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Mar 13, 2015

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Why You Should Show Up


Six months after I got back from my Disney internship, I applied to intern at the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central and Western North Carolina.

Mar 13, 2015


Cardiac patient celebrates birthday with masquerade ball

WCNC Charlotte

A Charlotte area teen celebrated her 18th birthday like a star Friday night.

Mar 12, 2015

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Teen Battling Cancer Passes Away in Brevard

ABC 13

After her diagnosis with a brain tumor, Amber took up a personal challenge for cancer awareness.

Mar 02, 2015


Green Scene - McConnell Golf Gala

O.Henry Magazine

McConnell Golf Gala, January 31, 2015

Mar 01, 2015

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Wish Ball Photo Gallery

Society Charlotte

View photos from our 2015 Wish Ball, hosted on January 30 at the Westin Charlotte.

Feb 27, 2015

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2 Lake Wylie couples making 28-mile hike for Make-A-Wish

Lake Wylie Pilot

Two Lake Wylie couples are taking to the trail to help make wishes come true.

Feb 27, 2015


Former Orphans Find Each Other Again Due To Their Rare Disease

People Magazine

Abandoned as toddlers, two little girls who called each other "Meng Meng" and Xi Xi, pronounced, "Sing Sing," spent their first years of life in an orphanage in southern China. They became the best of friends, each a lifeline for the other in a lonely place.

Feb 21, 2015


Cam Newton mourns death of NC teen he met through Make-A-Wish

Sporting News

Cam Newton first met North Carolina teen Matthew Bailey through Make-A-Wish last spring after he learned that throwing a football with him was on his bucket list of top ten things to do.

Feb 18, 2015


A Stoneville Boy Gets His Wish

Speaking Up & Out 

Wish kid Zach learns his with to go to a WWE PPV event is coming true.

Feb 17, 2015


Make-A-Wish gives teen cancer survivor a tour of John Deere Harvester


The Quad Cities welcomed a 17 year old cancer survivor today, Olin Austin and his family from North Carolina.

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