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Tucson volunteer Cathy Nash has granted more than 80 wishes

Elijah stands with his volunteer wish granters and Director of Southern Arizona, Rob LaMaster
Cathy Nash has been volunteering with Make-A-Wish Arizona for more than 10 years, a long time impacting the lives of kids and families through her empathy and creativity.

Mar 25, 2020

Tucson volunteer Cathy Nash has granted more than 80 wishes

Elijah stands with his volunteer wish granters and Director of Southern Arizona, Rob LaMaster
Cathy Nash has been volunteering with Make-A-Wish Arizona for more than 10 years, a long time impacting the lives of kids and families through her empathy and creativity.

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’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.

7 reasons to become a volunteer

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

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.

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.

Back at school? Host a Wish Week benefiting Make-A-Wish Arizona this year!

Youth Leadership Council
Anjelina, a senior at McClintock High School, and Jamie, a wish kid and junior at Saguaro High School, both serve on the Make-A-Wish Arizona Youth Leadership Council, with the mission to help grant wishes through their schools.

Sep 04, 2018

Back at school? Host a Wish Week benefiting Make-A-Wish Arizona this year!

Youth Leadership Council
Anjelina, a senior at McClintock High School, and Jamie, a wish kid and junior at Saguaro High School, both serve on the Make-A-Wish Arizona Youth Leadership Council, with the mission to help grant wishes through their schools.

Volunteer wish granters bring joy when wish gets changed due to illness

Volunteers and family
When Mia’s wish to travel to Japan could not be granted due to a progression in her diagnosis, her Make-A-Wish volunteer rallied to create an incredible Japanese experience for her in the hospital instead.

Aug 29, 2018

Volunteer wish granters bring joy when wish gets changed due to illness

Volunteers and family
When Mia’s wish to travel to Japan could not be granted due to a progression in her diagnosis, her Make-A-Wish volunteer rallied to create an incredible Japanese experience for her in the hospital instead.

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.

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