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Jan 15, 2019

Jan 15, 2019

Make-A-Wish Welcomes Amanda

Amanda Badean

Jan 10, 2019

Long Beach Polar Bears - How Two Guys Went for a Swim and Raised Millions

Long Beach Polar Bears
Since 2000, the Long Beach Polar Bears have raised $6.3 million from their annual Super Bowl Splash to grant the wishes of children with critical illnesses!

Jan 10, 2019

Long Beach Polar Bears - How Two Guys Went for a Swim and Raised Millions

Long Beach Polar Bears
Since 2000, the Long Beach Polar Bears have raised $6.3 million from their annual Super Bowl Splash to grant the wishes of children with critical illnesses!

Be Good to Yourself by Being Kind to Others

random acts of kindness
It’s week two of 2019 - how are you doing with your New Year’s resolutions?

Jan 08, 2019

Be Good to Yourself by Being Kind to Others

random acts of kindness
It’s week two of 2019 - how are you doing with your New Year’s resolutions?

Jan 02, 2019

Jason's Happy New Year!

Jason
At nine years old, Jason was an extremely active kid, constantly playing soccer and basketball. His dad, Rex, coached his basketball team and his older sister also played sports. Rex noticed that Jason would often come home with bruises.

Jan 02, 2019

Jason's Happy New Year!

Jason
At nine years old, Jason was an extremely active kid, constantly playing soccer and basketball. His dad, Rex, coached his basketball team and his older sister also played sports. Rex noticed that Jason would often come home with bruises.

Dec 18, 2018

Easton's Journey Toward Healing

Easton
In March of 2017, Easton’s parents heard the news that their two-year-old son had stage four cancer.

Dec 18, 2018

Easton's Journey Toward Healing

Easton
In March of 2017, Easton’s parents heard the news that their two-year-old son had stage four cancer.

Dec 11, 2018

Wish Blog: Five Holiday Rituals that Can Boost Your Happiness

baking
“The most wonderful time of the year” can also be the most stressful time of the year.

Dec 11, 2018

Wish Blog: Five Holiday Rituals that Can Boost Your Happiness

baking
“The most wonderful time of the year” can also be the most stressful time of the year.

Dec 04, 2018

Malik Wished to Develop a Video Game

malik
It's a rare day when you get to meet your imaginary friends, but ten-year-old Malik’s wish to create a video game with Flight School Studio brought them to life!

Dec 04, 2018

Malik Wished to Develop a Video Game

malik
It's a rare day when you get to meet your imaginary friends, but ten-year-old Malik’s wish to create a video game with Flight School Studio brought them to life!

Nov 26, 2018

Giving Tuesday 2018

You’ve eaten the turkey, braved Black Friday, and tried to look focused at work while shopping on Cyber Monday.

Nov 26, 2018

Giving Tuesday 2018

You’ve eaten the turkey, braved Black Friday, and tried to look focused at work while shopping on Cyber Monday.

Nov 20, 2018

Joshua's wish to see his Mom

Joshua
Joshua’s wish to go to Walt Disney World® Resort with his parents and brother may sound like a wish a lot of kids make. However, this wish reunited a family that had been separated by an ocean for almost half a year.

Nov 20, 2018

Joshua's wish to see his Mom

Joshua
Joshua’s wish to go to Walt Disney World® Resort with his parents and brother may sound like a wish a lot of kids make. However, this wish reunited a family that had been separated by an ocean for almost half a year.

Nov 13, 2018

Millennial Donors - Is the Selfie Generation Actually the Most Selfless?

Eva and Craig NLC
Millennials have often been called the “most selfish generation.” They have been criticized for their perceived entitlement, lack of real-world skills, social media obsession, and selfies. But are millennials really more “Generation Me” than “Generation We?”

Nov 13, 2018

Millennial Donors - Is the Selfie Generation Actually the Most Selfless?

Eva and Craig NLC
Millennials have often been called the “most selfish generation.” They have been criticized for their perceived entitlement, lack of real-world skills, social media obsession, and selfies. But are millennials really more “Generation Me” than “Generation We?”

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