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Jul 08, 2015

Vanessa Bayer might be known for her hilarious impressions on Saturday Night Live, but before the comedian and former Make-A-Wish kid hit it big, she battled leukemia at just 15 years old.

Vanessa Bayer Opens Up About Her Teenage Battle Against Leukemia

Vanessa Bayer might be known for her hilarious impressions on Saturday Night Live, but before the comedian and former Make-A-Wish kid hit it big, she battled leukemia at just 15 years old.

Mar 31, 2015

Wine & Wishes 2015

Cheers to Wine and Wishes

Local Bozo

Even the rain could not put a damper on a gala event filled with exquisite wine and gourmet food at Chelsea Piers

Mar 31, 2015

Wine & Wishes 2015

Wine and Wishes 2015

Gotham

On March 25, 2015, The Charmer Sunbelt Group presented WINE & WISHES 2015 benefiting Make-A-Wish® Metro New York.

Feb 04, 2015

Cassie wished to meet Santa

Cassie wished to meet Santa

FoxNews.com

Christmas came early for a New York girl battling a genetic disorder that causes tumors to grow in her brain and other organs when her wish to meet Santa Claus came true.

Feb 04, 2015

2015 Long Beach Polar Bears

Thousands take the Polar Bear plunge in Long Beach

News 12

Thousands of brave Long Islanders took a dip into the frigid waters of the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday.

Dec 01, 2014

Gabe CBS News Sunday Morning

A wish comes true- CBS News Sunday Morning

CBS News Sunday Morning

Gabe's wish just was to be far away from the white walls and florescent lights of big city hospital

Nov 24, 2014

Toast to Wishes

Toast To Wishes Kicks off the Holiday Season in Style!

Business Insider

Young New Yorkers kicked off the holiday season on Thursday night at the fifth-annual Toast To Wishes.

Oct 16, 2014

Caylee and the Gators

Caylee and the Gators

AnimalPlanet.com

The Gator Boys had the chance to make Caylee's Make-A-Wish come true. Watch as she wrestles and catches a stuffed gator - she could give Paul a run for his money!

Oct 13, 2014

2,500th Wish

Celebrating Our 2500th Wish In Western New York

The 20th Anniversary Radio-Thon wasn’t the only milestone Make-A-Wish celebrated at the event this year. Make-A-Wish Western New York also marked the granting of its 2,500th wish, which went to a stroke survivor named Mariana. Mariana wished to publish her own book about her experience living with a medical hardship, with the hope that it would inspire other sick children in their fight to get better.

Sep 08, 2014

Walk for Wishes

First Annual Walk for Wishes is a huge success

Newsday

Andryana and her family were among the roughly 600 people who participated in Long Island’s inaugural Walk for Wishes.

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