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Mar 04, 2020

In a world where you can be anything – be kind

emma and aleyah
As a Make-A-Wish supporter, Emma Fine runs the gamut.

Mar 04, 2020

In a world where you can be anything – be kind

emma and aleyah
As a Make-A-Wish supporter, Emma Fine runs the gamut.

Mar 04, 2020

Wish Like a Girl: Madison Wished to be an Inventor

Madison
Madison is a bright young girl who is destined for success.

Mar 04, 2020

Wish Like a Girl: Madison Wished to be an Inventor

Madison
Madison is a bright young girl who is destined for success.

Why I'm Running (Even Though I've Always Hated It)

William's Wish
I am so excited to be running the NYC half-marathon with team Make-A-Wish on March 15th! And, no, I never thought I would hear myself say those words. I have literally always hated running. So, how did I get myself into this?

Feb 27, 2020

Why I'm Running (Even Though I've Always Hated It)

William's Wish
I am so excited to be running the NYC half-marathon with team Make-A-Wish on March 15th! And, no, I never thought I would hear myself say those words. I have literally always hated running. So, how did I get myself into this?

Feb 24, 2020

Evie inspires many with her unstoppable strength

Evie
Amanda Baumler received news no expectant mother ever wants to hear – her baby would be born with serious medical complications. Though the news was devastating, Amanda had confidence that her daughter would be a strong soul. Read more from Amanda about her heart warrior, Evie, and how she is changing the world with fierce courage and mighty strength.

Feb 24, 2020

Evie inspires many with her unstoppable strength

Evie
Amanda Baumler received news no expectant mother ever wants to hear – her baby would be born with serious medical complications. Though the news was devastating, Amanda had confidence that her daughter would be a strong soul. Read more from Amanda about her heart warrior, Evie, and how she is changing the world with fierce courage and mighty strength.

Feb 20, 2020

Sixteen years later, Brandon's wish is still impacting his life.

Brandon
"My wish gave me memories I will treasure for the rest of my life." - Brandon (wish granted 2003)

Feb 20, 2020

Sixteen years later, Brandon's wish is still impacting his life.

Brandon
"My wish gave me memories I will treasure for the rest of my life." - Brandon (wish granted 2003)

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.

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