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Nov 02, 2016

Connecticut Boy Surprised with a Ballpark in His Backyard

Connecticut Boy Surprised with a Ballpark in His Backyard

In just 34 days over 100 people came together to recreate Fenway park in a 10-year-old boy’s backyard.

Oct 29, 2016

Ted and AJ Experience Historic World Series

Two Wish Boys Experience Historic World Series

MLB

Wish kids Ted and AJ attended Game 4 of the World Series and appeared on the field before the sixth inning for baseball’s Stand Up to Cancer moment.

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

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.

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.

Sep 15, 2016

Wish Kid Hopes to Pursue Marine Biology After Visiting Hawaii

Wish Kid Hopes to Pursue Marine Biology After Visiting Hawaii

KXAN - Austin

Visiting Hawaii to swim with dolphins made such an impact on high school senior, Darryl that he is now hoping to pursue marine biology in college.

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.