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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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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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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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June Volunteer of the Month: Bob Brost

Sometimes in life you just end up in the right place at the right time. This is true for Bob Brost, whose wish granting journey began in quite an unlikely place. Recently, Bob’s experience has come full circle as a member of the Make-A-Wish Arizona Volunteer Screening Team, where he gets to meet and interview prospective volunteers every month.

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May 30, 2017

June Volunteer of the Month: Bob Brost

Bob Brost is the June 2017 Volunteer of the Month.

Sometimes in life you just end up in the right place at the right time. This is true for Bob Brost, whose wish granting journey began in quite an unlikely place. Recently, Bob’s experience has come full circle as a member of the Make-A-Wish Arizona Volunteer Screening Team, where he gets to meet and interview prospective volunteers every 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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April Volunteer of the Month: Julie Morrison

Although Julie Morrison was selected as the Volunteer of the Month for April, she has decided that she wants none of the recognition. For her, it’s all about the many wish granting partners who have helped her along the way.

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Mar 31, 2017

April Volunteer of the Month: Julie Morrison

Julie Morrison is the April 2017 Volunteer of the Month.

Although Julie Morrison was selected as the Volunteer of the Month for April, she has decided that she wants none of the recognition. For her, it’s all about the many wish granting partners who have helped her along the way.

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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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March Volunteer of the Month: Judy Spiro

Judy Spiro is the Make-A-Wish Arizona Volunteer of the Month for March 2017. Two years ago, Judy Spiro became a Make-A-Wish Arizona volunteer after she retired as a special education teacher. As soon as Judy started granting wishes, she was hooked.

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Mar 13, 2017

March Volunteer of the Month: Judy Spiro

Judy Spiro is the March 2017 Volunteer of the Month.

Judy Spiro is the Make-A-Wish Arizona Volunteer of the Month for March 2017. Two years ago, Judy Spiro became a Make-A-Wish Arizona volunteer after she retired as a special education teacher. As soon as Judy started granting wishes, she was hooked.

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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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