Mar 27, 2015
The Green Bay Packers will bring their Tailgate Tour to Sheboygan on Saturday, April 18 at the Blue Harbor Resort Conference Center Grand Ballroom. Tailgate Tour general admission event tickets cost $30. A limited number of tickets are available online at http://wisconsin.wish.org/packers.
Mar 24, 2015
When Make-A-Wish came calling for the Behrend family, 4-year-old Hadley had no doubt, she wanted to go to Florida. "I knew it was so warm, and I wanted to play at the beach," says Hadley. "I knew they had a pool, so I wanted to play at the pool and beach."
Mar 24, 2015
This past season, Sartori Company again partnered with Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby and the Packers Radio Network in support of Make-A-Wish. For every field goal Crosby converted during the season, Sartori donated $1,000 to $1,500 to Make-A-Wish Wisconsin. Sartori is honored to announce that based on this season's results the contribution totaled $43,500 and over $145,000 in total.
Mar 13, 2015
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Adam, 16, wished to meet the Milwaukee Brewers during spring training. Read the following article to find out how his wish came true.
Feb 23, 2015
Make-A-Wish Wisconsin arranged a shopping spree fit for a super hero today in Greendale! It was all for a Milwaukee boy battling a genetic disorder. In a time of great distress, the stage was set for an epic showdown. As the people of Greendale anxiously awaited the return of Spidey Kid. 6-year-old Giovonni Realzola is perfect for the role because he’s been a fighter for much of his life.
Feb 16, 2015
A dream of becoming a Boston Bruin for a day turned reality for West Salem High School freshman Jimmy Bjorkman, who was born with hypo-plastic left heart syndrome. His condition prevents him from playing any hardcore contact sports, so a few years ago he found a love for hockey. He and his family recently returned from his Make-A-Wish trip to Boston. The family toured the city and attended a Boston Bruins game, where Jimmy got the VIP treatment.
Feb 09, 2015
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
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
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
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.