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May 06, 2014

Jayrah wished to be a model.

Jayrah Becomes Seattle's Fashion Star

youlookfab.com

Sixteen year old Jayrah from Granite Falls suffers from a degenerative neuro-muscular disorder called Friedreich’s Ataxia, but that doesn’t stop her from being quite the fashionista.

Apr 30, 2014

Jace becomes a ninja turtle.

A wish come true: 5-year-old gets turtle power

Fairbanks Daily News Miner

Five-year-old Jace Herbert weaved his way stealthily through the lingerie aisle at Fred Meyer West on Tuesday, drawing a quizzical look from a nearby shopper lucky enough to catch a glimpse of the sneaking young ninja.

Apr 30, 2014

Ken Griffey Jr. featured in Wish Granted Book.

Wish Granted

From the Corner of Edgar & Dave Blog

Ken Griffey Jr., one of the most enthusiastic supporters of Make-A-Wish, is featured in a new book released this week called Wish Granted.

Apr 29, 2014

Tiffani gets a princess experience on World Wish Day.

10-year-old girl has wish granted, plays princess for a day

KTVA

Tiffani loves the Disney princesses, especially Ariel, so she decided on a family trip to Disneyland.

Apr 08, 2014

Wish recipient Avinash runs the bases in the Mariners 2014 Home Opener.

Make-A-Wish Running of the Bases

Evening Magazine

10-year-old Avinash will get the baseball party started at the "Safe" with the ceremonial running of the bases.

Apr 08, 2014

Avinash runs the bases at the Mariners Home Opener.

Young Mariners Fan Runs Bases

MLB.com

The Mariners continue a tradition of having a young fan run the bases to start the season with Avinash of Tacoma doing the honor.

Mar 02, 2014

Connor participated in the 2014 Iditarod.

Iditarider 2014 – A Great Ride for a Cool Kid!

kaiserracing.com

Team Kaiser was honored to be chosen to be the Make-A-Wish foundation Iditarider this year. Connor was our rider this year and he really enjoyed himself and we were so happy to be a part of his Iditarod experience!

Mar 01, 2014

Lauren participates in the Iditarod.

Child cancer survivor experiences Iditarod

KTVA Alaska

Iditarod mushers put a lot of thought into which dogs make up their team. Ten-year-old Lauren Rust picked her favorites based on how fluffy their tails are.

Feb 01, 2014

Shaline wished to go to the Super Bowl.

Dreams come true for 13 kids going to Super Bowl

USA Today

Shaline John, a life-long Seattle Seahawks fan, has a lot in common with her favorite team. Both had to fight, persevere and remain committed in order to attend Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday.

Jan 05, 2014

Shaeleigh wished to go to Alaska.

Tennessee 12-year-old gets wish to visit Alaska

Fairbanks Daily News Miner

When 12-year-old Shealeigh was given a wish by the Make-a-Wish Foundation she didn't want to go to Disneyland like all the other kids, she wanted to go to Alaska.

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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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