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Mar 25, 2015

Greg Wong

Make-A-Wish 'patriarch' left indelible mark on community

The Peninsula Gateway

The Gig Harbor community recently lost one of its most hard-working, engaged and dedicated volunteers.

Mar 12, 2015

Caleb practices with the Washington Capitals.

Teen with heart condition achieves dream of playing with Caps


At a Washington Capitals practice, Caleb got his wish: A chance to suit up and skate with his hero, Caps goalie Braden Holtby.

Feb 26, 2015

Braylynn wished to go to Walt Disney World Resort.

Zones reaches the Auburn community through the heart of a 4-year old girl

Auburn Reporter

Braylynn, survivor of four open-heart surgeries, is seeing her wishes come true with the help of Zones, Inc.

Feb 06, 2015

Wish recipient Itzel makes toys at Build-A-Bear for other kids.

SWEET: Make-A-Wish kids creating Valentine's Day gifts for others

Q13 FOX News

With the help of the Build-A-Bear Workshop, local children from the Make-A-Wish program created Valentine’s Day gifts for other wish kids.

Jan 26, 2015

Daniel finds out he's going to the Super Bowl.

SEE IT: Boy's reaction to learning he's going to the Super Bowl

Q13 Fox News

A 14-year-old boy from Olympia got the surprise of his life when he was called to the principal’s office.

Jan 15, 2015

Wish recipient Violet wishes Juni bon voyage on her own wish trip.

This Little Girl Just Found Out She’s Going To Disneyland In The Cutest Way


When Make-A-Wish granted 3-year-old Juniper’s wish to go to Disneyland, they let her best friend Violet, who previously had her own wish granted, give her the news. Violet’s message is so full of joy and love that your heart might burst.

Dec 25, 2014

Sam died five years ago, but his legacy survives.

Sam’s legacy: How Make-A-Wish changed the lives of 5 kids

The Seattle Times

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.

Dec 14, 2014

Daniel meets Seahawks star Marshawn Lynch.

Special day at Seahawks game for Make-A-Wish kid

Q13 FOX News

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.

Dec 12, 2014

Matthew's wish is granted by the Seahawks.

Seahawks make Matthew’s Wish come true

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.

Dec 12, 2014

Sam pays his wish forward.

Anchorage teen pays it forward

KTVA CBS 11 News

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.

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