At the Alaska Coast Guard base, 8-year-old Andrew was designated an honorary rescue swimmer.
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.
Hunter has wanted a “Snoopy” puppy since before he was diagnosed with cancer, and now his dream has become a reality.
It was a ritual they both loved. In the mornings, starting in kindergarten, Aubrey and her aunt would stop for a treat at Starbucks on their way to school. It was their special time together.
Ken Kieffer was selected from more than 25,000 nominees across the country as the volunteer “who embodies the spirit of volunteerism and has served as a source of inspiration for fellow volunteers, families and Make-A-Wish staff.”
In the midst of a megawatt promotional push for his new Guardians of the Galaxy movie, Chris Pratt actually wants to talk about something other than the film: namely, a kid named Makenna.
Five days ago a little girl, flanked by her family, walked through a tunnel and out into the open. There laid out in front of her was the empty green grass and the empty green seats of Safeco Field.
Felix Hernandez has a big hug waiting for little Sophia at the Mariners' Home Opener.
Before the Mariner's opening game against the Astros, one special super fan's dreams came true. Eight-year-old Sophia, who's fighting a life-threatening heart condition, got to run the bases.
Gig Harbor resident Ken Kieffer has devoted much of his life to volunteer work, which recently earned him recognition as the national 2016 Volunteer of the Year Award from the Arizona-based Make-A-Wish Foundation.
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