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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.

Mar 11, 2016

Allison’s Wish Sends Clean Water to Kids in Haiti

Allison’s Wish Sends Clean Water to Kids in Haiti

Thurston Talk

"I really love shoes," Allison says with a smile. "I have a lot of shoes, but not a lot of people in the world do." She knew of the TOMS "One for One" pledge where for every pair of TOMS shoes purchased, the company will give one pair to a child in need. Allison wanted to be a part of this giving.

Mar 03, 2016

Local FBLA students support Make-A-Wish.

FBLA works to 'Make-A-Wish' come true

Fife Free Press

Columbia Junior High FBLA’s Community Service Project this year is to raise at least $2,500 to help a child’s wish come true for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Jan 18, 2016

Spencer wished to be a Seahawks sports broadcaster.

Thanking Make-A-Wish for 30 Years of Wishes

The Odyssey Online

The Make-A-Wish Foundation is celebrating 30 Years Of Wishes this year. I thought it would be an appropriate time to share the short version of my Wish story as I looked back and remembered everything that my Wish has given me. The following was sent to the Washington/Alaska chapter as somewhat of a thank you letter to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Western Washington Press Contact

Jessica Mathews
Senior Communications and Marketing Manager  
811 1st Ave., Suite 520
Seattle, WA 98104

Phone: (206) 588-8953

Latest Status Update

  • #WishGranted! During Wish Kid Rocket's trip to Hawaii, he was able to swim with dolphins, relax on the beach and visit Pearl Harbor! A wish gives children renewed energy and strength, brings families closer together and unites communities. Thank you Make-A-Wish Hawaii for helping us grant Rocket's wish!

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Make-A-Wish® Alaska & Washington
811 1st Ave #520
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 623-5300
Toll Free (800) 304-9474
Make-A-Wish® Alaska & Washington, Eastern Washington Office
104 S Freya St
Green Flag Bldg #210
Spokane, WA 99202
(509) 458-2618
Toll Free (888) 790-7005
Make-A-Wish® Alaska & Washington, Alaska Office
430 W 7th Ave #110
Anchorage, AK 99501
(907) 258-9474
Toll Free (844) 510-9474