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Jun 21, 2013

Sophia visits the Weather Channel.

8-year-old girl anchors Weather Channel

USAToday.com

An 8-year-old girl's ultimate dream came true when she had a chance to anchor the weather at the Weather Channel. The Make-A-Wish Foundation made the dream possible for the girl who suffers from a tumor behind her eye.

Jun 11, 2013

Wonder Woman of Wishes, Trina Cottingham

Wonder Woman of Wishes

Evening Magazine

The sign on this woman's door says "Pixie Dust Distributor". See the magical powers she holds when it comes to needy kids.

Jun 11, 2013

Sofia meets Seattle Mariner Felix Martinez.

Big men with big hearts – a tender scene at Safeco

MLB Blogs Network

Sometimes there are days and scenes that remind us there are more important things going on than just baseball games and wins and losses. And yesterday was one of those at Safeco Field, when Sophia Robinson and her family came to meet some Mariners.

May 20, 2013

Make-A-Wish fundraiser Laps for Lou.

Pathfinder K-8 Teacher Lou Cutler's 10th Annual Make-A-Wish Birthday Run

West Seattle Blog

One of the most joyful annual fundraisers in West Seattle is happening right now on the playfield at Pathfinder K-8 on Pigeon Point. Today marks the 10th time Pathfinder PE teacher Lou Cutler has, in honor of his upcoming birthday, run one lap for each year of his age.

May 06, 2013

Students rebuild truck in honor of Make-A-Wish kid.

Hutchison Students Make Progress on 1963 Chevy Truck Restoration Project

Alaska News Miner

A stripped down 50-year-old Chevy truck cab and bed are resting easy in the Hutchison High School during the summer until students return and continue work on the memorial project in the fall.

May 01, 2013

Nathan at his baseball field

Teen’s Wish for Kamiak’s Baseball Field Comes True

Mukilteo Beacon

If 16-year-old Nathan McCarty could have just one wish, it would be to play baseball. Nathan, a Kamiak junior who has leukemia, decided to share his Make-A-Wish and renovate the baseball field at Kamiak High School. It was his way of giving back to his community.

Apr 29, 2013

Ellie is a princess for a day.

Girl with Leukemia is Princess for a Day

KTVA Alaska

On World Wish Day, 7-year-old Ellie Bloechl got the royal treatment around Anchorage, thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Apr 29, 2013

Nate wishes to give back to the community.

A Field of Dreams for Cancer Patient in Mukilteo

Q13 Fox

A local high school athlete stricken with cancer is granted a very special wish. But instead of taking a trip somewhere or meeting his childhood hero, he decided to give back to the sport he loves so much.

Apr 28, 2013

Nate wishes to give back to the community.

Boy's Wish for Kamiak's Baseball Field Comes True

Herald Net

16-year-old leukemia-stricken Kamiak High student chose to give back to his community.

Apr 22, 2013

Robby enjoys his wish

Make-A-Wish Grants Local Child's Wish to Disney World

KTUU.com

Make-A-Wish pulled out its magic wand and granted local six-year-old Robbie a trip to Disney World.

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  • You can make a wish come true for a local child when you donate today. 14-year-old Jack is battling a life-threatening cardiac condition, and he’s wished to have his truck restored. It’s not any old truck. It’s his late grandfather’s truck. Help Jack experience the transformational power of a wish by becoming a Wishmaker today. https://www.crowdrise.com/jackswish

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