steakhouse uptown. The night included dinner, dancing, dessert and a motivational talk by Stuart Stout, father of Hope Stout, whose wish before dying in 2004 was to grant the wishes of 155 children on the waiting list at the time.