Jan 03, 2019
Penrose-based Americana artist Dave Desmelik uses song to reflect on his oldest son Holmes’ intense health struggles with pediatric brain cancer, and extends an invitation to all to see his benefit concert on January 3rd at The Grey Eagle. Proceeds will go to the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, Angel Flight Soars and the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central & Western North Carolina.
Dec 18, 2018
the Charlotte Observer
Wish kid Hope, battling an aggressive bone cancer, helps to raise money to grant the wishes of 155 children in her community. Thanks to the support of the Carolina Panthers, it was announced that $1,116,835 was raised. Hope’s wish was granted. 155 others would be having their wish come true!
Oct 17, 2018
On Thursday, Nov. 8, Symmetry Financial Group will wrap up its annual fundraising effort to support the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central and Western North Carolina, which is expected to raise $100,000 in support of local and regional families. The annual event, Symmetry Challenge, will be held at Camp Rockmont in Black Mountain and will include a 5k trail race and dodgeball tournament.
Oct 05, 2018
Wish kid Elliott, an 11-year-old Cincinnati Reds fan who was diagnosed with cancer in April, gets his big wish! Elliott was named honorary manager for the day, shadowed skipper Jim Riggleman, threw the first pitch, and hung out with the guys in the dugout during the game.
Oct 05, 2018
The Queen City has a new Queen and she's only five year old. Wish kid Jessa, born with a nervous system disorder, shined her light on all who attended the Coronation.
Aug 17, 2018
Triad Business Journal
Wolfe Homes and the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central and Western North Carolina have teamed up offer tours of the 4,200-square-foot, one-level home at 5315 Wayne Road after the Wyndham Championship golf tournament. Tickets are $10.
Jul 31, 2018
WFMY News 2
We're just a few weeks out from the Wyndham Championships golf tournament. And ahead of the tee time, home improvement expert, Tom Garcia, is giving a first hand look at a fully furnished model home right off the greens at Sedgefield Country Club. Touring this "Make-A-Wish" house is a unique fundraising event you won't want to miss.
Jul 31, 2018
The Liverpool Football Club
16-year-old wish kid Ammar, who is bravely battling neuromuscular disorder, had the chance to meet his hero - Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah.
Jul 23, 2018
Pro Soccer USA
Wish kid Colin, a 14-year-old from Salisbury, NC who has battled cancer for the last few months, wished to be at the Borussia Dortmund vs. Liverpool game, and meet his favorite Dortmund player - and fellow American, Pulisic. Needless to say, his wish was granted!
Jul 20, 2018
WBTW News 13
Wish kid Jace, a fearless 5-year-old boy from Cornelius, NC who has been fighting a rare and aggressive brain tumor since October 2017, chose to take his Make-A-Wish trip to Surfside Beach this week.