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Jul 10, 2019


Seattle Sounders FC signs goalkeeper Bheem Goyal

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

Jun 06, 2019


Boy with rare condition shadows Seattle Fire Department medics

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

Mar 29, 2019


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

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

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

Sep 17, 2018


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.

Aug 27, 2018

Melissa Arias

UW Bothell’s Arias named new president and CEO of Make-A-Wish

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter

Melissa Arias recently was named president and CEO of Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington, the nonprofit that grants wishes to children with critical illnesses.

Aug 24, 2018


Make-A-Wish kids get the ultimate Seahawks experience

Q13 Fox

During the past decade, Amber has spent too many days in the hospital. She often passed the time watching her beloved Seahawks.

Western Washington Press Contact

Jessica Mathews
Senior Communications and Marketing Manager  
811 1st Ave., Suite 520
Seattle, WA 98104

Phone: (206) 588-8953

Latest Status Update

  • SAVE THE DATE! Help a local child like Joshua's wish take flight during our #WishesInFlight mileage drive. We're teaming up with KOMO News on August 1st. Donating your airline miles is an easy way to create life changing wishes for kids with critical illnesses. Learn more about Wishes In Flight at 🌟#SoNorthwest #KOMONews #MakeAWishAKWA #iFlyAlaska #AlaskaCares STAR 101.5 Seattle Refined Alaska Airlines

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Seattle, WA 98104
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Spokane, WA 99202
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Anchorage, AK 99501
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