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Feb 12, 2020

Zoey's Heart is Made Whole by Her Courage

Zoey's book
In honor of National Heart Month, we are sharing the inspiring story of a little girl from Tennessee who wished to have a children's book written about her and her heart condition.

Feb 12, 2020

Zoey's Heart is Made Whole by Her Courage

Zoey's book
In honor of National Heart Month, we are sharing the inspiring story of a little girl from Tennessee who wished to have a children's book written about her and her heart condition.

Feb 04, 2020

Getting to the Heart of a Wish

drpratt
Dr. Rebecca Pratt specializes in pediatric cardiology at Pediatric Cardiology Associates of WNY. She cares for patients with congenital and acquired heart disease from fetal into adulthood, with a special interest in fetal echocardiography – moving photos of the heart.

Feb 04, 2020

Getting to the Heart of a Wish

drpratt
Dr. Rebecca Pratt specializes in pediatric cardiology at Pediatric Cardiology Associates of WNY. She cares for patients with congenital and acquired heart disease from fetal into adulthood, with a special interest in fetal echocardiography – moving photos of the heart.

Feb 04, 2020

Running So Wish Kids Can Soar

seanracepic
Sean Tolkin and his father Brad Tolkin ran the TCS New York City Marathon in November 2019 to raise funds for Make-A-Wish Metro New York. Their goal was to raise $4,000 each but they quickly smashed through those aspirations to accomplish something much greater.

Feb 04, 2020

Running So Wish Kids Can Soar

seanracepic
Sean Tolkin and his father Brad Tolkin ran the TCS New York City Marathon in November 2019 to raise funds for Make-A-Wish Metro New York. Their goal was to raise $4,000 each but they quickly smashed through those aspirations to accomplish something much greater.

Jan 30, 2020

"This is where I need to be."

Ryan Heffernan
As we conclude January, our month of new beginnings, we wanted to introduce you one of the newest members of the Make-A-Wish team here in Metro New York. Ryan Heffernan joined our chapter in November as a Finance Coordinator.

Jan 30, 2020

"This is where I need to be."

Ryan Heffernan
As we conclude January, our month of new beginnings, we wanted to introduce you one of the newest members of the Make-A-Wish team here in Metro New York. Ryan Heffernan joined our chapter in November as a Finance Coordinator.

Jan 22, 2020

"I never imagined the opportunities it would lead me to."

Samantha
On January 15, 2017, I was granted a wish that would propel my life forward.

Jan 22, 2020

"I never imagined the opportunities it would lead me to."

Samantha
On January 15, 2017, I was granted a wish that would propel my life forward.

Jan 16, 2020

The Fight to Cure Sickle Cell Disease

Isaiah then and now
The New York Times recently reported on a new approach to treating, and possibly curing, sickle cell disease, which afflicts 100,000 Americans.

Jan 16, 2020

The Fight to Cure Sickle Cell Disease

Isaiah then and now
The New York Times recently reported on a new approach to treating, and possibly curing, sickle cell disease, which afflicts 100,000 Americans.

Jan 08, 2020

Jan 08, 2020

Chris Zaluski doesn’t let cancer interrupt his commitment to Make-A-Wish

Chris Zaluski
"My wish kids come first."

Jan 08, 2020

Spare Parts: Giving My Daughter Life – Not Just Once, But Twice

kidneyshirts
Every January, my husband and I sit down to talk about our goals for the New Year. We discuss where we want to go on vacation, what home projects we want to work on, what our career goals are, and where we want to serve in our community.

Jan 08, 2020

Spare Parts: Giving My Daughter Life – Not Just Once, But Twice

kidneyshirts
Every January, my husband and I sit down to talk about our goals for the New Year. We discuss where we want to go on vacation, what home projects we want to work on, what our career goals are, and where we want to serve in our community.

Jan 08, 2020

Connor’s Wish was the Best Last Memory for his Family

teamconnor2
Kerry Ann Troy is a Long Beach native who has been a part of the Long Beach Polar Bears Super Bowl Splash almost since its inception. Her son, Connor, who was born with a neuromuscular disease, had his wish granted in 2012. We spoke to Kerry Ann about her son and creating Team Connor in his memory.

Jan 08, 2020

Connor’s Wish was the Best Last Memory for his Family

teamconnor2
Kerry Ann Troy is a Long Beach native who has been a part of the Long Beach Polar Bears Super Bowl Splash almost since its inception. Her son, Connor, who was born with a neuromuscular disease, had his wish granted in 2012. We spoke to Kerry Ann about her son and creating Team Connor in his memory.

Dec 20, 2019

Smoothies in Heaven: How my brother’s wish gets us through the holidays

Zak
My brother, Zachary was diagnosed in May 2008 with a Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma or put simply, an inoperable brain tumor within the brain stem. To this day, the survival rate is 0%.

Dec 20, 2019

Smoothies in Heaven: How my brother’s wish gets us through the holidays

Zak
My brother, Zachary was diagnosed in May 2008 with a Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma or put simply, an inoperable brain tumor within the brain stem. To this day, the survival rate is 0%.

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