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Melissa’s wish 30 years ago inspires her to give back today

Melissa Jones - volunteer
Melissa Jones first realized how essential wishes were when she was 10 years old. Diagnosed with the same genetic disease as her twin sister, Susan, Melissa asked Make-A-Wish to send her to Walt Disney World with her family for the experience of a lifetime.

May 05, 2020

Melissa’s wish 30 years ago inspires her to give back today

Melissa Jones - volunteer
Melissa Jones first realized how essential wishes were when she was 10 years old. Diagnosed with the same genetic disease as her twin sister, Susan, Melissa asked Make-A-Wish to send her to Walt Disney World with her family for the experience of a lifetime.

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.

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!

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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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