Return to mobile version

Wish Blog

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.

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.

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.

6 Travel Hacks From a Wish Manager

Airplane
From planning trips, booking flights and creating itineraries, the Wish Managers at Make-A-Wish Arizona are experienced travel experts responsible for granting the wishes of more than 400 children and their families each year. Wish Manager Katie Kopach shares some of the best travel hacks she has learned over the years to ensure your next trip goes smoothly.

May 10, 2019

6 Travel Hacks From a Wish Manager

Airplane
From planning trips, booking flights and creating itineraries, the Wish Managers at Make-A-Wish Arizona are experienced travel experts responsible for granting the wishes of more than 400 children and their families each year. Wish Manager Katie Kopach shares some of the best travel hacks she has learned over the years to ensure your next trip goes smoothly.

May 02, 2019

Volunteer Jennifer Gaumond celebrates 60 wishes granted

Jennifer and wish kid Kaylee
Jennifer has spent the last six years volunteering with Make-A-Wish Arizona. In addition to granting more than 60 wishes, she also assists in the orientation process and makes several phone calls a week to wish families.

May 02, 2019

Volunteer Jennifer Gaumond celebrates 60 wishes granted

Jennifer and wish kid Kaylee
Jennifer has spent the last six years volunteering with Make-A-Wish Arizona. In addition to granting more than 60 wishes, she also assists in the orientation process and makes several phone calls a week to wish families.

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.

5 Interview Mistakes you should NEVER make

Interview Mistakes1
Do you feel like you’ve just walked out of the most embarrassing interview ever? Do you keep making the same mistakes during an interview? Or even before you get to the interview?

You’re not alone! Make-A-Wish Arizona interns and employees provide you insight on their past interview experiences, with some tips on avoiding the same mistakes.

Apr 10, 2019

5 Interview Mistakes you should NEVER make

Interview Mistakes1
Do you feel like you’ve just walked out of the most embarrassing interview ever? Do you keep making the same mistakes during an interview? Or even before you get to the interview?

You’re not alone! Make-A-Wish Arizona interns and employees provide you insight on their past interview experiences, with some tips on avoiding the same mistakes.

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.

Make-A-Wish® Arizona
2901 North 78th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
(602) 395-9474
Toll Free (800) 324-9474