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Dec 11, 2018

Wish Blog: Five Holiday Rituals that Can Boost Your Happiness

baking
“The most wonderful time of the year” can also be the most stressful time of the year.

Dec 11, 2018

Wish Blog: Five Holiday Rituals that Can Boost Your Happiness

baking
“The most wonderful time of the year” can also be the most stressful time of the year.

Dec 04, 2018

Malik Wished to Develop a Video Game

malik
It's a rare day when you get to meet your imaginary friends, but ten-year-old Malik’s wish to create a video game with Flight School Studio brought them to life!

Dec 04, 2018

Malik Wished to Develop a Video Game

malik
It's a rare day when you get to meet your imaginary friends, but ten-year-old Malik’s wish to create a video game with Flight School Studio brought them to life!

Nov 26, 2018

Giving Tuesday 2018

You’ve eaten the turkey, braved Black Friday, and tried to look focused at work while shopping on Cyber Monday.

Nov 26, 2018

Giving Tuesday 2018

You’ve eaten the turkey, braved Black Friday, and tried to look focused at work while shopping on Cyber Monday.

Nov 20, 2018

Joshua's wish to see his Mom

Joshua
Joshua’s wish to go to Walt Disney World® Resort with his parents and brother may sound like a wish a lot of kids make. However, this wish reunited a family that had been separated by an ocean for almost half a year.

Nov 20, 2018

Joshua's wish to see his Mom

Joshua
Joshua’s wish to go to Walt Disney World® Resort with his parents and brother may sound like a wish a lot of kids make. However, this wish reunited a family that had been separated by an ocean for almost half a year.

Nov 13, 2018

Millennial Donors - Is the Selfie Generation Actually the Most Selfless?

Eva and Craig NLC
Millennials have often been called the “most selfish generation.” They have been criticized for their perceived entitlement, lack of real-world skills, social media obsession, and selfies. But are millennials really more “Generation Me” than “Generation We?”

Nov 13, 2018

Millennial Donors - Is the Selfie Generation Actually the Most Selfless?

Eva and Craig NLC
Millennials have often been called the “most selfish generation.” They have been criticized for their perceived entitlement, lack of real-world skills, social media obsession, and selfies. But are millennials really more “Generation Me” than “Generation We?”

Nov 06, 2018

Misconceptions About Wish Kids

cristina
Although Make-A-Wish has been around for almost forty years, there are still many people who believe that only terminally-ill children are granted wishes. I can tell you from first-hand experience that it's simply not true.

Nov 06, 2018

Misconceptions About Wish Kids

cristina
Although Make-A-Wish has been around for almost forty years, there are still many people who believe that only terminally-ill children are granted wishes. I can tell you from first-hand experience that it's simply not true.

Oct 30, 2018

The Healing Power of Pretend

Halloween
Halloween is a favorite holiday for delivering the three “Fs” – fun, friends and fantasy (four, if you count free candy)!

Oct 30, 2018

The Healing Power of Pretend

Halloween
Halloween is a favorite holiday for delivering the three “Fs” – fun, friends and fantasy (four, if you count free candy)!

Oct 23, 2018

Tiffany's Breakfast at Tiffany's

tiffany
Poonamdevi, 19, loves the movie Breakfast at Tiffany’s so much that she calls herself Tiffany. She lives with a very serious heart condition which is what brought her to Make-A-Wish.

Oct 23, 2018

Tiffany's Breakfast at Tiffany's

tiffany
Poonamdevi, 19, loves the movie Breakfast at Tiffany’s so much that she calls herself Tiffany. She lives with a very serious heart condition which is what brought her to Make-A-Wish.

Oct 16, 2018

Physician Spotlight

Dr. Wisoff
A conversation with Jeffrey H. Wisoff, MD, pediatric neurosurgeon, Professor of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics at NYU Langone Medical Center, and esteemed member of the Make-A-Wish Metro New York Medical Advisory Council.

Oct 16, 2018

Physician Spotlight

Dr. Wisoff
A conversation with Jeffrey H. Wisoff, MD, pediatric neurosurgeon, Professor of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics at NYU Langone Medical Center, and esteemed member of the Make-A-Wish Metro New York Medical Advisory Council.

Oct 09, 2018

Wishes with Wet Noses - Furry Friends Can Help Kids Heal

wish dog
Last year, Make-A-Wish granted over 150 wishes for a service animal or a pet to children with critical illnesses across the country.

Oct 09, 2018

Wishes with Wet Noses - Furry Friends Can Help Kids Heal

wish dog
Last year, Make-A-Wish granted over 150 wishes for a service animal or a pet to children with critical illnesses across the country.

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