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Mar 27, 2018

Zanyah receives a new liver from a stranger who wanted to help

Wish kid Zanyah featured on ABC News

ABC World News Tonight

Zanyah received her new liver from a donor who was a complete stranger to the family. Both are doing well. Watch her story which aired recently on ABC World News Tonight. Zanyah's wish to go to Walt Disney World Resort will be granted later this spring.

Dec 06, 2017

Chippewa Falls High School DECA chapter hosts Wish Week fundraiser

DECA - Chippewa Falls

For the second year, Chippewa Falls High School DECA Chapter is hosting a Wish Week fundraiser starting December 12 to raise enough funds to help grant a child's wish.

Feb 10, 2017

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Sarah's Grammy's Wish


CBS 58 News caught up with 12-year-old Sarah as she set off with her mother for the Grammy Awards thanks to Make-A-Wish Wisconsin and Caledonia company "Meetings & Incentives Worldwide" which raised money for the trip to California.

Jan 31, 2017

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Faith's Wish to go to Italy

Waupaca County News

Life has not been easy for Faith Stubinski, as the Iola 17-year-old has been battling stage 3T lymphoblastic lymphoma for nearly two years. “It’s been a long road, but I am doing well,” she said. “I feel good and I have not had any issues for a while.” “Life is finally getting back to normal,” added her mother, Angie. Faith became excited after Make-A-Wish Wisconsin contacted her.

Jan 16, 2017

Isabelle's Wish

Isabelle's Wish

Isabelle's wish was simple, she just wanted to see the mountains. Isabelle and her family spent a long weekend in Vail, Colorado doing just that. "Seeing the mountains and experiencing these things has heightened my zest for life. I now savor each moment even more. I have always loved life, even when sick. I love to find the peace within the fight. I look to the mountains and back to my family and it confirms my constant belief, life is always so beautiful," said Isabelle.

Oct 19, 2016

Thomas' wish is about to come true

Thomas' Wish

Thomas is an eight-years-old battling cerebral palsy and epilepsy but his wish to go to Walt Disney World® Resort is about to come true.

Oct 14, 2016

Bobby's wish comes true

Bobby's Wish to meet the Green Bay Packers

Bobby is a 14-year-old from Rhinelander who loved to play football until his illness prevented him from doing so. When he learned he medically qualified for a wish from Make-A-Wish Wisconsin he wished to meet Green Bay Packer, Jordy Nelson. Bobby's wish came true at a recent Green Bay Packer home game and not only did he meet Jordy Nelson but many of his favorite players. Watch his entire story featured on

Jul 14, 2016

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Lucas' wish still making a difference

The Country Today

It’s not uncommon for many of the children with life-threatening health conditions helped by Make-A-Wish to ask for trips to fun, exciting destinations such as Disney World. Not Lucas West.

Suffering from osteosarcoma, or bone cancer, in his leg, the then-9-year-old boy put in a request for a greenhouse. Over the past several years and under his attentive care, that greenhouse has blossomed into Growing Wishes Greenhouse.Click the headline above to see his full story.

May 23, 2016

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Steven's Wish


The Schacht family is getting ready for the trip of a lifetime, after Make-A-Wish Wisconsin granted their son's biggest wish. There are a lot of reason 7-year-old Steven Schacht is one-in-a-million.

May 23, 2016

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Mitchell's Wish

Action News 4

19-year-old Mitch of Pennsylvania loves his tools and putting things together. Recently, he received his wish, Snap-On tools and accessories that fit his passion. This is the 4th wish that the Wisconsin company has helped make come true.

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