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Feb 02, 2016

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GVSU Student Gets Tuition From Make-A-Wish Michigan

100.5 The River

Wallace asked for tuition assistance to help him pursue his dream of becoming a doctor. He is attending Grand Valley State University where he is double-majoring in pre-medical studies and biomedical engineering.

Jan 29, 2016

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Television veterinarian grants wish for 12-year-old boy


Pol is the star of the TV show The Incredible Dr. Pol. Lucas has a rare, potentially life-threatening kidney disease. His greatest wish was to meet the famous doctor.

Jan 28, 2016


Tigers hang with fans, check out cars in Sterling Heights

Detroit Free Press

The Detroit Tigers spent an hour looking at the collection of automobiles at GM Heritage Center in Sterling Heights today as part of the winter caravan. Verlander and Miguel Cabrera presented personalized jerseys to two their biggest fans, part of Make-A-Wish Michigan’s wish enhancement program.

Jan 16, 2016

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'Incredible' 11-year-old raises $30,000 to make sick kids' wishes come true


Aubrey has chosen, for the past five years; to team up with Make-A-Wish Michigan to collect donations for her birthday

Dec 16, 2015

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5-year-old cancer patient leads delivery of hospital's largest toy donation


A busload of toy donations -- totaling about $8,500 -- were part of an "Epic Toy Drive" that Dawson, a children's hospital patient, organized with the help of his parents and Hopkins Public Schools earlier this month.

Dec 11, 2015


Make-A-Wish surprises West Michigan girl with trip to Hawaii

Fox 17

Friday was a day to remember for a 9-year-old girl from West Michigan who suffers from cystic fibrosis.

Dec 09, 2015

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Make-A-Wish grants teen's dream: shopping spree at Apple Store

Holland Sentinel

Wednesday at the Apple Store in the Woodland Mall, Lewis got her wish: her own cell phone. An iPhone 6s Plus, in the coveted color — rose gold.

Nov 30, 2015

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Detroit area nonprofits: Give giving day its due

Detroit News

For a fourth year, Metro Detroit nonprofits are among those using the hashtag #GivingTuesday on Twitter, Facebook and other social media platforms to encourage people to give money, time or both to help others on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.

Nov 13, 2015


Girl Battling Cancer Gets Wish Granted, Meets Singer Ariana Grande

ABC News

“Good Morning America” was there the day Danae found out the Make-A-Wish Foundation had granted her wish to meet 22-year-old Ariana Grande.

Nov 10, 2015

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Macy’s starts holidays with fireworks and a dream come true

C&G News

On Nov. 6, Macy’s at Oakland Mall welcomed the holiday season with fireworks, and wish kid Mary Sibert and her family were a part of it.

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