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Oct 01, 2016

A 10-year-old girl from Idaho uses her wish to donate 13,148 pounds of food to the homeless.

Idaho Teenager Uses Wish To Feed The Hungry

KMVT 11

Emma has undergone surgery three times and has a fourth one coming up. When she was offered a wish, the 13-year-old rallied her community to donate 13,148 pounds of food to the homeless.

Oct 01, 2016

6-year-old Rhylan wish came true when he signed with the Royals, under the watchful eye of manager Dayton Moore.

6-year-old Cancer Survivor’s Wish To Sign With The Royals Comes True

Star-Telegram

6-year-old Rhylan wish came true when he signed with the Royals, under the watchful eye of manager Dayton Moore.

Oct 01, 2016

Wish kid Gracie, who is paralyzed by a rare illness, used her wish to donate $5,000 to the Grace Fisher Foundation that works to expand music therapy.

Paralyzed Teen Musician Uses Wish To Donate to Music Therapy Foundation

CBS4 Denver

Wish kid Gracie, who is paralyzed by a rare illness, used her wish to donate $5,000 to the Grace Fisher Foundation that works to expand music therapy.

Aug 30, 2016

Sandy Blevins celebrates granting 100 wishes for Make-A-Wish Oklahoma

Volunteer Celebrates 100 Wishes

The Oklahoman

Sandy Blevins loves her role as a wish granter and recently reached a milestone seven years in the making.

Jul 27, 2016

Wish kid Rachelle will be attending the Olympics to watch her fellow rowers

Make-A-Wish® Sending Dayton Family to Rio for Olympics

WDTN.com

For seven years, 16-year old Rachelle has been an avid rower. She will be attending the Olympics to watch her fellow rowers.

Jun 01, 2016

Wish kid Tra raised money for Make-A-Wish by running a lemonade stand

Wish Kid Opens Lemonade Stand For Second Year To Benefit Make-A-Wish

KAMC TV

During Lubbock Lemonade Day, Tra braved the cold weather and held a lemonade stand in order to raise money for Make-A-Wish. In 2014, Make-A-Wish granted Tra's wish to go to Disney World. Years later, he still remembers the trip as "awesome." He wanted to raise money so Make-A-Wish may continue to grant wishes. Learn about Tra and his lemonade stand.

May 06, 2016

Make-A-Wish® In the News

On Mother’s Day, Wish kids feel ‘quite literally on top of the world’

Washington Post

Every year, nearly 400 trucks get together to drive a 26-mile route in support of Make-A-Wish. Every truck fundraises, and some drive wish kids around. This year, on Mother's Day, organizers hope the convoy will take back the Guinness World Record for the longest truck convoy.

May 01, 2016

Make-A-Wish® In the News

Ryan Reynolds honors his friend, Connor, through touching Facebook tribute

USA Today

Ryan Reynolds was connected with 13-year-old Connor through Make-A-Wish. The two watched a rough copy of Deadpool together, and eventually became friends. After Connor passed, Reynolds wrote a touching Facebook tribute about Connor.

Apr 29, 2016

Make-A-Wish® In the News

Wish Kid Colby Gets a Little Help from his WWE Friends

Miami Herald

Colby's wish was to create a website to celebrate and discuss outdoor sports and activities. Little did he know he would accomplish that with some help from a few WWE friends. Colby visited WWE headquarters to tour the facility and meet with various people to help him build his website. They even designed the logo for the website and got him started with some promotional materials.

Mar 02, 2016

Make-A-Wish® In the News

Amelia Wishes to take Care of the World

The Washington Post

8-year-old Amelia wished to take care of the world by leading a city-wide park clean-up. Hundreds of volunteers showed up to help Amelia take care of the world, and she inspired hundreds more across the country to do their part in taking care of the world in their local communities.