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Apr 22, 2013

Robby enjoys his wish

Make-A-Wish Grants Local Child's Wish to Disney World

KTUU.com

Make-A-Wish pulled out its magic wand and granted local six-year-old Robbie a trip to Disney World.

Apr 21, 2013

Wish week is happening in Alaska!

Make-A-Wish Foundation and AKontheGO Team Up for Wish Week 2013!

AkontheGO.com

If I happened to be a government official, I’d start tomorrow with a proclamation: “Whereas, the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Alaska and Washington is the coolest organization around...

Apr 19, 2013

Laura spreads joy as a volunteer

Port Orchard Woman Making Dreams Come True

Port Orchard Independent

Laura Shaw is like any other Port Orchard resident. But what makes her different is the time she spends making wishes coming true for children with life-threatening medical conditions.

Apr 18, 2013

Gwen's wish is fulfilled

Bellevue Teen Granted Wish

Bellevue Reporter

Gwenn, 13, of Bellevue, who lives with life-threatening disorders of mitochondrial metabolism, has had her wish fulfilled to visit her favorite theme parks in Orlando, Fla., courtesy of UnitedHealthcare and Make-A-Wish.

Apr 09, 2013

Marlee beams after completing the base run

Mariners, Make-A-Wish Foundation Make Girl's Dream Come True

KOMOnews.com

Wish kid Marlee is featured during Eric Johnson's "Eric's Little Heroes" segment on KOMO 4 News.

Apr 08, 2013

Marlee and her family eagerly await her big moment.

Mariners Opening Day Fun for Sammamish Liver Transplant Survivor

Sammamish-Issaquah Patch

Eleven-year-old Marlee Burkett will "Run the Bases" at Safeco Field as part of tonight's Seattle Mariners Opening Day Festivities.

Mar 04, 2013

Hannah's Iditarod debut

Dreams Come True at the Iditarod Start

KTVA Alaska

The excitement of the Iditarod Ceremonial Start reverberated throughout downtown Anchorage.

Mar 02, 2013

Hannah's Iditarod debut

Thank You: Wish Kid Dream Fulfilled

AKonthego.com

I am simply stunned by the amount of positive support for Make-A-Wish Kid Hannah, today. Signs downtown, signs along the trail, signs at the finish line - THIS is why we love Alaska.

Feb 15, 2013

Carl lives his dream in Hawaii

Washington Boy Receives WWII Survival Wish

KHON2 News

A Washington state boy is living out his dreams in Hawaii. This weekend, Carl Hess will serve as a military pilot and receive VIP treatment at Pearl Harbor.

Feb 15, 2013

Carl lives his wish in Hawaii

Make-A-Wish Foundation Grants Young Boy Secret Mission in Hawaii

KITV

From the minute the plane landed, the mission had begun and we're talking about a very special mission for an 11-year-old boy in a fight against cancer.

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  • Wishes impact the whole family. Nicole, Laycee’s mom says, “This trip allowed our family to set our reality aside and enjoy our time together, making lasting memories that we will cherish forever.” You can become a monthly wish maker, and help more kids like Laycee create life-long memories: https://youtu.be/gAisozmgoOE

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Seattle, WA 98104
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Spokane, WA 99202
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