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Jul 02, 2019

Innovations in Pediatric Healthcare

innovations
At Make-A-Wish, every child we serve has been diagnosed with a critical illness. Most of these illnesses require sophisticated medical care in order to cure or improve the health of the child.

Jul 02, 2019

Innovations in Pediatric Healthcare

innovations
At Make-A-Wish, every child we serve has been diagnosed with a critical illness. Most of these illnesses require sophisticated medical care in order to cure or improve the health of the child.

Jun 26, 2019

The Benefits of Teaching Your Kids About Philanthropy

Leas family
Bret Leas, Board Chair of Make-A-Wish Metro New York and Western New York, has taught his children well about giving back.

Jun 26, 2019

The Benefits of Teaching Your Kids About Philanthropy

Leas family
Bret Leas, Board Chair of Make-A-Wish Metro New York and Western New York, has taught his children well about giving back.

Jun 18, 2019

The Toughest Man I Ever Met: My Son

Father's Day
This past Sunday was Father's Day and it's the perfect time to revisit a Wish Nation blog from Wish Dad, Nick H. His son, Hunter, was born with a half-functioning heart and he shares his journey from self-doubt before Hunter's birth to joy as he watches his son prepare for high school.

Jun 18, 2019

The Toughest Man I Ever Met: My Son

Father's Day
This past Sunday was Father's Day and it's the perfect time to revisit a Wish Nation blog from Wish Dad, Nick H. His son, Hunter, was born with a half-functioning heart and he shares his journey from self-doubt before Hunter's birth to joy as he watches his son prepare for high school.

An Inspiring Donor - Working to Help Shape Our Future - and His Kids’

Bret Leas and Family
Helping to create a long-lasting legacy – family philanthropy is an honor(ee)

Jun 13, 2019

An Inspiring Donor - Working to Help Shape Our Future - and His Kids’

Bret Leas and Family
Helping to create a long-lasting legacy – family philanthropy is an honor(ee)

A Broadway Wish Come True

Ashley Park
“This organization taught me by example, how to care and give to others when they need it most.” – Tony and Grammy Award nominee, Ashley Park

Jun 13, 2019

A Broadway Wish Come True

Ashley Park
“This organization taught me by example, how to care and give to others when they need it most.” – Tony and Grammy Award nominee, Ashley Park

Jun 11, 2019

Your go-to guide for questions about wish referral.

Ali
Our mission at Make-A-Wish is to make sure every eligible child with a critical illness has their
wish granted. We know that eligibility can be confusing.

Jun 11, 2019

Your go-to guide for questions about wish referral.

Ali
Our mission at Make-A-Wish is to make sure every eligible child with a critical illness has their
wish granted. We know that eligibility can be confusing.

May 28, 2019

A Wish to Honor the Bravery and Courage of 9/11 First Responders

Shelton
Shelton grew up around the local fire and police departments in his hometown in Alabama.

May 28, 2019

A Wish to Honor the Bravery and Courage of 9/11 First Responders

Shelton
Shelton grew up around the local fire and police departments in his hometown in Alabama.

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.

About this Blog

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

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