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Oct 10, 2013

Miette Nelson Make peers out the window of her family's new Aitstream trailer.

W. Richland cancer survivor wants to hit the road

Tri-City Herald

Miette's wish was to fix the airstream trailer so her family could travel the country.

Oct 09, 2013

Wings for Wishes

Flying Planes And Granting Wishes In Benton City

NBC Right Now

Eric Kendall started Wings for Wishes, a group of remote control aircraft pilots that raise money for the Make A Wish Foundation.

Sep 18, 2013

Golf and help Make-A-Wish, in honor of 'Waz'

West Seattle Blog

Three months ago, lifelong West Seattleite Mark “Waz” Wasielewski died too soon, at 52. His friends are carrying on with his annual golf tournament to help Make-A-Wish. The tournament is set for Friday, June 14th, at Foster Golf Links in Tukwila, “2 pm shotgun start/scramble format,” according to the announcement, which lists the entry fee as “$80-$120 – You decide; remember, it’s for Waz’s Make-A-Wish kids.” For registration information, e-mail

Sep 13, 2013

Attend Singing Camp and Support Make-A-Wish® Foundation

Edmonds Beacon

Register for any Rising Stars Singing Camp session in the month of May and the camp will donate $10 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Alaska/Washington Chapter.

Also, register by Mother’s Day to receive 15 percent off the cost of camp!

Jun 21, 2013

Sophia visits the Weather Channel.

8-year-old girl anchors Weather Channel

An 8-year-old girl's ultimate dream came true when she had a chance to anchor the weather at the Weather Channel. The Make-A-Wish Foundation made the dream possible for the girl who suffers from a tumor behind her eye.

Jun 11, 2013

Wonder Woman of Wishes, Trina Cottingham

Wonder Woman of Wishes

Evening Magazine

The sign on this woman's door says "Pixie Dust Distributor". See the magical powers she holds when it comes to needy kids.

Jun 11, 2013

Sofia meets Seattle Mariner Felix Martinez.

Big men with big hearts – a tender scene at Safeco

MLB Blogs Network

Sometimes there are days and scenes that remind us there are more important things going on than just baseball games and wins and losses. And yesterday was one of those at Safeco Field, when Sophia Robinson and her family came to meet some Mariners.

May 20, 2013

Make-A-Wish fundraiser Laps for Lou.

Pathfinder K-8 Teacher Lou Cutler's 10th Annual Make-A-Wish Birthday Run

West Seattle Blog

One of the most joyful annual fundraisers in West Seattle is happening right now on the playfield at Pathfinder K-8 on Pigeon Point. Today marks the 10th time Pathfinder PE teacher Lou Cutler has, in honor of his upcoming birthday, run one lap for each year of his age.

May 06, 2013

Students rebuild truck in honor of Make-A-Wish kid.

Hutchison Students Make Progress on 1963 Chevy Truck Restoration Project

Alaska News Miner

A stripped down 50-year-old Chevy truck cab and bed are resting easy in the Hutchison High School during the summer until students return and continue work on the memorial project in the fall.

May 01, 2013

Nathan at his baseball field

Teen’s Wish for Kamiak’s Baseball Field Comes True

Mukilteo Beacon

If 16-year-old Nathan McCarty could have just one wish, it would be to play baseball. Nathan, a Kamiak junior who has leukemia, decided to share his Make-A-Wish and renovate the baseball field at Kamiak High School. It was his way of giving back to his community.

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