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Nov 30, 2017

Bradley McDougald shares his 'My Cause, My Cleats' story.

Thursday Round-Up: Bradley McDougald Shares His 'My Cause, My Cleats' Story

Seahawks.com

Bradley McDougald showed off his special kicks in a social media video for Uninterrupted, explaining why he'll support Make-A-Wish with his shoes during Seattle's Sunday Night Football matchup with the Philadelphia Eagles at CenturyLink Field.

Nov 21, 2017

Markella wished to see a rainbow eucalyptus tree in Hawaii.

Alaska girl enjoys journey to 'magical' tree with Make-A-Wish

KHON

The most magical thing Markella wanted to see is the rainbow eucalyptus tree, so Make-A-Wish made that happen.

Oct 28, 2017

Sawyer wished to have a chicken coop and chickens.

Watching chickens helps him through chemo; now boy’s birds have a home

Tri-City Herald

Sawyer, who is fighting leukemia, asked Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington for a chicken coop and chickens. Sawyer likes to watch videos of chickens on YouTube when he’s undergoing chemotherapy.

Oct 28, 2017

Sawyer wished to have a chicken coop and chickens.

Three-year-old Burbank boy's Make-A-Wish comes true

KEPR

Three-year old Sawyer was diagnosed with leukemia last summer. But for a moment, he forgot about all that, because Saturday was Sawyer's wish day.

Aug 18, 2017

10 children became 12s when their Seahawks wishes were granted.

10 Make-A-Wish children enjoy football time with Seahawks players (VIDEO)

Q13 Fox News

Ten children from across the United States, each struggling with a life-threatening illness, all became 12s on Friday.

Aug 03, 2017

West wished to ride the waves.

After cancer, Wish Kid West wanted to ride the waves

KOMO News

When we met 5-year old West, he was ready to ride. He set his skateboard down with a clunk so he could cruise free. He just needed a little help from his mom.

Aug 03, 2017

Andrew wished to join the Alaska Coast Guard.

Washington boy becomes honorary rescue swimmer in Alaska

KOMO News

An 8-year-old boy from Woodland, Washington, has become an honorary rescue swimmer with the U.S. Coast Guard in Alaska.

Jul 11, 2017

Andrew wished to be a Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer.

Woodland boy becomes honorary rescue swimmer in Alaska

The Columbian

At the Alaska Coast Guard base, 8-year-old Andrew was designated an honorary rescue swimmer.

Jun 20, 2017

Isabell was honored at Fred Meyer's Jewelers in Fairbanks.

Local teen gets special jewelry experience though Make-A-Wish

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Isabell was honored Monday at a special Make-A-Wish event at Fred Meyer’s Jewelers, where she got to choose special charms and design her own bracelet.

Jun 20, 2017

Hunter wished to have a puppy.

Make-A-Wish surprises Maple Valley boy with puppy

King5.com

Hunter has wanted a “Snoopy” puppy since before he was diagnosed with cancer, and now his dream has become a reality.

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  • ‘Tis the season of generosity, and we’re so grateful for amazing partners like Fran's Chocolates. During one of the busiest shopping weeks of the year, Fran herself gave wish kid Avery a personal tour of the chocolate factory and helped Avery make chocolates to take on her wish trip to New York City. Talk about a magical start to a wish?! Have a wonderful trip, Avery.

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