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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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Mar 07, 2016

Sue Maiden is the March 2016 Volunteer of the Month.

March Volunteer of the Month: Sue Maiden

Sue Maiden is the March 2016 Volunteer of the Month. After retiring in 2014, Sue hoped to get involved with a cause that would enable her to give back to her community in Northern Arizona. Sue has granted four wishes to date and has gone above and beyond each time to help wishes come true.

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Mar 07, 2016

March Volunteer of the Month: Sue Maiden

Sue Maiden is the March 2016 Volunteer of the Month.

Sue Maiden is the March 2016 Volunteer of the Month. After retiring in 2014, Sue hoped to get involved with a cause that would enable her to give back to her community in Northern Arizona. Sue has granted four wishes to date and has gone above and beyond each time to help wishes come true.

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Feb 08, 2016

#WhyILoveMAWAZ

Be our Valentine this February!

This February, tell us why you love Make-A-Wish Arizona! Whether you’re a wish kid, wish family member, donor or volunteer, we want you to send us your "love letter" for Valentine’s Day sharing why you love Make-A-Wish Arizona.

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Feb 08, 2016

Be our Valentine this February!

#WhyILoveMAWAZ

This February, tell us why you love Make-A-Wish Arizona! Whether you’re a wish kid, wish family member, donor or volunteer, we want you to send us your "love letter" for Valentine’s Day sharing why you love Make-A-Wish Arizona.

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Jan 27, 2016

Ed Wetzel is the February 2016 Volunteer of the Month.

February Volunteer of the Month: Ed Wetzel

Ed Wetzel is the February 2016 Volunteer of the Month. As a wish granter volunteer in Southern Nevada for more than 10 years, Ed Wetzel has always felt connected to the Make-A-Wish mission. It was no surprise that, after relocating to Arizona, he chose to continue his relationship with Make-A-Wish in order to keep doing what he loves.

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Jan 27, 2016

February Volunteer of the Month: Ed Wetzel

Ed Wetzel is the February 2016 Volunteer of the Month.

Ed Wetzel is the February 2016 Volunteer of the Month. As a wish granter volunteer in Southern Nevada for more than 10 years, Ed Wetzel has always felt connected to the Make-A-Wish mission. It was no surprise that, after relocating to Arizona, he chose to continue his relationship with Make-A-Wish in order to keep doing what he loves.

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Jan 07, 2016

Maria Hidalgo is the January 2016 Volunteer of the Month.

January Volunteer of the Month: Maria Hidalgo

Maria Hidalgo is the January 2016 Volunteer of the Month. As one of the first volunteers in Rio Rico, Maria now grants wishes for children with life-threatening illnesses in her community. She realized she could help wish kids in more remote areas of Southern Arizona and has granted more than 20 wishes since becoming a volunteer.

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Jan 07, 2016

January Volunteer of the Month: Maria Hidalgo

Maria Hidalgo is the January 2016 Volunteer of the Month.

Maria Hidalgo is the January 2016 Volunteer of the Month. As one of the first volunteers in Rio Rico, Maria now grants wishes for children with life-threatening illnesses in her community. She realized she could help wish kids in more remote areas of Southern Arizona and has granted more than 20 wishes since becoming a volunteer.

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Dec 09, 2015

Emiri Nakahara is the December 2015 Volunteer of the Month.

December Volunteer of the Month: Emiri Nakahara

Emiri Nakahara is the December 2015 Volunteer of the Month. When Emiri moved to Arizona, her and her husband both completed the Make-A-Wish volunteer training before their first day of work. Now, two years later, Emiri has granted wishes for three of the four major wish types – I wish to go, I wish to be and I wish to meet, and volunteers at Make-A-Wish Arizona events.

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Dec 09, 2015

December Volunteer of the Month: Emiri Nakahara

Emiri Nakahara is the December 2015 Volunteer of the Month.

Emiri Nakahara is the December 2015 Volunteer of the Month. When Emiri moved to Arizona, her and her husband both completed the Make-A-Wish volunteer training before their first day of work. Now, two years later, Emiri has granted wishes for three of the four major wish types – I wish to go, I wish to be and I wish to meet, and volunteers at Make-A-Wish Arizona events.

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Nov 04, 2015

Terri Amabisca is the November 2015 Volunteer of the Month.

November Volunteer of the Month: Terri Amabisca

Terri Amabisca is the November 2015 Volunteer of the Month. Terri has been a Make-A-Wish Arizona volunteer for more than 20 years. But what motivates someone to be involved with an organization for nearly a quarter of a century? For Terri, it’s the fact that there is always some new way she can contribute.

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Nov 04, 2015

November Volunteer of the Month: Terri Amabisca

Terri Amabisca is the November 2015 Volunteer of the Month.

Terri Amabisca is the November 2015 Volunteer of the Month. Terri has been a Make-A-Wish Arizona volunteer for more than 20 years. But what motivates someone to be involved with an organization for nearly a quarter of a century? For Terri, it’s the fact that there is always some new way she can contribute.

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Nov 02, 2015

Amelia, 3, wished to have a new backyard.

Help us grant 1 Wish a Day

For the first time in our chapter's history, Make-A-Wish Arizona granted a record 355 wishes in one fiscal year. This year, we've set a goal to grant 365 wishes, 1 Wish a Day.

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Nov 02, 2015

Help us grant 1 Wish a Day

Amelia, 3, wished to have a new backyard.

For the first time in our chapter's history, Make-A-Wish Arizona granted a record 355 wishes in one fiscal year. This year, we've set a goal to grant 365 wishes, 1 Wish a Day.

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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