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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.

3 Reasons To Join The Walk For Wishes This Year

Walk For Wishes
Turn your steps into wishes at our most popular, family-friendly event of the year! Create a team for the Walk For Wishes, Sunday, Oct. 7 at Tempe Marketplace.

Sign Up Here

Sep 12, 2018

3 Reasons To Join The Walk For Wishes This Year

Walk For Wishes
Turn your steps into wishes at our most popular, family-friendly event of the year! Create a team for the Walk For Wishes, Sunday, Oct. 7 at Tempe Marketplace.

Sign Up Here

Back at school? Host a Wish Week benefiting Make-A-Wish Arizona this year!

Youth Leadership Council
Anjelina, a senior at McClintock High School, and Jamie, a wish kid and junior at Saguaro High School, both serve on the Make-A-Wish Arizona Youth Leadership Council, with the mission to help grant wishes through their schools.

Sep 04, 2018

Back at school? Host a Wish Week benefiting Make-A-Wish Arizona this year!

Youth Leadership Council
Anjelina, a senior at McClintock High School, and Jamie, a wish kid and junior at Saguaro High School, both serve on the Make-A-Wish Arizona Youth Leadership Council, with the mission to help grant wishes through their schools.

Volunteer wish granters bring joy when wish gets changed due to illness

Volunteers and family
When Mia’s wish to travel to Japan could not be granted due to a progression in her diagnosis, her Make-A-Wish volunteer rallied to create an incredible Japanese experience for her in the hospital instead.

Aug 29, 2018

Volunteer wish granters bring joy when wish gets changed due to illness

Volunteers and family
When Mia’s wish to travel to Japan could not be granted due to a progression in her diagnosis, her Make-A-Wish volunteer rallied to create an incredible Japanese experience for her in the hospital instead.

August Volunteer of the Month: Allyse Sullivan

Allyse Sullivan is the August 2018 Volunteer of the Month
Allyse Sullivan has a unique perspective of Make-A-Wish as an organization. Not only does she grant wishes as a volunteer, she also works for the Make-A-Wish America headquarters in Phoenix.

Aug 22, 2018

August Volunteer of the Month: Allyse Sullivan

Allyse Sullivan is the August 2018 Volunteer of the Month
Allyse Sullivan has a unique perspective of Make-A-Wish as an organization. Not only does she grant wishes as a volunteer, she also works for the Make-A-Wish America headquarters in Phoenix.

Social worker makes it her mission to refer patients for a wish

Jada and Laura
Pediatric Oncology Social Worker Laura knows the impact of a wish. That is why she referred wish kid Jada less than 24 hours after she was diagnosed with cancer.

Aug 15, 2018

Social worker makes it her mission to refer patients for a wish

Jada and Laura
Pediatric Oncology Social Worker Laura knows the impact of a wish. That is why she referred wish kid Jada less than 24 hours after she was diagnosed with cancer.

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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