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Mar 06, 2017

Robert wished to be a Navy Sailor

Sailor for the day

Pacific Daily News - Guam

Robert was enlisted into the U.S. Navy. After taking his oath of duty, the new recruit joined several units at U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG). Robert observed a variety of demonstrations, took a ride on a U.S. Coast Guard Sector boat and rode an NBG firetruck with emergency personnel. Robert’s day concluded with the End of Tour award for a job well done.

Feb 20, 2017

Hazen wished for new video game systems for other kids in his hospital

Portland 7-year-old uses his wish for others in the hospital

Fox 12 Oregon

During his four-hour treatments at the hospital, Hazen found playing video games made him happy and helped pass the time. When Make-A-Wish Oregon asked Hazen what he would wish for, the generous boy wanted to deliver TVs, tablets, gaming systems and an assortment of new games for other kids at Randall Children’s Hospital.

Feb 12, 2017

Four wish kids at The Grammys

Bay Village Teen Attends Grammy Awards Ceremony

Cleveland 19 Digital Team

Jane, 14, was one of four wish kids who wished to attend the 59th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony. Jane and her three new friends posed with many celebrities on the red carpet.

Feb 08, 2017

Blizzard Entertainment

Mischief Raises More Than $2.5 Million for Make-A-Wish®

Thanks to the overwhelming generosity of the World of Warcraft community, Blizzard raised more than $2.5 million for Make-A-Wish.

Jan 24, 2017

Mac wished to fly in a helicopter

Mac's wish to take flight

WRAL 5 - Raleigh, North Carolina

Mac’s wish to fly in a helicopter was granted two days after his birthday. Raleigh’s NBC affiliate, WRAL-TV, offered its Sky 5 news helicopter to give the 8-year-old "the best day ever."

More videos about Mac, and other wishes granted by Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina, can be found here.

Jan 04, 2017

Wish kid Andrew wished to meet the people who helped him navigate the internet

Blind teen visits Florida company that changed his life

10 News - Tampa, Florida

Following his kidney transplant, Andrew wished to go to Florida and meet the people who help him navigate the Internet. Watch Andrew’s visit to Freedom Scientific and learn about JAWS, a tool that breaks down online obstacles for people with visual impairments.

Jan 01, 2017

Wish kid Alexis rings in the New Year

Ringing in the New Year with a Wish

KSFY - Sioux Falls, South Dakota

New Year’s Eve in Times Square was a wish come true for Alexis. The 17-year-old, who battled cancer in 2016, was a VIP guest for 2017’s celebration in New York City.

Dec 31, 2016

Wish kid Andi sang at the Peach Bowl

Bowl Game Lets Andi’s Musical Wish Come True

“It was a dream come true,” Andi said after singing to 75,000 cheering fans at the Chik-fil-A Peach Bowl. Watch Andi’s performance and go-behind-the scenes for events leading up to her big day on the football field.

Dec 06, 2016

Wish kid Wyatt wished to help the homeless

Wish kid honored for helping the homeless


Wyatt, 15, was honored by the Manchester city council after he wished to have backpacks filled with supplies and distributed to the homeless in Manchester and Concord.

Nov 02, 2016

Connecticut Boy Surprised with a Ballpark in His Backyard