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Dec 18, 2018

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A wish more powerful than politics

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


Symmetry Financial Group hosts Make-A-Wish Fundraiser

Mountain Xpress

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


5-year-old crowned Queen of the Queen City through Make-A-Wish

Fox 46

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.

Oct 05, 2018


11-year-old cancer survivor serves as Reds honorary manager

Yahoo Sports

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.

Aug 17, 2018


You can Gawk at this New Home in Sedgefield

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

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Dreams come true as Mohamed Salah drops in

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 31, 2018


Touring the Wolfe Homes Make-A-Wish House

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 23, 2018


Pulisic Fulfills Wish for North Carolina Boy Battling Cancer

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

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Make-A-Wish Trip to Surfside Beach

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.

Jun 22, 2018


Pro Golfer Meets 2 North Carolina Teens


Wish kid Grayson, 15, and wish kid Troy, 17 got the chance of a lifetime when they hit the links with pro golfer Jordan Spieth.

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