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Jun 16, 2016


Asheville restaurant employees help make wishes come true


Employees at the Hendersonville Road Applebee's are working to raise $3,500 for Make-A-Wish and got to meet wish kid Thatcher during the campaign.

Jun 16, 2016


Trey gets his wish to be a Panther

Carolina Panthers

13-year-old Trey's wish of being a Panthers player for a day came true at Carolina's minicamp thanks to the organization and Make-A-Wish.

Jun 12, 2016


SC Featured: Curry surprises young twins, makes dreams come true


Wish kid Ashley, who is in remission from leukemia, uses her wish for her twin brother to meet Stephen Curry.

Jun 11, 2016


Stephen Curry's “My Wish” Feature on ESPN

2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry granted the wish of Ashley, a 14-year old from Sherrills Ford, NC as part of ESPN’s Make-A-Wish series on SportsCenter.

Jun 01, 2016


Seven-year-old with brain tumor tells Panthers to 'keep pounding'


The Carolina Panthers, through Make-A-Wish, have helped many kids like Parker make their wishes come true.

Jun 01, 2016


Carolina Panthers grant 7-year-old fan’s wish

Charlotte Observer

Wish kid Parker, a 7-year-old from Cornelius, got to practice with his favorite Panther, Greg Olsen, thanks to Make-A-Wish

May 20, 2016

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Drink wine, create art and give back with Paint-A-Wish

Charlotte Five

Evelyn Henson recently partnered with Make-A-Wish® Central and Western North Carolina to offer Paint-A-Wish. She reached out to Make-A-Wish CWNC because she loved their mission and wanted to work with a local nonprofit.

Mar 28, 2016


Student entrepreneur selling tie pocket t-shirts for Make-A-Wish

Athens Banner-Herald

North by South apparel plans to donate 4 percent of its sales this year to Make-A-Wish Central & Western North Carolina

Mar 22, 2016

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Fraternity Raises $1,500 for Make-A-Wish

High Point University News

High Point University fraternity raises funds for Make-A-Wish and beats a Guinness World Record at the same time.

Feb 22, 2016

Disney to donate to Make-A-Wish with #ShareYourEars

WSOC Charlotte

For each photo uploaded on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter with the hashtag #ShareYourEars, Disney will donate $5 up to $1 million to Make-A-Wish America and Make-A-Wish International.

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Charlotte, NC 28203
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