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Aug 02, 2018


From heart surgery to Hogwarts

Meet Izzy, a 12-year-old whose wish took her from heart surgery to Hogwarts.

Apr 20, 2018

The KOMO News team gave Kahlel a taste of being a sportscaster.

Watch: KOMO, Make-A-Wish help aspiring sports broadcaster's dream come true

Over the years at KOMO, we have featured many wishes being granted by the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Never before have we helped grant a wish right in our own KOMO studios for a Make-A-Wish kid with aspirations of a broadcasting career.

Apr 16, 2018

John drums during the firing commands for the colonial and British reenactors.

At Concord’s North Bridge, a child’s dream comes true

The MetroWest News Daily

Nothing was going to keep John from getting his wish. Not pouring rain, or the cancellation of the annual battle re-enactment at Old North Bridge because of a constant downpour.

Apr 02, 2018

Jayla had a fun-filled day at Funko.

Funko opens its doors to Make-A-Wish Recipient

Everett Herald

Cystic fibrosis patient Jayla, 11, and her dad share a routine built around Funko fandom.

Mar 28, 2018

9-year-old Makoa will be the first to round the bases at the Mariners 2018 season opener.

Meet Makoa: 9-year-old to run bases at Mariners' Opener

9-year-old Makoa, who has lymphoma, will be the first to round the bases at the Mariners 2018 season opener.

Feb 28, 2018

Chapter Founders Greg Wong, Penni Maples and Bob Cleaveland

Local man who worked tirelessly to make wishes come true has died

The News Tribune

Bob Cleaveland, remembered this week as a giant of a man with a heart to match, was helping to answer the calls way back when.

Feb 24, 2018

Jack wished to have his truck inherited from his grandfather restored.

Make-A-Wish grants local boy's wish

14-year-old Jack of Spokane has always had a passion for cars and trucks. He was only 4-years-old when he inherited his grandfather's 1968 Ford F-Series pick-up truck.

Feb 12, 2018

Anooj wished to meet Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.

Make-A-Wish helps San Francisco boy meet Microsoft CEO


Anooj, 12, from San Francisco, got to meet Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella in Redmond, Wash. on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Feb 04, 2018

Dylan wished to go to Super Bowl LII.

Make-A-Wish makes Super Bowl dream come true for local teen

While Dylan was battling cancer, the Make-A-Wish Foundation was busy granting his wish.

Jan 31, 2018

Max wished to go to the Pro Bowl.

Make-A-Wish Fulfills 16-Year-Old Boy's Pro Bowl Dream in Orlando

Orlando Patch

Diagnosed with an inoperable tumor on his brain stem two years ago, football fan Max meets his favorite player at the Pro Bowl.

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Seattle, WA 98104

Phone: (206) 588-8953

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