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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


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 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 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

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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.

Mar 21, 2019


Copperhead Strike Launches This Weekend

NBC Charlotte

Carowinds all new 'Double Launch' Roller Coaster Copperhead Strike raises $10,692 for Make-A-Wish during the First Rider Auctions

Mar 14, 2019


Make-A-Wish impacts local family

The Laurinburg Exchange

Nine year old Brayden, diagnosed with a gastrointestinal disorder, gets his wish granted! His wish is to travel to New Jersey and watch the WWE Smackdown.

Mar 13, 2019

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Local Firefighter Making a Wish Come True


Firefighters are known for impacting lives and making a difference. See how John Herring, a City of Hendersonville firefighter, is stepping out of the fire station and trading his air pack for a backpack to raise money for Make-A-Wish of Central and Western North Carolina through the Trailblaze Challenge.

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Charlotte, NC 28203
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