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May 05, 2019


Noah Epps inspires with life journey

Statesville Record & Landmark

Wish kid Noah is living proof that wishes do come true. Noah’s dream was to meet his idol Mickey Mouse. He was able to do that and more with a trip of a lifetime to Disney World.

Apr 26, 2019


Megan Edney granted a dream come true

Blue Ridge Now

Following a heart transplant last year, 14-year-old Megan will soon have her wish granted. Megan's wish is to meet internet celebrities The Dolan Twins. “I just really like their videos,” Megan said. “They do funny stuff and it makes me laugh when I feel down.”

Apr 22, 2019


Health Happenings - Kentucky Derby Classic

Greensboro News & Record

Make-A-Wish Central and Western North Carolina will host its annual Kentucky Derby Classic from 3 to 7 p.m. May 4 at High Caliber Stables, 8506 Cedar Hollow Road in Greensboro. General admission is $150.

Apr 04, 2019


Cupcake Wars coming to Daveste Vineyards

Statesville Record & Landmark

Daveste Vineyards and Tanya Topazio are hosting the Second Annual Cupcake Wars Benefiting Make-A-Wish Central and West North Carolina April 13.

Apr 01, 2019


Whales for Wishes Bottle Share Event Benefiting Make-A-Wish


Mark your calendar now for the 5th annual Whales for Wishes event in Charlotte! It’s a unique bottle share and beer raffle at Resident Culture Brewing on April 7th that raises money for Make-A-Wish Central and Western North Carolina.

Mar 31, 2019


Whales for Wishes

Fox 46

Whales for Wishes, a rare bottle sharing event, is set out to raise money for Make-A-Wish and help grant wishes for kids in our area on April 7. Hear how two local wish families have been impacted by events such as these!

Mar 31, 2019


At Home With Roby - Make A Wish


Something fun is happening at Resident Culture Brewing Company on April 7! It's a Make A Wish fundraiser. Hear all about it on the "At Home With Roby" podcast.

Mar 28, 2019


Here is what is brewing for Charlotte Craft Beer Week

Charlotte Observer

Whales for Wishes, now in its fifth year, will be held at Resident Culture Brewing Co. on Sunday, April 7. Through the bottle share, rare beer raffle and silent auction, this event aims to raise $50,000 for Make-A-Wish Central and Western North Carolina. Ticket purchases and auction bids can be found here:

Mar 22, 2019


Copperhead Strike Debuts At Carowinds

Coaster 101

Copperhead Strike Debuts at Carowinds raising $10,692 for Make-A-Wish during the First Rider Auctions

Mar 22, 2019

school fundraiser

Mounties Help Make Wishes Come True

Team Cleveland County Schools

Kings Mountain High School Mounties Make-A-Wish Club presented a check to Make-A-Wish for $2,500! The club works throughout the year selling cookies at football games and allowing students and community members to make a donation and request a special message on the marquis in front of the school.

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