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Jul 16, 2014

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NY Girl Gets Wish, Tours Zoo

The Randolph Guide

Joelle Loomis, an 11-year-old New York girl with leukemia, was the special guest of the North Carolina Zoo last week — courtesy of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Jul 16, 2014

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For Evie, a magical wish come true

The Pilot

She touched the hearts of Moore County residents last year through her struggles to live a normal life, and now a young kidney recipient's wish for a "magical" treehouse has come true.

Jul 12, 2014

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Make-A-Wish builds treehouse for Moore County girl

WNCN

Evie, 10, underwent a transplant in February after her kidneys failed. Before her surgery, she met with Make-A-Wish and told them her dream of having a tree house.

Jul 08, 2014

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NY Girl Gets Zoo Wish Granted

News Observer

From her back-stage vantage point 10 feet from the animals, Joelle watched carefully Tuesday as Apollo, a baby gorilla at the N.C. Zoo, used his mother as a jungle gym

Jul 08, 2014

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Girl's wish to be keeper fulfilled at NC Zoo

The Courier-Tribune

Joelle is spending two days at the Asheboro park, with her family, learning about the animals and roles which keepers fill — thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, which arranges experiences for children with life-threatening medical conditions, and its supporters.

Jun 27, 2014

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Harris Teeter Donates $75,000 to MAW

Digital Journal

Today Harris Teeter made a $75,000 donation to Make-A-Wish® Central and Western North Carolina. The money was raised through the generosity of Harris Teeter vendors who participated in a cornhole tournament hosted by Harris Teeter.

Jun 06, 2014

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Shays Wish to go to The World Cup is Granted

The Digital Courier

Representatives from the Make-A-Wish Central and Western North Carolina Foundation surprised Shay, 14, with the news that it is sending him to the World Cup in Brazil June 14-22 during an awards ceremony at Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy on Thursday.

Jun 06, 2014

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A Wish Is Granted

The Daily Courier

Shay will live every soccer fan's dream thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Representatives from the Make-A-Wish Central and Western North Carolina Foundation surprised Birchfield, 14, with the news that it is sending him to the World Cup in Brazil June 14-22 during an awards ceremony at Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy on Thursday.

Jun 01, 2014

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Green Scene - O'Henry Magazine

O'Henry Magazine

Images from the 2014 Kentucky Derby Classic.

May 24, 2014

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Eventful - Mint Hill Madness

Mint Hill Madness

Please join us at the Mint Hill Madness parade and help us make this a very special day for a very special little boy! Timmy’s wish to be a fireman and meet a princess will be coming true thanks to Make-A-Wish with support from Mint Hill Madness. On Saturday, May 24, Timmy will ride in the fire truck and serve as Grand Marshal for the Mint Hill Madness parade.

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