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December Volunteer of the Month: Beth Kennedy

Beth Kennedy, Volunteer of the Month
When she retired from teaching, Beth Kennedy started searching for her next adventure. Eventually, a path led her to Make-A-Wish Arizona.

Dec 26, 2018

December Volunteer of the Month: Beth Kennedy

Beth Kennedy, Volunteer of the Month
When she retired from teaching, Beth Kennedy started searching for her next adventure. Eventually, a path led her to Make-A-Wish Arizona.

ASU professor helps wish to be a published author come true

Piper and Dr. B
When Piper first told her parents that her wish was to become a published author, they weren’t sure how that was going to happen.

Nov 30, 2018

ASU professor helps wish to be a published author come true

Piper and Dr. B
When Piper first told her parents that her wish was to become a published author, they weren’t sure how that was going to happen.

Arizona Volunteer Has Adopted Over 12 Wishes

Bill Uhrig has been a supporter of Make-A-Wish in two states for more than a decade.
Make-A-Wish Arizona supporter Bill Uhrig began his work with Make-A-Wish after a personal tragedy left him feeling adrift and looking for an outlet that could provide some happiness.

Nov 29, 2018

Arizona Volunteer Has Adopted Over 12 Wishes

Bill Uhrig has been a supporter of Make-A-Wish in two states for more than a decade.
Make-A-Wish Arizona supporter Bill Uhrig began his work with Make-A-Wish after a personal tragedy left him feeling adrift and looking for an outlet that could provide some happiness.

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.

November Volunteers of the Month, Mackenzie Scroggins and Emily Haglin

November Volunteers of the Month, Mackenzie Scroggins and Emily Haglin with Sydney
Emily Haglin and Mackenzie Scroggins are extraordinary wish granters on their own, and their teamwork on a recent wish truly shows the impact their hard work and compassion has on the families they serve.

Nov 09, 2018

November Volunteers of the Month, Mackenzie Scroggins and Emily Haglin

November Volunteers of the Month, Mackenzie Scroggins and Emily Haglin with Sydney
Emily Haglin and Mackenzie Scroggins are extraordinary wish granters on their own, and their teamwork on a recent wish truly shows the impact their hard work and compassion has on the families they serve.

Board member's desire to give back turns into successful campaign

The Jack in the Box March Wish Star Month campaign
When Adam Stine, current chair of the Make-A-Wish Arizona Board of Directors, first considered giving back to charity, Make-A-Wish Arizona’s mission fit his goals.

Nov 02, 2018

Board member's desire to give back turns into successful campaign

The Jack in the Box March Wish Star Month campaign
When Adam Stine, current chair of the Make-A-Wish Arizona Board of Directors, first considered giving back to charity, Make-A-Wish Arizona’s mission fit his goals.

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.

ACE Asphalt paves the way to Caroline’s wish for a backyard race track

If there is one thing 9-year-old Caroline knows for sure it is that she “likes to go fast.”

Oct 17, 2018

ACE Asphalt paves the way to Caroline’s wish for a backyard race track

If there is one thing 9-year-old Caroline knows for sure it is that she “likes to go fast.”

October Volunteer of the Month, Krizia Ayoub

October Volunteer of the Month
Krizia Ayoub is a self-described hometown kid. She went to high school in Arizona after moving from Texas, so it just made sense to her to volunteer for an organization that started right here in Phoenix.

Oct 10, 2018

October Volunteer of the Month, Krizia Ayoub

October Volunteer of the Month
Krizia Ayoub is a self-described hometown kid. She went to high school in Arizona after moving from Texas, so it just made sense to her to volunteer for an organization that started right here in Phoenix.

September Volunteer of the Month, Dave Upchurch

September Volunteer of the Month, Dave Upchurch
September Volunteer of the Month Dave Upchurch has admired Make-A-Wish Arizona since he heard the story of how it began.

Sep 26, 2018

September Volunteer of the Month, Dave Upchurch

September Volunteer of the Month, Dave Upchurch
September Volunteer of the Month Dave Upchurch has admired Make-A-Wish Arizona since he heard the story of how it began.

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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