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Apr 20, 2017

Oscars wish is granted to go to Disneyland

Univision

Con apenas 7 años Oscar fue diagnosticado con cáncer, su sueño era conocer Disneyland y gracias a la fundación “Make a wish” pudo lograrlo, al igual que cientos de niños enfermos que han logrado materializar sus sueños con este apoyo.

Apr 14, 2017

Jadin, 15, wished to be a sea turtle zookeeper.

Wish kid Jadin takes trip of a lifetime to hang out with sea turtles

12 News

A very special Valley family is on their way to Houston for a Make-A-Wish Arizona trip of a lifetime on Southwest Airlines. Jadin's love of sea turtles is the reason they're all heading to The Lone Star State. Jadin's doctor recommended her as a Make-A-Wish candidate because lived with cystic fibrosis her entire life, and has to endure medical treatments every day. On her trip, Jadin will have the chance to become a zookeeper for the day, helping to care for sea turtles.

Apr 12, 2017

Elizabeth Reich recognized as one of Phoenix Business Journal's 2017 Outstanding Women in Business.

Make-A-Wish Arizona CEO recognized as 2017 Outstanding Woman in Business

Phoenix Business Journal

Elizabeth Reich, President and Chief Executive Officer of Make-A-Wish Arizona, was recognized as one of the Phoenix Business Journal's 2017 Outstanding Women in Business.

Mar 17, 2017

Make-A-Wish se reúnen con medios hispanos para promover su labor de amor

Make-A-Wish se reúnen con medios hispanos para promover su labor de amor

Panorama Online

Directivos de la fundación Make-A-Wish se reúnen con medios hispanos para promover su labor de amor y esperanza: Recientemente voceros de esta noble fundación se reunieron con varios medios hispanos del Valle, entre ellos Panorama Online, para continuar dando a conocer sus proyectos, pero sobre todo la necesidad que existe de que más voluntarios que hablen español se vinculen a Make-A-Wish con el fin de ayudar a llevar a cabo su labor de hacer realidad los deseos de niños.

Mar 15, 2017

Panorama Online

Panorama Online

Directivas de la fundación Make-A-Wish se reúnen con medios hispanos para promover su labor de amor y esperanza

Jan 10, 2017

Dunkin' Donuts grand opening benefiting Make-A-Wish Arizona

Dunkin' Donuts grand opening benefits Make-A-Wish Arizona

AZ Big Media

To celebrate the grand opening of its first Downtown Phoenix location, Dunkin' Donuts is offering 50 cent cups of medium hot and iced coffee from Wednesday, Jan. 11 to Friday, Jan. 13. For each sale of medium hot and iced coffee, 100 percent of the proceeds during the first three days will be donated to Make-A-Wish Arizona.

Jan 05, 2017

Vonn wished to meet Santa Claus at the North Pole

7-year-old Vonn visits Arizona for wish to meet Santa Claus

Global News

When 7-year-old Vonn was thinking of his wish, he could only think of one: He wished to meet Santa Claus. Diagnosed with a hematologic disorder, Vonn regularly visits the hospital for blood tests and travels the country meeting specialists. But in mid-December, Make-A-Wish treated Vonn's family to the North Pole Experience in Arizona. He even got a skateboard as an early Christmas present!

Dec 15, 2016

Cancer survivor finds out wish to have his book published will be granted

Cancer survivor finds out wish to have his book published will be granted

Tucson News Now

Wish kid Austin, who has always dreamed of publishing a book, began keeping a journal when he was diagnosed with stage-four non-Hodgkins lymphoma at 15 years old. While undergoing a year of chemotherapy treatments, his writing eventually led to an idea for a novel. Austin, who is now cancer-free, learned during a surprise reveal at his school that his wish to have his book published is coming true!

Dec 07, 2016

Now in remission, Lucas is granted the wish of a lifetime

Now in remission, Lucas is granted the wish of a lifetime

Fox 10

At age 3, Lucas was diagnosed with leukemia, but today it's all smiles as he learns his Make-A-Wish Arizona wish is granted! Lucas' wish is to go to Universal Studios to have a meet-and-greet with Spongebob Squarepants. So Make-A-Wish Arizona threw him an ice cream party with all his friends to tell him the good news. But it's hard to tell who's more excited, Lucas or his wish granters, who got to see his reaction to his wish come true.

Dec 03, 2016

Christmas on Comstock

Christmas on Comstock kicks off, benefiting Make-A-Wish Arizona

12 News

One well-known Gilbert neighborhood's Christmas-lights display started Thursday night. Located near Elliot and Higley roads, "Christmas on Comstock" won the $50,000 grand prize during ABC'S "The Great Christmas Light Fight" last year. The 13 adjacent homes feature more than 110,000 lights, 50,000 feet of wire, 300-plus strobes, and various snow machines and other attractions spread out among the block, with all donations benefiting Make-A-Wish Arizona.

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Plan your fundraiser for wish kids!

Make-A-Wish Arizona always loves new, creative ways to raise funds for future Arizona wish kids. 

Share with us your plans for a fundraiser to benefit Make-A-Wish Arizona by contacting Erin Mortensen, External Events Manager.

Whenever a group or individual is proposing to raise funds for our organization, our national office requires the completion of the Special Event Proposal and Licensing Agreement before you can associate Make-A-Wish with the event, so please contact the chapter to discuss your event idea. 

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