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2018 April 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

2018 April 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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February Volunteer of the Month: Amber Hamik

Many people may get involved with a cause because of a friend or acquaintance they know, but Amber’s connection with Make-A-Wish Arizona didn’t start with a person at all. It began with a fictional character in a book.

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Feb 07, 2018

February Volunteer of the Month: Amber Hamik

Amber Hamik is the February 2018 Volunteer of the Month.

Many people may get involved with a cause because of a friend or acquaintance they know, but Amber’s connection with Make-A-Wish Arizona didn’t start with a person at all. It began with a fictional character in a book.

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January Volunteer of the Month: Kelly Bernard

When Kelly Bernard moved to Flagstaff, Arizona two years ago, she was searching for a way to connect her interests in event planning with her love of helping children.

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Jan 22, 2018

January Volunteer of the Month: Kelly Bernard

Kelly Bernard is the January 2018 Volunteer of the Month

When Kelly Bernard moved to Flagstaff, Arizona two years ago, she was searching for a way to connect her interests in event planning with her love of helping children.

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5 Reasons To Be A Monthly Wishmaker

Help wishes come true all year long as a member of our Monthly Wishmaker Club!

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Dec 18, 2017

5 Reasons To Be A Monthly Wishmaker

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Help wishes come true all year long as a member of our Monthly Wishmaker Club!

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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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August Volunteer of the Month: Kathy Wolleson

Kathy started volunteering with Make-A-Wish Arizona only one year ago, but her volunteer journey with wish granting started long ago in California. Kathy is happy knowing she is granting wishes for kids in Kingman, especially since there are only a few wish granter volunteers in her area. She talks about her experience in the community in the hopes of seeing more volunteers give their time to the local wish kids, even if it is not very much.

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Aug 08, 2017

August Volunteer of the Month: Kathy Wolleson

Kathy is the August Volunteer of the Month

Kathy started volunteering with Make-A-Wish Arizona only one year ago, but her volunteer journey with wish granting started long ago in California. Kathy is happy knowing she is granting wishes for kids in Kingman, especially since there are only a few wish granter volunteers in her area. She talks about her experience in the community in the hopes of seeing more volunteers give their time to the local wish kids, even if it is not very much.

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Celebrating National Nurses Week

This National Nurses Week, we celebrate the many registered nurses in Arizona who give their time and energy to refer a child and help their wish come true. Irene Szopinski is a registered nurse at the Phoenix Children’s Hospital Heart Center who has referred more than 30 kids with life-threatening medical conditions for a wish experience.

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May 10, 2016

Celebrating National Nurses Week

Irene Szopinski is a registered nurse at the Phoenix Children’s Hospital Heart Center who has referred more than 30 kids for a wish.

This National Nurses Week, we celebrate the many registered nurses in Arizona who give their time and energy to refer a child and help their wish come true. Irene Szopinski is a registered nurse at the Phoenix Children’s Hospital Heart Center who has referred more than 30 kids with life-threatening medical conditions for a wish experience.

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Arizona pediatric oncologist shares why wishes are good medicine

A combined 89 percent of doctors, nurses and health professionals believe a wish experience can influence a child's physical health. Dr. Lisa Kopp, a pediatric oncologist at Banner Children’s Diamond Children’s Medical Center, is one of the many medical professionals in Arizona who has seen the healing power of a wish and feels a wish is really part of the treatment.

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Apr 19, 2016

Arizona pediatric oncologist shares why wishes are good medicine

Arizona pediatrician Dr. Lisa Kopp shares why wishes can heal.

A combined 89 percent of doctors, nurses and health professionals believe a wish experience can influence a child's physical health. Dr. Lisa Kopp, a pediatric oncologist at Banner Children’s Diamond Children’s Medical Center, is one of the many medical professionals in Arizona who has seen the healing power of a wish and feels a wish is really part of the treatment.

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