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Latest Make-a-Wish Foundation Stories

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...

2013-02-05 12:21:10

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Dealerships in Northern California and Central Valley today announced a yearlong partnership with the Greater Bay Area, Northeastern California and Central California Make-A-Wish chapters, furthering its philanthropic community efforts to improve the lives of children with life-threatening medical conditions. Now through the end of 2013, customers are encouraged to donate $10 to Make-A-Wish at their local Northern California and...

2012-12-12 08:21:08

PLANO, Texas, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- David McDavid Lincoln of Plano will make an attempt to raise $6,000 for The Make-A-Wish Foundation during their "Lincoln Drive Smart" Event. This event originally scheduled for December 12, 2012 has been moved to 1st Quarter 2013 due to inventory constraints. "It's important to all of us to make sure programs like this receive the funding they need to continue the great work they do all year, and we're excited to raise money for such a worthy...

2012-11-21 12:22:08

DALLAS, Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It truly is better to give than to receive, especially during the holidays, which is why AT&T* is excited to announce a new holiday campaign that will help Make-A-Wish grant wishes for children across the country who have life-threatening medical conditions. Through its "28 Days of Wishes" holiday campaign, AT&T will donate $210,000 to Make-A-Wish so the wishes of 28 boys and girls in 22 cities will become a reality. Over the next few weeks,...

2012-11-21 08:22:27

LINCOLN, Neb., Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln, NE based Digital Marketing company Turbine Interactive recently partnered with the Make-A-Wish Foundation to document a wish grant to recipient Cayden Hubbard for their National wish stories campaign. "We were honored to partner with Make-A-Wish to document Cayden's wish from inception to fulfillment. It's an amazing story and Turbine enjoyed not only helping with the production side of things, but also in getting to know Cayden and...

2012-11-14 12:29:47

Over 1 Million Consumers Took Part in "One Minute. One Million." Initiative at 3,000 Walmarts PHOENIX and MIAMI, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- No-contract cell phone leader Straight Talk Wireless today presented a check to Make-A-Wish for $1,104,722 to conclude the successful "One Minute. One Million." campaign. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121114/DC13182LOGO ) Over the course of four weekends in September and October, more than one million consumers turned...

2012-11-09 08:30:41

DENVER, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UsingMiles.com has become a proud sponsor of Make-A-Wish(®), to help the non-profit organization raise a critical resource for the travel wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions nationwide, the organizations announced today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110407/LA78848LOGO) UsingMiles.com, which enables users to track and manage their rewards programs all in one place, will assist Make-A-Wish in acquiring more...

2012-08-17 23:04:22

eSpecial Needs helps grant a multi-sensory room to a special needs child with Make-A-Wish Missouri for World Wish Day®. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) August 17, 2012 Make-A-Wish Missouri wanted to grant a multi-sensory room as a wish to Luke on World Wish Day. eSpecial Needs ensured the functionality and timely delivery of the special needs products Luke needed. As a national sponsor of Make-A-Wish, eSpecial Needs works with the organization on a regular basis, providing expert advice and...

2012-07-12 02:27:53

BEAVERTON, Ore., July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- VTech® Communications, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of VTech Holdings Ltd. (HKSE: 303) and the largest U.S. cordless phone manufacturer, today announced a campaign to raise money for Make-A-Wish( )by donating $2 from every phone, baby monitor and qualifying accessory purchase made on certain VTech's websites. VTech also invites shoppers to help grant wishes by including a personal contribution to their purchase. From July 1, 2012 through...

2012-07-11 10:20:16

COSTA MESA, Calif., July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Star Wars(TM) themed Course of the Force charity relay completed its journey to San Diego today. Hyundai, the official vehicle of the relay, joined Lucasfilm Ltd., Nerdist Industries and Octagon to complete an Olympic-style lightsaber relay where participants journeyed from Santa Monica to San Diego, leading up to Comic-Con International while benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation®. (Photo:...