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May 29, 2014

Movie Premiere Party

Movie Premiere Party will help wishes come true with Make-A-Wish Michigan


Join Make-A-Wish® Michigan on June 5, 2014 at Celebration! Cinema Grand Rapids North & IMAX for a major Hollywood motion picture movie premiere

May 13, 2014

Wish Ball West Michigan

Wish Ball - Helping make wishes come true


A captivating evening of wish-granting returned to West Michigan during the 2014 Wish Ball at the DeVos place on May 8, 2014.

May 09, 2014

Jack at Wish Ball 2014

5-year-old 'superhero' gets wish granted at Wish Ball


A young “superhero” got his wish as Make-A-Wish Michigan celebrated its 30th birthday in style at The Wish Ball in DeVos Place on the evening of Thursday, May 8.

May 09, 2014

Making wishes come true at Wish Ball (photo gallery)

WOTV 4 Women

WOTV 4 coverage and photos from 2014 Wish Ball

May 07, 2014

Alicia Smith emcees Walk For Wishes in Detroit

WXYZ Channel 7

A cold, rainy start couldn’t dampen the spirits at the 16th Annual Walk for Wishes at the Detroit Zoo Saturday, May 3.

Apr 30, 2014

Fox 2 Tyren

Boy, 3, who had a heart transplant gets to be Detroit firefighter

Fox 2

Tyren, a 3-year-old Detroit boy who had a heart transplant, wished to be a firefighter for a day.

Apr 30, 2014

Freep Tyren

3-year-old heart transplant survivor granted firefighter wish

Good Morning America

Good Morning America recaps Tyren's wish to be a firefighter with the Detroit Fire Department

Apr 29, 2014

Freep Tyren

Boy, 3, named Detroit fire chief for day

The Detroit News

Not only did heart transplant survivor Tyren, 3, get his wish to be a firefighter Tuesday, he made fire chief. He was dressed for the job, wearing a black firefighter’s helmet and brown bunker coat with a yellow stripe around the chest. Tyren’s name was spelled out across his back.

Apr 29, 2014

MLive Tyren

3-year-old heart transplant survivor becomes Detroit firefighter

MLive Detroit

Make-A-Wish Michigan and the Detroit Fire Department had a number of activities planned for 3-year-old Tyren.

Apr 29, 2014

WXYZ covers Tyren the Fireman

Make-A-Wish turns 3-year-old into Detroit firefighter

WXYZ Channel 7

The man who was in charge of Detroit’s Engine 54 on Tuesday was barely bigger than a fire hydrant. But under that tiny uniform, was a heart boasting the rhythm of a second chance.

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