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Apr 28, 2016

Electron Boy wished to be a superhero in 2010.

On Superhero Day, we remember 'Electron Boy' Erik

Thursday, April 28, is Superhero Day.

In honor of the occasion, we’d like to re-live one of our favorite local stories – the story of Erik of Bellevue, who saw his dream to be a superhero for a day come true thanks to the Make A Wish Foundation.

Apr 27, 2016

Sierra wished to be a cop for a day.

Local cancer survivor becomes cop for a day

KREM 2 News

A 7-year-old North Idaho girl is living out her dream of being a cop on Wednesday thanks to the Spokane Police Department and the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Apr 27, 2016

Sierra wished to be a cop for a day.

Make-A-Wish Foundation grants child’s wish to be police officer for a day

The Spokesman-Review

Spokane’s newest police officer had barely graduated from the academy when she got her first call.

Apr 05, 2016

Jesse runs the bases in the Mariners Home Opener.

Make-A-Wish teen gets to run the bases at Mariners game

KOMO 4 News

The Mariner's will play their home opener Friday night, but they won't take the field until a special kid makes a run around the bases.

Mar 11, 2016

Allison’s Wish Sends Clean Water to Kids in Haiti

Allison’s Wish Sends Clean Water to Kids in Haiti

Thurston Talk

"I really love shoes," Allison says with a smile. "I have a lot of shoes, but not a lot of people in the world do." She knew of the TOMS "One for One" pledge where for every pair of TOMS shoes purchased, the company will give one pair to a child in need. Allison wanted to be a part of this giving.

Mar 03, 2016

Local FBLA students support Make-A-Wish.

FBLA works to 'Make-A-Wish' come true

Fife Free Press

Columbia Junior High FBLA’s Community Service Project this year is to raise at least $2,500 to help a child’s wish come true for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Jan 18, 2016

Spencer wished to be a Seahawks sports broadcaster.

Thanking Make-A-Wish for 30 Years of Wishes

The Odyssey Online

The Make-A-Wish Foundation is celebrating 30 Years Of Wishes this year. I thought it would be an appropriate time to share the short version of my Wish story as I looked back and remembered everything that my Wish has given me. The following was sent to the Washington/Alaska chapter as somewhat of a thank you letter to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Oct 30, 2015

Alexis wished to make a cartoon to inspire other kids with leukemia to be brave.

Alexis wanted to share her story with the world - as a cartoon

Alexis's wish was to make a cartoon to inspire other kids with leukemia to be brave.

Oct 21, 2015

Phil Torres with Bradon at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America in Portland.

Entomologist Phil Torres Makes a Child’s Wish Come True

Entomology Today

At the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America in Portland, there was a special visitor: Bradon, a nine-year-old boy with a rare genetic condition known as Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Sep 02, 2015

Lauren is greeted by fans at her dance video premiere.

Make-A-Wish Foundation Turns 11-Year-Old Girl Into a Music Video Celebrity

Your Alaska Link

Getting her hair and make-up done was only the beginning of Lauren's Make-A-Wish dream coming true.

Press Contact

Jeannette Tarcha
Vice President of Communications & Marketing 
811 1st Ave., Suite 520
Seattle, WA 98104

Phone : (206) 623-5338
Fax : (206) 623-5333

Latest Status Update

  • La comodidad de las familias de Make-A-Wish, desde la primera llamada que reciben hasta el último detalle del itinerario del deseo es importante para nosotros. Y estamos listos con voluntarios y empleados bilingües, para servirles mejor a aquellas familias que se sienten más cómodas hablando español. Conozcan a Lauren, Michelle y Amy, nuestras tres empleadas que se encargan de todos los detalles para las familias de habla hispana! #MesDeLaHispanidad #HispanicHeritageMonth From the first family call, to the smallest detail on the wish itinerary, the comfort of the wish families we serve is important to us...and we are equipped and ready with bilingual volunteers and employees for those families who prefer to speak Spanish. Meet Lauren, Michelle and Amy, our three employees who take care of all the details for our Spanish speaking families!

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Make-A-Wish® Alaska & Washington
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Seattle, WA 98104
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104 S Freya St
Green Flag Bldg #210
Spokane, WA 99202
(509) 458-2618
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Make-A-Wish® Alaska & Washington, Alaska Office
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Anchorage, AK 99501
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