"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.
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.
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.
Alexis's wish was to make a cartoon to inspire other kids with leukemia to be brave.
At the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America in Portland, there was a special visitor: Bradon, a nine-year-old boy with a rare genetic condition known as Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Getting her hair and make-up done was only the beginning of Lauren's Make-A-Wish dream coming true.
It’s been just over a year since what Xander described as “the greatest day of my life.”
Make-A-Wish Alaska y Washington se dedica a conceder deseos.
After three years of rehabilitation, a 17-year-old brain tumor survivor gets his wish to walk through the doors of Fred Hutch.
When Lena was presented with the option of choosing to go anywhere, having anything, or meeting anyone, she decided she wanted to help other people like her. Specifically, she wished to share her story of sexual abuse and domestic violence and encourage other people – boys and girls – to come forward with their stories.
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