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Jan 22, 2019

Wish kid Palmer takes Broadway stage with wish alumni

Wish kid takes Broadway stage with wish alumni


Palmer’s wish to be part of a Broadway performance came true with help from the producers of Mean Girls. The 9-year-old soon learned she was sharing the stage with two actresses who had also been granted wishes.

Jan 16, 2019

Wish kid Anderson skates with the Dallas Stars

Hockey Fan’s Dream Is Reality

FOX 4 – Dallas

Anderson got to create his own hockey team and play against the Dallas Stars.

Dec 04, 2018

Wish Kid Kaydence on her wish in Hollywood

Kaydence Heads to Hollywood

People Magazine

Nathan Fillion and the cast of ABC’s cop drama, The Rookie, were happy to play a special role in making Kaydence’s acting dream come true.

Oct 17, 2018

Make-A-Wish logo

Make-A-Wish® Announces New CEO

PR Newswire

Richard K. Davis announced as new CEO of Make-A-Wish America

Sep 22, 2018

Zelaya's wish to help hurricane victims in Puerto Rico

A wish to help hurricane victims in Puerto Rico

ABC 7 – Los Angeles

When Zelaya saw Hurricane Maria’s effects on Puerto Rico, she immediately wanted to help. She used her wish to send food, water and toys to the kids and families still affected by Maria.

Sep 19, 2018

Padres Go All Out for wish kid Levi

Padres Go All Out for Levi


For Levi’s wish, he signed a one-day contract with his favorite baseball team, the San Diego Padres.

"Right after his last surgery,” his mom said, “I remember him getting home, and the first thing he was excited to do was watch the Pads."

Check out Levi’s day of fun.

Jul 27, 2018

Community builds girl’s dog-themed playhouse

Community builds girl’s dog-themed playhouse

WGN – Chicago

At the age of 2, Annabelle was diagnosed with a rare, untreatable nervous system disorder. Today, the 5-year-old can be found playing outdoors with her dogs. Thanks to a community of volunteers, Annabelle now has a place to hang out with her furry friends.

Jul 21, 2018

Mermaids keep Naomi strong

Mermaids keep Naomi strong

CBS 12 – Boca Raton, Fla.

Naomi loves everything about mermaids. Her wish to swim with them, and the hope of receiving her very own pink fins, kept her strong. “This day means a lot,” her mom said, “to see her happy.”

Jul 06, 2018

Celebrating life with his community

Celebrating Life With His Community

FOX 61 – Hartford, Conn.

After waiting two-and-a-half years, through treatments and open-heart surgery, Jack knew exactly what his wish would be: To thank the Town of Prospect by throwing party for everyone who supported him and his family during his journey with cancer.

Jun 12, 2018

Make-A-Wish® America CEO Announces Succession Plan

PR Newswire

Make-A-Wish America today announced that David Williams, president and CEO, will depart the organization later this year after a successful 14-year career helping to drive the organization's overall strategy and vision.