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May 02, 2016

Matthew

Grand Island cancer patient planning dream trip

WIVB.COM

Grand Island cancer patient planning dream trip

May 02, 2016

Jacob wished to meet Florida Georgia Line

Jacob wished to meet Florida Georgia Line

WHEC Rochester

A local boy is leaving on his very own wish. Five-year-old Jacob from Lyons left for Texas Friday morning to meet his favorite band, Florida Georgia Line.

Apr 12, 2016

Zumbathon 2016

Zumbathon raises money for Make-A-Wish

WKBW Buffalo

This is the third annual zumbathon event held at the Tonawanda Castle with all the proceeds benefiting Make-A-Wish.

Apr 12, 2016

Evening of Wishes

Evening of Wishes Gala at Locust Hill

Time Warner Cable News Rochester

More than 2,000 sick children have had their wishes granted in Western New York all thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation

Mar 21, 2016

Rochester Gala 2016

An Evening of Wishes - Rochester

WHEC Rochester

We are just a few weeks away from the Make-A-Wish gala for Rochester; the biggest fundraiser of the year.

Sep 23, 2015

Radio-Thon 2015

97Rock 21st Annual Radio-Thon

WGRZ.com

For 28 straight hours, 97 Rock's Larry Norton will field phone calls from generous donors in hopes to break the $3 million mark

Sep 23, 2015

Radio-Thon 2015

Radio Listeners Help Make-A-Wish Continue Fulfilling Dreams

Time Warner Cable News

It's not every day that a little girl tells her mom she wants to wrestle an alligator, but about a year and a half ago Caylee Barton got to do just that.

Aug 07, 2015

Danielle Large

Famed Photographer Grants Wish

nicksaglimbeni.com

It’s not everyday you get to be somebody’s wish. A few months ago, Make-A-Wish called our office. They received a letter from a girl with an inspiring story—Danielle was fighting bone cancer, and her dream was to shoot with Nick at SlickforceStudio. How could anyone say no to this?

Aug 07, 2015

Luke Large

Softball Tournament Impresses Community

Cheektowaga Courier

Make-A-Wish Western New York has had a long running association with the Shooting Starz charity softball tournament; a tournament that helps to provide wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. Make-A-Wish and Shooting Starz have combined forces for many years to benefit wish children.

Jul 20, 2015

Grace School Large

Graces Wish Shared Worldwide

BuzzFeed

Bill Hader is the best. There’s no question about it, and because he’s the best, he made one girl’s dream come true by dressing up as a firefighter and pranking her classmates as part of Make-A-Wish.

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