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2014-04-11 16:21:33

PICKERING, ON, April 11, 2014 /CNW/ - In concurrence with National Volunteer Week, The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada is pleased to announce that Jocelyne and Claude Giguère will be the recipients of the 2014 Laura Cole Volunteer of the Year Award. More than two decades have passed since Jocelyne and Claude Giguère's daughter, Marjorie, got her Children's Wish to meet Mitsou, the Quebec singer and actress. For the Montreal couple, that unforgettable experience marked the...

2014-03-31 23:05:04

Airline Miles Help Wish Kids Travel to Wish Destinations Around the World Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Most Americans have seen or heard of a wish come true – whether it’s a 5-year-old boy rescuing a city as his favorite superhero, a young girl wishing to dance with a prince, or a teenager relishing beachside moments in the Caribbean, miles away from the thought of treatment and the pain of hospital visits. Few recognize the resources Make-A-Wish uses to grant the wishes of...

2014-01-24 23:00:47

At least one wish kid has attended every Super Bowl since 1982. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Make-A-Wish® will soon be sending a team of fans to the New York City-area in the form of 13 kids with life-threatening medical conditions who wished to attend Super Bowl XLVIII. The wishes are made possible through the generous support of the NFL and others. The young football fans and their families are traveling from ten states and will arrive in New Jersey and New York on...

2014-01-14 08:26:53

COLUMBIA, Md., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After succumbing to excruciating hip pain, Matthew knew something was wrong. After months of misdiagnosis doctors found Acute Lymphoid Leukemia had ravaged his pelvis. Kids Wish Network stepped in to bring hope to this difficult situation by granting Matthew's wish of visiting New York City. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140114/PH45330) Matthew's Acute Lymphoid Leukemia (ALL) was so progressive that by the...

2014-01-09 08:24:25

BOSTON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diagnosed with a life-threatening condition at the age of 9, Nicole's life has been turned upside down. Now at 16 years of age, Nicole is battling with brittle diabetes and gastro intestinal issues and is constantly in and out of the hospital. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140109/PH43014-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140109/PH43014-b) After postponing her wish a full year due to hospitalization, Nicole was...

2013-12-29 23:01:46

On Dec.26, PositiveSingles surveyed its members to find out what their biggest Christmas wish was. The results showed that most members wanted to find their true love. Los Angeles California (PRWEB) December 29, 2013 The number one website for people who have tested positive for sexually transmitted diseases, PositiveSingles.com,is releasing the results of its latest survey on Dec. 26. This time around, 5,000 of the members were randomly picked to participate in the survey. They were...

2013-12-23 23:01:20

An Unforgettable Wildlife Adventure for Thor San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Underground Elephant, an Advertising Technology company, announced the company's partnership with Make-A-Wish San Diego granting a local boy's wish to a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Alaska. Make-A-Wish San Diego announced Underground Elephant's pledge at the 3rd Annual So You Wish You Could Skate competition held at Hotel Del Coronado last evening. Thor is a brave 11-year boy who has battled...

2013-12-11 08:25:30

ELDORADO, Ill., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International children's charity Kids Wish Network commends Elijah Wood for helping make a dream come true for Eldorado teenager Jaynna, who suffers from Rasmussen's Encephalitis. Jaynna had the opportunity to meet Elijah Wood of Lord of the Rings on an all expenses-paid trip to Los Angeles. Kids Wish Network is a Florida-based organization dedicated to infusing hope, creating happy memories, and improving the quality of life for...

2013-12-09 08:26:28

Join the cause and text DONATE to 80088 to give $10 to Make-A-Wish Dec. 9 through Dec. 31; Reply with YES to confirm your donation NEWINGTON, N.H., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Planet Fitness, the innovative health club franchise known for its Judgement Free Zone(®) and affordable prices, today announced that the company's franchisees nationwide are giving a holiday gift of $100,000 to Make-A-Wish. Planet Fitness is also launching a "Holiday Challenge for Wishes" and is encouraging...

2013-11-19 16:26:04

NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nonprofit organizations should never have to decrease their services due to the economy. That is why Watertree Health, a leading provider of FREE prescription discount cards, is partnering with Make-A-Wish(®) Arizona to provide financial support for the work they do for children with life-threatening medical conditions. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130318/NY78695LOGO) From now until October 25, 2014, Watertree Health will...