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Jul 10, 2018

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ONE-GOOD-THING One Good Thing: Make-A-Wish goes to Washington

13 abc On Your Side

WASHINGTON - We all know the good work the Make-A-Wish Foundation does. That work was made all the better by a sitting U.S. Senator who welcomed a young local man to Washington.

Sen.Gary Peters (D-MI) hosted Thomas Stephenson of Greenville. The 18-year-old was diagnosed with a congenital heart condition, but that has in no way stopped his passion for politics. He wanted to have a first-hand look at how Washington works. Make-A-Wish reached out to Peters and they made it happen.

Jul 10, 2018

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Michigan senator helps teen's Make-A-Wish dream come true

Detroit Free Press

WASHINGTON – It turns out not everyone reviles Congress: Some people actually dream of being there.

On Tuesday, 18-year-old Tom Stephenson of Greenville — who has been diagnosed with a congenital heart condition — got to shadow U.S. Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., courtesy of the Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic organization, which helps children with critical conditions see their wishes come true.

In name, at least, he got to be "senator for a day."

Jul 10, 2018

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Make-A-Wish helps Michigan boy become 'Senator for a Day'

UpNorthLive.com

Thomas Stephenson's wish was to be a Senator, thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Senator Gary Peters' Office it became a reality.

Stephenson, a young man from Greenville, spent the day as a "Senator for a Day" with Senator Peters going to meetings, briefings, press interviews and even spent some time on the Senate Floor.

Jul 10, 2018

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1,000 cyclists participate in bicycle tour for Make-A-Wish® Michigan

Fox 47 News

About 1,000 cyclists are expected to raise $2.55 million to help grant wishes for Michigan kids during Make-A-Wish® Michigan’s 31st annual Wish-A-Mile® Bicycle Tour (WAM) July 26-29, 2018.

Nearly 800 riders will travel across Michigan during the three-day WAM 300 tour, which covers 300 miles of Michigan countryside. On July 26, 2018, riders will be transported by bus from the EATON Proving Grounds in Marshall, Mich. to Traverse City.

Jun 12, 2018

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Dream Team celebrates reaching Make-A-Wish Michigan goal

FOX 17

The Dream Team's 35 members raised money to help grant local wishes and reached their $25,000 goal.

Jun 10, 2018

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Cyclists in Lawton brave the downpour for Make-A-Wish Michigan

wwmt.com

Cyclists in Lawton, Michigan fought through the sporadic rain showers to compete in the Race For Wishes, which benefits the Make-A-Wish Michigan.

May 16, 2018

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Davenport receives Sue Jandernoa MVP Award from Make-A-Wish Michigan

dupanthers.com

Davenport University was recently given the Sue Jandernoa MVP Award by Make-A-Wish Michigan for the school's contributions during the 2017 year.

Mar 31, 2018

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Clinton Township boy gets video game shopping spree wish granted

Macomb Daily News

Wish kid Stephen enjoys a GrameStop shopping spree wish courtesy of Make-A-Wish Michigan.

Mar 01, 2018

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Lansing wish kid to go on shopping spree

fox47news.com

Seventeen-year-old Dione, of Lansing wished for a shopping spree with her mom, sister and best friend.

Feb 14, 2018

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Cancer surviving sisters perform to make wishes come true

WOTV

For children living with critical illness, doctor visits, hospital stays and pokes from nurses become the norm. But for families who’ve had their child’s wish come true through Make-A-Wish Michigan, they know it’s a game-changer on the road to success. That is what inspires Make-A-Wish volunteers and supporters. Click the video above to see the inspiring story from this year’s Wine & Wishes event.

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