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Nov 21, 2019

November Volunteer of the Month, Nicole Shaheen

Nicole was Sarai's wish granter.
Growing up in Texas, Nicole Shaheen had a family friend who received a wish to go to Disneyland. She had no idea that this connection would one day lead to her involvement with Make-A-Wish Arizona.

Nov 21, 2019

November Volunteer of the Month, Nicole Shaheen

Nicole was Sarai's wish granter.
Growing up in Texas, Nicole Shaheen had a family friend who received a wish to go to Disneyland. She had no idea that this connection would one day lead to her involvement with Make-A-Wish Arizona.

Donor’s monthly gifts and colorful blankets warm wish kids’ hearts

Barbara has made more than 30 blankets for wish kids.
Barbara Patchen has been a Make-A-Wish Arizona monthly donor since 2008, and in the past 11 years, her monthly contributions and kind heart have brought smiles to countless children facing critical illnesses.

Nov 12, 2019

Donor’s monthly gifts and colorful blankets warm wish kids’ hearts

Barbara has made more than 30 blankets for wish kids.
Barbara Patchen has been a Make-A-Wish Arizona monthly donor since 2008, and in the past 11 years, her monthly contributions and kind heart have brought smiles to countless children facing critical illnesses.

Wish mom shares her perspective after son's trip to Hawaii

Josh, 18, wished to go on a Hawaiian cruise
When wish mom Jen found out her child Josh had cystic fibrosis, she didn’t know what to think.

Oct 31, 2019

Wish mom shares her perspective after son's trip to Hawaii

Josh, 18, wished to go on a Hawaiian cruise
When wish mom Jen found out her child Josh had cystic fibrosis, she didn’t know what to think.

Donor of the Month, Williams Field High School

Williams Field High School is the October 2019 Donor of the Month
In 2016, Williams Field High School hosted its first Wish Week benefiting Make-A-Wish Arizona. It was a huge success, raising more than $11,000 and creating a long-term relationship between the school and the organization that has benefited wish kids as well as the students.

Oct 25, 2019

Donor of the Month, Williams Field High School

Williams Field High School is the October 2019 Donor of the Month
In 2016, Williams Field High School hosted its first Wish Week benefiting Make-A-Wish Arizona. It was a huge success, raising more than $11,000 and creating a long-term relationship between the school and the organization that has benefited wish kids as well as the students.

October Volunteer of the Month, Rosette Abud

Rosette Abud is the October 2019 Volunteer of the Month
Rosette’s passion for giving back and serving others began at an early age.

Oct 16, 2019

October Volunteer of the Month, Rosette Abud

Rosette Abud is the October 2019 Volunteer of the Month
Rosette’s passion for giving back and serving others began at an early age.

Wish kid Piper helps grant future wishes through her walk team

Piper raises funds through her Walk For Wishes team
Piper’s wish was one of the happiest moments of her life, so it’s no surprise she created a Walk For Wishes team to help future wish kids just like her.

Oct 09, 2019

Wish kid Piper helps grant future wishes through her walk team

Piper raises funds through her Walk For Wishes team
Piper’s wish was one of the happiest moments of her life, so it’s no surprise she created a Walk For Wishes team to help future wish kids just like her.

Make-A-Wish Arizona celebra el Mes de la Herencia Hispana

Hispanic Heritage Month
Make-A-Wish Arizona celebra el Mes de la Herencia Hispana honrando a cinco personas que trabajan en estrecha colaboración con nuestras familias de habla hispana para crear deseos increíbles.

Oct 02, 2019

Make-A-Wish Arizona celebra el Mes de la Herencia Hispana

Hispanic Heritage Month
Make-A-Wish Arizona celebra el Mes de la Herencia Hispana honrando a cinco personas que trabajan en estrecha colaboración con nuestras familias de habla hispana para crear deseos increíbles.

Donor of the Month, ASU Chi Omega

ASU Chi Omega, Donor of the Month
Since its national partnership with Make-A-Wish began in 2002, the Chi Omega chapter at Arizona State University has raised more than $250,000 for Make-A-Wish Arizona to fund wishes for Arizona children fighting critical illnesses.

Sep 27, 2019

Donor of the Month, ASU Chi Omega

ASU Chi Omega, Donor of the Month
Since its national partnership with Make-A-Wish began in 2002, the Chi Omega chapter at Arizona State University has raised more than $250,000 for Make-A-Wish Arizona to fund wishes for Arizona children fighting critical illnesses.

September Volunteer of the Month: Duke Snider

Duke Snider is the September 2019 Volunteer of the Month
While Duke Snider has lived in Arizona for the past 15 years, three years ago he made a decision that changed the way he sees the world.

Sep 24, 2019

September Volunteer of the Month: Duke Snider

Duke Snider is the September 2019 Volunteer of the Month
While Duke Snider has lived in Arizona for the past 15 years, three years ago he made a decision that changed the way he sees the world.

Flagstaff case manager aims to help her community, one wish at a time

Flagstaff case manager aims to help her community, one wish at a time
Ashley Peak’s efforts to serve her community go above and beyond her work as a case manager at Children’s Rehabilitative Services in Flagstaff.

Aug 12, 2019

Flagstaff case manager aims to help her community, one wish at a time

Flagstaff case manager aims to help her community, one wish at a time
Ashley Peak’s efforts to serve her community go above and beyond her work as a case manager at Children’s Rehabilitative Services in Flagstaff.

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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