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Jul 30, 2016

Damian wished to have his car restored.

Community grants wish for teen with life-threatening condition


A Maple Valley auto shop restored a Chevy Malibu for 18-year-old Damian, who has a life-threatening cardiac condition.

Jul 17, 2016

Katie met the Mariners in 2006.

My Wish: Katie's spirit continues to inspire


12-year-old Katie reunited her youth team for a day at Safeco Field in 2006. What happened the months after her wish was just as amazing.

Jul 15, 2016

Michelle Font trabaja en Make-A-Wish.

Deseos de Corazón

Univision Seattle

Michelle Font nos cuenta del trabajo que con mucho amor hace con la organización Make-A-Wish.

Jul 12, 2016

Thomas meet Ken Griffey Jr. in 2009.

Meeting Ken Griffey Jr. created lifelong memory for former Make-A-Wish kid

The Seattle Times

Thomas Truncale’s mind often flashes back — with joy and gratitude — to the day in September 2009, when for two hours he was the most important person in Griffey’s world.

Jun 21, 2016

Aiden wished to be a superhero.

Bellevue boy turns into superhero for a day

Bellevue Reporter

Make-A-Wish, Bellevue Police team up for boy’s wish.

Jun 07, 2016

Blaine wished to meet Alaska State Troopers.

Making a Difference: Blaine meets Alaska State Troopers

KTUU Channel 2 News

A bright-eyed 11-year-old boy from Mississippi got to venture into Alaskan wilderness to meet his favorite state troopers this past week.

Apr 28, 2016

Electron Boy wished to be a superhero in 2010.

On Superhero Day, we remember 'Electron Boy' Erik

Thursday, April 28, is Superhero Day.

In honor of the occasion, we’d like to re-live one of our favorite local stories – the story of Erik of Bellevue, who saw his dream to be a superhero for a day come true thanks to the Make A Wish Foundation.

Apr 27, 2016

Sierra wished to be a cop for a day.

Local cancer survivor becomes cop for a day

KREM 2 News

A 7-year-old North Idaho girl is living out her dream of being a cop on Wednesday thanks to the Spokane Police Department and the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Apr 27, 2016

Sierra wished to be a cop for a day.

Make-A-Wish Foundation grants child’s wish to be police officer for a day

The Spokesman-Review

Spokane’s newest police officer had barely graduated from the academy when she got her first call.

Apr 05, 2016

Jesse runs the bases in the Mariners Home Opener.

Make-A-Wish teen gets to run the bases at Mariners game

KOMO 4 News

The Mariner's will play their home opener Friday night, but they won't take the field until a special kid makes a run around the bases.

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