Mar 28, 2019
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: www.whalesforwishes.com.
Mar 22, 2019
Copperhead Strike Debuts at Carowinds raising $10,692 for Make-A-Wish during the First Rider Auctions
Mar 22, 2019
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
Carowinds all new 'Double Launch' Roller Coaster Copperhead Strike raises $10,692 for Make-A-Wish during the First Rider Auctions
Mar 14, 2019
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
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.
Feb 27, 2019
6-year-old wish kid Madison, who was treated at Levine Children's Hospital in Charlotte, not only beats cancer, but gets her wish granted to meet Chef Duff Goldman, the host of the Kids Baking Championship (TV Show).
Feb 25, 2019
Hornets sign 11-year-old wish kid William for a day in partnership with Make-A-Wish. Watch as William gets to meet some of the players on the court and even play a game of NBA 2K with Hornets rookie Miles Bridges.
Feb 22, 2019
Carowinds will be opening its newest ride - Copperhead Strike - this spring and partnered with Make-A-Wish of Central and Western North Carolina's 2019 Wish Ball to offer “First Rider” spots on the first three Copperhead Strike trains.
Feb 20, 2019
The Yadkin Ripple
Jessica Wall of East Bend will be completing a nearly 30-mile hike as part of a unique fundraiser for Make-A-Wish called the Trailblaze Challenge. “I like trying new things and pushing myself, and when I learned that I could do that and give back to my community, I was totally hooked,” Wall said.