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Jul 12, 2013

Chloe wished to go to Walt Disney World Resort

Make-A-Wish Brings Happiness to Rochester Girl

WHAM - Rochester

Wednesday on 13WHAM News This Morning: Make-A-Wish Disney Trip

Jul 08, 2013

Polar Bears take the plunge

Make-A-Wish to Thank Long Beach Polar Bears at Monday Concert

Long Beach Patch

Make-A-Wish plans this ceremonial recognition, coming in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, starting at 7 p.m., before the city’s first summer concert featuring Ric Mango and his band at Riverside Boulevard beach.

Jun 27, 2013

Construction on the WIsh House begins

Construction on Make-A-Wish House Begins


As residents drive down Ava Lane in Clarence, they may notice the construction of a new home. What they may not know is that this home, which is being built by Natale Builders, will help grant the wishes of several local children.

Jun 27, 2013

Elmont Herald - Dreams Come True

Dreams coming true in Franklin Square and Elmont

Long Island Herald

Tammie Williams’s son, Clive “CJ” Copeland III, was just 5 in 2008, when he was asked a tough question: “If you could go anywhere, meet anyone, be anything or have anything you most wanted, what would it be?”

Jun 24, 2013

Domenique Camacho Moran

New Member Appointed to the Advisory Board


Domenique Camacho Moran has been appointed to the advisory board of Make-A-Wish Metro New York. The Rockville Centre resident is a partner at Farrell Fritz, in Uniondale, and leads the law firm's labor and employment practice group.

Jun 15, 2013

Philanthropist Stewart Rahr jolted an audience with his story of overcoming the effects of polio as a boy

Stewart Rahr links a passion to help with overcoming polio in childhood

New York Daily News

“Although I have never publicly stated this and only a handful of close friends know, when I was 7 years old I was diagnosed with polio,” Rahr told a stunned room. He recalled a three-year period when he slept in leg braces and underwent two hours a day of physical therapy while his friends played in the streets of Queens. Now, Rahr says, he’s driven to make sure kids today don’t suffer the way he did.

Jun 13, 2013

Nigel Barker welcomes wish kid Nicolena on the red carpet

Nigel Barker talks about supporting Make-A-Wish®

Huffington Post

Best known for his role as a judge on 'America's Next Top Model,' Nigel Barker joins HuffPost Live to talk about hosting 'The Face,' supporting the Make-A-Wish Foundation & the ever-changing world of fashion.

May 21, 2013

Carsyn Bellmore Patch

Make-A-Wish Trip Helps Fuel Bellmore Boy to Conquer Cancer

Bellmore Patch

The prognosis was not good for Carsyn when he was diagnosed in 2011, but now he's set for Pre-K and soccer this fall.

May 03, 2013

Annabelle wished for a special playground

This Wish Came True


Meet Annabelle. She was diagnosed with Leukemia two years ago, but this happy child won't let her diagnosis stand in the way of enjoying life.

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