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Nov 26, 2014

Jamarious loves to swim and wished for a YMCA family membership.

Abuse left boy damaged, but family won't let that stop him

Everett Herald

Jamarious and his grandparents recently were given a five-year membership to the YMCA through the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Nov 14, 2014

Nick wished to be a superhero.

Make-A-Wish: Child superhero 'Red Lightning' saves Seattle

A second grader battling Leukemia has spent two years in and out of hospitals, but on Friday the child of few words but many powers battled to save Seattle's music scene.

Nov 07, 2014

Gilbert wished to meet the Seattle Seahawks.

Friday in Hawkville: Gilbert gets his Wish, and then some

Make-A-Wish made another wish come true, as 15-year-old Gilbert visited the Seahawks’ practice and met with players and coaches. But this wish also included an unexpected surprise.

Nov 03, 2014

Felix Hernandez chose Make-A-Wish as his charity of choice.

Felix, Young honored with Players Choice Awards

The Major League Baseball Players Trust donates $20,000 grants to the charity of choice for each winner. Players Choice Award winner Hernandez selected Make-A-Wish Alaska & Washington as his charity.

Oct 02, 2014

Anna wished to have a baritone saxophone.

Power of Music

The Spokesman Review

Clutching an exquisite Selmer Paris baritone saxophone, Anna beamed from the stage of the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, and the packed house burst into applause.

Sep 29, 2014

Alaska Airlines Spirit of Make-A-Wish

Alaska Airlines and Seattle Mariners present 1 million miles for wishes

Alaska Airlines Blog

Witnessing a child’s wish come true is one of life’s true joys. On Friday, I was humbled to present Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington with a gift of 1 million miles so that more children can experience their heartfelt wishes.

Jul 20, 2014

Xander starts for Sounders FC.

Sounders make fan's wish come true

Seattle Sounders signed deal with fan from Make-A-Wish Foundation and start him in friendly match against Tottenham Hotspur.

Jul 19, 2014

Xander took the field for the Sounders.

Seattle Gives Make-A-Wish Recipient Chance to Play

The Associated Press

Xander Bailey stood at midfield with Seattle star Clint Dempsey at his side Saturday, waiting for kickoff against Tottenham.

Jun 09, 2014

Lukas travels to Switzerland to see his favorite opera.

A wish that sings: Ill Seattle teen granted trip to see opera

The Seattle Times

Roosevelt High School student Lukas, of Seattle, flew with his family to Switzerland to see his favorite opera, the 16-hour “Ring” cycle by Richard Wagner, thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

May 06, 2014

Jayrah wished to be a model.

Jayrah Becomes Seattle's Fashion Star

Sixteen year old Jayrah from Granite Falls suffers from a degenerative neuro-muscular disorder called Friedreich’s Ataxia, but that doesn’t stop her from being quite the fashionista.

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