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Aug 23, 2014


Make-A-Wish Hero Saves the Weekend

Coast Guard Mid Atlantic blog

Isaac, 7, lived his dream to be part of a Coast Guard rescue helicopter crew.

Aug 01, 2014

Wish kid Garrett

Gustine Teen with Rare Disease Sees His Wish Come True

Merced Sun-Star – Merced, Calif.

Garrett had been planning his wish, an electronics shopping spree, for years. When the day came, he couldn’t stop smiling.

Jul 29, 2014


Tommy Johnson Jr Drives to Help Wish Granting

National Hot Rod Association

Read the official blog for the NHRA driver and the Chandler/DSR funny car being driven on behalf of wishes.

Jul 28, 2014


Celebrity Wish Leads to Peer Meeting


After wishing to be a celebrity, Grace, 11, headed to the 2014 Young Hollywood Awards, where she got to meet Justin Bieber.

Jul 22, 2014

Wish kid Matthew

Lunch with Cutch and an MLB Contract

WTAE 4 - Pittsburgh

Matthew, 12, traveled from Colorado to have lunch with his favorite player, Andrew McCutchen. Afterward, the two played catch, which led Pittsburgh Pirates’ President Frank Coonelly to sign Matthew to a one-day contract with the team.

Jun 05, 2014

Wish kid Gabriel

The Story of Ranger Gabriel in Yosemite National Park

Gabriel, an 8-year-old from Florida, became an honorary park ranger at an official swearing-in ceremony. He spent the day working at the park, putting out a wildland fire with the Yosmemite fire crew, searching for an injured hiker, and assisting the Yosemite medical team in the rescue.

Jun 01, 2014

Wish kid William

Three-year-old assists as a construction worker

WMUR-TV - Manchester, N.H.

William loves trucks, tractors and digging in the dirt. Make-A-Wish New Hampshire partnered with Greater Manchester Habitat for Humanity and made the 3-year-old a construction worker for the day.

May 29, 2014

Wish kid Jalisha

Girl wishes to be St. Louis County police officer

KMOV-TV - St. Louis

Jalisha, 14, thought she was going to a doctor’s appointment. Upon arrival at the hospital, the teen was issued a badge and uniform and then flew by helicopter to the police academy to begin training for her assignment: to find three of the city’s sports team mascots that had mysteriously disappeared.

May 27, 2014

Modeling wishes granted in NYC

Two teens are models for a day

The Huffington Post

Mary Alice Stephenson, founder of Glam4Good, shares a video and blogs about a fabulous wish experience in New York City for Tay and LeeAnn.

May 16, 2014


Local boy becomes superhero and saves the day

KSHB 41 - Kansas City

Isai, 6, transformed into Muchacho de Hierro and traveled around the city to capture the evil KC Cucaracha.