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John Cena Wins Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

John Cena
Anyone who knows Make-A-Wish knows John Cena.

Feb 19, 2019

John Cena Wins Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

John Cena
Anyone who knows Make-A-Wish knows John Cena.

A Little Boy with a Big Heart Gives Back

Aiden
When Aiden’s wish to meet the Power Rangers at Disney World was granted in 2017, “everything lightened up,” said his mother, Kavita.

Feb 12, 2019

A Little Boy with a Big Heart Gives Back

Aiden
When Aiden’s wish to meet the Power Rangers at Disney World was granted in 2017, “everything lightened up,” said his mother, Kavita.

Feb 07, 2019

That Time I Danced with Michael Jackson

Tiffany and Michael Jackson
And How it Changed my Life

Feb 07, 2019

That Time I Danced with Michael Jackson

Tiffany and Michael Jackson
And How it Changed my Life

A Football Wish and a Life Transformed

Justin
As football season comes to an end, we’re looking back on an incredible football wish and one man’s journey from wish kid to valued team member here at Make-A-Wish Metro New York.

Feb 05, 2019

A Football Wish and a Life Transformed

Justin
As football season comes to an end, we’re looking back on an incredible football wish and one man’s journey from wish kid to valued team member here at Make-A-Wish Metro New York.

How do wish kids choose their wish? A wish-granting volunteer explains.

volunteer and wish kid
When a wish is granted, it gives power to a child by giving them control over a very special moment in their life. This alone can be life-changing to a kid who may have very little control over their life, given their medical situation.

Jan 29, 2019

How do wish kids choose their wish? A wish-granting volunteer explains.

volunteer and wish kid
When a wish is granted, it gives power to a child by giving them control over a very special moment in their life. This alone can be life-changing to a kid who may have very little control over their life, given their medical situation.

Jan 22, 2019

"Having things to be hopeful about changes your whole mindset.” - Peter

Peter then and now
Twelve-year-old Peter stood tentatively at the pool’s edge. He breathed in the warm, fragrant Hawaiian air and looked out over the sparkling water in front of him.

Jan 22, 2019

"Having things to be hopeful about changes your whole mindset.” - Peter

Peter then and now
Twelve-year-old Peter stood tentatively at the pool’s edge. He breathed in the warm, fragrant Hawaiian air and looked out over the sparkling water in front of him.

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.

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

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