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November 01, 2016

Make-A-Wish Arizona raises more than $104,000 at Tucson Walk For Wishes

Make-A-Wish® Arizona, the founding chapter of the international wish granting organization, raised more than $104,000 toward future Arizona wishes at the 2016 Tucson Walk For Wishes® presented by Win3 Realty. With the average cost of a wish approximately $10,000, the money raised by the Walk For Wishes will help grant more than 10 Arizona wishes.

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November 01, 2016

Make-A-Wish Arizona raises more than $260,000 at Phoenix Walk For Wishes

Make-A-Wish® Arizona, the founding chapter of the international wish granting organization, raised more than $260,000 toward future Arizona wishes through the 2016 Phoenix Walk For Wishes® presented by Isagenix, even though the event itself was rained out. Heavy rains on the morning of the walk did not deter individuals and corporate partners from attending to support the more than 380 Arizona wish kids scheduled to have a wish granted this year.

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October 28, 2016

Make-A-Wish Arizona honored as 2016 Top-Rated nonprofit

Make-A-Wish Arizona has once again been awarded the prestigious 2016 Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations. Being on the Top-Rated list gives donors and volunteers more confidence that this is a credible organization. The reviews by volunteers, clients and donors are a form of recognition by the community.

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June 03, 2016

Make-A-Wish Arizona adds two Valley leaders to its Board of Directors

Make-A-Wish Arizona is excited to welcome Cox Media Vice President Fran Mallace and Cisco-Webex Commercial Area Sales Manager Shane Marquis, to their Board of Directors.

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April 15, 2016

Make-A-Wish Arizona earns 4-Star rating from Charity Navigator

Make-A-Wish Arizona is proud to announce that the chapter has earned a valued 4-star rating on Charity Navigator. The 4-star rating is given to charities for sound fiscal management, commitment to accountability and commitment to transparency. This is the first time Make-A-Wish Arizona has earned this top distinction.

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April 15, 2016

Make-A-Wish Arizona awarded $100,000 Grand Slam Grant from Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation

Make-A-Wish Arizona was awarded a $100,000 Grand Slam Grant from the Arizona Diamondback Foundation on March 31 during the 10th Annual Evening on the Diamond.

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April 06, 2016

Jack in the Box raises $100,000 for Make-A-Wish Arizona

Funds raised from sales of $1 Wish Stars at Jack in the Box will grant wishes for 10 Arizona kids facing life-threatening medical conditions.

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April 05, 2016

Make-A-Wish Arizona Wish Ball raises more than $1.6 million to help fund 160+ future wishes

Make-A-Wish Arizona raised more than $1.6 million during the 2016 Make-A-Wish Arizona Wish Ball, Wishes are Forever, presented by Good Night Pediatrics. Proceeds from the event, held on Saturday, April 2, will help grant more than 160 wishes.

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March 30, 2016

CBS 5 Pay it Forward Airline Mileage Drive raises 5 million miles in one day

More than five million airline miles were raised on March 15 as part of a special one-day mileage drive for Make-A-Wish Arizona and future Arizona wish kids hosted by CBS 5 AZ through its Pay it Forward program.

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March 16, 2016

Jack in the Box partners with Make-A-Wish Arizona to help grant wishes

All funds raised from the sale of $1 Wish Stars at participating Jack in the Box restaurants will grant wishes for Arizona kids.

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February 29, 2016

Make-A-Wish Arizona selected as official charity for Arizona Association of Student Councils

Make-A-Wish Arizona is proud to announce that our chapter has been selected as the Arizona Association of Student Councils official statewide charity for the next three years.

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January 28, 2016

Third Annual Arizona Concours d’Elegance raises more than $73,000 for Arizona wish kids

The third annual Arizona Concours d’Elegance, a rare car show featuring specialty automobiles and judging, raised more than $73,000 for future Make-A-Wish Arizona wish kids through the generosity of both participants and attendees.

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