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January Volunteer of the Month, Tammi Zurbriggen

Tammi Zurbriggen is the January 2020 Volunteer of the Month
Tammi Zurbriggen is a total adrenaline junkie. She loves to travel and has 14 skydiving jumps under her belt, but volunteering with Make-A-Wish Arizona gives her a different kind of rush.

Jan 21, 2020

January Volunteer of the Month, Tammi Zurbriggen

Tammi Zurbriggen is the January 2020 Volunteer of the Month
Tammi Zurbriggen is a total adrenaline junkie. She loves to travel and has 14 skydiving jumps under her belt, but volunteering with Make-A-Wish Arizona gives her a different kind of rush.

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.

[QUIZ] What's Your 2020 Resolution?

Find out how you can connect your resolution to help grant wishes
Are you celebrating any milestones or starting a new resolution this year? Find out how you can connect your resolution to help grant wishes!

Jan 03, 2020

[QUIZ] What's Your 2020 Resolution?

Find out how you can connect your resolution to help grant wishes
Are you celebrating any milestones or starting a new resolution this year? Find out how you can connect your resolution to help grant wishes!

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.

Donor of the Month, Royal JBS

Todd and Mark at the 2019 Royal JBS golf tournament
The annual Royal JBS golf tournament is one of the largest fundraisers for Make-A-Wish Arizona, thanks to event organizers Mark Dellis and Todd Altman and the people who work with them to create its success.

Dec 10, 2019

Donor of the Month, Royal JBS

Todd and Mark at the 2019 Royal JBS golf tournament
The annual Royal JBS golf tournament is one of the largest fundraisers for Make-A-Wish Arizona, thanks to event organizers Mark Dellis and Todd Altman and the people who work with them to create its success.

Nov 21, 2019

November Volunteer of the Month, Nicole Shaheen

Nicole was Sarai's wish granter.
Growing up in Texas, Nicole Shaheen had a family friend who received a wish to go to Disneyland. She had no idea that this connection would one day lead to her involvement with Make-A-Wish Arizona.

Nov 21, 2019

November Volunteer of the Month, Nicole Shaheen

Nicole was Sarai's wish granter.
Growing up in Texas, Nicole Shaheen had a family friend who received a wish to go to Disneyland. She had no idea that this connection would one day lead to her involvement with Make-A-Wish Arizona.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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