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Donor of the Month, Kenny Yanga

Dodging For Wishes
Kenny Yanga loves to stay active and play dodgeball with friends. It wasn’t until four years ago that he realized he could use his passion to help grant wishes.

Mar 19, 2020

Donor of the Month, Kenny Yanga

Dodging For Wishes
Kenny Yanga loves to stay active and play dodgeball with friends. It wasn’t until four years ago that he realized he could use his passion to help grant wishes.

A message from Elizabeth R. Reich, president/CEO of Make-A-Wish Arizona:

We know you are hearing a lot of information about the COVID-19 and its effect on Arizona, its residents, businesses and non-profit organizations.

Mar 17, 2020

A message from Elizabeth R. Reich, president/CEO of Make-A-Wish Arizona:

We know you are hearing a lot of information about the COVID-19 and its effect on Arizona, its residents, businesses and non-profit organizations.

Volunteer for more than 20 years helps kids create joyous memories

“These wish experiences have let me know how much goodness there is in the world.”

Feb 24, 2020

Volunteer for more than 20 years helps kids create joyous memories

“These wish experiences have let me know how much goodness there is in the world.”

Donor of the Month, West Valley Mavericks

January Donor of the Month, West Valley Mavericks
The West Valley Mavericks Foundation is a nonprofit organization that supports children and families in the West Valley. Since partnering with Make-A-Wish Arizona in 2015, its members helped grant 25 wishes while also raising more than $150,000 for the local chapter.

Jan 08, 2020

Donor of the Month, West Valley Mavericks

January Donor of the Month, West Valley Mavericks
The West Valley Mavericks Foundation is a nonprofit organization that supports children and families in the West Valley. Since partnering with Make-A-Wish Arizona in 2015, its members helped grant 25 wishes while also raising more than $150,000 for the local chapter.

December Volunteer of the Month, Kathy Wolleson

Kathy Wolleson is the December 2019 Volunteer of the Month
Kathy Wolleson had some idea of what she was getting into when she applied to be a wish granter for Make-A-Wish Arizona.

Dec 17, 2019

December Volunteer of the Month, Kathy Wolleson

Kathy Wolleson is the December 2019 Volunteer of the Month
Kathy Wolleson had some idea of what she was getting into when she applied to be a wish granter for Make-A-Wish Arizona.

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.

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.

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.

Gayle Glomski helps grant wishes for kids across Arizona

Gayle Glomski is the May 2019 Volunteer of the Month
It was in the role at her “day job” that Gayle Glomski, the owner of Page Springs Cellars, a winery in Northern Arizona, first found out about Make-A-Wish Arizona.

May 13, 2019

Gayle Glomski helps grant wishes for kids across Arizona

Gayle Glomski is the May 2019 Volunteer of the Month
It was in the role at her “day job” that Gayle Glomski, the owner of Page Springs Cellars, a winery in Northern Arizona, first found out about Make-A-Wish Arizona.

Bearizona provides hands-on learning experiences for wish kids

Jen and her colleagues
Jen Roberds has been a member of the Bearizona team for six years. The Chief Operations Officer started as an ambassador for the wildlife park, which is where she had her first experience with a wish kid.

Apr 16, 2019

Bearizona provides hands-on learning experiences for wish kids

Jen and her colleagues
Jen Roberds has been a member of the Bearizona team for six years. The Chief Operations Officer started as an ambassador for the wildlife park, which is where she had her first experience with a wish kid.

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

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 critical illnesses. We want to share the stories of our wishes -- and the inspiration, creativity, imagination and life-affirming enthusiasm that they bring -- with you.

Make-A-Wish® Arizona
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Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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