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Big Ten Golf Classic, Donor of the Month

Big Ten Golf Classic
The Big Ten Golf Classic has been working with Make-A-Wish Arizona for nearly 30 years. David Hocevar, chairman since 1993, is responsible for coordinating the event, working with schools and alumni, and donating money raised to their scholarship fund and to Make-A-Wish Arizona.

Jun 30, 2020

Big Ten Golf Classic, Donor of the Month

Big Ten Golf Classic
The Big Ten Golf Classic has been working with Make-A-Wish Arizona for nearly 30 years. David Hocevar, chairman since 1993, is responsible for coordinating the event, working with schools and alumni, and donating money raised to their scholarship fund and to Make-A-Wish Arizona.

Donor of the Month, Jennifer and Mike Gaumond

Mike and Jennifer attending the Make-A-Wish Arizona Wish Ball
Many people connect with Make-A-Wish Arizona after hearing about the kids who benefit from a wish experience. For donors Jennifer and Mike Gaumond, it’s all about the people behind-the-scenes who make these wishes possible.

May 28, 2020

Donor of the Month, Jennifer and Mike Gaumond

Mike and Jennifer attending the Make-A-Wish Arizona Wish Ball
Many people connect with Make-A-Wish Arizona after hearing about the kids who benefit from a wish experience. For donors Jennifer and Mike Gaumond, it’s all about the people behind-the-scenes who make these wishes possible.

Donor of the Month, The Goddard School

April Donor of the Month, The Goddard School
Last year, The Goddard School became the first early childhood development school to partner with Make-A-Wish Arizona.

Apr 14, 2020

Donor of the Month, The Goddard School

April Donor of the Month, The Goddard School
Last year, The Goddard School became the first early childhood development school to partner with Make-A-Wish Arizona.

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 of the Month, Rose Provencio

Rose Provencio is the February 2020 volunteer of the month
Rose Provencio, a wish granter of two years, has experienced childhood cancer firsthand with her family and now her passion is helping other kids facing critical illnesses discover their one true wish.

Feb 06, 2020

Volunteer of the Month, Rose Provencio

Rose Provencio is the February 2020 volunteer of the month
Rose Provencio, a wish granter of two years, has experienced childhood cancer firsthand with her family and now her passion is helping other kids facing critical illnesses discover their one true wish.

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.

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.

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!

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.

Wish mom creates spook-tacular wheelchair-friendly Halloween costumes

Sarah's Halloween costumes
Wish kid Sarah, 8, has a rare genetic condition and is wheelchair bound. The past two years, Sarah has made quite the statement with her amazing Halloween costumes centered around her wheelchair that stop everyone in their tracks.

Oct 29, 2018

Wish mom creates spook-tacular wheelchair-friendly Halloween costumes

Sarah's Halloween costumes
Wish kid Sarah, 8, has a rare genetic condition and is wheelchair bound. The past two years, Sarah has made quite the statement with her amazing Halloween costumes centered around her wheelchair that stop everyone in their tracks.

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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