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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.

Jun 20, 2018


The Dale Jr Foundation Grants Local Wish

Speedway Digest

Making wishes come true is a big part of what The Dale Jr. Foundation is built on, and the latest chapter in a book filled with wishes will benefit Make-A-Wish Central & Western NC. The Dale Jr. Foundation announced a commitment of $500,000 to help build and name the Wish Room in Make-A-Wish’s soon-to-be-permanent home in Charlotte.

Jun 02, 2018

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Atkins Grad Finds Hope During Cancer Battle

Winston-Salem Journal

Wish kid Savanna finds hope and her exciting new career path during cancer battle.

May 25, 2018

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UNCG Grants A Wish

News & Record

Recent graduate of High Point Central High School, 18-year-old wish kid Kobe gets his wish granted - to build a gaming personal computer - with faculty and staff from the information technology services department at UNCG.

May 21, 2018

computer laptop

UNCG Makes Wish of Local Teen Come True


Make-A-Wish Central & Western North Carolina enlisted the help of UNCG to make wish kid Kobe's wish come true: to build a gaming personal computer.

May 20, 2018


Frosted fundraiser at Daveste Vineyards

Mooresville Tribune

A tasty treat could help a child’s dream come true. Mooresville resident and the current Ms. Woman North Carolina, Tanya Topazio, is hosting Cupcake Wars, a charity event, on May 26 at Daveste Vineyards in Troutman.

May 18, 2018

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Jackson Wishes To Help Others

WFMY News 2

Wish kid Jackson raises $1200 through his lemonade stand to help other kids just like him have their wishes granted!

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