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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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Oct 29, 2015

Xavier, 11, had his wish revealed live on stage.

Inaugural Tucson Walk For Wishes raises $85,000 for Arizona wish kids

More than 1,000 people came to the inaugural Make-A-Wish Arizona Tucson Walk For Wishes presented by Win3Realty. Together, the individual participants and corporate sponsors raised enough to grant more than 10 additional wishes for Arizona children with life-threatening medical conditions.

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Oct 29, 2015

Inaugural Tucson Walk For Wishes raises $85,000 for Arizona wish kids

Xavier, 11, had his wish revealed live on stage.

More than 1,000 people came to the inaugural Make-A-Wish Arizona Tucson Walk For Wishes presented by Win3Realty. Together, the individual participants and corporate sponsors raised enough to grant more than 10 additional wishes for Arizona children with life-threatening medical conditions.

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Oct 27, 2015

Lucas and his mom, Lisa, enjoy their new splash pad (Photo by Chrissy Delacy)

Fall 2015 Newsletter

Make-A-Wish Arizona sends out a printed newsletter twice a year, featuring stories of our Arizona wish kids, our volunteers and our supporters.

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Oct 27, 2015

Fall 2015 Newsletter

Lucas and his mom, Lisa, enjoy their new splash pad (Photo by Chrissy Delacy)

Make-A-Wish Arizona sends out a printed newsletter twice a year, featuring stories of our Arizona wish kids, our volunteers and our supporters.

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Oct 13, 2015

McKenna, 11, wished to go to Hawaii.

2015 Phoenix Walk For Wishes raises $275,000 to grant 37 additional wishes

Make-A-Wish Arizona raised more than $275,000 at the October 4 Phoenix Walk For Wishes presented by CheapCaribbean.com. These funds will help grant an additional 37 wishes.

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Oct 13, 2015

2015 Phoenix Walk For Wishes raises $275,000 to grant 37 additional wishes

McKenna, 11, wished to go to Hawaii.

Make-A-Wish Arizona raised more than $275,000 at the October 4 Phoenix Walk For Wishes presented by CheapCaribbean.com. These funds will help grant an additional 37 wishes.

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Oct 07, 2015

Laura and Dana volunteering at the 2014 Walk For Wishes.

October Volunteers of the Month: Laura Johnson and Dana Bond

Laura Johnson and Dana Bond are the October 2015 Volunteers of the Month. Both are employees at Make-A-Wish America, who became wish granters in 2011 for their hometown chapter, Make-A-Wish Arizona. The two are extremely passionate about Make-A-Wish, but what drives the dynamic duo to be more and more involved each year is all about the relationships they have developed throughout the wish process.

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Oct 07, 2015

October Volunteers of the Month: Laura Johnson and Dana Bond

Laura and Dana volunteering at the 2014 Walk For Wishes.

Laura Johnson and Dana Bond are the October 2015 Volunteers of the Month. Both are employees at Make-A-Wish America, who became wish granters in 2011 for their hometown chapter, Make-A-Wish Arizona. The two are extremely passionate about Make-A-Wish, but what drives the dynamic duo to be more and more involved each year is all about the relationships they have developed throughout the wish process.

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Make-A-Wish Arizona Honored as 2015 Top-Rated Nonprofit

Make-A-Wish Arizona announced that it has been honored with a prestigious 2015 Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations. Being on the Top-Rated list gives donors and volunteers more confidence that this is a credible organization. The reviews are by volunteers, clients and other donors and this award is a form of recognition by the community.

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Sep 15, 2015

Make-A-Wish Arizona Honored as 2015 Top-Rated Nonprofit

Make-A-Wish Arizona is a 2015 top-rated nonprofit.

Make-A-Wish Arizona announced that it has been honored with a prestigious 2015 Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations. Being on the Top-Rated list gives donors and volunteers more confidence that this is a credible organization. The reviews are by volunteers, clients and other donors and this award is a form of recognition by the community.

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September Volunteer of the Month: Karla Velazquez

Karla Velazquez is the September 2015 Volunteer of the Month. Karla decided to become a wish granter in January 2014, because she wanted to help kids dealing with serious illnesses. Since then, she has realized the impact of a wish is a priceless experience and hopes to continue granting wishes for as long as she can.

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Sep 14, 2015

September Volunteer of the Month: Karla Velazquez

Karla Velazquez is the September 2015 Volunteer of the Month.

Karla Velazquez is the September 2015 Volunteer of the Month. Karla decided to become a wish granter in January 2014, because she wanted to help kids dealing with serious illnesses. Since then, she has realized the impact of a wish is a priceless experience and hopes to continue granting wishes for as long as she can.

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Jul 07, 2015

Ruby Reyes is the August 2015 Volunteer of the Month.

August Volunteer of the Month: Ruby Reyes

Ruby Reyes is the August 2015 Volunteer of the Month. When one of Ruby’s friends encouraged her to participate in Walk For Wishes last fall, she signed up in honor of her daughter, Gracie, who was a wish kid before she passed away. After her experience at this event, Ruby hoped to become more involved with Make-A-Wish Arizona and positively impact other children with life-threatening medical conditions.

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Jul 07, 2015

August Volunteer of the Month: Ruby Reyes

Ruby Reyes is the August 2015 Volunteer of the Month.

Ruby Reyes is the August 2015 Volunteer of the Month. When one of Ruby’s friends encouraged her to participate in Walk For Wishes last fall, she signed up in honor of her daughter, Gracie, who was a wish kid before she passed away. After her experience at this event, Ruby hoped to become more involved with Make-A-Wish Arizona and positively impact other children with life-threatening medical conditions.

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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