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Sep 26, 2015


John Glenn, Canton volleyball teams play for a greater cause

Hometown Life

At least for one night, victory took a backseat to compassion as the two teams turned the match into a fundraiser/awareness-raiser for Make-A-Wish – an organization that strives to grant wishes – no matter the magnitude – of children who are diagnosed with life-threatening medical conditions.

Sep 18, 2015

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Milford man ready to climb one of world’s tallest mountains

Hometown Life

Milford resident is preparing to summit Ama Dablam in Nepal, a climb of slightly over 22,300 feet to raise money for wishes.

Sep 16, 2015


Making wishes come true one step at a time


This year’s Walk for wishes brought in 600 participants, who raised more than $115,000.

Sep 16, 2015

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Meijer Partners with Make-A-Wish® Michigan at Walk For Wishes®

Meijer Community

Meijer Partners with Make-A-Wish® Michigan at Walk For Wishes® – West Michigan

Aug 28, 2015


Spring Lake girl, auto business team up to raise thousands for Make-A-Wish

FOX 17

Steve Dekkenga and Aubrey Cohoon have teamed up on Car Show for a Cause. Dekkenga expects to show 250-300 cars and bring in anywhere from $10,000- $15,000 for Make-A-Wish Michigan during the event. He has invited Aubrey to sell Make-A-Wish bracelets during the car show as well.

Aug 28, 2015

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UP child gets her wish

ABC 10

Wishes do come true in the UP. After facing trial after trial a local three-year-old gets the trip she wished for. ABC 10’s Sarah Mac has more in an exclusive story with the family.

Jul 28, 2015


300-mile bike tour raises money for kids’ wishes

The Detroit News

More than 26 years ago, Al Peterson hopped on his bike and it seems like he has never gotten off.

Jul 27, 2015


Fundraising bike tour stops near Cadillac

After three days of cycling across Michigan countryside, teams in the Make-A-Wish Michigan, 300-mile bike tour will have raised $2 million to grant wishes for Michigan children with life-threatening illnesses.

Jul 24, 2015


Hundreds Participate in Bike Tour For Make-A-Wish Foundation

9 and 10 News

Hundreds of people riding bikes across the state, all for one cause --- to help grant wishes to kids with life-threatening medical conditions.

Jul 20, 2015


Birmingham biker Barr gears for annual 300-mile tour

Hometown Life

Six years ago, Brian Barr didn't even own a road bike and couldn't fathom cycling three miles, let alone 300 miles. Now, the 53-year-old Birmingham resident will be one of more than 1,200 road bikers participating in the 28th annual Wish-A-Mile Bicycle Tour.

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