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May Volunteer of the Month: Bernie Canez

Bernie Canez is the May 2018 Volunteer of the Month

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May 21, 2018

May Volunteer of the Month: Bernie Canez

Bernie Canez is the May 2018 Volunteer of the Month

Bernie Canez is the May 2018 Volunteer of the Month

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Volunteers of the Month: Had and Christa

Had and Christa have been granting wishes together for more than six years, but Had’s introduction to Make-A-Wish Arizona began in a way that was unusual for the organization. “Christa could not find very much information about me when we first met, so she figured that if I was approved to be a volunteer after the Make-A-Wish Arizona background check, I was a good person and she could continue dating me. We have been volunteering together ever since.”

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Apr 10, 2018

Volunteers of the Month: Had and Christa

Volunteers of the Month

Had and Christa have been granting wishes together for more than six years, but Had’s introduction to Make-A-Wish Arizona began in a way that was unusual for the organization. “Christa could not find very much information about me when we first met, so she figured that if I was approved to be a volunteer after the Make-A-Wish Arizona background check, I was a good person and she could continue dating me. We have been volunteering together ever since.”

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As a veteran, Jaime knows the importance of helping others

When Jaime’s military duty came to an end, he made the decision to move to Phoenix. But he began to miss the feeling that he got from serving his country – the feeling of helping people in need. This passion for helping others led him to search for new ways to give back.

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Nov 22, 2017

As a veteran, Jaime knows the importance of helping others

Jaime is the November 2017 Volunteer of the Month

When Jaime’s military duty came to an end, he made the decision to move to Phoenix. But he began to miss the feeling that he got from serving his country – the feeling of helping people in need. This passion for helping others led him to search for new ways to give back.

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October Volunteer of the Month: Daisy Martinez

While helping out at the hospital’s summer camp for cancer patients, Daisy’s friends and Make-A-Wish Arizona volunteers, Valerie and Melissa, were excited to tell her more about how she could help. “Granting wishes is so different from anything else I’ve done, and the experience has given me a different perspective on life,” she said. “I wake up with more gratitude now."

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Oct 16, 2017

October Volunteer of the Month: Daisy Martinez

Daisy Martinez is the October 2017 Volunteer of the Month.

While helping out at the hospital’s summer camp for cancer patients, Daisy’s friends and Make-A-Wish Arizona volunteers, Valerie and Melissa, were excited to tell her more about how she could help. “Granting wishes is so different from anything else I’ve done, and the experience has given me a different perspective on life,” she said. “I wake up with more gratitude now."

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September Volunteer of the Month: Alex Kim

One year ago, Alex moved to Arizona and decided to become a volunteer wish granter. Today she essentially lives, breathes and sleeps our mission, but she says she will never forget her first wish.

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Sep 13, 2017

September Volunteer of the Month: Alex Kim

Alex Kim is the September 2017 Volunteer of the Month.

One year ago, Alex moved to Arizona and decided to become a volunteer wish granter. Today she essentially lives, breathes and sleeps our mission, but she says she will never forget her first wish.

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July Volunteer of the Month: Paul Pritchard

Paul Pritchard is the July 2017 Volunteer of the Month.

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Jun 30, 2017

July Volunteer of the Month: Paul Pritchard

Paul Pritchard is the July 2017 Volunteer of the Month.

Paul Pritchard is the July 2017 Volunteer of the Month.

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May Volunteer of the Month: Marianne Randall

Marianne originally became involved with Make-A-Wish Arizona hoping to help out in small ways as a volunteer. Fast forward to today, Marianne has granted more than 25 wishes and says it all dates back to one important decision.

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Apr 14, 2017

May Volunteer of the Month: Marianne Randall

Marianne Randall is the May 2017 Volunteer of the Month.

Marianne originally became involved with Make-A-Wish Arizona hoping to help out in small ways as a volunteer. Fast forward to today, Marianne has granted more than 25 wishes and says it all dates back to one important decision.

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Make-A-Wish Arizona meets with Hispanic media to promote their work

Make-A-Wish Arizona recently met with several local Hispanic media outlets to talk about the need that exists for more bilingual and Spanish speaking volunteers. To volunteer with us, please visit arizona.wish.org/volunteer.

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Mar 17, 2017

Make-A-Wish Arizona meets with Hispanic media to promote their work

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

Make-A-Wish Arizona recently met with several local Hispanic media outlets to talk about the need that exists for more bilingual and Spanish speaking volunteers. To volunteer with us, please visit arizona.wish.org/volunteer.

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Former wish kid gives back to Make-A-Wish Arizona 30 years later

Volunteer Wish Granter Randell is not any ordinary volunteer. He was one of the first 30 children to ever receive a wish. In 1983, when Randell was about two years old, his wish to see snow and sand was granted!

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Mar 15, 2017

Former wish kid gives back to Make-A-Wish Arizona 30 years later

Randell, a former wish kid, enjoys being a volunteer wish granter because he is able to connect with the kids.

Volunteer Wish Granter Randell is not any ordinary volunteer. He was one of the first 30 children to ever receive a wish. In 1983, when Randell was about two years old, his wish to see snow and sand was granted!

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This month, we recognize Child Life Specialists who refer kids for a wish

In honor of Child Life Month, please join us in saying “thank you” to all the wonderful Child Life Specialists, who help wish kids live happier, more stress-free lives every day. We want to recognize Suzanne Berner, a certified child life specialist who has referred many children for a wish.

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Mar 15, 2017

This month, we recognize Child Life Specialists who refer kids for a wish

Suzanne Berner is a certified child life specialist who has referred many children for a wish.

In honor of Child Life Month, please join us in saying “thank you” to all the wonderful Child Life Specialists, who help wish kids live happier, more stress-free lives every day. We want to recognize Suzanne Berner, a certified child life specialist who has referred many children for a wish.

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