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Feb 14, 2018

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Cancer surviving sisters perform to make wishes come true


For children living with critical illness, doctor visits, hospital stays and pokes from nurses become the norm. But for families who’ve had their child’s wish come true through Make-A-Wish Michigan, they know it’s a game-changer on the road to success. That is what inspires Make-A-Wish volunteers and supporters. Click the video above to see the inspiring story from this year’s Wine & Wishes event.

Feb 09, 2018


Realtors celebrate granting 125 wishes to ill children


Greenridge Realty is celebrating a philanthropic accomplishment of helping grant its 125th wish through the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Michigan. It's a milestone nearly a decade in the making. Since 1999, agents with Greenridge have been donating money from their commission checks to Make-A-Wish.

Dec 30, 2017

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A student with a life-threatening illness wishes to meet JPMorgan CEO

Wish kid Sean Korpal was granted a wish by the Make-A-Wish Michigan he ultimately decided to head to Wall Street and meet JPMorgan CEO.

Dec 20, 2017

Macomb Township woman helps Macy's help Make-A-Wish

Make-A-Wish Michigan volunteer, Tami Bliss, drops off letters to Santa into the mailbox at Lakeside Mall’s Macy’s. During Macy’s Believe campaign, for every letter dropped in the mailbox, Macy’s will donate $1 to Make-A-Wish

Dec 11, 2017


Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital appreciation event happening Thursday

Make-A-Wish Michigan will be hosting a celebration honoring Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital’s commitment to ensuring every eligible child has the opportunity to have a wish granted.

Dec 09, 2017

Santa is planning a visit to Christmas Magic in Monroe

Santa’s visit is with the support of Macy’s Believe campaign and in support of Make-A-Wish, which assists children who have life-threatening medical conditions in receiving special wishes.

Dec 08, 2017


A wish that means the world

The look on Joshua's face was priceless as one by one Steelers players came over and shook hands, posed for pictures and signed autographs for the 14-year old.

Dec 03, 2017


Little boy off to meet Mickey Mouse thanks to Make-A-Wish

Manuel, 9, and his family left on Sunday for a dream trip to Walt Disney World in Florida. FOX 17 was at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport to see the family off.

Nov 30, 2017


Central Michigan University Student Gets Make-A-Wish Trip To New York City

A Central Michigan University student got a dream trip to New York City, after a hard battle with aplastic anemia, a bone marrow disease.

Nov 21, 2017


Make-A-Wish sends CMU student to meet Nigel Barker in New York City

Wish kid Corinne Bass has met one of her childhood idles after enduring two years battling a rare bone disease.

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