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Sep 20, 2017

Wish Kids Today: Andre Giannico

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"Wish Kids Today" is a blog interview series where we reconnect with wish kids who not only received their one true wish and overcame their illnesses, but also went on to do something great in their lives.

Sep 20, 2017

Wish Kids Today: Andre Giannico

yesterday and today
"Wish Kids Today" is a blog interview series where we reconnect with wish kids who not only received their one true wish and overcame their illnesses, but also went on to do something great in their lives.

Sep 13, 2017

Walk For Wishes Raises $125K for Make-A-Wish Metro New York

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The brisk cool air of dawn gave way to beautiful skies, sunshine and warmth at Sunday morning's Walk For Wishes at Eisenhower Park on Long Island.

Sep 13, 2017

Walk For Wishes Raises $125K for Make-A-Wish Metro New York

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The brisk cool air of dawn gave way to beautiful skies, sunshine and warmth at Sunday morning's Walk For Wishes at Eisenhower Park on Long Island.

Superstar wishes are granted at WWE Summer Slam 2017

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WWE held their annual SummerSlam event in Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on August 20. It couldn't have been more exciting for the wish kids from around the country who, with their families, found themselves in the Big Apple, enjoying all the fun and excitement leading up to the big Sunday event.

Aug 22, 2017

Superstar wishes are granted at WWE Summer Slam 2017

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WWE held their annual SummerSlam event in Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on August 20. It couldn't have been more exciting for the wish kids from around the country who, with their families, found themselves in the Big Apple, enjoying all the fun and excitement leading up to the big Sunday event.

Officer Eric's NYPD Adventure

Officer Eric's NYPD Adventure
The streets of Brooklyn were safer today, because of a new NYPD recruit. Eric Cao is 8 years old and battling a life threatening illness. His one wish: to become a police officer.

Jun 27, 2017

Officer Eric's NYPD Adventure

Officer Eric's NYPD Adventure
The streets of Brooklyn were safer today, because of a new NYPD recruit. Eric Cao is 8 years old and battling a life threatening illness. His one wish: to become a police officer.

Jun 13, 2017

Power of a Wish New York Gala by Arda Ocal

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My heart and soul are full of joy this morning as I open my laptop and type out this blog.

Jun 13, 2017

Power of a Wish New York Gala by Arda Ocal

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My heart and soul are full of joy this morning as I open my laptop and type out this blog.

Jun 13, 2017

Top Six Gala Photo Bombs

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Our favorite photo bombs from the Power of a Wish Gala

Jun 13, 2017

Top Six Gala Photo Bombs

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Our favorite photo bombs from the Power of a Wish Gala

Why Wishes Can’t Wait For These Children – ONLY 2 WEEKS LEFT!!

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Wish granting is important year round, and during the summer months more wishes are granted than any other season, making fundraising and volunteering high priorities to support these additional wishes that need to be granted before school starts for wish kids in the fall.

Aug 15, 2016

Why Wishes Can’t Wait For These Children – ONLY 2 WEEKS LEFT!!

Wishes Can't Wait Blog
Wish granting is important year round, and during the summer months more wishes are granted than any other season, making fundraising and volunteering high priorities to support these additional wishes that need to be granted before school starts for wish kids in the fall.

Training to Grant Wishes - One Volunteers Story

Training To Grant Wishes – One Volunteer’s Story
“Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing”
– Theodore Roosevelt

Jul 05, 2016

Training to Grant Wishes - One Volunteers Story

Training To Grant Wishes – One Volunteer’s Story
“Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing”
– Theodore Roosevelt

Empowering A Child With A Wish: Science is on the side of HOPE

Empowering A Child With A Wish

When a child’s wish comes true, whether it’s to meet a favorite sports star or swim with dolphins in Hawaii, parents and volunteers see the child change from within. An overwhelming majority (89 percent) of doctors and nurses who treat wish kids believe the wish experience can influence their young patients’ physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing.

Jun 21, 2016

Empowering A Child With A Wish: Science is on the side of HOPE

Empowering A Child With A Wish

When a child’s wish comes true, whether it’s to meet a favorite sports star or swim with dolphins in Hawaii, parents and volunteers see the child change from within. An overwhelming majority (89 percent) of doctors and nurses who treat wish kids believe the wish experience can influence their young patients’ physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing.

The Nutritional Needs of Children Enduring Cancer Treatment

The Nutritional Needs of Children Enduring Cancer Treatment
When children are diagnosed with cancer, their nutrition may not seem like a top priority. It may be pushed aside while treatment, care, emotions, and even hospital bills take priority. But eating the right kinds of foods before, during, and after treatment have the potential to improve children’s treatment by making them feel better and stay stronger.

May 03, 2016

The Nutritional Needs of Children Enduring Cancer Treatment

The Nutritional Needs of Children Enduring Cancer Treatment
When children are diagnosed with cancer, their nutrition may not seem like a top priority. It may be pushed aside while treatment, care, emotions, and even hospital bills take priority. But eating the right kinds of foods before, during, and after treatment have the potential to improve children’s treatment by making them feel better and stay stronger.

About this Blog

Stories of joy, resilience and healing that can only happen with Make-A-Wish.

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