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Heroes Unite to Make Wishes Come True

Puget Sound Walk For Wishes 2013
What do Spiderman, Wonder Woman and Captain America have in common?

They all made an appearance at our Walk For Wishes® on Sunday, September 15 at Marymoor Park.

Despite the rain, heroes – big and small – turned out in mass numbers (more than 1,100) for a morning of fitness and family fun, while also helping to raise $244,000 to help grant wishes.

“This year, we are attempting to raise funds in support of the 320 wishes we seek to grant,” said Barry McConnell, president and CEO of Make-A-Wish® Alaska and Washington. “The funds raised from the Walk For Wishes will help us grant many of these wishes.”

We are so close to reaching our statewide goal of $265,000 by October 5th! Can you help us get there? Please make a donation online today.

Know someone in Eastern Washington who might want to participate in the upcoming Walk For Wishes on October 5th, encourage them to register for free online.

Special thanks to our 2013 Walk For Wishes sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor

Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

Wish Visionary Sponsor


Hope Sponsors

Alaska Airlines

Delta Global Services 


Menzies Aviation

Nintendo of America 

Trusted Choice Agents of Washington

Strength Sponsors

Ameriprise Financial/Faley & Associates
The Garden City Group, Inc.

Joy Sponsors

Clif Bar
K&L Gates, LLP
LaQuinta Inns & Suites
Legg Mason
MFS Investment Management
PCC Natural Markets

Product Creation Studio
Ramseyer Vineyards
Spokane Aerial Performance Arts
Trutina Financial
Waggener Edstrom

  • Wish recipients line the stage to be named honorary wish heroes.
    © Photo courtesy of Henry Alva Photography.

  • Participants rocked the superhero theme, dressing in costume.
    © Photo courtesy of Henry Alva Photography.

  • And they're off! Walkers get a jump start off of the starting line.
    © Photo courtesy of Henry Alva Photography.

  • Walkers didn't let a little rain dampen their spirits!
    © Photo courtesy of Brian David Casey Photography.

  • The Puget Sound Walk For Wishes was fun for the whole family.
    © Photo courtesy of Brian David Casey Photography.

  • A young walker found a creative way to stay dry in the rain.
    © Photo courtesy of Brian David Casey Photography.


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Make-A-Wish® Alaska & Washington
811 1st Ave #620
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 623-5300
Toll Free (800) 304-9474
Make-A-Wish® Alaska & Washington, Eastern Washington Office
104 S Freya St
Yellow Flag Bldg #207
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