Sam died five years ago at age 13, but his legacy survives in the lives and dreams of his brother, sister and mother. This is Sam’s story, and the stories of four other Make-A-Wish kids.
A 13-year-old from Olympia and his family got a special treat today thanks to two West Texas oil companies and Make-A-Wish.
12-year-old Matthew, who is confined to a wheelchair, was granted his wish by Make-A-Wish as he attended the Seahawks’ practice and got to meet Russell Wilson, again.
While he’s battled serious kidney disease for 12 years, 15-year-old Sam is working to make the holidays a little brighter for other children fighting their own medical challenges.
Marc’s original compositions are featured on Starbucks in-house music mix alongside established artists such as Nora Jones, Fiona Apple, Jack Johnson and Sarah McLachlan.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation works to make dreams come true for children across the U.S. facing life-threatening illnesses.
Jamarious and his grandparents recently were given a five-year membership to the YMCA through the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
A second grader battling Leukemia has spent two years in and out of hospitals, but on Friday the child of few words but many powers battled to save Seattle's music scene.
Make-A-Wish made another wish come true, as 15-year-old Gilbert visited the Seahawks’ practice and met with players and coaches. But this wish also included an unexpected surprise.
The Major League Baseball Players Trust donates $20,000 grants to the charity of choice for each winner. Players Choice Award winner Hernandez selected Make-A-Wish Alaska & Washington as his charity.
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