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News Releases

Date

December 12, 2014

Location

Seattle, WA

Macy's and Make-A-Wish Team Up to Grant "Wishes Across America" During National Believe Day Celebration

Wish Kid Isaac to use custom workbench to build toys for children at local hospital.

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Date

December 10, 2014

Location

Anchorage, AK

Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington Recipient, Sam, Pays it Forward this Holiday Season at SteamDot Coffee

This holiday season, Sam is asking Anchorage locals to follow his lead by giving gifts to children and their siblings who are waiting for their Make-A-Wish experience.

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Date

October 08, 2014

Location

Anchorage, AK

Make-A-Wish® and Taco Bell® Partner to Grant Lauren's Dance Video Wish

This fall, 13 Alaska Taco Bell locations are partnering with the local Make-A-Wish chapter to grant Lauren’s wish to be a dance star in her own music video.

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Date

October 08, 2014

Location

Seattle, WA

The Seattle Seahawks Grant a Wish to Remember!

Wish kid will meet his favorite players Jermaine Kearse, Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch on October 10th and 12th.

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Date

September 17, 2014

Location

Seattle, WA

Felix Hernandez is Mariners Nominee for MLB's Roberto Clemente Award

MLB Roberto Clemente Award nominee Felix Hernandez chooses Make-A-Wish® Alaska and Washington to receive nomination grant.

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Date

September 16, 2014

Location

Seattle, WA

Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington Elects New Board Leadership and New Members to Board of Trustees

Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington, the local nonprofit organization that grants wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions, is pleased to announce its new Board of Trustee leadership for fiscal year 2014-2015.

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Date

September 16, 2014

Location

Seattle, WA

Make-A-Wish® Alaska and Washington Elects Julie Rezek to Board of Trustees

Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington, the nonprofit organization that grants wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions, is pleased to announce that Julie Rezek has joined the Board of Trustees.

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Date

September 11, 2014

Location

Seattle, WA

Make-A-Wish® Alaska and Washington Elects Thomas Faley to Board of Trustees

Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington is pleased to announce that Thomas Faley has joined the Board of Trustees.

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Date

September 04, 2014

Location

Seattle, WA

Make-A-Wish® Alaska and Washington Announces New Staff

Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington, the local nonprofit organization that grants wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions, has hired Sarah Haggen as Corporate Relations Manager.

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Date

June 03, 2014

Location

Carnation, WA

Local Boy to Become Royalty

Make-A-Wish® Alaska and Washington partners with Camp Korey to deliver a wish fit for a king.

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Date

May 27, 2014

Location

Seattle, WA

West Seattle Teacher Makes Wishes Come True By Running in Circles

Each year, in celebration of his birthday, Lou invites students, parents, colleagues and community members to join him in running laps around their school to raise money for Make-A-Wish.

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Date

May 23, 2014

Location

Lake Forest Park, WA

Local Boy to Jump for Joy on His New Springfree Trampoline Thanks to Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington

Seven-year-old Milo of Lake Forest Park will soon be flying high when he experiences his wish for a SpringfreeTM Trampoline in his backyard.

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Date

May 01, 2014

Location

Seattle, WA

Make-A-Wish® Alaska and Washington Announces New Staff

Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington, the local nonprofit organization that grants wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions, has hired Elizabeth Van Huffel as a Wish Coordinator.

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Date

April 25, 2014

Make-A-Wish® Alaska Elects Lia Patton to Board of Trustees

Make-A-Wish® Alaska Elects Lia Patton to Board of Trustees

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Date

April 17, 2014

Location

Fairbanks, AK

Fairbanks Boy to Receive Ninja Turtle Celebration Thanks to Make-A-Wish® Alaska and Local Community

Fairbanks boy to receive Ninja Turtle celebration thanks to Make-A-Wish® Alaska and local community

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Date

April 17, 2014

Location

Anchorage, AK

Make-A-Wish® Alaska celebrates Wish Week with Oompa Loompas and a mermaid send-off in Anchorage!

Make-A-Wish® Alaska celebrates Wish Week with Oompa Loompas and a mermaid send-off in Anchorage!

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Date

April 16, 2014

Location

Seattle, WA

Make-A-Wish® Washington Transforms Teen into Seattle’s Newest Fashion Star; Nordstrom and Four Seasons Hotel Seattle Roll Out Red Carpet

Nordstrom and the Four Seasons Seattle Hotel roll out the red carpet as Make-A-Wish® Washington transforms a Granite Falls teen into Seattle’s newest fashion star

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Date

April 14, 2014

Location

Spokane, WA

Make-A-Wish® Washington Elects Barbi Hawkins, Brian Kingsbury and Natalie Wright to Board of Trustees

Make-A-Wish, the nonprofit organization that grants wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions, is pleased to announce three new members to the Board of Trustees from Eastern Washington.

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Date

April 01, 2014

Location

Seattle, WA

Local Make-A-Wish® Child Will Be First to Run Bases at the Mariners 2014 Home Opener

10-year-old Make-A-Wish® recipient Avinash of Tacoma, WA is excited to be the first to round the bases at the Mariners Opening Night on Monday, April 8th against the Los Angeles Angels

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Date

March 22, 2014

Location

Lynnwood, WA

Make-A-Wish® Alaska and Washington to grant local boy’s wish for an action packed shopping spree

Make-A-Wish® Alaska and Washington to grant local boy’s wish for an action packed shopping spree

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Date

March 19, 2014

Location

Lakewood, WA

Make-A-Wish® Washington Enhances a Local Girl's Life Through a Service Dog Wish

Trystyn’s new seizure dog will help keep her safe, as well as become her life-long companion. A shopping spree is planned for Sunday, March 23, so they can bond and she can stock up on necessary pet supplies.

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Date

February 10, 2014

Location

Anchorage, AK

Local Taco Bells® partner with Make-A-Wish® Alaska to grant Sam’s Antarctica wish

Sam’s expedition to Antarctica was made possible by the partnership of local Taco Bell customers and Make-A-Wish Alaska, the non-profit organization that grants wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions.

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Date

January 28, 2014

Location

Snoqualmie, WA

Make-A-Wish Families to Attend Super Bowl Thanks to Snoqualmie Indian Tribe

Three Make-A-Wish families will see the Seahawks take on the Denver Broncos at Super Bowl XLVIII thanks to the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe.

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Date

January 27, 2014

Location

Seattle, WA

"First & Give" Charitable Championship

Win-win contest will raise money for causes in Super Bowl rivals’ cities. It’s The Seattle Foundation vs. The Denver Foundation in the “First & GIVE Charitable Championship.”

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Date

January 14, 2014

Location

Seattle, Washington

Join us at the 2014 Wish Night® Gala & Auction!

Make-A-Wish® Alaska and Washington's Wish Night® Gala & Auction annual fund raising event.

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Date

January 03, 2014

Location

Washington

Wishes on wheels: Silverdale teen wishes to renovate his car, and his community makes it happen.

Wishes on wheels: a Silverdale teen undergoing treatment for kidney failure wishes to renovate his car, and his community comes together to make it happen.

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

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  • Remember Leah’s awesome cooking experience with Chef Josh Hendersen from huxley wallace collective a couple weeks ago?! Josh’s restaurant Great State Burger will be at #Wishtoberfest with sliders, shakes and fries to wash down with a brew! YUM! Thanks, Josh. Purchase your tickets to Wishtoberfest today: http://akwa.wish.org/content/wishtoberfest?cid=WBST-WTFST18-AKWAMOD
Make-A-Wish® Alaska & Washington
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Seattle, WA 98104
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