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Dec 08, 2013

Aili wished for a Breyer recreation of her horse

Mayville Native Receives Her Wish

The Post Journal

Aili Makuch loves horses, especially her best friend Cosmo, and thanks to Make-A-Wish, she now has a Breyer Horse re-creation of her beloved animal.

Dec 06, 2013


Local Wish Comes True


Courtney chose Macy’s, and then she chose something else that surprised everyone.

Nov 06, 2013

Natale Builders

Construction on the Make-A-Wish House Almost Complete

Clarence Bee

Natale Builders began construction on a new home in Clarence in June that would potentially help grant wishes for local children who have been diagnosed with life-threatening medical conditions.

Oct 24, 2013

Walk for Wishes 2013

Walk for Wishes Raises Record Amount

The Leader

More than 100 community members came out Saturday to raise money and awareness during the ninth annual Walk For Wishes. The event brought in more than $13,000 for Make-A-Wish, which raises money to grant wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses.

Sep 25, 2013

Wishes In Bloom

Wishes In Bloom at Roswell Park


Roswell Park Cancer Institute is now home to a garden that represents hope and strength for children across Western New York.

Sep 23, 2013

Wishes In Bloom

Make-A-Wish Garden Planted In Corning

Wishes In Bloom - A new addition to Corning's Gaffer District celebrates all the wishes that have been granted to Western New York children facing life threatening diseases.

Sep 15, 2013

2014 Radio-thon

Radio-thon Raises Money for Wishes


A 28 hour effort to raise money and awareness for Make-A-Wish kicked off last week.

Sep 12, 2013

Radiothon 2014

Radio-thon Helps Make Wishes Come True


DJ Larry Norton has hosted this for 19 years and was on the air for 28 straight hours, all to benefit the children of Western New York.

Sep 05, 2013

19th Annual 97Rock Radio-thon

Larry Norton and the 97Rock Crew are back for the 19th Annual Radio-thon

The Good Neighborhood

For 18 years running, Buffalo’s 97Rock has rocked the airwaves to raise money for the local wish children of Western New York

Aug 25, 2013

Craig wished for his very own fire station

Child Fighting Cancer Gets His Very Own Firehouse


Kim Winter doesn’t know how it happened, but at some point her 3-year-old son, Craig, developed an abiding love of fire trucks.

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