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Oct 08, 2013

Lions' Joseph Fauria gets a special thank you

Lions' Joseph Fauria gets a special thank you from Make-A-Wish Michigan

Oct 04, 2013

Local 4, Make-A-Wish Michigan team up to make wishes come true

WDIV, Local 4

To help Michigan wish kids take flight, Local 4 and Make-A-Wish Michigan are holding a "mile-a-thon" on Wednesday, Oct. 9, to collect donations of frequent flier miles.

Sep 27, 2013

Make-A-Wish Michigan at ArtPrize in Grand Rapids


Make-A-Wish Michigan's Ellie Andrus talks about our mission and wish kid Sydney explains her amazing wish experience during ArtPrize in Grand Rapids.

Sep 27, 2013

Fauria's touchdown dance

Fallon pledges $10K to Make-A-Wish in Fauria's name

WXYZ Channel 7

The Late Night host pledged $10,000 to Make-A-Wish Michigan Tuesday night in response to Fauria's touchdown celebration this past weekend.

Sep 25, 2013

Fallon donates after endzone dance


On "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" early Wednesday morning, Fallon came through on his promise to donate money to charity in honor of the first player to dance in the end zone. Detroit Lions Joseph Fauria did the dance, now Fallon is donating $10K to Make-A-Wish Michigan.

Sep 25, 2013

Fallon acknowledges end zone dance

CBS Detroit

Fallon also took the time Tuesday night to acknowledge that Lions tight end Joseph Fauria completed the end zone dance challenge.

Sep 25, 2013

Fauria's touchdown dance inspired by Timberlake, honored by Fallon

The Detroit Free Press

Detroit Lions tight end Joseph Fauria said the impetus for his “Bye, Bye, Bye” touchdown dance in Sunday’s win at Washington was twofold: charity, and his childhood adoration of the boy band *N Sync.

Sep 23, 2013


Art of Fashion previews ArtPrize to Make-A-Wish

Grand Rapids Business Journal

Art lovers had a sneak preview of the ArtPrize pieces on display at an historic downtown building and contribute to Make-A-Wish Michigan at the same time.

Sep 23, 2013

Fox 17

The Art of Fashion benefits Make-A-Wish Michigan

Fox 17 West Michigan

Art and fashion are coming together to benefit Make-A-Wish Michigan, which grants the wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions.

Aug 24, 2013

Photo by Oakland Press

Waterford's Austin perseveres through intestinal surgery, wishes come true

The Oakland Press

Austin's wish to meet Detroit Tigers' Austin Jackson comes true as the 400th wish granted by Make-A-Wish Michigan in fiscal year 2013.

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