Latest Make-a-Wish Foundation Stories

2013-06-11 23:26:15

On June 15th and 16th, Austin's Over the Edge urges locals to help raise awareness and money for the 3rd Annual event that benefits Make-A-Wish Central & South Texas. Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Overcoming the anxiety of a life-threatening illness is tough on adults. Children are especially distressed when a frightening diagnosis is explained to young ones. Because of that, Scott Biscoe with the Biscoe Insurance Group, Inc. urges residents to become involved with the 3rd Annual...

2013-04-06 23:02:49

Grow Vending's local Chicago operator provides healthy snacks to Make-A-WIsh Foundation employees. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) April 06, 2013 The Illinois chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation will soon host a Grow Vending Machine in an effort to provide their staff with healthy, balanced snack choices. Both organizations are seeking to make a difference in the lives of people, and Grow Vending is excited to be a part of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The machine will be accessible to all Chicago...

2013-04-01 23:02:51

As part of a month-long celebration, Make-A-Wish encourages people around the U.S. to donate dollars or airline miles to fund airline tickets for wishes that involve travel Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) April 01, 2013 It´s a celebration more than 30 years in the making: in 1980, a 7-year-old boy received his heartfelt wish to be a police officer for a day. That one wish inspired the founding of Make-A-Wish® and launched the wish granting movement that circles the globe today. Beginning April...

2013-02-09 23:04:56

Patti Dickey and Todd Stroup join Board of Directors Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) February 08, 2013 Make-A-Wish Georgia, a non-profit organization whose mission is to grant the wishes of children with life threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy, is pleased to announce the appointment of Patricia L. Dickey and Todd Stroup to its Board of Directors. Patti Dickey, of Dickey Broadcasting Company and Modern Luxury, is both a business powerhouse and...

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