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Sep 13, 2014

Walk For Wishes - West Michigan

'Walk for Wishes' raises thousands to grant more wishes in Michigan

Fox 17

Hundreds of people chose to pay it forward Saturday morning at John Ball Zoo in Grand Rapids for the annual ‘Walk for Wishes’ event to raise money for Make-a-Wish Michigan.

Sep 10, 2014

30th Birthday

Making wishes come true


Make-A-Wish Michigan is celebrating its 30th birthday – granting wishes to more than 7,500 Michigan children since 1984! Eight-year-old Cole is one of those children.

Sep 05, 2014

EATON recieves Leaders in Joy award for 25-year partnership

After Market News

Eaton was recently named a “Leader in Joy” by Make-A-Wish Michigan, which grants wishes to Michigan children with life-threatening medical conditions. Eaton was one of 30 corporate, group and individual recipients of the Leader in Joy award for supporting the charitable organization and helping to create life-changing experiences for Michigan children and their families.

Sep 01, 2014

Make-A-Wish names Leaders in Joy

Grand Rapids Business Journal

Several organizations and people across the region have been named Leaders in Joy by Make-A-Wish Michigan.

Aug 17, 2014

Ethan takes family to Hawaii for wish trip

West Michigan boy battling leukemia gets wish granted thanks to Make-A-Wish

Fox 17

Sponsored in part by the Greenridge Reality Dream Team Foundation, Ethan and his family took off from the Gerald R. Ford International Airport early Sunday morning for his wish granted by Make-A-Wish Michigan to Hawaii for a week long vacation, a much needed break from his daily fight with acute lymphoblastic leukemia that began about two years ago.

Jul 31, 2014

Abby Fountaine

6-year-old Abby is fighting cancer, gets Disney visit

WDIV/Click on Detroit

A six-year-old fighting cancer received the trip of a lifetime to Disney World.

Jul 26, 2014

Wish-A-Mile stops in DeWitt

Pedaling for a cause


Nearly 900 cyclists have traveled from Big Rapids to Dewitt on Saturday. They're taking part in the 27th annual Wish-A-Mile, or WAM, Bike Tour.

Jul 26, 2014

William Hoffer of Monroe to ride 50 miles to help grant wishes

Monroe Man biking for Make-A-Wish

Monroe News

Although he typically makes ap­pearances at charity events as an airline pilot, William Hoffer will stay grounded this weekend as he makes a 50-mile trek during the Wish-A-Mile Bicycle Tour.

Jul 25, 2014

2014 Wish-A-Mile

Hundreds bike through Big Rapids

Big Rapids Pioneer

About 900 bikers of all ages and skill sets careened through Downtown Big Rapids on Friday to raise money for Make-A-Wish Michigan.

Jul 24, 2014


Michigan Make-A-Wish Bike Tour Kicks Off

9 & 10 News

WAM kicks off in Traverse City. Cyclists will travel more than 300 miles all for one cause, to make kids wishes come true.

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