Dec 27, 2017
Wells Fargo Regional President Leigha Smith serves as an executive board member for Make a Wish of Central and Western North Carolina. “I think it’s important that I give back to the community that gave to me as I was growing up and helping me to learn and develop and be the person that am today,” Smith said.
Dec 18, 2017
The 16th annual Make-A-Wish Christmas Party Benefit Concert attracts a wealth of all-star musicians who help raise significant funds to grant wishes for children in Central and Western North Carolina diagnosed with life-threatening medical conditions.
Dec 14, 2017
14-year-old wish kid Carrie dreams of being a NICU nurse when she grows up.
Dec 07, 2017
Cabarrus Brewing Co. held its first Christmas at Cabarrus Holiday Market on December 2, benefiting Make-A-Wish Central & Western North Carolina.
Nov 24, 2017
Greensboro News & Record
During his eight years as principal of Haynes Inman Education Center, Kevin Carr saw many of his students have wishes granted by the Make-A-Wish Foundation. This year, Carr decides to take it a step further by participating in the Trailblaze Challenge with his family.
Nov 21, 2017
Employees of the Corning optical fiber manufacturing facility held a welcome-home Disney Princess-themed Tea Party for wish kid Jazmin.
Nov 17, 2017
Wish kid Derek, diagnosed with a brain tumor, got a chance to travel to Daytona 500 and meet his favorite NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Nov 13, 2017
High Point Enterprise
Chase’s Chance, founded by 13-year-old Southwest Middle School student Chase, is encouraging people to write letters to Santa and send them to her to help Make-A-Wish grant wishes for critically ill children.
Nov 09, 2017
Symmetry Financial Group held 10K and 5K trail races at Camp Rockmont as a fundraiser for the local Make-A-Wish Foundation. Symmetry team members across the nation raised more than $115,000.
Nov 02, 2017
When a fictional bank robbery takes place in Belmont, the young superheroes Lobsterman and Master Builder step in to defend the city in their new motion picture “City Defenders.” The crime-fighting stars are 6-year-old wish kid Jackson, of Bessemer City, and 8-year-old wish kid Joell, of Charlotte.