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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.

May 06, 2016

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Mateo's Wish

Sheboygan Press

If a dream is a wish your heart makes, 9-year-old Mateo Meza’s heart really wants to see Disney World — and his wish is coming true.

The third-grader and his family leave this weekend for a week-long Disney vacation courtesy of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The granting of the wish was revealed during a surprise party for Mateo and his classmates at Grant Elementary School in Sheboygan.

May 05, 2016

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Red Apple Elementary

The students at Red Elementary School in Racine, WI, led by art teacher Jeff Ruggaber, raised funds for Make-A-Wish Wisconsin. Read the news story which appears on the Web site to learn what inspired them to help make wishes come true.

Feb 08, 2016

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Manitowoc girl's Disney wish comes true

Herald Times Reporter

Hanna Stenzel typically blends in with her third-grade classmates. She's quiet, a bit shy at times and doesn't seek attention. But on Wednesday, she was the center of it all when a woman dressed in a sparkly blue dress walked into the Jefferson Elementary classroom and started singing to her. "I'm here to let you know your wish has been granted," Disney princess Cinderella told the 9-year-old grinning from ear to ear. "You get to go to Disney World on Monday."

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