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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

WILX

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

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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.

Jul 23, 2014

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Cause turns Traci Counterman into long-distance cyclist

The Battle Creek Enquirer

Free-spirited and passionate, Traci Counterman is not afraid of either sharing or championing a random thought. That’s how she bikes, too. Except for this weekend, when she will join 999 other bicyclists on a clearly mapped out 300-mile course from Traverse City to Brooklyn.

Jul 19, 2014

Wish-A-Mile Bicycle Tour riders

As fundraisers go, Make-A-Wish Michigan's bicycle tour is the wheel deal

The Detroit Free Press

As one of Make-A-Wish Michigan's biggest fundraisers, the 27th annual Wish-A-Mile (WAM) Bicycle Tour begins next week with a goal set at $2 million and more than 1,000 cyclists.

Jul 18, 2014

Beth Brandvain

She rides to make kids happy

Farmington Hills Observer

Beth Brandvain of Farmington Hills is among the nearly 1,200 cyclists who are gearing up for one of the state’s longest bike rides and biggest charitable events.

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