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Aug 14, 2018

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Joey Shepro Memorial Race Raises over $17K

The 24th annual Joey Shepro Memorial Doublehander race concluded Saturday, with 42 boats participating in the M&M Yacht Club’s competition. Everything collected, including race fees, is being donated to Make-A-Wish Michigan.

Aug 10, 2018


Make-A-Wish Making Memories Possible For Northern Michigan Families

Join Make-A-Wish Michigan for Walk For Wishes - Northern Michigan on September 22 in Traverse City.

Jul 26, 2018


BIGGBY® COFFEE Owner Biking to Raise Money for Make-A-Wish®

BIGGBY® COFFEE Owner Biking from Traverse City to Marshall, MI to Raise Money for Make-A-Wish®

Jul 26, 2018


800 People Participate in Make-A-Wish Bike Tour Journey Across the State

MI News 26

About 800 Cyclists are expected to raise nearly 2.5 million dollars to help grant wishes for Michigan kinds during a Make-A-wish annual Bicycle tour starting in Traverse City.

Jul 26, 2018


Make-A-Wish group to ride through Michigan

Cadillac News

CADILLAC — Supporters of the Make-A-Wish Michigan foundation will be cycling through the state on Friday, July 27, to Sunday, July 29.

Jul 18, 2018


After son's leukemia diagnosis, father bikes to grant wishes

Click on Detroit

After son's leukemia diagnosis, Michigan father bikes 300 miles to grant wishes.

Jul 11, 2018

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Teen Thomas Stephenson Was a Senator for a Day

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When Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic reached out to grant a wish for 18-year-old Thomas Stephenson of Greenville, Michigan, he asked to be a senator for a day. On Tuesday, July 10, that wish was granted as he joined Senator Gary Peters (D-MI) for a day at the Capitol, Roll Call reported.

Jul 11, 2018

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Michigan Make-A-Wish recipient is U.S. Senator for a day

Michigan News

Thomas Stephenson of Greenville has been passionate about politics for most of his life. On Tuesday, he was able to take that passion directly to Congress.

Stephenson, 18, has a congenital cardiac condition. Through the Make-A-Wish Foundation, he was given the opportunity to be "U.S. Senator for a day," accompanying Michigan U.S. Sen. Gary Peters to meetings and on the Senate floor.

Jul 10, 2018

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Michigan senator helps teen's Make-A-Wish dream come true

Detroit Free Press

WASHINGTON – It turns out not everyone reviles Congress: Some people actually dream of being there.

On Tuesday, 18-year-old Tom Stephenson of Greenville — who has been diagnosed with a congenital heart condition — got to shadow U.S. Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., courtesy of the Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic organization, which helps children with critical conditions see their wishes come true.

In name, at least, he got to be "senator for a day."

Jul 10, 2018


1,000 cyclists participate in bicycle tour for Make-A-Wish® Michigan

Fox 47 News

About 1,000 cyclists are expected to raise $2.55 million to help grant wishes for Michigan kids during Make-A-Wish® Michigan’s 31st annual Wish-A-Mile® Bicycle Tour (WAM) July 26-29, 2018.

Nearly 800 riders will travel across Michigan during the three-day WAM 300 tour, which covers 300 miles of Michigan countryside. On July 26, 2018, riders will be transported by bus from the EATON Proving Grounds in Marshall, Mich. to Traverse City.

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