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Volunteer Wish Granters bring joy when wish gets changed due to illness

When Mia's wish to go to Japan had to be changed due to a progression in her illness, wish granters brought Japan to her

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Jul 12, 2018

Volunteer Wish Granters bring joy when wish gets changed due to illness

Wish granters arranged for Japanese dancers to perform for Mia and her family at the hospital

When Mia's wish to go to Japan had to be changed due to a progression in her illness, wish granters brought Japan to her

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December Volunteers of the Month: Myrta George and Lori Padilla

Myrta George and Lori Padilla have been wish granting partners in the Prescott area since 2008. In 2001, Lori's 3-year-old daughter Grace had a wish granted to have a playset. Myrta, on the other hand, attended an informational meeting on Make-A-Wish Arizona and knew she wanted to be a wish granter. Today, they grant wishes, help train and mentor new wish granters, and share our mission throughout Prescott and surrounding communities.

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Dec 11, 2014

December Volunteers of the Month: Myrta George and Lori Padilla

Myrta George and Lori Padilla

Myrta George and Lori Padilla have been wish granting partners in the Prescott area since 2008. In 2001, Lori's 3-year-old daughter Grace had a wish granted to have a playset. Myrta, on the other hand, attended an informational meeting on Make-A-Wish Arizona and knew she wanted to be a wish granter. Today, they grant wishes, help train and mentor new wish granters, and share our mission throughout Prescott and surrounding communities.

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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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Send a message of hope

With many of our wishes postponed, we want you to help keep our wish kids’ spirits high! Write, video or photograph yourself sharing a message of hope and post to any of our Make-A-Wish Arizona social media channels at @makeawishaz (tag @makeawisharizona on Instagram) and use the hashtag #WishesAreWaiting.

You can help bring hope to a child who needs it!

Send a Message of Hope
Make-A-Wish® Arizona
2901 North 78th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
(602) 395-9474
Toll Free (800) 324-9474