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Sep 25, 2013

Wishes In Bloom

Wishes In Bloom at Roswell Park


Roswell Park Cancer Institute is now home to a garden that represents hope and strength for children across Western New York.

Sep 23, 2013

Wishes In Bloom

Make-A-Wish Garden Planted In Corning

Wishes In Bloom - A new addition to Corning's Gaffer District celebrates all the wishes that have been granted to Western New York children facing life threatening diseases.

Sep 19, 2013

Non profit Excellence Awards

We are semi-finalists in the 2013 Non Profit Excellence Awards!

Now in its seventh year, the Nonprofit Excellence Awards program teaches, recognizes and encourages outstanding management practices among New York's large and diverse nonprofit community.

Sep 18, 2013

Katherine wished to be  a fashion designer

Fashion Week 2013 - Katherine Wished to be a Fashion Designer


Fashion Week highlighted spring looks from many well-known designers, but thanks to Make-A-Wish, one teenager got her shot designing her own dresses. NY1's Jessica Abo filed the following report.

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.

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