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Apr 29, 2013

Ellie is a princess for a day.

Girl with Leukemia is Princess for a Day

KTVA Alaska

On World Wish Day, 7-year-old Ellie Bloechl got the royal treatment around Anchorage, thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Apr 29, 2013

Nate wishes to give back to the community.

A Field of Dreams for Cancer Patient in Mukilteo

Q13 Fox

A local high school athlete stricken with cancer is granted a very special wish. But instead of taking a trip somewhere or meeting his childhood hero, he decided to give back to the sport he loves so much.

Apr 28, 2013

Nate wishes to give back to the community.

Boy's Wish for Kamiak's Baseball Field Comes True

Herald Net

16-year-old leukemia-stricken Kamiak High student chose to give back to his community.

Apr 22, 2013

Robby enjoys his wish

Make-A-Wish Grants Local Child's Wish to Disney World

Make-A-Wish pulled out its magic wand and granted local six-year-old Robbie a trip to Disney World.

Apr 21, 2013

Wish week is happening in Alaska!

Make-A-Wish Foundation and AKontheGO Team Up for Wish Week 2013!

If I happened to be a government official, I’d start tomorrow with a proclamation: “Whereas, the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Alaska and Washington is the coolest organization around...

Apr 19, 2013

Laura spreads joy as a volunteer

Port Orchard Woman Making Dreams Come True

Port Orchard Independent

Laura Shaw is like any other Port Orchard resident. But what makes her different is the time she spends making wishes coming true for children with life-threatening medical conditions.

Apr 18, 2013

Gwen's wish is fulfilled

Bellevue Teen Granted Wish

Bellevue Reporter

Gwenn, 13, of Bellevue, who lives with life-threatening disorders of mitochondrial metabolism, has had her wish fulfilled to visit her favorite theme parks in Orlando, Fla., courtesy of UnitedHealthcare and Make-A-Wish.

Apr 09, 2013

Marlee beams after completing the base run

Mariners, Make-A-Wish Foundation Make Girl's Dream Come True

Wish kid Marlee is featured during Eric Johnson's "Eric's Little Heroes" segment on KOMO 4 News.

Apr 08, 2013

Marlee and her family eagerly await her big moment.

Mariners Opening Day Fun for Sammamish Liver Transplant Survivor

Sammamish-Issaquah Patch

Eleven-year-old Marlee Burkett will "Run the Bases" at Safeco Field as part of tonight's Seattle Mariners Opening Day Festivities.

Mar 04, 2013

Hannah's Iditarod debut

Dreams Come True at the Iditarod Start

KTVA Alaska

The excitement of the Iditarod Ceremonial Start reverberated throughout downtown Anchorage.

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811 1st Ave., Suite 520
Seattle, WA 98104

Phone: (206) 588-8953

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Seattle, WA 98104
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104 S Freya St
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Spokane, WA 99202
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Anchorage, AK 99501
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