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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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Wish granting becomes a family affair for parents Jeff and Mindy

Make-A-Wish Arizona is founded on the idea that it is not just the wish kid who benefits from a wish experience. Volunteers Mindy and Jeff Clark are a perfect example of how a wish can change the life of everyone around a wish child.

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Jun 23, 2016

Wish granting becomes a family affair for parents Jeff and Mindy

Wish parents, Jeff and Mindy Clark, are also volunteer wish granters.

Make-A-Wish Arizona is founded on the idea that it is not just the wish kid who benefits from a wish experience. Volunteers Mindy and Jeff Clark are a perfect example of how a wish can change the life of everyone around a wish child.

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November Volunteer of the Month: Artemis Bayandor

Artemis has been part of the Make-A-Wish® Arizona family since January and has already proven she is dedicated to our wish kids as well as raising money to grant more wishes. Artemis has joined and/or assisted with a whopping 21 wishes and also been on the planning committee and volunteered at both the March Make-A-Wish Arizona Walk for Wishes and the 10th Annual Make-A-Wish Arizona Walk for Wishes, as well as our 2013 Wish Ball event.

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Nov 07, 2013

November Volunteer of the Month: Artemis Bayandor

Artemis, with Haley, 12

Artemis has been part of the Make-A-Wish® Arizona family since January and has already proven she is dedicated to our wish kids as well as raising money to grant more wishes. Artemis has joined and/or assisted with a whopping 21 wishes and also been on the planning committee and volunteered at both the March Make-A-Wish Arizona Walk for Wishes and the 10th Annual Make-A-Wish Arizona Walk for Wishes, as well as our 2013 Wish Ball event.

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October Volunteers of the Month: Julie Johnson and Sal Erakat

Since Julie and Sal have joined Make-A-Wish Arizona, they have been a part of 12 and seven wishes, respectively, some of which require them to travel long distances. As a mom herself, Julie Johnson became a wish granter. After she became part of the Make-A-Wish Arizona family, she knew she had to get her friend Sal Erakat involved.

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Oct 01, 2013

October Volunteers of the Month: Julie Johnson and Sal Erakat

Sal and Julie, Volunteers of the Month

Since Julie and Sal have joined Make-A-Wish Arizona, they have been a part of 12 and seven wishes, respectively, some of which require them to travel long distances. As a mom herself, Julie Johnson became a wish granter. After she became part of the Make-A-Wish Arizona family, she knew she had to get her friend Sal Erakat involved.

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September Volunteers of the Month: Marie Fillhart and Samantha Atchley

Marie and Samantha are a mother-daughter wish granting team that cover our Northern Arizona wish kids. Since 2007, Marie has granted 27 wishes. She brought Samantha into the Make-A-Wish® Arizona family in 2009, just 18 years after Marie "brought" Samantha into her own family. Samantha has been a part of 15 Northern Arizona wish teams.

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Sep 10, 2013

September Volunteers of the Month: Marie Fillhart and Samantha Atchley

Mother/daughter wish team Samantha and Marie

Marie and Samantha are a mother-daughter wish granting team that cover our Northern Arizona wish kids. Since 2007, Marie has granted 27 wishes. She brought Samantha into the Make-A-Wish® Arizona family in 2009, just 18 years after Marie "brought" Samantha into her own family. Samantha has been a part of 15 Northern Arizona wish teams.

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August Volunteer of the Month: Linda Lieberman

According to Linda, Make-A-Wish Arizona has always been her favorite charity. She donated regularly during her time as a teacher, but when switching career paths to realty, Linda decided to donate more than money and became a wish granter. Starting in February 2012, Linda has already completed 10 wishes and is working on more this year.

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Sep 10, 2013

August Volunteer of the Month: Linda Lieberman

Linda with Lily at her wish reveal

According to Linda, Make-A-Wish Arizona has always been her favorite charity. She donated regularly during her time as a teacher, but when switching career paths to realty, Linda decided to donate more than money and became a wish granter. Starting in February 2012, Linda has already completed 10 wishes and is working on more this year.

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