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Nov 28, 2018

Kara Kaiser

Kara Kaiser on Morning Blend

The Morning Blend

Kara Kaiser, Managing Director of BMO Private Bank in Milwaukee and Board Chair for Make-A-Wish Wisconsin is here today to give us some great advice on how to make the most impact with our philanthropic giving.

Nov 19, 2018

Carter

Carter was a Chicago Blackhawk for a day

NHL.com

After his cancer diagnosis, 11-year-old Carter Holmes was worried he'd never play hockey again, but the Blackhawks brought him in for a Make-A-Wish moment with his hockey idol.

Oct 09, 2018

Iyanna

Heart of Canal Street makes Iyanna's wish come true

CBS 58

Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, through its Heart of Canal Street program, teamed up with Make-A-Wish Wisconsin to give a 13-year-old girl from Milwaukee a princess treatment. Iyanna is like many girls her age. She likes to watch YouTube videos, go to the movies, play basketball, and eat chocolate cake. She also loves Disney movies. But unlike most children Iyanna lives with a brain tumor.

Aug 01, 2018

Bentley

Bentley's Wish

NBC2 Nebraska

For a Wisconsin boy who loves trains, visiting North Platte is a dream come true! With some help from Make-A-Wish and the community, five-year-old Bentley Dodge is on a Nebraska adventure.

Jul 29, 2018

Isaac

Isaac's Wish to be a Zookeeper

10TV-WBNS

Isaac Stevens wants to be a Zookeeper when he grows up. Today, he achieved that goal decades early. In a moment's time, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium made his wildest dream come true.

Jul 22, 2018

Raphi

Raphi's Wish

WITI FOX6

Make-A-Wish Wisconsin and Hamilton High School students came together to grant the wish of a Richfield girl battling a heart condition. "This is like a dream come true for her," said Raphaela Gehrung, Raphi's mother.

Jul 19, 2018

Ethan

Ethan's Wish to meet Jimmy Butler

ESPN

16-year-old Ethan Whitney spends a day with Jimmy Butler, shooting hoops, playing air soft and hanging out at Butler's home in Los Angeles.

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

WEAU.com

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

CBS58

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.

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  • Thank you to everyone who participated in the Wish-A-Thon presented by Kesslers Diamonds on Z104 Madison and 95.7 BIG FM. We raised $258,409 resulting in 43 wishes for Wisconsin children. We are so grateful for you all!
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