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Latest Make-a-Wish Foundation Stories

2011-01-10 17:45:00

DETROIT, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Saab Cars North America today announced a $100,000 donation to the Make-A-Wish Foundation® as a result of Saab's Test Drive campaign that ran November 22, 2010 through January 3, 2011. Through the thousands of Saab test drives at dealerships across the US, Saab will help the Make-A-Wish Foundation grant the wishes of many more children with life-threatening medical conditions nationwide. "Saab is proud to be associated with the...

2010-12-16 07:00:00

ROYAL OAK, Mich., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Test driving a Saab before January 3 can help make a wish come true for a child with a life-threatening medical condition thanks to the Saab Drive to Give program and the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Saab Cars North America will donate $50 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation each time one of its vehicles, including the all-new 9-5 sedan or iconic 9-3 sedan or sport combi models are sampled, thus helping enrich the lives of children facing...

2010-12-14 07:30:00

PHOENIX, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The LATISSE® Wishes Challenge campaign, sponsored by Allergan, Inc., makers of LATISSE® (bimatoprost ophthalmic solution) 0.03%, generated more than $413,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation® to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. Inspired by the tradition of blowing on an eyelash to make wishes come true, the LATISSE® Wishes Challenge ran from June...

2010-11-26 09:00:00

DALLAS, Nov. 26, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southwest Airlines today announced an innovative way for people on Facebook to give the opportunity of travel to children who need it most. Through an alliance with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Southwest Airlines will offer the Foundation $1 in travel each time a Customer uses Facebook Deals to check-in at any of Southwest Airlines' 69 airports. Facebook users simply need to use their smart phone to check-in using Facebook Places, and share...

2010-11-22 00:00:40

On Sunday, November 21st, Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Greater Los Angeles will be unveiling a brand new playground. Santa Fe Springs, CA (PRWEB) November 20, 2010 On Sunday, November 21st, Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Greater Los Angeles will be unveiling a brand new playground. 6-year-old Tiffany Miranda or "Tiffy" will be surprised to see her new play set come to life in front of her family and friends. Tiffy is a remarkable and brave child that cooperates with her doctors. She...

2010-11-03 15:34:00

ATLANTA, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Georgia and Alabama announces a new partnership with Atlanta-based Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolled products and beverage can recycling. Novelis has donated $200,000 to the foundation to be used to grant wishes and $50,000 for event sponsorships, representing the single largest corporate gift to date for the Make-A-Wish chapter. "Partnering with Make-A-Wish gives us the opportunity to make a...

2010-10-21 22:03:00

Airline recognized with international corporate partner award CALGARY, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today was presented with a Make-A-Wish(R) International Corporate Partner Award for 2009. Make-A-Wish International asked each of its affiliates around the world to nominate their one outstanding corporate partner for the 2009 Affiliate Partner Recognition Awards, which were presented at the Make-A-Wish Foundation's 30th Anniversary Celebration Conference in Orlando, Florida. Following its...

2010-10-01 07:30:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines, the Something mAAgic Foundation® and the Miles for Kids in Need(SM) program are partnering with four wish-granting organizations to grant children their fondest wishes with a trip to Orlando, Fla. Today, 43 courageous wish kids will participate in the 15th WishFlight. WishFlight, Something mAAgic's annual marquee event, sends children with chronic or life-threatening medical conditions and their families to...

2010-09-21 15:20:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Think of it as the Super Bowl of chain saw carving. Four of the best chain saw artists on the circuit will once again return to the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta® in New Mexico October 1-3 to carve for the Make-a-Wish® Foundation of New Mexico and compete in the 6th Annual ECHO National Chain Saw Carving Championship. Who will be judged the superior carver? Mike Bihlmaier (Marengo, IL), Mark Colp (Lakeport,...

2010-08-31 12:48:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- ECHO's popular Chain Saw Carving Team will once again return to the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta® in New Mexico October 1-3 to carve for the Make-a-Wish® Foundation of New Mexico and compete in the 6th Annual ECHO National Chain Saw Carving Championship. This year's championship once again showcases the ECHO team members to see who will be judged as the superior carver. The four professional carvers will...


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