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Nov 23, 2020, 07:21 ET Make-A-Wish® Launches Families For Wishes Inviting Families to Give Back this Holiday Season

This holiday season, Make-A-Wish® is calling on families across the country to create a new tradition of delivering hope and joy to children fighting ...


Nov 19, 2020, 06:08 ET Proceeds from Subaru Vehicles can Benefit Make-A-Wish® for Tenth Consecutive Year

Beginning today through Jan. 4, 2021, Subaru of America, Inc. will give consumers the opportunity to bring joy to children when they need it most by...


Sep 24, 2020, 18:46 ET Make-A-Wish Kids Joined the Virtual Fan Experience for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals as Part of the 500,000th Wish Celebration

In celebration of Make-A-Wish granting its 500,000th wish yesterday, the NBA hosted dozens of Make-A-Wish families as virtual fans last night during...


Sep 16, 2020, 10:23 ET Make-A-Wish Reaches Milestone 40 Years in the Making with 500,000th Wish

After 40 years of wishes, Make-A-Wish has reached its biggest wish granting milestone yet. On Wednesday, September 23, Make-A-Wish will celebrate...


Mar 20, 2020, 08:17 ET Make-A-Wish Finds Ways to Bring Hope and Joy during Uncertain Times

Make-A-Wish chapters nationwide face a record number of wishes waiting to be granted as a result of the recent need to postpone all wishes that...


Mar 18, 2020, 10:14 ET Make-A-Wish® Receives More than $2.8 Million Donation through Subaru Share the Love® Event

Make-A-Wish announced today that the organization has received a donation of more than $2.8 million from Subaru of America, Inc. through the 2019...


Jan 23, 2020, 11:11 ET Make-A-Wish® celebrates 40 years of wishes by granting more wishes than ever before at Super Bowl LIV

Forty years since the founding of the organization in 1980, Make-A-Wish® is making history by granting a record 19 wishes at Super Bowl LIV. The 19...


Jul 13, 2018, 08:15 ET Make-A-Wish® and ESPN® Team Up to Showcase Life-Changing Wishes through Annual "My Wish" Series

More than 60 life-changing wishes and 13 years later, Make-A-Wish® and ESPN® announce an all-star lineup of four new, inspirational sports stories as ...


Apr 25, 2017, 08:00 ET Make-A-Wish® Hosts Global World Wish Day® Celebration to Thank Those Who Make Wishes Possible

Make-A-Wish® – the global organization that grants life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses – will celebrate its annual World Wish...


Apr 12, 2017, 10:45 ET Make-A-Wish® Utilizes Innovative Wishmaker Platform to Grant More Wishes

Make-A-Wish® announced Wednesday, April 12, a new, cutting-edge fundraising approach to support their efforts to grant the wish of every eligible...


Jan 20, 2017, 10:19 ET Make-A-Wish®, GameStop kick off 10-year partnership anniversary celebrating $2.4 million raised during 2016 global holiday campaign

During the 2016 holiday season, GameStop, a global family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple,...