Oct 14, 2016
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 WJFW.com.
Jul 14, 2016
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
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
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
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
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 journaltimes.com Web site to learn what inspired them to help make wishes come true.
Feb 08, 2016
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."
Feb 08, 2016
A send off celebration was held for Kailie and Marcus Friday at the Appleton International Airport. The two kids and their families will be traveling to Florida for a week-long vacation to Walt Disney World. The trips are provided thanks to Make-A-Wish and Disney.
Feb 03, 2016
The challenge was made and accepted and now it is up to the students to raise money for Make-A-Wish Wisconsin. Students at Marshall, Waterloo and Cambridge high schools are collecting their spare change in an effort to make a difference for children who have been diagnosed with a life threatening illness.
Jan 06, 2016
Green Bay Press Gazette
A holiday card crafted by an 8-year-old is helping a pair of Wisconsin organizations that treat and support sick children. It also forged a bond with a Green Bay Packers wide receiver.
The $5 card, created by Maggie Hendrick of Appleton, raised almost $10,000 for Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and Make-A-Wish Wisconsin through a Gannett Wisconsin Media campaign.