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Apr 28, 2015


Winston-Salem boy's wish to be a zookeeper granted

Winston-Salem Journal

Parker got a peek behind the scenes at the North Carolina Zoo on Tuesday when he became zookeeper for a day thanks to Make-A-Wish.

Apr 27, 2015

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N.C. Zoo grants wish for 6-year-old

The Courier-Tribune

Parker, a 6-year-old from Winston-Salem who is battling Hodgkin’s lymphoma, will see his wish come true on Tuesday when he visits the N.C. Zoo.

Apr 24, 2015


NC Couple Drives Across America in Support of Good Cause

Time Warner Cable News

A North Carolina couple is embarking on a bucket list journey across the country in an old car for a good cause.

Apr 24, 2015


Family Focus: Dads take mountain trek for Make-A-Wish


Three Charlotte area fathers are getting ready for an intense hike to help grant wishes for local kids.

Apr 23, 2015


How to Turn Your Airline Miles Into Something Meaningful

Charlotte Business Journal

Think of all the people who rack up airline miles. What do they do with them? Well, nearly a quarter of them just let their miles expire. Others use them for magazine subscriptions or one-time seat upgrades.

Apr 23, 2015


6-year-old bravely fighting cancer dances through chemo sessions


DENVER, N.C. -- A Lincoln County 6-year-old losing his eye sight to cancer has gained the support of an entire community.

Apr 06, 2015


Kentucky Derby Classic Ad 2

Rhino Times

See our ad for the upcoming Kentucky Derby Classic in the Rhino Times.

Apr 02, 2015


Kentucky Derby Classic Ad

O.Henry Magazine

See our ad for the upcoming Kentucky Derby Classic in O.Henry Magazine.

Mar 25, 2015


Lake Norman hikers raise money for Make-A-Wish

The Charlotte Observer

The Trailblaze Challenge attracts avid hikers who enjoy a challenge and discovering new trails as well as inexperienced hikers who perhaps know a child or family that has benefited from Make-A-Wish.

Mar 15, 2015


Make-A-Wish throws birthday bash for NC girl waiting on heart transplant

Fox 8

Make-A-Wish Central and Western North Carolina threw a Charlotte teen an 18th birthday party fit for a princess, complete with a grand entrance.

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Charlotte, NC 28203
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