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Oct 28, 2019

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MedCity News and Make-A-Wish America partnership to enhance patient voice

MedCity News

MedCity News announces a monthly feature story focusing on how healthcare organizations are working with Make-A-Wish to lift up the voices of children battling critical illnesses alongside an interview with Dr. Sachin H. Jain, president and CEO of CareMore and Aspire Health, who sits on the national Make-A-Wish Board of Directors.

Oct 25, 2019

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Teen visits Fall Classic through Make-A-Wish

MLB

Thanks to Make-A-Wish and Major League Baseball, 19-year-old Logan from Tamarac, Florida attends batting practice and meets with players before Game 1 of the World Series.

Oct 17, 2019

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5-year-old gets wish to Disney and in flight

USA Today

Allegiant Air creates a fantastic wish enhancement for wish kid SJ, who wished to visit Walt Disney World. AJ shared he wanted to help flight attendants hand out snacks on the plane and Allegiant decided to make that happen in an extra special way - with his own uniform and pair of wings!

Oct 14, 2019

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Make-A-Wish Foundation Provides Joy to Families and Volunteers

Pulmonary Hypertension News

A Make-A-Wish child's mother reflects on how her family has continued to be involved with Make-A-Wish and encourages others to get involved with the organization.

Sep 13, 2019

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Hevesh5 And Her Dominoes Grant A Wish

Right This Minute

14-year-old wish kid Brian wanted to build with YouTuber Hevesh5, a professional domino artist and YouTuber with more than 2.5 million subscribers.

Sep 04, 2019

Make-A-Wish CMO Janell Holas sits down with Authority Magazine

Authority Magazine

Make-A-Wish America CMO, Janell Holas, shares her career path, who she'd love to have lunch with and her five strategies for building a trusted and believe brand with Authority Magazine.

Aug 30, 2019

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Behind the Scenes with Make-A-Wish

The Points Guy

The Points Guy shares an inside look at planning a Make-A-Wish wish trip, what it's like to take one and how the public can help enable more by donating airline points, miles and dollars.

Aug 26, 2019

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Boy Wishes to Meet Bone Marrow Donor

CNN

Gabriel is a 7-year-old who was the successful recipient of a bone marrow transplant. His wish was to meet his donor who happened to be living in Germany. Make-A-Wish Illinois united the two, and they formed an incredibly close bond during their time together.

Aug 26, 2019

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Jason Momoa Grants Wishes

CNN

Jason Momoa, otherwise known as "Aquaman," shares inspiring photos from his first Make-A-Wish wish granting experience, in which he says he will "do this for life." Wish kids Eva Eros and Kalice became part of this ohana throughout their day visiting Warner Bros. Studios.

Jun 27, 2019

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Make-A-Wish CEO is helping to change the lives of critically ill children

Authority Magazine

Make-A-Wish America President and CEO, Richard K. Davis shares how he defines leadership, what movement he’d like to start and five things he wishes someone would have told him when he first started in a Social Impact Heroes profile.