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Jul 29, 2019

Tristan

11-year-old fulfills wish of becoming Alaska Airlines Pilot

Seattle Refined

The 11-year-old from Idaho has his own imaginary airline called "Infinity Airlines." But now, thanks to Make-A-Wish Alaska & Washington and Alaska Airlines, his dream of becoming a pilot has come true!

Jul 25, 2019

Tristan

A wish fulfilled: Captain Tristan Reports for pilot duty at Alaska Airlines

Alaska Arilines

Alaska Airlines granted wish for 11-year-old Tristan.

Jul 10, 2019

Bheem

Seattle Sounders FC signs goalkeeper Bheem Goyal

soundersfc.com

Seattle Sounders FC signs goalkeeper Bheem Goyal in partnership with Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington.

Jun 06, 2019

Konnor

Boy with rare condition shadows Seattle Fire Department medics

king5.com

Konnor dreams of becoming a medic and helping others like him.

Mar 29, 2019

Dakota

A wish to run the bases on Mariners’ field

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter

Bothell youth was diagnosed with leukemia in 2017

Dec 08, 2018

Macy’s National 'Believe Day' celebrates local teen

Macy’s National 'Believe Day' celebrates local teen

Q13FOX.com

Macy's celebrated National Believe Day Dec. 7, donating $2 for each letter to Santa.

Sep 26, 2018

Max wished to meet the Seahawks.

Video: Max's Wish to Meet the Seahawks

Seahawks.com

The Seahawks and Make-A-Wish brought Max from Vermont to Seattle for a weekend of Seahawks football.

Sep 17, 2018

Lucas

Local boy gets his wish

Skagit Valley Herald

Seven-year-old Lucas Hagen had his wish come true Friday when one of his favorite musicians performed for him and his classmates at Harriet Rowley Elementary School.

Sep 11, 2018

Korben shakes hands with Christian McCaffery of the Carolina Panthers. Photo by Kirby Senden.

Eagle River kid's NFL wish comes true

Alaska Star

Korben's big score was the culmination of a day he'd been dreaming about for more than a year — and a moment he'd used as motivation countless times as he slowly recovered from open heart surgery.

Aug 28, 2018

Melissa Arias

Her goal as Washington’s new CEO of Wishes? Grant more wishes

The Daily Herald

Bothell’s Melissa Arias is the president and CEO of the Make-A-Wish chapter that includes Washington.

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Seattle, WA 98104

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Latest Status Update

  • During difficult stem cell transplants and leukemia treatments, wish kid Jack’s love for animals kept his spirits high during this very difficult time. When he was told he was eligible for a wish by Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic, he knew he wanted to use this opportunity to explore his passion: marine life. A wish to go to the Maldives was the much-needed getaway that Jack and his family needed. During their time in the tropical country, located in the Indian Ocean, Jack and his family stayed in an over-water hut, courtesy of our friends at Hilton, dined at an underwater restaurant and even embarked on a private island excursion! “We learned to snorkel and vowed to make it our new family hobby! One of the many, many highlights was seeing the sea turtles. Jack amazed the guides by identifying all the fish he saw and by the questions he asked,” Jack’s mom, Lesli, said. Learn more about #TripsThatTransform and our generous travel partners, like Hilton, that make these wishes possible at akwa.wish.org/travel. 🌊 Make-A-Wish America

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