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February Volunteer of the Month: Rana Ali

With juggling her double major at Arizona State University, helping out as a teacher’s assistant and volunteering at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Rana Ali definitely has a busy schedule. But amidst it all, Rana has jumped in as a volunteer wish granting assistant – so much so that she is being honored as Volunteer of the Month for February.

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Feb 06, 2017

February Volunteer of the Month: Rana Ali

Rana Ali is the February 2017 Volunteer of the Month.

With juggling her double major at Arizona State University, helping out as a teacher’s assistant and volunteering at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Rana Ali definitely has a busy schedule. But amidst it all, Rana has jumped in as a volunteer wish granting assistant – so much so that she is being honored as Volunteer of the Month for February.

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December Volunteer of the Month: Jonathan Muñoz

Jonathan may be fairly new to wish granting, but he’s proven that with a little time, it’s easy for people to do a lot of good. Although he has been volunteering for just one year, Jonathan has fully immersed himself in the wish granting process and is already working on his 10th wish.

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Dec 02, 2016

December Volunteer of the Month: Jonathan Muñoz

Jonathan Muñoz is the December 2016 Volunteer of the Month.

Jonathan may be fairly new to wish granting, but he’s proven that with a little time, it’s easy for people to do a lot of good. Although he has been volunteering for just one year, Jonathan has fully immersed himself in the wish granting process and is already working on his 10th wish.

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Celebrating Chi Omega on Sisters Serve the World Day

15 years ago, Make-A-Wish started an alliance with Chi Omega Fraternity with the mission to grant more wishes. Today, on Sisters Serve the World Day, we thank Chi Omega’s 345,000 initiated members and 5,000+ alumnae volunteers for their dedication to helping kids in their communities with life-threatening medical conditions experience life-changing wishes.

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Nov 15, 2016

Celebrating Chi Omega on Sisters Serve the World Day

Kelcey Beckman, Chi Omega at Arizona State University

15 years ago, Make-A-Wish started an alliance with Chi Omega Fraternity with the mission to grant more wishes. Today, on Sisters Serve the World Day, we thank Chi Omega’s 345,000 initiated members and 5,000+ alumnae volunteers for their dedication to helping kids in their communities with life-threatening medical conditions experience life-changing wishes.

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November Volunteer of the Month: Manny Lucero

To say Manny is excited about granting wishes is an understatement. Five years ago, Manny participated in a Make-A-Wish Arizona volunteer training and signed onto his first wish the following day – which also happened to be his birthday.

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Nov 01, 2016

November Volunteer of the Month: Manny Lucero

Manny will never forget his first wish kid, Maria, who wished to have a shopping spree.

To say Manny is excited about granting wishes is an understatement. Five years ago, Manny participated in a Make-A-Wish Arizona volunteer training and signed onto his first wish the following day – which also happened to be his birthday.

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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. The Top-Rated Nonprofit Award is based on the large number of positive reviews written by volunteers, donors and clients.

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Oct 28, 2016

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

2016 Top-Rated Nonprofit - Make-A-Wish Arizona

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. The Top-Rated Nonprofit Award is based on the large number of positive reviews written by volunteers, donors and clients.

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2016 Phoenix Walk For Wishes helps grant 25 future 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.

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Oct 17, 2016

2016 Phoenix Walk For Wishes helps grant 25 future wishes

Phoenix Walk For Wishes 2016

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.

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October Volunteer of the Month: Mindi Carlisle

Mindi has a very special place in her heart for giving. Three years ago she was looking to get more involved in the community. Her job at Discover, a Make-A-Wish Arizona workplace giving partner, led her to volunteer as a wish granter.

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Oct 11, 2016

October Volunteer of the Month: Mindi Carlisle

Mindi Carlisle is the October 2016 Volunteer of the Month.

Mindi has a very special place in her heart for giving. Three years ago she was looking to get more involved in the community. Her job at Discover, a Make-A-Wish Arizona workplace giving partner, led her to volunteer as a wish granter.

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September Volunteer of the Month: Krystal Sixberry

Krystal Sixberry is the September 2016 Volunteer of the Month. She has granted 12 wishes and is always amazed by the impact a wish can have on both the wish kid and on her.

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Aug 31, 2016

September Volunteer of the Month: Krystal Sixberry

Krystal with wish kid Yazy on her wish

Krystal Sixberry is the September 2016 Volunteer of the Month. She has granted 12 wishes and is always amazed by the impact a wish can have on both the wish kid and on her.

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August Volunteer of the Month: Melissa Stevens

Melissa has been a Make-A-Wish Arizona wish granting volunteer since 2014. Although she lives an extremely busy life and is involved with many different things, Melissa always manages to make the time to help grant kids their one true wish.

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Aug 01, 2016

August Volunteer of the Month: Melissa Stevens

Melissa is the August 2016 Volunteer of the Month.

Melissa has been a Make-A-Wish Arizona wish granting volunteer since 2014. Although she lives an extremely busy life and is involved with many different things, Melissa always manages to make the time to help grant kids their one true wish.

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Watch Cox 7 Arizona's four part series on the impact of a wish

Cox 7 Arizona has documented the impact of a wish through a four part series about Make-A-Wish Arizona, illustrating the wish journey and all of the people involved who make wishes possible for Arizona kids with life-threatening medical conditions. Meet wish kids, families and volunteers through all stages of the wish process and learn more about how the organization started right here in Arizona.

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Jul 19, 2016

Watch Cox 7 Arizona's four part series on the impact of a wish

The Wish Journey

Cox 7 Arizona has documented the impact of a wish through a four part series about Make-A-Wish Arizona, illustrating the wish journey and all of the people involved who make wishes possible for Arizona kids with life-threatening medical conditions. Meet wish kids, families and volunteers through all stages of the wish process and learn more about how the organization started right here in Arizona.

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