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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.

Nov 06, 2015


The Top Car-Related Dreams Fulfilled By Make-A-Wish Michigan

Yahoo! Autos

Christy Hammond, Make-A-Wish Michigan’s Communications and Public Relations Manager, names top five most memorable car-related wishes.

Nov 05, 2015

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Northville man named to Make-A-Wish Michigan board

Hometown Life

A Northville resident is among new members of the Board of Directors for Make-A-Wish® Michigan. Kenneth Stanecki is the chief financial officer of TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (Livonia), which owns and operates multiple franchised restaurant concepts including Applebee’s, Del Taco, MOD Pizza and Olga’s Kitchen.

Nov 03, 2015

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Wishmakers Race to Donate to Make-A-Wish with 5K

The Michigan Journal

On Oct. 31, behind the University Center, the UM-D Wishmakers hosted the first annual Wolverines on the Run 5K race. Registration was open to students and their family, faculty members and members of the local community. Runners were encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes.

Nov 01, 2015

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Grandville resident again elected to Make-A-Wish's board of directors


Meg Miller Willit is returning to the board for the nonprofit organization, which grants wishes for children in the state with life-threatening medical conditions. She previously served on the board from 2011 to 2013.

Oct 27, 2015


Constantine boy, 15, with cancer gets revamped truck

Huron Daily Tribune

Make-A-Wish Michigan has helped a 15-year-old Constantine boy with cancer transform a beat-up pickup truck into the Sapphire blue vehicle of his dreams.

Oct 26, 2015


TC Businesses, Make-A-Wish Michigan Grant Teens Wish

9 & 10 News

“It was a big surprise. I figured out they tricked me, I wasn't going to my kidney doctor.” After months of replacing parts and picking out the perfect color, Jacob’s new truck was revealed today.

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