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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

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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!

Mar 14, 2018


6-Year-Old From Burlington Meets His Superhero

WFMY News 2

It's one of those stories that makes you smile. A 6-year-old wish kid from Burlington, full of excitement and joy goes to Disney World to meet his favorite superhero: Spider Man.

Mar 09, 2018

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A Wish Is Necessary

Make-A-Wish America

Annie Huhnerkoch, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, N.C., shares how a wish is more than nice. It's necessary.

Mar 05, 2018


Community Calendar

Greensboro News & Record

Make-A-Wish Central and Western North Carolina's Kentucky Derby Classic: 3-7 p.m. May 5, High Caliber Stables, 8506 Cedar Hollow Road, GB. Live stream of all the action at Churchill Downs, auctions, food, music, beverages.

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Charlotte, NC 28203
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