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Jul 25, 2014

2014 Wish-A-Mile

Hundreds bike through Big Rapids

Big Rapids Pioneer

About 900 bikers of all ages and skill sets careened through Downtown Big Rapids on Friday to raise money for Make-A-Wish Michigan.

Jul 24, 2014


Michigan Make-A-Wish Bike Tour Kicks Off

9 & 10 News

WAM kicks off in Traverse City. Cyclists will travel more than 300 miles all for one cause, to make kids wishes come true.

Jul 23, 2014


Cause turns Traci Counterman into long-distance cyclist

The Battle Creek Enquirer

Free-spirited and passionate, Traci Counterman is not afraid of either sharing or championing a random thought. That’s how she bikes, too. Except for this weekend, when she will join 999 other bicyclists on a clearly mapped out 300-mile course from Traverse City to Brooklyn.

Jul 19, 2014

Wish-A-Mile Bicycle Tour riders

As fundraisers go, Make-A-Wish Michigan's bicycle tour is the wheel deal

The Detroit Free Press

As one of Make-A-Wish Michigan's biggest fundraisers, the 27th annual Wish-A-Mile (WAM) Bicycle Tour begins next week with a goal set at $2 million and more than 1,000 cyclists.

Jul 18, 2014

Beth Brandvain

She rides to make kids happy

Farmington Hills Observer

Beth Brandvain of Farmington Hills is among the nearly 1,200 cyclists who are gearing up for one of the state’s longest bike rides and biggest charitable events.

Jul 14, 2014

David Bowen and family

Local family flies to Disney, Sea World for Make-A-Wish trip

Hometown Life

David, 4, visits Walt Disney World Resort

Jul 14, 2014

Otsego teen's Make-A-Wish dream comes true

Fox 17

Michigan high schooler’s wish is coming true, after a community came together to fund her family’s trip to Disney World through Make-A-Wish Michigan.

Jul 13, 2014

Annual Mt. Olivet Cemetery run draws spirited crowd

The Detroit News

It was a lively Sunday morning in an east side cemetery as hundreds descended upon its picturesque grounds to raise money. The seventh annual Sunrise Run to benefit Michigan’s Make-A-Wish Foundation was the first for Dana Gingrich of Clinton Township.

Jul 13, 2014

Wish comes true for boy with sickle cell anemia

Fox 2

Fox 2 follows KJ's journey with sickle cell and treatment, followed by his wish trip to Walt Disney World Resort.

Jul 07, 2014

Harry and Sharon Miller

A demanding retirement

The Herald-Palladium

Many people know Harry Miller of St. Joseph as a passionate supporter of Make-A-Wish Michigan, which grants wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions.

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