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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.

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.

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