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Apr 24, 2016

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Victoria's House of Hope opens in West End

Local12.com

Wish kid Victoria found her greatest happiness in serving others and Make-A-Wish helped her house, feed and clothe people in Cincinnati.

Apr 06, 2016

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Make A Wish, Peg Perego help boy's dream come true

Fort Wayne Homepage

Seven-year-old Jackson's wish was to see how and where his favorite toy, John Deere Gator Tractors, were made.

Mar 23, 2016

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FW toddler gets patio of possibilities

wane.com

Two-year-old Addyson wishes to have an outdoor patio where she can enjoy the fresh air!

Dec 21, 2015

Urban Meyer Surprises a Make-a-Wish Child with Tickets to Fiesta Bowl

Bleacher Report

Taking a break from preparing for the Fiesta Bowl, Ohio State coach Urban Meyer and the Buckeyes helped make one young fan's wish come true.

Oct 14, 2013

2013 Make-A-Wish Day

Race Goer Donates 26K Winning Ticket

WKYT

At Thursday's Make-A-Wish Day at Keeneland, the generosity of our event sponsors inspired one race goer to go above and beyond, making an anonymous donation to Make-A-Wish of his winning “Pick 4” ticket worth $26,000. This selfless gift is a reminder to all of us how kindness changes the world and the true impact of the power of a wish.

Oct 14, 2013

2013 Make-A-Wish Day

Make-A-Wish Day at Keeneland a Success

Kentucky.com

As guests of honor, the wish families meet the Keeneland jockeys in the paddock, watch their sponsor's race from the winner's circle, and, at the end of each race, the wish kids present the trophy for the race named after their sponsoring equine organization. This year, through sponsors and the support of the community, more than $90,000 was raised for Make-A-Wish!

Aug 26, 2013

Wish Granter Kristina with Wish Kid JJ

Wish Granter Kristina Finalist for Good Neighbor Award

Realtor Magazine

Wish Granter Kristina received national recognition from Realtor Magazine as a 2013 Top 10 Finalist for the Good Neighbor Award. She is recognized for her tremendous impact as a wish granter and fundraiser for Make-A-Wish and her dedication to sharing the Make-A-Wish mission in her community.

Aug 24, 2013

Our 12,000th Wish Family

Our Chapter Grants its Milestone 12,000th Wish

WDRB FOX 41

Our chapter granted its milestone 12,000th wish to brothers Caleb, Elijah and Jacob, who combined their wishes into one wish: to transform their garage into a man cave with areas to match each of their heartfelt interests. The space will accommodate their wheelchairs and will also give the boys a place to relax and spend time with friends.

Aug 10, 2013

Caity, 7 life-threatening heart condition "I wish to have a castle playset"

Wish Kid Caity has Wish Granted for Castle-Shaped Playset

WLEX Channel 18 Lexington

Wish Kid Caity, battling a life-threatening heart condition, had her heartfelt wish granted for a handicap accessible castle-shaped playset. Caity loves to be outside and wished for a playset so that she could play with her brothers and sisters. Several gathered for Caity’s wish party, including members of UnitedHealthcare, which sponsored Caity’s wish through its national alliance with Make-A-Wish®. Local news was on hand to capture Caity’s fairytale celebration.

Aug 01, 2013

Avy, 6 leukemia "I wish to go to Hawaii"

Avy is Surprised with News that his Wish will be Granted

WDRB Channel 41 Louisville

Wish Child Avy, 6, was surprised at the Louisville BIG Wish® Gala with the news that his wish will be granted. In a letter to Make-A-Wish, Avy wrote that he wanted to go to Hawaii because, “It is so beautiful. I want to play with the dolphins and see a baby fish. I also want to see a volcano…and take my magnifying glass and look at the rocks. I want to take my sand shovels and make sand angels.” Local news captured Avy's reaction when the big announcement was made.

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