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Wednesday Jul 9 | 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.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Asheboro, NC

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Seaside 3-year-old cancer survivor granted wish to be a builder

Renzo Lombardi, a 3 year old kidney cancer survivor from Seaside, gets his wish Tuesday to operate heavy equipment at Graniterock's A.R. Wilson Quarry in Aromas.

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Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Health, Charitable Organizations

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Corporate giving

As part of a monthlong partnership, TooJay's restaurants pledged $120,000 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation .

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Florida, Business News

Sun Jul 06, 2014

WTVY Dothan

Make-A-Wish Foundation Grants a Wiregrass Child's Request

Cody Adams, a three year-old from Chancellor will be heading to Disney World with his family.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Centre Daily Times

Riding for a wish

Paul Frye and Sue Eastep before Riding for a Wish, sponsored by the Historic Bellefonte Cruise and the Bellefonte Eagle Riders on Sunday, June 15, 2014.

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WTLV

Disabled Jacksonville boy granted wish of a lifetime

Disabled Jacksonville boy granted wish of a lifetime Disabled Jacksonville boy granted wish of a lifetime from Make-A-Wish foundation Check out this story on firstcoastnews.com: http://www.firstcoastnews.com/story/news/local/2014/07/05/make-a-wish-jacksonville-boy/12249909/ JACKSONVILLE, Fla.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Orange County Register

Holiday harbor trip a respite for children battling cancer

She joined about 40 other children who have benefited from the Make-A-Wish Foundation in a Fourth of July tour around Newport Harbor, followed by a breakfast at the American Legion in Newport Beach.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Newport Beach, CA, Orange County, CA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

CBS Local

Boy With Genetic Disorder Builds Lego Tribute To Children's Hospital LA

"It's magical. I never thought that a brick would bring so much happiness to my child," said Dylan's mother, Kapka Prunty.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Charitable Organizations

Mon Jun 30, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Make-A-Wish surprises Sacramento girl with Disney dream

Mariah, a Sacramento girl battling cancer, was surprised by the Make-A-Wish Foundation on Monday and gifted a dream vacation to Disney.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations

Prince George Citizen

Treehouse dream comes true

The Jancicka family - Leah, Caleb, Noah and Erik - stand outside Noah's new treehouse, courtesy of Make-A-Wish Foundation.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Centre Daily Times

Chris Rosenblum | Zion boy's wish comes true on magical Disney trip

The Scicchitano family from Zion poses in front of the Spaceship Earth geodesic dome at the Disney World's Epcot park during their recent vacation provided by the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Orlando, FL, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Orlando Travel

Thu Jun 26, 2014

News12.com

Concert to raise money for Make-A-Wish

A benefit concert for the Make-A-Wish Foundation will take place on Friday in Port Chester, and one local man was given the tough task of coming up with song in tribute of all Make-A-Wish has done for the community.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Port Chester, NY, Rye Brook, NY

Wed Jun 25, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Medical expenses force family toward foreclosure

Pictures showed the 5-year-old engineering a Piedmont & Northern Railway train from Ranlo to Tony's Ice Cream, compliments of the railroad and the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

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Related Topix: Foreclosures, Ranlo, NC, Charitable Organizations, Belmont, NC

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Albany Times Union

Make-A-Wish Foundation: Make-A-Wish's vision is to grant the wish of every eligible child.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region: Bigs and Littles, as the adult mentors and the children they work with are called, attend community events, play or watch sports, go to movies, take hikes, or even cook together.

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Sat Jun 21, 2014

News12.com

Make-A-Wish Foundation sends 13-year-old Keirol Aaron to World Cup in Brazil

As the World Cup continues to entice soccer fans worldwide, one young fan from Brooklyn is experiencing a dream come true.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Dream comes true for 8-year-old train conductor

Amtrak and the Make-A-Wish Foundation teamed up to help make an 8-year-old-boy's dream of being a train conductor come true.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Jackson, MO

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Federal Way Mirror

Federal Way couple fuels wish for teen with bone cancer | Slideshow

"I love it - it's so sweet," the 18-year-old said as his hands glided across the new ruby red paint of his 2006 Ford Mustang.

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News12.com

7-year-old Alonna Beard gets the royal treatment thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation

Alonna and her younger sister Skylar had their nails painted and more with a little help from her favorite Disney princess, Cinderella.

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KCRA-TV Sacramento

8-year-old embarks on train adventure over Donner Pass

Northern California is giving a big welcome to a Missouri boy whose dream of conducting a train over Donner Pass will come true this weekend thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations

The Lebanon Daily News

Jackson parents want "inclusive" playground in memory of young son Rees Parham

Five-year-old Asher Parham enjoys a slide at the Jackson Elementary School playground on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Myerstown, PA, Medicine, Nursing, Charitable Organizations

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