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Jun 11, 2015


Associated Builders and Contractors grants wish at Make-A-Wish Fundraiser

Midland Daily News

Associated Builders and Contractors-Greater Michigan Chapter raised a record $30,000 at its 2015 dinner/dance benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Michigan.

Jun 04, 2015


Charity grants wish to ill girl who dreams of becoming a horse trainer


Mary dreamed of becoming a horse trainer so, with the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Mary and her family got to tour Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.

May 15, 2015


Make-A-Wish Michigan celebrates 8,000 wishes granted

WOTV 4 Women

Wish Ball co-emcee Maranda of WOOD TV covers the 2015 Wish Ball in Grand Rapids at the Van Andel Arena on May 14, 2015.

May 14, 2015


Scotty uses his wish to reach his goal


When Scott was offered a wish, he could have asked for a trip to Disney World or a meeting with his favorite athlete. Instead, he asked for something that will last much longer — the education that will help him achieve his dream.

May 08, 2015


Macomb resident earns volunteer award from Make-A-Wish

The Voice

Bliss, a Macomb Township resident, was awarded the Make-A-Wish Michigan Volunteer of the Year Award in March. Make-A-Wish is a non-profit national organization with local chapters, dedicated to granting the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions.

May 02, 2015

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Thousands gather at Detroit Zoo for 17th Annual Walk For Wishes fundraiser

WXYZ Channel 7

Make-A-Wish Michigan hosts 17th Annual Walk For Wishes at the Detroit Zoo with record-breaking crowd.

May 01, 2015

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Wishes do come true, thanks to Jenison volunteer


Make-A-Wish Michigan recently honored Bainbridge with a Shining Star Award for her dedication and commitment to wish children in West Michigan.

Apr 30, 2015


Spring Lake girl to perform during 2015 Wish Ball - West Michigan

Grand Haven Tribune

On May 14, Aubrey will perform during the annual 2015 Wish Ball-West Michigan at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids. More than 700 people are expected to attend this year’s sports-themed event.

Apr 30, 2015

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Zoo walk to raise Make-A-Wish funds

The Detroit News

For some, this is just a walk to support a cause. For Peter Weir, it’s an opportunity to help children like him have their wishes fulfilled.

Apr 28, 2015

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Make-A-Wish Michigan honors Zeeland volunteers

Holland Sentinel

Make-A-Wish Michigan recently honored Sue and Karen Den Herder of Zeeland as the organization’s 2014 Wish-Granting Volunteers of the Year.

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