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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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May Volunteer of the Month: Dave Reyes

Dave Reyes became a Make-A-Wish Arizona volunteer in 2015. In addition to his role in the Wishmakers on Campus organization at the University of Arizona, Dave also created a Make-A-Wish club at his medical school last year. Through his efforts, Dave encouraged nearly 20 of his classmates to become Make-A-Wish Arizona wish granters and understands the positive effect a wish can have on everyone involved.

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May 03, 2016

May Volunteer of the Month: Dave Reyes

Dave Reyes is the May 2016 Volunteer of the Month.

Dave Reyes became a Make-A-Wish Arizona volunteer in 2015. In addition to his role in the Wishmakers on Campus organization at the University of Arizona, Dave also created a Make-A-Wish club at his medical school last year. Through his efforts, Dave encouraged nearly 20 of his classmates to become Make-A-Wish Arizona wish granters and understands the positive effect a wish can have on everyone involved.

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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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Make-A-Wish Arizona earns 4-Star rating from Charity Navigator

Make-A-Wish Arizona is proud to announce that the chapter has earned a valued 4-star rating on Charity Navigator. The 4-star rating is given to charities for sound fiscal management, commitment to accountability and commitment to transparency. This is the first time Make-A-Wish Arizona has earned this top distinction.

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Apr 15, 2016

Make-A-Wish Arizona earns 4-Star rating from Charity Navigator

Make-A-Wish Arizona earns 4-star rating on Charity Navigator

Make-A-Wish Arizona is proud to announce that the chapter has earned a valued 4-star rating on Charity Navigator. The 4-star rating is given to charities for sound fiscal management, commitment to accountability and commitment to transparency. This is the first time Make-A-Wish Arizona has earned this top distinction.

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Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation awards $100,000 Grand Slam Grant

Make-A-Wish Arizona was awarded a $100,000 Grand Slam Grant from the Arizona Diamondback Foundation on March 31 during the 10th Annual Evening on the Diamond. More than $1.8 million was raised, and the D-backs awarded more than $1 million to participating organizations.

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Apr 15, 2016

Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation awards $100,000 Grand Slam Grant

Make-A-Wish Arizona awarded $100,000 Grand Slam Grant from Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation

Make-A-Wish Arizona was awarded a $100,000 Grand Slam Grant from the Arizona Diamondback Foundation on March 31 during the 10th Annual Evening on the Diamond. More than $1.8 million was raised, and the D-backs awarded more than $1 million to participating organizations.

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Wish Ball raises $1.6 million to fund 160 future wishes

Make-A-Wish Arizona raised more than $1.6 million during the 2016 Make-A-Wish Arizona Wish Ball, Wishes are Forever, presented by Good Night Pediatrics. Proceeds from the event, held on Saturday, April 2, will help grant more than 160 wishes.

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Apr 05, 2016

Wish Ball raises $1.6 million to fund 160 future wishes

2016 Wish Ball

Make-A-Wish Arizona raised more than $1.6 million during the 2016 Make-A-Wish Arizona Wish Ball, Wishes are Forever, presented by Good Night Pediatrics. Proceeds from the event, held on Saturday, April 2, will help grant more than 160 wishes.

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Mar 30, 2016

Erin Bolen

April Volunteer of the Month: Erin Bolen

Erin Bolen is the April 2016 Volunteer of the Month. With nearly 50 wishes under her belt, Erin says each of her wish kids have helped her see her own life from a new perspective. After volunteering for seven years, Erin says being a wish granter changed the direction of her life and she hopes to dedicate her career to helping children in need.

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Mar 30, 2016

April Volunteer of the Month: Erin Bolen

Erin Bolen

Erin Bolen is the April 2016 Volunteer of the Month. With nearly 50 wishes under her belt, Erin says each of her wish kids have helped her see her own life from a new perspective. After volunteering for seven years, Erin says being a wish granter changed the direction of her life and she hopes to dedicate her career to helping children in need.

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Mar 29, 2016

Airline Mileage Drive

CBS 5 Airline Mileage Drive raises 5 million miles in one day

More than five million airline miles were raised on March 15 as part of the first ever Airline Miles Drive for Make-A-Wish Arizona, hosted by CBS 5 AZ through its Pay it Forward program. Thanks to everyone who donated, 125 future wish kids will be able to reach their travel destinations.

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Mar 29, 2016

CBS 5 Airline Mileage Drive raises 5 million miles in one day

Airline Mileage Drive

More than five million airline miles were raised on March 15 as part of the first ever Airline Miles Drive for Make-A-Wish Arizona, hosted by CBS 5 AZ through its Pay it Forward program. Thanks to everyone who donated, 125 future wish kids will be able to reach their travel destinations.

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Mar 21, 2016

Jack in the Box selling $1 Wish Stars all March.

Help grant wishes for just $1 all March at Jack in the Box

For the third year in a row, Jack in the Box is partnering with Make-A-Wish Arizona to help grant wishes for Arizona children with life-threatening medical conditions. Throughout the month of March, more than 160 locations are selling $1 Wish Stars to benefit wish kids.

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Mar 21, 2016

Help grant wishes for just $1 all March at Jack in the Box

Jack in the Box selling $1 Wish Stars all March.

For the third year in a row, Jack in the Box is partnering with Make-A-Wish Arizona to help grant wishes for Arizona children with life-threatening medical conditions. Throughout the month of March, more than 160 locations are selling $1 Wish Stars to benefit wish kids.

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Mar 10, 2016

Kids For Wish Kids allows high school students to create official clubs, host events and hold fundraisers to benefit Make-A-Wish Arizona.

Arizona Association of Student Councils names official charity

Make-A-Wish® Arizona is proud to announce that our chapter has been selected as the Arizona Association of Student Councils official statewide charity for the next three years.

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Mar 10, 2016

Arizona Association of Student Councils names official charity

Kids For Wish Kids allows high school students to create official clubs, host events and hold fundraisers to benefit Make-A-Wish Arizona.

Make-A-Wish® Arizona is proud to announce that our chapter has been selected as the Arizona Association of Student Councils official statewide charity for the next three years.

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Contact Make-A-Wish Arizona

Mailing Address:
2901 N. 78th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Tucson Mailing Address:
(Not an office)
PMB 106
10645 N.  Oracle Road, Suite 121
Tucson, AZ 85737

Phone: 602-395-9474
Fax: 602-395-0722
Toll Free: 800-324-9474

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Hollie Costello
Director of Public Relations & Marketing

2901 North 78th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Phone: (602) 343-9434
Cell: (480) 226-4329
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Make-A-Wish® Arizona
2901 North 78th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
(602) 395-9474
Toll Free (800) 324-9474