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Jun 11, 2017

Wish kid Grace receives a puppy

Child cancer survivor receives a puppy

NBC 5 News – Vermont

When Grace was diagnosed with leukemia at the age of 2, the gift of a stuffed puppy helped her through her treatments and hospital stay. The 5-year-old’s love for dogs continues to this day so her parents were not surprised their daughter wished to have a puppy when Make-A-Wish volunteers visited their home. Grace was presented with Lucy at her wish reveal and their bond was instantaneous.

May 02, 2017

T.J. got to announce the Ravens' first-round pick at the 2017 NFL Draft

Ravens fan wishes to announce the team’s first-round draft pick

Sports Illustrated

T.J. eats, sleeps and breathes football—particularly his Baltimore Ravens. And his wish was granted at the 2017 NFL Draft when he got to announce the Ravens' first-round draft pick.

Apr 27, 2017


Topgolf Lighting Targets Blue for World Wish Day®


Following $100,000 donation, Topgolf light show intended to raise awareness and funds for Make-A-Wish on April 29

Mar 23, 2017

wish kid Hannah

Volunteers make Hannah's wish come true

KRQE News 13 -- Albuquerque

During treatments for a brain tumor, Hannah wished to have her own personal place to escape. A group of volunteers are keeping her spirits up, building the playhouse of Hannah's imagination. Local professionals and workers have spent the last three weeks putting finishing touches on the 12-year-old's dream.

Mar 06, 2017

Robert wished to be a Navy Sailor

Sailor for the day

Pacific Daily News - Guam

Robert was enlisted into the U.S. Navy. After taking his oath of duty, the new recruit joined several units at U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG). Robert observed a variety of demonstrations, took a ride on a U.S. Coast Guard Sector boat and rode an NBG firetruck with emergency personnel. Robert’s day concluded with the End of Tour award for a job well done.

Feb 20, 2017

Hazen wished for new video game systems for other kids in his hospital

Portland 7-year-old uses his wish for others in the hospital

Fox 12 Oregon

During his four-hour treatments at the hospital, Hazen found playing video games made him happy and helped pass the time. When Make-A-Wish Oregon asked Hazen what he would wish for, the generous boy wanted to deliver TVs, tablets, gaming systems and an assortment of new games for other kids at Randall Children’s Hospital.

Feb 12, 2017

Four wish kids at The Grammys

Bay Village Teen Attends Grammy Awards Ceremony

Cleveland 19 Digital Team

Jane, 14, was one of four wish kids who wished to attend the 59th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony. Jane and her three new friends posed with many celebrities on the red carpet.

Feb 08, 2017

Blizzard Entertainment

Mischief Raises More Than $2.5 Million for Make-A-Wish®

Thanks to the overwhelming generosity of the World of Warcraft community, Blizzard raised more than $2.5 million for Make-A-Wish.

Jan 24, 2017

Mac wished to fly in a helicopter

Mac's wish to take flight

WRAL 5 - Raleigh, North Carolina

Mac’s wish to fly in a helicopter was granted two days after his birthday. Raleigh’s NBC affiliate, WRAL-TV, offered its Sky 5 news helicopter to give the 8-year-old "the best day ever."

More videos about Mac, and other wishes granted by Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina, can be found here.

Jan 04, 2017

Wish kid Andrew wished to meet the people who helped him navigate the internet

Blind teen visits Florida company that changed his life

10 News - Tampa, Florida

Following his kidney transplant, Andrew wished to go to Florida and meet the people who help him navigate the Internet. Watch Andrew’s visit to Freedom Scientific and learn about JAWS, a tool that breaks down online obstacles for people with visual impairments.