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Sep 23, 2013

Dayton's wish

Volunteers Help Dayton Build a Sand PlayStation Controller

U.S. Army - BELLOWS Air Force Base - Hawaii

Twenty volunteers gathered at Bellows Air Force Base beach to grant Dayton’s wish: to go to Hawai’i and build a PlayStation controller out of sand. Dayton and his twin brother were diagnosed with muscular dystrophy.

Sep 16, 2013

Skylar's hat fashion line

Wish kid becomes 2013 Small Business Hawaii Entrepreneur of the Year

Hawaii Business

Skylar’s condition requires her to protect her skin from the sun. With her wish, she turns this around promoting sun safety with a hat fashion line.

Sep 12, 2013

Jordan's day with the Atlanta Falcons

Falcons grant wish for teenage cancer survivor

CBS - Atlanta

Jordan was surprised when they pulled up at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and he found out he would get to spend the day with some of his favorite football players like wide receiver Harry Douglas.

Sep 12, 2013

Katherine's fashion wish

Katherine’s fashion show & the 10,000th wish by Make-A-Wish Metro New York

ABC7 - New York

Thanks to designer Danilo Gabrielli, Katherine’s fashion designs saw the runway and Make-A-Wish Metro New York reached their milestone 10,000th wish.

Sep 10, 2013

Zane's truck wish

Valley boy recovering from cancer gets dream fulfilled

ABC15 - Sun City West, Ariz.

A group of retirees from Sun City West restored Zane’s ’72 Chevy truck – his wish come true.

Sep 06, 2013

Bridgett's red piano

Teen surprised by custom red piano

The Daily Statesman - Cape Girardeau, Mo.

When Bridgett came home from school she didn’t expect a Ferrari red baby grand piano – her wish - to be sitting in her living room.

Sep 03, 2013

Craig wished for a firehouse

Make-A-Wish builds Pittsford boy the firehouse of his dreams

Victor Post - Victor, N.Y.

Craig’s custom firehouse came complete and by request with a washer, dryer, fire pole, and loft. He was involved in the process of making the wish, so he had been looking forward to the reveal for months.

Jul 25, 2013

Wish kid Ryan

Wish kid creates his own app

Fox 10 News - Phoenix, Ariz.

Ryan’s wish was a historical first for Make-A-Wish when he asked to design his own video game app. Watch the report.

Jul 22, 2013

Wish kid Jeff

Legally blind artist raises $1 million with his art

USA Today

Seven years after he started losing his sight, and with roughly 1,300 paintings in his body of work, Jeff achieved a goal he set on his 19th birthday: to raise $1 million in donations for charities by the time he turned 20. Read more.

Jun 12, 2013

Wish kid Sophia and Seattle Mariners Felix Hernandez

Nothing but good: A day with the Seattle Mariners

Shannon Drayer's Mariners Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Sophia wished to meet Seattle Mariners Felix Hernandez and Kyle Seager. Seager was born with the same congenital cardiac condition the 4-year-old had.