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May 21, 2019

Philip honors his liver donor - his dad - at LEGOLAND

Philip
Philip’s father, Daniel, is one of New York’s Bravest – he is a member of the FDNY. But Philip is pretty brave himself.

May 21, 2019

Philip honors his liver donor - his dad - at LEGOLAND

Philip
Philip’s father, Daniel, is one of New York’s Bravest – he is a member of the FDNY. But Philip is pretty brave himself.

May 13, 2019

Madelynn is Living Life on Her Own Terms

Madelynn
Wish kid Madelynn took her interest in fashion to the next level with her wish to meet Dina Scherer, a top New York City image & wardrobe stylist, personal shopper, and the owner Modnitsa Styling.

May 13, 2019

Madelynn is Living Life on Her Own Terms

Madelynn
Wish kid Madelynn took her interest in fashion to the next level with her wish to meet Dina Scherer, a top New York City image & wardrobe stylist, personal shopper, and the owner Modnitsa Styling.

May 07, 2019

Samantha's Wish Takes Her from Patient to Nurse

samantha
Make-A-Wish recognizes all that nurses do to change lives. The care they offer patients is invaluable to their emotional and physical health. In honor of National Nurses Week, we're sharing Samantha's wish to be like her heroes - to be a nurse.

May 07, 2019

Samantha's Wish Takes Her from Patient to Nurse

samantha
Make-A-Wish recognizes all that nurses do to change lives. The care they offer patients is invaluable to their emotional and physical health. In honor of National Nurses Week, we're sharing Samantha's wish to be like her heroes - to be a nurse.

May 06, 2019

Not All Heroes Wear Capes

John Fenech
John Fenech is a remarkable man who sends wish kids soaring – in both airplanes and in spirit by making their wish experience extra special.

May 06, 2019

Not All Heroes Wear Capes

John Fenech
John Fenech is a remarkable man who sends wish kids soaring – in both airplanes and in spirit by making their wish experience extra special.

May 06, 2019

This is how NYC Celebrates World Wish Day

the vessel
This year, Make-A-Wish celebrated World Wish Day at the Big Apple’s newest interactive urban landmark, the Vessel at Hudson Yards.

May 06, 2019

This is how NYC Celebrates World Wish Day

the vessel
This year, Make-A-Wish celebrated World Wish Day at the Big Apple’s newest interactive urban landmark, the Vessel at Hudson Yards.

Apr 30, 2019

Wish Kid Kara Sings from the Heart on the 2019 World Wish Day PSA

Kara
For wish kid Kara Kuper, music provided therapy amidst an uncertain and scary time of battling leukemia. Writing her own songs and playing them on her ukulele was something that helped her cope with her illness.

Apr 30, 2019

Wish Kid Kara Sings from the Heart on the 2019 World Wish Day PSA

Kara
For wish kid Kara Kuper, music provided therapy amidst an uncertain and scary time of battling leukemia. Writing her own songs and playing them on her ukulele was something that helped her cope with her illness.

Granting wishes in real life. Meet Kelly McCabe.

Kelly
We know that a wish experience can be a game-changer for a child with a critical illness and our goal is to grant the wish of every eligible child.

Apr 23, 2019

Granting wishes in real life. Meet Kelly McCabe.

Kelly
We know that a wish experience can be a game-changer for a child with a critical illness and our goal is to grant the wish of every eligible child.

Apr 17, 2019

Celebrating Volunteer Appreciation Month

Rachna
April is Volunteer Appreciation Month and we wanted to recognize someone very special to our chapter. Rachna Vishnubhakat has been a volunteer at Make-A-Wish Metro New York for over 14 years, providing invaluable support to the wish-granting team.

Apr 17, 2019

Celebrating Volunteer Appreciation Month

Rachna
April is Volunteer Appreciation Month and we wanted to recognize someone very special to our chapter. Rachna Vishnubhakat has been a volunteer at Make-A-Wish Metro New York for over 14 years, providing invaluable support to the wish-granting team.

Apr 09, 2019

Sisters Quinn and Reilly help us celebrate Sibling's Day

Siblings Day
April 10th is National Siblings Day, a celebration of the special bond that exists between siblings.

Apr 09, 2019

Sisters Quinn and Reilly help us celebrate Sibling's Day

Siblings Day
April 10th is National Siblings Day, a celebration of the special bond that exists between siblings.

Apr 03, 2019

Q&A with Brittany DiDonato: What does it mean to Wish It Forward?

Brittany DiDonato
Brittany manages Wish It Forward, an alumni program for wish kids and their families

Apr 03, 2019

Q&A with Brittany DiDonato: What does it mean to Wish It Forward?

Brittany DiDonato
Brittany manages Wish It Forward, an alumni program for wish kids and their families

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