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Bakery Owner creates sweet treats for wish kids after her own diagnosis

One-of-a-kind Grinch cake for 15-year-old wish kid Jazmin
Tina Cubbon, owner of Pixy Cakes, has created sweet treats for Arizona wish kids since she connected with Make-A-Wish Arizona in 2013. Over the past five years, Tina has donated more than 20 cakes and 2,000 cookies to these children, to reveal their wish is coming true or provide a fun surprise throughout the process.

Jan 30, 2019

Bakery Owner creates sweet treats for wish kids after her own diagnosis

One-of-a-kind Grinch cake for 15-year-old wish kid Jazmin
Tina Cubbon, owner of Pixy Cakes, has created sweet treats for Arizona wish kids since she connected with Make-A-Wish Arizona in 2013. Over the past five years, Tina has donated more than 20 cakes and 2,000 cookies to these children, to reveal their wish is coming true or provide a fun surprise throughout the process.

7 reasons to become a volunteer

Volunteering with Make-A-Wish Arizona could be the perfect option for you, but don’t take it from us! Hear what some of our amazing volunteers have to say about being a Wish Granter.

Jan 23, 2019

7 reasons to become a volunteer

Volunteering with Make-A-Wish Arizona could be the perfect option for you, but don’t take it from us! Hear what some of our amazing volunteers have to say about being a Wish Granter.

January Volunteer of the Month, Chelsey McHale

Chelsey McHale is the January Volunteer of the Month
Chelsey, who was born and raised in Arizona, always had a soft spot in her heart for Make-A-Wish.

Jan 21, 2019

January Volunteer of the Month, Chelsey McHale

Chelsey McHale is the January Volunteer of the Month
Chelsey, who was born and raised in Arizona, always had a soft spot in her heart for Make-A-Wish.

Wish Ball inspires Jill Krigsten Riley to grant future Arizona wishes

Jill Krigsten Riley
Jill Krigsten Riley knew about the value of Make-A-Wish Arizona before she was invited behind the scenes.

Jan 08, 2019

Wish Ball inspires Jill Krigsten Riley to grant future Arizona wishes

Jill Krigsten Riley
Jill Krigsten Riley knew about the value of Make-A-Wish Arizona before she was invited behind the scenes.

December Volunteer of the Month: Beth Kennedy

Beth Kennedy, Volunteer of the Month
When she retired from teaching, Beth Kennedy started searching for her next adventure. Eventually, a path led her to Make-A-Wish Arizona.

Dec 26, 2018

December Volunteer of the Month: Beth Kennedy

Beth Kennedy, Volunteer of the Month
When she retired from teaching, Beth Kennedy started searching for her next adventure. Eventually, a path led her to Make-A-Wish Arizona.

ASU professor helps wish to be a published author come true

Piper and Dr. B
When Piper first told her parents that her wish was to become a published author, they weren’t sure how that was going to happen.

Nov 30, 2018

ASU professor helps wish to be a published author come true

Piper and Dr. B
When Piper first told her parents that her wish was to become a published author, they weren’t sure how that was going to happen.

Arizona Volunteer Has Adopted Over 12 Wishes

Bill Uhrig has been a supporter of Make-A-Wish in two states for more than a decade.
Make-A-Wish Arizona supporter Bill Uhrig began his work with Make-A-Wish after a personal tragedy left him feeling adrift and looking for an outlet that could provide some happiness.

Nov 29, 2018

Arizona Volunteer Has Adopted Over 12 Wishes

Bill Uhrig has been a supporter of Make-A-Wish in two states for more than a decade.
Make-A-Wish Arizona supporter Bill Uhrig began his work with Make-A-Wish after a personal tragedy left him feeling adrift and looking for an outlet that could provide some happiness.

3 Wishes Bring One Family Together

Born with the same rare degenerative disease, Charlotte, Harrison and Caroline refuse to let their disabilities make them feel different. In fact, their shared condition is something that unites them and brings their family together.

Nov 15, 2018

3 Wishes Bring One Family Together

Born with the same rare degenerative disease, Charlotte, Harrison and Caroline refuse to let their disabilities make them feel different. In fact, their shared condition is something that unites them and brings their family together.

November Volunteers of the Month, Mackenzie Scroggins and Emily Haglin

November Volunteers of the Month, Mackenzie Scroggins and Emily Haglin with Sydney
Emily Haglin and Mackenzie Scroggins are extraordinary wish granters on their own, and their teamwork on a recent wish truly shows the impact their hard work and compassion has on the families they serve.

Nov 09, 2018

November Volunteers of the Month, Mackenzie Scroggins and Emily Haglin

November Volunteers of the Month, Mackenzie Scroggins and Emily Haglin with Sydney
Emily Haglin and Mackenzie Scroggins are extraordinary wish granters on their own, and their teamwork on a recent wish truly shows the impact their hard work and compassion has on the families they serve.

Board member's desire to give back turns into successful campaign

The Jack in the Box March Wish Star Month campaign
When Adam Stine, current chair of the Make-A-Wish Arizona Board of Directors, first considered giving back to charity, Make-A-Wish Arizona’s mission fit his goals.

Nov 02, 2018

Board member's desire to give back turns into successful campaign

The Jack in the Box March Wish Star Month campaign
When Adam Stine, current chair of the Make-A-Wish Arizona Board of Directors, first considered giving back to charity, Make-A-Wish Arizona’s mission fit his goals.

About this Blog

Make-A-Wish Arizona is the founding chapter of Make-A-Wish, the international wish granting organization. Our chapter grants incredible wishes every day for Arizona children with life-threatening medical conditions. We want to share the stories of our wishes -- and the inspiration, creativity, imagination and life-affirming enthusiasm that they bring -- with you.

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