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Feb 09, 2015

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Marshall Students Form Wishmakers on Campus

The Courier

Stars and cakes decorate a wall in the commons area at Marshall High School as students raise funds for the Make-A-Wish Wisconsin chapter. “Be a star for a child,” fundraising organizer Isi Salas said, as he encouraged people to donate money for a star before the high school boys basketball game between Marshall and Waterloo last week.

Feb 09, 2015

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Alivia's Wish

WSAW-TV

NewsChannel 7 first told you about little Alivia Northcott last February. At that time, she was battling a rare form of Leukemia. Now, almost a year later, she is in remission, and about to turn three years old. Saturday Livie celebrated an extra special wish about to come true, thanks to a very special organization.

Feb 03, 2015

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Anti Valentine's Day Party

WSAW-TV

Whether you are flying solo this Valentine's Day or not, a fun Anti Valentine's Day Gaming Party is going on Feb. 14 that also benefits a good cause. This event is being put on by Rock 94.7 benefiting Make-A-Wish Wisconsin. It will be hosted by Gaming Generations at Biggby Coffee in Rib Mountain. Registration opens at 12 p.m., the tournament begins at 1 p.m., and the championship race is held at 2:45 p.m.

Jan 30, 2015

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Jimmy's wish to meet the Bruins

WXOW

Jimmy Bjorkman is a freshman at West Salem high school and was born with hypo-plastic left heart syndrome. Essentially, Bjorkman was born with only half a heart. The Make-A-Wish Foundation stepped up to help grant Bjorkman his wish, to become a Boston Bruin for a day. Next weekend Bjorkman and his family will travel to Boston to spend time in the city and see the Bruins take on the Canadians. Bjorkman said he has been counting down the days and is excited for the trip.

Jan 23, 2015

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Wishes do come true

International Falls Journal

John Pozniak and Emily Goehring don’t want a gravy boat or matching towels as wedding gifts. Instead, they want to make a child’s wish come true. Pozniak, a former International Falls resident, and his fiance are teaming with the Make-A-Wish Foundation in hopes of fully funding the wish of a child diagnosed with cancer. The wedding is a perfect platform for helping to make their dream a reality, the couple said.

Jan 21, 2015

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Collin's Snowmobile Wish

PowerSports Business

Start with Make-A-Wish Wisconsin, which approaches thousands of kids who are battling life-threatening illnesses to make their wildest dreams come true. Add in some assists from industry companies, and the result was one of the coolest dealership events you’re likely to find.

Jan 13, 2015

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Who will Brayden root for?

FOX6 News

The Green Bay Packers take on the Seattle Seahawks in a battle for the NFC Championship. It’s a matchup a Waukesha County family was hoping to avoid. They’re obviously Packers fans, but they have a pretty good reason to root for the Seahawks too! It turns out, the Seattle Seahawks’ twelfth man is actually from Merton, Wisconsin.

Jan 07, 2015

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Kaden's Wish

Lake Country Now

Kaden Stark's eyes scanned the crowd as his dad, Steven, talked to the basketball players sitting on the floor in front of them at Mukwonago High School. A smile flashed across his face.

Actually, Kaden had been smiling all morning as his family talked about going to watch Mukwonago basketball players shoot free-throws at the high school for a Make-A-Wish fundraiser on Dec. 31.

Jan 05, 2015

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Catch a Star

Postcrescent.com

Beckett Roerdink, the 4-year-old from Greenville who was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2013 and received worldwide attention in September when he asked for mail for his birthday in a Post-Crescent Media story, is a Wish kid and is scheduled to have his wish — whatever he may choose — granted.

Jan 05, 2015

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Isaac's Wish

MyWalworthCounty.com

In the spirit of giving, Elkhorn’s DeHaan RV Center partnered up with Make-A-Wish Wisconsin to make 4-year-old Isaac's Christmas wish come true.

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