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Apr 26, 2019

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Jenna and Meredith climb the Vessel for Wishes


In the TODAY Show's third and final Wish Week segment, Jenna Bush Hager and Meredith Vieira crossed town to climb New York City’s new urban landmark, the Vessel at Hudson Yards, and raise money for Make-A-Wish. They had the opportunity to meet many wish kids, volunteers and sponsors along the way.

Apr 25, 2019


Wish Kid Announces first round NFL draft for Bucanneers


Kacey dreamed of a wish that money couldn't buy - the opportunity to announce the first round NFL draft pick for his favorite team, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Kacey's dream came true in front of millions of fans in Nashville. Not only that, Coach Arians called Kacey after the pick and invited him to Tampa to tour the team's facilities.

Mar 13, 2019


Wish Kid gets Golden Ticket on American Idol


Former wish recipient Ethan Payne who wished to meet Luke Bryan in 2016 auditioned for Luke Bryan, Lionel Ritchie and Katy Perry on American Idol, and he got the golden ticket and a surprise duet with Bryan.

Mar 10, 2019


Wish Kid Meets Ellen Pompeo

E! Online

17-year-old Isabelle's dream to meet Ellen Pompeo of Grey's Anatomy came true. She even got her own scrubs and badge and directed a scene of the show.

Feb 12, 2019


Make-A-Wish at the Grammys


Seventeen follows wish kids Rachel, Jayden, Sylvia and Keegan as they glam up for the Grammy's red carpet.

Feb 01, 2019


Make-A-Wish® team of 16 wish kids heading to Super Bowl LIII

PR Newswire

The kids, who are all facing critical illnesses, will experience a life-changing, football-fueled weekend thanks to the generous donations of individuals and corporate supporters, including the National Football League (NFL).

Jan 22, 2019

Wish kid Palmer takes Broadway stage with wish alumni

Wish kid takes Broadway stage with wish alumni


Palmer’s wish to be part of a Broadway performance came true with help from the producers of Mean Girls. The 9-year-old soon learned she was sharing the stage with two actresses who had also been granted wishes.

Jan 16, 2019

Wish kid Anderson skates with the Dallas Stars

Hockey Fan’s Dream Is Reality

FOX 4 – Dallas

Anderson got to create his own hockey team and play against the Dallas Stars.

Dec 04, 2018

Wish Kid Kaydence on her wish in Hollywood

Kaydence Heads to Hollywood

People Magazine

Nathan Fillion and the cast of ABC’s cop drama, The Rookie, were happy to play a special role in making Kaydence’s acting dream come true.

Oct 17, 2018

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Make-A-Wish® Announces New CEO

PR Newswire

Richard K. Davis announced as new CEO of Make-A-Wish America