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12 hrs ago | CBS Local

Batkid Movie Arrives At San Diego Comic-Con

UPDATED 7/27/2014: SAN DIEGO, CA - Last November, the eyes of the world turned to San Francisco as the Bay Area chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation granted young leukemia survivor Miles Scott to live his dream of being "Batman" for a day.


Related Topix: Charitable Organizations

Sat Jul 26, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

Wish Granted for Cystic Fibrosis Survivor and Panama City Native

Eighteen-year-old Morgan Clarke and his family were picked up Saturday morning, and taken to Gamestop in Pier Park, where Morgan received a shopping spree through the Make-A-Wish Foundation.


Related Topix: Panama City, FL, Charitable Organizations

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Bieber to receive award for charity work

The Baby singer is set to receive the Champ of Charity award on behalf of his work with the Make-A-Wish Foundation at the awards ceremony on Monday, July 28. To top it all off, he will receive the accolade from friend and fellow singer Cody Simpson.


Related Topix: Charitable Organizations

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Make-A-Wish Foundation seeking volunteers in St. Lawrence County

About three years ago, as a reporter for a newspaper in St. Lawrence County, Benny Fairchild was asked to write a story for Make-A-Wish Central New York to help recruit wish granters in his area.


Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, St Lawrence County, NY, Waddington, NY



It's that time of year again. Fifteen acres of sunflowers are now in bloom at Buttonwood Farm in Griswold and those fields are open to visitors.


Related Topix: Charitable Organizations

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Deseret News

"Batkid Begins" documentary inspired by 5-year-old boy who beat cancer

Faith in humanity swept the nation last November when San Franciscans helped turn their city into Gotham for 5-year-old Miles Scott, also known as Batkid .


Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Leukemia, Health, Charitable Organizations

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Day

Field of wishes

Visitors wander the walking path through the sunflower field at Buttonwood Farm in Griswold on Sunday, the opening day of the farm's annual Sunflower for Wishes fundraiser.


Related Topix: Charitable Organizations

Sun Jul 20, 2014


Make a Wish Kid

An Albuquerque kid got to live out his dream after APD and Make A Wish Foundation teamed to play out Andrew's wish.


Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, Charitable Organizations

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Bolivar Commercial

Wish comes true for Drew child

At the Disney Make-A-Wish send-off party for Khloe Robinson are Kabresha Powell , Minnie Mouse, Juwonda Willis, Sharon Hunter, Kyla Powell and Mickey Mouse.


Related Topix: Drew, MS, Charitable Organizations, Cleveland, MS

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Jersey Journal

'Incompatible with life': West Deptford girl thrives...

KellyAnn Fisher is comforted by her 9-year-old daughter Kayleigh while recalling the kindness of the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the West Deptford community as her 7-year-old daughter, Noelle, rests on her bean bag chair, Wednesday, July 16, 2014.


Related Topix: West Deptford, NJ, Deptford, NJ, Charitable Organizations

Bellingham Herald

Sounders and Make-A-Wish visitor enjoy experience

Sounders fan Xander Bailey took part in a training session with the Sounders on Friday, with the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.


Related Topix: Charitable Organizations

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WISH-TV Indianapolis

5-year-old surprised with princess castle from Make-A-Wish

An Indianapolis girl who was diagnosed at birth with chronic kidney disease was the latest recipient of a gift from the Make-A-Wish Foundation on Thursday.


Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Charitable Organizations

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

Annual charity golf tournament takes place

The annual event benefits the Make-A-Wish Foundation and several other charities in the area.


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Laughing Squid

'Batkid Begins', A Documentary That Explores and Celebrates Miles ...

Batkid Begins is a documentary by filmmaker Dana Nachman of KTF Films , sponsored by Moving Train, Inc. , that explores and celebrates Miles Scott and his Make-A-Wish Foundation adventures throughout San Francisco.


Related Topix: Charitable Organizations

Michigan football fan Stephen Loszewski to be featured on ESPN's SportsCenter next Tuesday

The story of Stephen Loszewski, Michigan football and a dream-come-true gift delivered by the Make-A-Wish Foundation will air next Tuesday, July 22, on ESPN's SportsCenter.


Related Topix: Michigan, Charitable Organizations, Ann Arbor, MI

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Former wish kid to rappel down 20-storey hotel to raise money for foundation

Complaints about falling trees or crumbling sidewalks? Now there's an app for that.


Related Topix: Charitable Organizations

Sun Jul 13, 2014


Ridgely Teen Raises $7,700 For Make-A-Wish Foundation

Kids across the Mid-Atlantic battling a life-threatening medical condition will get to have their wish, thanks to people like Danny Lockhart.


Related Topix: Ridgely, MD, Charitable Organizations, Pop/Rock, Danny

Detroit News

Annual Mt. Olivet cemetery run draws spirited crowd

Participants gather 10K run, 5K run and 1.5 K walk, all part of The Sunrise Run to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation at Mt.


Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Clinton Township, MI

Sat Jul 12, 2014

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Hot Harley Nights Revving Up Money For The Make-A-Wish Foundation

A yearly summer tradition revved up again this weekend, as Hot Harley Nights looks to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation here in Sioux Falls.


Related Topix: Motorcycles, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Charitable Organizations, Sioux Falls, SD, Non-Profit

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Burlington Times News

Young leukemia patient gets her wish: A visit to the N.C. Zoo

From her back-stage vantage point 10 feet from the animals, Joelle Loomis watched carefully Tuesday as Apollo, a baby gorilla at the N.C. Zoo, used his mother as a jungle gym.


Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Asheboro, NC


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