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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.

What Does Your Zodiac Sign Say About You?

What does your Zodiac sign say about you?
There are 12 astrological signs, do you know what your sign says about you? Find out what you are meant to do based on your values and personality traits.

Aug 02, 2019

What Does Your Zodiac Sign Say About You?

What does your Zodiac sign say about you?
There are 12 astrological signs, do you know what your sign says about you? Find out what you are meant to do based on your values and personality traits.

Board of Directors Highlight: Cathie Batbie

Cathie Batbie with wish kid
Cathie Batbie has always been involved in journalism, and it was her love for sharing stories that lead to her soft spot for children. “I wanted to be someone that could help children through my passion for storytelling,” Cathie said.

Jul 29, 2019

Board of Directors Highlight: Cathie Batbie

Cathie Batbie with wish kid
Cathie Batbie has always been involved in journalism, and it was her love for sharing stories that lead to her soft spot for children. “I wanted to be someone that could help children through my passion for storytelling,” Cathie said.

[QUIZ] What place should you cross off your summer bucket list?

Summer destinations
Searching for the perfect vacation spot? Take the quiz to find out where you should travel this summer!

Jul 25, 2019

[QUIZ] What place should you cross off your summer bucket list?

Summer destinations
Searching for the perfect vacation spot? Take the quiz to find out where you should travel this summer!

Jul 17, 2019

Wish Mom Chooses To "Pay It Forward" Each Month

Wishing Well Society
After her daughter Hailey received a wish in 2013, Kaydee decided to find a way she could give back to Make-A-Wish Arizona.

Jul 17, 2019

Wish Mom Chooses To "Pay It Forward" Each Month

Wishing Well Society
After her daughter Hailey received a wish in 2013, Kaydee decided to find a way she could give back to Make-A-Wish Arizona.

July Volunteer of the Month: Jeannie Saner

Jeannie with wish kid Teagan at her wish reveal party
When Jeannie moved to Arizona five years ago, she knew she wanted to find a way to help in her new community.

Jul 16, 2019

July Volunteer of the Month: Jeannie Saner

Jeannie with wish kid Teagan at her wish reveal party
When Jeannie moved to Arizona five years ago, she knew she wanted to find a way to help in her new community.

Social worker has referred 192 kids for a wish

Josie referred Jade for her wish to go to Disneyland.
Social worker Josie Jones had never heard of Make-A-Wish Arizona until starting a job at St. Joseph’s Hospital, the hospital where the first wish kid was treated.

Jul 08, 2019

Social worker has referred 192 kids for a wish

Josie referred Jade for her wish to go to Disneyland.
Social worker Josie Jones had never heard of Make-A-Wish Arizona until starting a job at St. Joseph’s Hospital, the hospital where the first wish kid was treated.

What are the 9 most popular wish destinations?

9 most popular destinations
Each year, hundreds of Arizona children with critical illnesses travel around the world to their wish destinations, but have you ever guessed what places are the most popular? Find out for yourself and see how you can help us reach our goal of granting 405 wishes this year!

Jun 28, 2019

What are the 9 most popular wish destinations?

9 most popular destinations
Each year, hundreds of Arizona children with critical illnesses travel around the world to their wish destinations, but have you ever guessed what places are the most popular? Find out for yourself and see how you can help us reach our goal of granting 405 wishes this year!

June Volunteers of the Month: Brian Cornellison and Cindy Lane

Wish kid Braxton
When Brian and Cindy moved to Arizona, Cindy knew right away she would find a way to get involved in the community.

Jun 25, 2019

June Volunteers of the Month: Brian Cornellison and Cindy Lane

Wish kid Braxton
When Brian and Cindy moved to Arizona, Cindy knew right away she would find a way to get involved in the community.

6 Lessons I Learned From My Internship

2019 Spring Intern class
Each semester, many of our interns travel from across the country to intern at Make-A-Wish Arizona. Whether you’re starting a new internship or leaving your current one - here are some pieces of advice our spring interns have learned that may help you along your professional journey.

May 29, 2019

6 Lessons I Learned From My Internship

2019 Spring Intern class
Each semester, many of our interns travel from across the country to intern at Make-A-Wish Arizona. Whether you’re starting a new internship or leaving your current one - here are some pieces of advice our spring interns have learned that may help you along your professional journey.

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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