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Dec 16, 2015

wrapped present

5-year-old cancer patient leads delivery of hospital's largest toy donation

MLive

A busload of toy donations -- totaling about $8,500 -- were part of an "Epic Toy Drive" that Dawson, a children's hospital patient, organized with the help of his parents and Hopkins Public Schools earlier this month.

Dec 11, 2015

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Make-A-Wish surprises West Michigan girl with trip to Hawaii

Fox 17

Friday was a day to remember for a 9-year-old girl from West Michigan who suffers from cystic fibrosis.

Dec 09, 2015

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Make-A-Wish grants teen's dream: shopping spree at Apple Store

Holland Sentinel

Wednesday at the Apple Store in the Woodland Mall, Lewis got her wish: her own cell phone. An iPhone 6s Plus, in the coveted color — rose gold.

Nov 30, 2015

giving hands

Detroit area nonprofits: Give giving day its due

Detroit News

For a fourth year, Metro Detroit nonprofits are among those using the hashtag #GivingTuesday on Twitter, Facebook and other social media platforms to encourage people to give money, time or both to help others on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.

Nov 13, 2015

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Girl Battling Cancer Gets Wish Granted, Meets Singer Ariana Grande

ABC News

“Good Morning America” was there the day Danae found out the Make-A-Wish Foundation had granted her wish to meet 22-year-old Ariana Grande.

Nov 10, 2015

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Macy’s starts holidays with fireworks and a dream come true

C&G News

On Nov. 6, Macy’s at Oakland Mall welcomed the holiday season with fireworks, and wish kid Mary Sibert and her family were a part of it.

Nov 06, 2015

car

The Top Car-Related Dreams Fulfilled By Make-A-Wish Michigan

Yahoo! Autos

Christy Hammond, Make-A-Wish Michigan’s Communications and Public Relations Manager, names top five most memorable car-related wishes.

Nov 05, 2015

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Northville man named to Make-A-Wish Michigan board

Hometown Life

A Northville resident is among new members of the Board of Directors for Make-A-Wish® Michigan. Kenneth Stanecki is the chief financial officer of TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (Livonia), which owns and operates multiple franchised restaurant concepts including Applebee’s, Del Taco, MOD Pizza and Olga’s Kitchen.

Nov 03, 2015

running sneaker

Wishmakers Race to Donate to Make-A-Wish with 5K

The Michigan Journal

On Oct. 31, behind the University Center, the UM-D Wishmakers hosted the first annual Wolverines on the Run 5K race. Registration was open to students and their family, faculty members and members of the local community. Runners were encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes.

Nov 01, 2015

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Grandville resident again elected to Make-A-Wish's board of directors

MLive

Meg Miller Willit is returning to the board for the nonprofit organization, which grants wishes for children in the state with life-threatening medical conditions. She previously served on the board from 2011 to 2013.

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