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Sep 15, 2015

Jazmin, 15, wished to receive a blessing from The Pope.

Joven arizonense con cancer recibe bendicion del papa


Cada deseo complido por Make-A-Wish Arizona es especial y reflecta la personalidad de cada nino o nina. Para Jazmin Negrete, su religion tuvo una gran parte en su decision de que seria su gran deseo. Cuando su salud comenso a ponerse mal, Jazmin tomo la decision de dejar todo su tratamiento. Esto fue muy dificil para Jazmin y su familia pero la llevo a decidir que recibr la bendicion del Santo Padre es su mas grande deseo. Jazmin viajo a Italia para su deseo y esta es su historia.

Sep 09, 2015

Jazmin, 15, wished to receive a blessing from The Pope.

Wish kid Jazmin blessed by The Pope

12 News

Jazmin, 15, reflects on her wish experience and the impact it had on her life.

Sep 03, 2015

Katie White wins 2015 Tempe Youth Humanitarian Award.

High school student receives award for Make-A-Wish Arizona involvement

Tempe Union High School District

Katie White wins the 2015 Tempe Youth Humanitarian Award for her contributions to Make-A-Wish Arizona.

Sep 02, 2015

Lucas, 11, wished to have a backyard splash pad (Photo by Chrissy Delacy)

Make-A-Wish Arizona grants 355th wish, marks last wish of the summer

FOX 10

Lucas, 11, wished to have a splash pad in his backyard.

Aug 19, 2015

Eva, 3, wished to visit a magical land and find her dream unicorn.

Eva goes to Hawaii to meet her dream unicorn


Eva, 3, visits magical land based on her favorite book.

Aug 18, 2015

Hunter, 17, wished to spend a day with the Oakland A's.

Hunter spends a day hanging out with his favorite baseball team


Hunter's wish to hang out with the Oakland A's come true.

Jul 21, 2015

Devon, 9, finds out about Disney wish at his car racing reveal.

Devon surprised with car racing send-off for Disney wish reveal


Tucson wish kid, Devon, 9, finds out his wish is granted at his exciting reveal.

Jul 08, 2015

Jazmin, 15, wished to visit the Vatican and receive her Last Rites from Pope Francis.

Jazmin receives blessing from The Pope

West Valley View

Jazmin, 15, wished to visit the Vatican and receive her Last Rites from Pope Francis.

Jun 24, 2015

Nissa, 18, wished to perform at Warped Tour

Nissa performs on stage at Warped Tour


Nissa, 18, wished to perform in front of a live audience with the band Black Veil Brides.

May 26, 2015

The Parsons Wish House

The Parsons Wish House creates new home for Make-A-Wish Arizona

AZ Red Book

Make-A-Wish Arizona celebrated the grand opening of its new home on the 35th anniversary of the first wish.

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Hollie Costello
Director of Public Relations & Marketing

2901 North 78th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Phone: (602) 343-9434
Cell: (480) 226-4329
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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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Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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