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Nov 01, 2013

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Mori Luggage and Gifts Launches Wishes in Flight Campaign

Atlanta Daybook

From November 1-November 30, 2013, all 29 Mori Luggage & Gifts retail stores throughout Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and Tennessee will be collecting airline miles that will be used to help grant travel wishes for local children.

Oct 29, 2013

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Worthmore Jewelers to Host Special Event to Benefit Make-A-Wish Georgia

Atlanta Daybook

On Saturday, November 2, 2013, Worthmore Jewelers Midtown Atlanta store located at Amsterdam Walk - 500-L3 Amsterdam Ave., Atlanta, GA 30306, will be hosting a ‘Guiltless Holiday Shopping’ event to benefit Make-A-Wish® Georgia.

Oct 15, 2013

TV

Local Child's Wish Comes True in Meeting the Chicago Bears

Chicago Bears.com

Devin Hester and some of his Bears' teammates help make a local child's wish come true. Get a behind-the-scenes look at 6-year-old Thomas Young's day with his favorite player.

Sep 17, 2013

John J. Brennan with Phil Martens

Make-A-Wish Georgia Receives $300K Donation from Novelis

Atlanta Daybook

Make-A-Wish® Georgia has received a donation of $300,000 from Novelis. This gift brings the company’s cumulative giving to over $1.25 Million since 2010, making Novelis the largest corporate donor of Make-A-Wish Georgia.

Sep 13, 2013

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Weather Channel, Make-A-Wish Help Child Experience Career Dreams

Variety Magazine Online

Eight-year-old Sophia visited the set of The Weather Channel, where she got to create weather maps, direct a portion of the show “The Morning Rush” and anchor a live weather report alongside one of her heroes, Stephanie Abrams.

Aug 15, 2013

Alexis's wish to go to Hawaii

Make-A-Wish Georgia family enjoys the sun and Hawaiian culture on wish trip

Yahoo News

Alexis traveled to Hawaii with her family for her Make-A-Wish trip.

Aug 14, 2013

Alexis's wish to go to Hawaii

Georgia Teen Gets Make-A-Wish Trip to Hawaii

ABC News

Georgia wish child Alexis gets her wish granted by Make-A-Wish. She wished to go to Hawaii to learn how to hula dance.

Aug 14, 2013

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Georgia Center for Nonprofits

Georgia Center for Nonprofits BLOG

Make-A-Wish Georgia recently launched a new website and have welcomed Becky Burkett as their new Chief Development Officer. They also granted their 6,000th wish this July! Five-year-old Emerson May, who is living with hypoplastic left-heart syndrome, dreamed to go see “Annie” on Broadway in NYC and explore the “big city.” They made her wish come true!

Aug 13, 2013

Justin Bieber 200th Wish

Justin Bieber Breaks Make-A-Wish Foundation Record With 200th Milestone

The Inquisitr

The teen singer achieved the milestone before his last North American Believe tour show in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday, August 10, when he met eight-year-old Annalysha.

Aug 13, 2013

Justin kissing Anna

Justin Bieber Breaks Record As Most Charitable Celebrity

Entertainment Wise

The 19-year-old hit maker has been involved with the foundation for several years and now Justin has become the first musician to fulfill 200 wishes.

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  • What a beautiful morning for some golfing! The 4th Annual J. Christopher's Golf Tournament benefiting Georgia #wishkids just teed off⛳️! Thank you Indian Hills Country Club for hosting AND all the golfers who are helping make more of our local #wishes come true! 💫

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