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Jun 29, 2017


Sarah wishes for a Disney dream vacation

The Archdale-Trinity News

Braxton Craven student and wish kid Sarah was surprised on her last day of school when she caught sight of a giant Disney-esque banner bearing her name on display in the gym, revealing her wish has been granted!

Jun 14, 2017


Greg Olsen makes wish come true

The Panthers added a new tight end shortly before they kicked off their three-day minicamp Tuesday morning. Thanks to Make-A-Wish, 17-year-old Foster Hale of Indian Trail, N.C. spent the day with Greg Olsen.

Jun 14, 2017


Foster's wish becomes reality

An inside look at Foster's special day with Greg Olsen in the locker room, on the practice field and in the meeting room.

Jun 14, 2017


Starbucks makes moment of connection possible for teen with cancer

Starbucks Newsroom

Aubrey's wish took her to Seattle where she visited the Starbucks corporate headquarters, participated in a tasting in the cupping room, and received her very own Starbucks green apron, embroidered with her name on it!

Jun 09, 2017

graduation hat

GRADUATION 2017: Cancer was not an obstacle

Salisbury Post

Cancer survivor and 2007 wish alum Cierra is preparing to graduate from South Rowan High School.

Jun 02, 2017


Make-A-Wish solicita ‘hacedores’ de sueños

Hola Noticias

Con la población latina creciendo en las Carolinas, Make-A-Wish necesita más voluntarios bilingües que estén dispuestos en convertirse en ‘hacedores de sueños’, una responsabilidad llena de satisfacciones que ayuda a que un pequeño con una enfermedad terminal o con estado de salud crítico viva una experiencia humana con esperanza fortaleza y alegría.

Apr 08, 2017

hiking shoe

Man pays it forward by participating in 28-mile hike to benefit Make-A-Wish


One wish alum, along with dozens of other participants in the mountains, are hiking 28 miles in one day to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation with the Trailblaze Challenge.

Apr 08, 2017


Cam Newton takes pitcher's mound with kids at Knights game


Cam Newton brought in a couple of young fans from Make-A-Wish to have one of them deliver the ceremonial first pitch at the Charlotte Knights game.

Dec 28, 2016


Cam Newton reflects on his visit with wish kid Taylor

Carolina Panthers

Thanks to the quick work of Make-A-Wish, word made its way to Newton that Taylor’s wish was to meet him. Taylor, who is battling a severe heart condition, was in his hospital room in Atlanta Tuesday night when his wish came true.

Dec 05, 2016


Welcome to CNBC, Marc!


Host of "The Profit" Marcus Lemonis introduces his "new business partner" Marc from Make-A-Wish.

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