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Date

December 08, 2015

Location

Seattle, WA

Macy's and Make-A-Wish Grant "Wishes Across America" on National Believe Day

On December 11, David receives wish for a gaming computer in Macy's Downtown Seattle.

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Date

October 26, 2015

Location

Spokane, WA

Make-A-Wish® Alaska and Washington Elects Jeff Heuple 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 a new member to the Board of Trustees.

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Date

October 26, 2015

Location

Seattle, WA

Six year old's wish to raise awareness of pediatric cancer hits silver screen

Princess Alexis's animated short film, made possible by production studio World Famous and Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington, debuts to rave reviews.

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Date

October 16, 2015

Location

Seattle, WA

Make-A-Wish® Alaska and Washington Announces New Hire and Promotions

Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington, the local nonprofit organization that grants wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions, is pleased to announce staffing changes.

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Date

October 14, 2015

Location

Seattle, WA

Six-year-old's wish to raise awareness of pediatric cancer to hit the silver screen

Make-A-Wish® Alaska and Washington calls upon media and town criers to spread the word about Princess Alexis's animated short film made possible by production studio World Famous.

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Date

October 09, 2015

Location

Seattle, WA

Make-A-Wish® Alaska and Washington Elects Lauren Hudspeth, Sabina Norton and Michelle Peyree 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 three new members to the Board of Trustees.

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Date

October 09, 2015

Location

Seattle, WA

Make-A-Wish® Alaska and Washington Elects New Board Leadership

Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington, the nonprofit organization that grants wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions, is pleased to announce its new Board of Trustees leadership for fiscal year 2015-2016.

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Date

September 17, 2015

Location

Anchorage, AK

Local Make-A-Wish® kid stars in her own dance video to Michael Jackson's "Beat It"

When Lauren was presented with a wish, she decided to combine her favorite things in an 80s themed dance music video.

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Date

August 27, 2015

Location

Anchorage, AK

Red carpet video premiere for Make-A-Wish® kid who wished to star in her own dance video

Lauren's wish to star in her own dance video will come true at her premiere on September 2!

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Date

June 22, 2015

Location

Anchorage, AK

Wish to meet baby bears will come true for Make-A-Wish® kid Ellis at the Alaska Zoo

Ellis's wish to meet baby bears, sleep in a cabin and go fishing will come true this week at the Alaska Zoo thanks to Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington and the community.

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Date

June 01, 2015

Location

Connell, WA

Local girl battling leukemia to receive playhouse through Make-A-Wish® and local community

Local girl battling leukemia to receive playhouse through Make-A-Wish® and local community

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Date

May 28, 2015

Location

Spokane, WA

Make-Wish® Alaska and Washington Announces New Staff

Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington hired Natalie Wright as the full-time Administrative Coordinator in the Spokane Office.

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Date

May 22, 2015

Location

Seattle, WA

West Seattle teacher makes wishes come true by running in circles

Local man celebrates birthday with run to benefit Make-A-Wish® Alaska and Washington.

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Date

May 19, 2015

Location

Anchorage, AK

Central Middle School students create special send-off for Anchorage teen headed on Make-A-Wish® trip to England

Inspired by his courageous fight, Alex's classmates from Central Middle School of Science have worked with Make-A-Wish to create a special wish presentation at their all-school assembly.

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Date

April 20, 2015

Location

Seattle, WA

Make-A-Wish® Alaska and Washington Brings Local Child's Video Game Wish to Life

Sixteen-year-old Mason will soon see his wish come true when his video game concept is released as a full-fledged video game. Make-A-Wish® Alaska and Washington, together with DigiPen Institute of Technology, will unveil Mason’s new game on Thursday, April 30, at DigiPen’s Redmond campus.

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Date

April 03, 2015

Location

Seattle, WA

Seattle Mariners & Alaska Airlines Help Make Wishes Come True for Kids

Every time a Seattle Mariners player hits a home run at Safeco Field during the 2015 season, Alaska Airlines will donate air miles to Make-A-Wish of Alaska and Washington to help make “Wishes” come true for children with life-threatening medical conditions.

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Date

April 01, 2015

Location

Anchorage, AK

Filming Begins for Local Make-A-Wish® Kid Who Wishes to Star in Her Own Dance Video

Now that Lauren’s beat cancer, she’s ready to create her dance video set to Michael Jackson’s hit song “Beat It.”

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Date

March 26, 2015

Location

Seattle, WA

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

Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington, the local nonprofit organization that grants wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions, has hired Chris Sullivan as volunteer coordinator.

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Date

March 24, 2015

Location

Spokane, WA

Make-A-Wish® Alaska and Washington Teen Receives Caribbean-themed Wish Send-Off

Local employees from Morgan Stanley Spokane sponsor Grace's Caribbean wish with a beach-themed party complete with a red carpet, cupcakes and more.

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Date

March 23, 2015

Location

Seattle, WA

Local Make-A-Wish® Alaska and Washington Wish Child Will Be First to Run Bases at Mariners 2015 Home Opener

Soon-to-be Make-A-Wish recipient Jake from Tacoma will kick off the season as he rounds the bases at Safeco Field on Monday, April 6th.

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Date

March 17, 2015

Location

Wenatchee, WA

Local Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington Kids on Ice for Wenatchee Wild Game

Meet twenty local Make-A-Wish kids this Saturday at the Wenatchee Wild game.

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Date

March 11, 2015

Location

Lake Stevens, WA

Make-A-Wish® Alaska and Washington Sends Kristen to WrestleMania® 31

Ten-year-old Kristen will enjoy a weekend packed with activities at WrestleMania thanks to Make-A-Wish and WWE.

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Date

March 03, 2015

Location

Anchorage, AK

Iditarod Dream to Come True for Make-A-Wish Teen from Utah

ExxonMobil and Make-A-Wish® Alaska and Washington team up to grant Ally’s Iditarod wish.

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Date

January 29, 2015

Location

Yakima, WA

Macy's and Make-A-Wish Kick Off Shopping Spree with a Red Carpet Experience

Sixteen-year-old celebrates remission from cancer by going on a shopping spree with family.

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Date

January 23, 2015

Location

Seattle, WA

Make-A-Wish® Alaska and Washington Volunteer Completes Unprecedented Milestone

Chapter to celebrate volunteer who has granted 300 wishes at surprise ceremony

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Press Contact

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

Phone : (206) 623-5338
Fax : (206) 623-5333
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Make-A-Wish® Alaska & Washington
811 1st Ave #520
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 623-5300
Toll Free (800) 304-9474
Make-A-Wish® Alaska & Washington, Eastern Washington Office
104 S Freya St
Green Flag Bldg #210
Spokane, WA 99202
(509) 458-2618
Toll Free (888) 790-7005
Make-A-Wish® Alaska & Washington, Alaska Office
430 W 7th Ave #110
Anchorage, AK 99501
(907) 258-9474
Toll Free (844) 510-9474