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Dec 25, 2014

Sam died five years ago, but his legacy survives.

Sam’s legacy: How Make-A-Wish changed the lives of 5 kids

The Seattle Times

Sam died five years ago at age 13, but his legacy survives in the lives and dreams of his brother, sister and mother. This is Sam’s story, and the stories of four other Make-A-Wish kids.

Dec 14, 2014

Daniel meets Seahawks star Marshawn Lynch.

Special day at Seahawks game for Make-A-Wish kid

Q13 FOX News

A 13-year-old from Olympia and his family got a special treat today thanks to two West Texas oil companies and Make-A-Wish.

Dec 12, 2014

Matthew's wish is granted by the Seahawks.

Seahawks make Matthew’s Wish come true

12-year-old Matthew, who is confined to a wheelchair, was granted his wish by Make-A-Wish as he attended the Seahawks’ practice and got to meet Russell Wilson, again.

Dec 12, 2014

Sam pays his wish forward.

Anchorage teen pays it forward

KTVA CBS 11 News

While he’s battled serious kidney disease for 12 years, 15-year-old Sam is working to make the holidays a little brighter for other children fighting their own medical challenges.

Dec 09, 2014

Marc's music will be featured in Starbucks stores during the month of December.

Make-A-Wish and Starbucks Surprise a Teen Musician

Starbucks Newsroom

Marc’s original compositions are featured on Starbucks in-house music mix alongside established artists such as Nora Jones, Fiona Apple, Jack Johnson and Sarah McLachlan.

Nov 30, 2014

Make-A-Wish makes wishes come true for children across the country.

Meet the Make-A-Wish Foundation "dream team"

CBS Sunday Morning

The Make-A-Wish Foundation works to make dreams come true for children across the U.S. facing life-threatening illnesses.

Nov 26, 2014

Jamarious loves to swim and wished for a YMCA family membership.

Abuse left boy damaged, but family won't let that stop him

Everett Herald

Jamarious and his grandparents recently were given a five-year membership to the YMCA through the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Nov 14, 2014

Nick wished to be a superhero.

Make-A-Wish: Child superhero 'Red Lightning' saves Seattle

A second grader battling Leukemia has spent two years in and out of hospitals, but on Friday the child of few words but many powers battled to save Seattle's music scene.

Nov 07, 2014

Gilbert wished to meet the Seattle Seahawks.

Friday in Hawkville: Gilbert gets his Wish, and then some

Make-A-Wish made another wish come true, as 15-year-old Gilbert visited the Seahawks’ practice and met with players and coaches. But this wish also included an unexpected surprise.

Nov 03, 2014

Felix Hernandez chose Make-A-Wish as his charity of choice.

Felix, Young honored with Players Choice Awards

The Major League Baseball Players Trust donates $20,000 grants to the charity of choice for each winner. Players Choice Award winner Hernandez selected Make-A-Wish Alaska & Washington as his charity.

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