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Jan 30, 2015

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Jimmy's wish to meet the Bruins


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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Isaac's Wish

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.

Jan 05, 2015

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Catch a Star

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.

Dec 15, 2014

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Joseph's Wish at Macy's

FOX6 News

Joseph's wish to have a celebrity-style shopping spree came true on National Believe Day at Macy's. He was treated like a superstar with a red carpet welcome and crowd of fans and paparazzi as he arrived in a big white limo. It was a day he won't forget.

Dec 01, 2014

Park Ranger Gabe

CBS Sunday Morning

CBS Sunday Morning profiled Make-A-Wish America featuring eight-year-old Gabriel who wished to be a Yosemite National Park Ranger and 12-year-old Jackie who wished to meet Cinderella.

Oct 16, 2014

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Sartori Company & Mason Crosby make wishes come true

The Business Journals

Sartori's Partnership with Crosby, Packers Radio Network, and Make-A-Wish® Foundation Off to a Strong Start.

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  • Thanks to the incredible support of Macy’s cardholders during Thanks For Sharing, Macy's donated $15 million to charities across the country, including Make-A-Wish America! We wouldn’t be able to grant wishes and bring joy to children battling critical illnesses without you!
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