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Kevin Sharp Has Passed Away

Kevin Sharp died on Saturday at the very young age of 43. You probably know him from his song "Nobody Knows," which was a number one hit back in 1995.


Related Topix: Country, Charitable Organizations

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Naples Daily News

Aston Gardens raises $10,000 for Make-A-Wish Foundation

This story is contributed by a member of the Naples community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with Naples Daily News Aston Gardens at Pelican Marsh team members join their Executive Director John Eberle with the presentation of a check for $10,000 to Senior Special Events Coordinator Lesley Colantonio of Make-A-Wish Southern Florida.


Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Naples, FL, Life, Charity , Bonita Springs, FL, Non-Profit

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Fort Morgan Times

FMMS raises $10,000

Conner Libsack, 5, gets congratulated by Fort Morgan Middle School students after it was revealed the school raised $10,000 for him through the Make A Wish Foundation, during an assembly at the school Monday.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Charitable Organizations, Fort Morgan, CO


Auction helps Make-A-Wish Foudation

Last Thursday night, April 10, saw 11 students being auctioned off in the U-Club of Overman Student Center for the Bachelor/Bachelorette Auction.


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Medical Daily

8-Year-Old With Genetic Disorder Turns Into 'Iron Max' Thanks To Make-A-Wish Foundation

Max Vertin hasn't had a lot of time to act like a kid recently. With round the clock doctors' appointments, the 8-year-old boy who suffers from a rare genetic disorder can only dream about the things other children his age are doing.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Charitable Organizations, Hastings, NE

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Times Leader

Fern Hall Inn to throw Easter Egg Hunt for Make-A-Wish

Fern Inn and Restaurant is hosting a Easter Egg Hunt to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation on Saturday, April 19, at 2 p.m. The Easter Egg Hunt is free to the public, with donations accepted on behalf Make-A-Wish.


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Nebraska boys fly like Iron Man

Max, Rowan and Charlie all suffer from a rare disease that will slowly rob their muscles of their abilities.


Related Topix: Nebraska, Charitable Organizations

KLEW-TV Lewiston

Make-A-Wish Foundation grants Chase Yaggi wish for trip to Disney World

A Moscow boy battling brain cancer has a dream of visiting Disney World, and the Make-A-Wish Foundation will make that dream come true this summer.


Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Health, Brain Cancer, Moscow, ID, University of Idaho

The Papillion Times

How to win a $4,300 'Walking Dead #1' comic while also doing something nice

A local comic book shop is once again raffling away a pricey issue for a good cause.


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Tue Apr 15, 2014


Wearing an Iron Man costume, Max Vertin, 7, from Hastings, Neb.,... Photo-photo.5403711

Wearing an Iron Man costume, Max Vertin, 7, from Hastings, Neb., floats in a wind tunnel simulating free fall during a day hosted by the Make-A-Wish Foundation at SkyVenture Colorado in Lone Tree, Colo., south of Denver, on Tuesday April 15, 2014.


Related Topix: Hastings, NE, Charitable Organizations, Science / Technology

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Consider supporting Make-A-Wish

I know a lot of charities are worthy of your attention and contributions, but I want to take this opportunity to tell you about my family's experience with the Make-A-Wish Foundation.


Related Topix: Life, Charity , Charitable Organizations, Albany, NY

Sat Apr 12, 2014

ABC News

Boy With Mystery Illness Made Honorary Firefighter

An adorable 6-year-old boy with a mysterious medical disorder got a treat from the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Sheboygan, Wis., fire department - his dream job.


Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Sheboygan, WI

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WSTM-TV Syracuse

SU senior running from Syracuse to Ithaca for Make-a-Wish

A Syracuse University senior and his father ran 54 miles from Syracuse to Ithaca to raise more than $20,000 for the Make A Wish Foundation, as a way to honor something his sister asked for a long time ago.


Related Topix: Ithaca, NY, Syracuse, NY, Syracuse University, Charitable Organizations, Cornell University

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Poughkeepsie Journal

Good Life; positive achievements by mid-Hudson Valley residents for April 10

The show featured Grace Cope, a 4-year-old Make-A-Wish Foundation recipient, who modeled clothing for the fundraiser while walking down the runway with Mr. Misericordia, Nicholas Ciocchi, of Hopewell Junction.


Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Hopewell Junction, NY, Dutchess County, NY, Ulster County, NY

Wed Apr 09, 2014

WAVE-TV Louisville

LMPD: Trio tried to steal charity donation box

Louisville Metro Police have arrested one of three people who tried to steal a donation box set up by the Make A Wish Foundation.


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Tue Apr 08, 2014

NewsTalk 1530 KFBK

Bat Kid Throws First Pitch at Giants' Opening Day

Bat Kid came to fame when San Francisco and the Make-A-Wish Foundation threw a massive celebration for the little guy.


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The Bold Italic

Help This Kid Make His Room Look Like Dr. Who's Tardis

It seems like just yesterday that SF was going totally crazy over Batkid . But Batkid is just one of the many deserving young people that the Make-A-Wish Foundation works to help.


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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Evening Times

Dynamo dream is coming true for brave Reece

A DREAM comes true for a schoolboy from Cumbernauld today when he flies to London to meet his hero, television magician Dynamo.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Crohn's Disease, Health, Charitable Organizations

Sat Apr 05, 2014

CBS 3 Springfield

Make-A-Wish Foundation hosts basketball fundraiser

Swish Night was hosted by Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island to raise money for children with life-threatening medical conditions.


Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Enfield's Fermi DECA Club Raising Money For Make-A-Wish Foundation

The Enrico Fermi High School chapter of DECA has been working since September to plan a fundraiser to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation .


Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Enfield, CT, Marketing


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