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Date

December 06, 2013

Location

Atlanta, GA

Macy's Helps Make-A-Wish Grant Special 'Wishes Across America' In Celebration of National Believe Day

On December 6, local high school student, Adria, will receive a shopping spree in Atlanta.

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Date

November 14, 2013

Location

Atlanta, Georgia

J. Christopher's Grants Wishes for 12 Make-A-Wish Georgia Children; Receives Power of a Wish Award

Make-A-Wish Georgia announced J. Christopher’s as the recipient of its Annual Power of a Wish Award, which was distributed at the 9th Annual Wish Ball on October 26, 2013

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Date

November 13, 2013

Location

Atlanta, GA

Make-A-Wish Georgia Announces 2013 Award Recipients

Make-A-Wish Georgia announced today the recipients of its Annual Awards, which were distributed at the 9th Annual Wish Ball on October 26, 2013. The awards were given to individuals and/or companies who exemplify commitment to the mission of Make-A-Wish, which is to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.

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Date

November 01, 2013

Location

Statewide

Mori Luggage & Gifts Launches Wishes in Flight Campaign to Benefit Make-A-Wish

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.

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Date

September 16, 2013

Make-A-Wish Georgia Recieves $300k Donation from Novelis

Atlanta, Georgia - Make-A-Wish® Georgia, a non-profit organization with a mission to grant wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses, has received a donation of $300,000 from Novelis. The organization will use this donation to continue to fulfill its mission throughout the state of Georgia.

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Date

August 09, 2013

Location

Atlanta, GA

Skip Barber Racing School and Zaxby’s partner with Make-A-Wish® Georgia to help local child’s wish come true

Four-year-old Makenzie Johnson of Stone Mountain, Georgia is battling acute lymphoid leukemia. Because her condition is considered life-threatening, she was eligible for a wish experience from Make-A-Wish Georgia.
Makenzie’s heartfelt wish was to drive a racecar.

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Date

July 29, 2013

Location

Atlanta, GA

Make-A-Wish Georgia Names Becky Burkett CDO

Make-A-Wish Georgia announced that Becky Burkett has joined their staff as Chief Development Officer for the organization. In her new role, Burkett will oversee the chapter’s fundraising operations, as well as expand major donor and foundation giving initiatives.

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Date

July 23, 2013

Location

Statewide, Georgia

Make-A-Wish Georgia Launches New Website

This week, Make-A-Wish Georgia unveiled a new website that will make it easier for online visitors to find information about all things related to Make-A-Wish.

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Date

July 18, 2013

Location

Augusta, GA

Make-A-Wish Georgia Grants 6000th Local Wish to Augusta-area Child

The wish of 5-year-old Emerson marks Make-A-Wish Georgia’s 6,000th wish granted in the local community. Make-A-Wish Georgia will be hosting a reception on July 24 to celebrate this milestone and welcome Emerson and her family back from their wish experience.

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Date

July 02, 2013

Location

Atlanta, GA

Merrill Lynch GCIAS Office Partners with Make-A-Wish Georgia to Launch Airline Miles Campaign

The GCIAS office of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management is helping Make-A-Wish Georgia grant wishes by launching employee airline miles collection program.

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Date

June 25, 2013

Location

Columbus, GA

Local Girl's Wish to be Granted Tuesday

Wells Enterprises, Inc., the makers of Blue Bunny ice cream, is helping Make-A-Wish® grant 100 wishes to 100 kids with life-threatening medical conditions in honor of the company’s 100th birthday

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Date

May 18, 2013

Make-A-Wish Georgia Volunteer Receives Community Award

Wish-granting volunteer, Angela Payne, recently received the 'Be Greater Atlanta' Community Award.

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Date

May 17, 2013

Location

Kennesaw, GA

Bounce U 'Jumps' at the Chance to Support Make-A-Wish Georgia

BounceU has partnered with Make-A-Wish Georgia to help fulfill the wishes of more children with life-threatening illnesses.

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Date

May 14, 2013

Location

Atlanta, Georgia

Make-A-Wish Georgia Adds Five to Board of Directors

With the assistance of executive search firm, Harvard Group International, Make-A-Wish Georgia has added five new members to its Board of Directors.

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Date

April 19, 2013

Location

Atlanta, Georgia

Make-A-Wish Georgia Prepares to 'Walk for Wishes'

The two mile Walk for Wishes, with pre-and post-event activities at Turner Field’s Grand Plaza, is one of the organization’s flagship events and has a fundraising goal of $325,000.

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Date

April 05, 2013

Location

Dallas, Georgia

Savage Race Teams Up With Make-A-Wish Georgia

Furthering their commitment to making a difference, Savage Race, an extreme mud and obstacle run company, is pleased to announce its partnership with the Georgia chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation®.

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Date

April 03, 2013

Location

LaGrange, Georgia

LaGrange Wish Kid Headed to WrestleMania 29

Make-A-Wish® Georgia, with the help of longtime supporter, WWE®, is sending twelve-year-old Jacob of LaGrange, Georgia, to WrestleMania® 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Sunday, April 7.

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Date

April 03, 2013

Location

Sandersville, Georgia

Sandersville Wish Kid Headed to WrestleMania 29

James and his family will travel to the New York City area on Thursday, April 4, for a weekend full of activities that culminates with WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium.

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Date

April 01, 2013

Location

Statewide, Georgia

Make-A-Wish World Wish Day Celebrations Begin This Week

As part of a month-long celebration, Make-A-Wish encourages people around the U.S. to donate dollars or airline miles to fund airline tickets for wishes that involve travel

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Date

March 27, 2013

Location

Atlanta, Georgia

Charity Bowling Tournament to Benefit Make-A-Wish Georgia

Atlanta Falcons Pro-Bowl Safety Thomas DeCoud will be hosting this benefit with teammates William Moore, Jason Snelling, Peyton Thompson, Brent Grimes, Dominique Franks and Rob McClain.

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Date

February 04, 2013

Location

Atlanta, GA

Make-A-Wish Georgia Announces New Board Members

Make-A-Wish Georgia announced the appointment of Patricia L. Dickey and Todd Stroup to its Board of Directors.

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Date

January 23, 2013

Make-A-Wish Georgia Announces 2013 Walk for Wishes Chairperson

Make-A-Wish® Georgia announced today that John J. Inhouse, III, Managing Director of the Atlanta Buckhead Complex for Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, will serve as the Walk for Wishes Chairperson for the 9th Annual Walk for Wishes.

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Press Contact

Amy Alvarez
Vice President of Marketing & Communications
1775 The Exchange SE Suite 200
Atlanta, GA  30339

Phone : (770) 916-9474 x24
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Make-A-Wish® Georgia
1775 The Exchange SE
Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30339
(770) 916-9474