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Dec 20, 2019

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Kids celebrating raising $7,000 for Make-A-Wish


Preschools all over North Carolina worked together to raise thousands for Make-A-Wish Central and Western North Carolina. From selling cookies to hosting an art auction, all 10 of Chesterbrook Academy’s preschools worked hard for donations.

Dec 14, 2019

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Butler High School Students Getting Results for Make-A-Wish

Fox 46

Butler High School students talk about how they're raising money for Make-A-Wish

Oct 10, 2019


2 Wish Kids Join Thousands of Fans in London for Panthers Game


The Carolina Panthers are headed to London for the NFL International Series game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and 2 Make-A-Wish kids are taking the flight!

Oct 09, 2019


Carolina Panthers Make 2 Young Fans Wishes Come True

ABC 11

The Carolina Panthers surprise 9-year-old Cale and 15-year-old Jared with tickets to see the team's first international game in franchise history in London.

Oct 01, 2019

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Grueling Journey Helps Critically Ill Children Have Special One


A team of four is preparing for the Trailblaze Challenge in honor of wish kid Olivia, who passed away following a second heart transplant.

Sep 21, 2019


Teen Donates Make-A-Wish Trip to Newly Engaged Sister

FOX 46 Charlotte

A 19-year-old who received a life-saving bone marrow transplant from his sister decided to give back to her by donating his Make-A-Wish trip to her and her new fiancée.

Sep 18, 2019

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A Selfless Donation Results In A Dream Honeymoon

The Points Guys

Bone marrow buddies for life! Wish kid Jack uses his wish to send his sister, who donated the marrow that saved his life, on the honeymoon of her dreams.

Sep 18, 2019

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A Sister Gives her Little Brother a Life-Saving Gift


This sister gave her little brother a life-saving gift when she donated her bone marrow to him. Now, he's giving her a special surprise gift to say a heartfelt thank you.

Aug 28, 2019


Providence Country Club Raised Money for Make-A-Wish


The Providence Country Club Member-Guest Tennis Tournament in Charlotte raised money for Make-A-Wish Central & Western NC. The group was hoping to raise $18,000 but they actually raised $36,000, making them able to grant six wishes!

May 21, 2019


Community Calendar - Trailblaze Challenge

Greensboro News & Record

Make-A-Wish Central and Western North Carolina's Trailblaze Challenge is happening Oct. 11-13. Don't miss out on this life-changing 28.3 mile hike where participants tackle the terrain of the Foothills Trail and raise funds for a good cause.

Make-A-Wish® Central & Western North Carolina
217 E. Tremont Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28203
(704) 339-0334
Toll Free (877) 677-9474