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Sep 13, 2013

Katherine wished to be a fashion designer

Ten Thousand Wishes and Counting

News 12 - The Bronx

After overcoming cancer, a young Bronx resident is debuting her own designs at New York Fashion Week.

Sep 12, 2013

Katherine wished to be a fashion designer

Katherine Wished to be a Fashion Designer

This is a good week for Katherine Gil. She turned 14, started high school, and is showing her designs in fashion week. It's pretty remarkable considering she's just finished chemotherapy for leukemia at Montefiore Hospital.

Sep 12, 2013

Radiothon 2014

Radio-thon Helps Make Wishes Come True


DJ Larry Norton has hosted this for 19 years and was on the air for 28 straight hours, all to benefit the children of Western New York.

Aug 25, 2013

Craig wished for his very own fire station

Child Fighting Cancer Gets His Very Own Firehouse


Kim Winter doesn’t know how it happened, but at some point her 3-year-old son, Craig, developed an abiding love of fire trucks.

Aug 15, 2013

Justin Bieber Grants His 200th Wish

Justin Bieber Grants His 200th Wish

New York Daily News

Justin Bieber granted his 200th wish, making him the first recording artist to reach that milestone. He also got engaged!

Aug 01, 2013

Port Washington Yacht Club 12th Annual Regatta

Port Washington Yacht Club holds 12th Annual Regatta

The Island Now

Over the years, this junior regatta has raised more than $150,000 to support the mission of Make-A-Wish: to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.

Jul 24, 2013

Make-A-Wish Georgia grants 6,000th Wish

NYC plays host to Make-A-Wish Georgia's 6,000th Wish

Skipping and jumping with a beaming smile, Emerson May looked ready to take the Broadway stage. Onlookers could hardly tell her 5-year-old heart needs help not to miss a beat.

Jul 24, 2013

Rochester Golf Outing

Golf Tournamnet for Make-A-Wish

WHEC-TV Rochester

A golf tournament to benefit Make-A-Wish was held at Victor Hills Golf Course. From Alaskan cruises to backyard playrooms, to trips to Disney, every wish is a memory that lasts a lifetime.

Jul 16, 2013

Webster Post - Golf Outing 2013

Webster Event Takes a Swing at Sharing the Power of a Wish

Webster Post

Our chapter benefited from the 17th annual Tournament of Wishes at the Webster Golf Club.

Jul 13, 2013

Daniel receives a commemorative bat and jersey at the Make-A-Wish reception on Saturday in New York

Make-A-Wish® children receive All-Star treatment

Major League Baseball welcomed seven Make-A-Wish children and their families at a special All-Star Game reception at the Doubletree Metropolitan Hotel on Saturday.

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