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Date

December 15, 2015

Location

ATLANTA

Tim Earley Named Make-A-Wish Georgia CEO

After an extensive executive search, Make-A-Wish Georgia is proud to announce Tim Earley as the newest CEO of the local nonprofit chapter.

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Date

November 16, 2015

Location

ATHENS, Ga.

Walk For Wishes Athens Supports Local Wishes

The second annual Walk For Wishes Athens which was held at Oconee Veterans Park on Saturday, October 18 raised more than $20,000 to support Make-A-Wish Georgia’s efforts to grant the wishes of local children battling life-threating medical conditions.

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Date

September 15, 2015

Location

ATHENS, Ga

Walk For Wishes Returns to Athens

On Sunday, October 18, the Walk For Wishes event returns to Athens to raise money to help grant the wishes of the 37 local children with life-threatening medical conditions. After a successfully inaugural season, Walk For Wishes- Athens is setting its sights on raising $70,000 to make these wishes a reality.

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Date

August 18, 2015

Location

LaGrange, Ga.

Walk For Wishes West Georgia Raises Over $10,000

The first ever Walk For Wishes West Georgia was further evidence that wishes can bring a community together.

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Date

July 20, 2015

Location

Savannah, Ga.

DPR Hardin Builds Playhouse for Savannah Make-A-Wish Recipient

DPR Hardin Construction (DPRH) has partnered with Make-A-Wish® Savannah to make a little girl’s dream come true.

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Date

July 16, 2015

Location

LaGrange, Ga.

Walk For Wishes Coming to West Georgia

Make-A-Wish Georgia is proud to announce that the annual Walk For Wishes event is now coming to LaGrange on Saturday, August 15, 2015. The event will take place at Granger Park located on Highland Ave.

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Date

July 16, 2015

Location

Warner Robins, Ga.

Robins Federal Credit Union Sponsors Three Local Wishes

Make-A-Wish Georgia is proud to announce a partnership with Robins Federal Credit Union.

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Date

June 30, 2015

Location

ATLANTA

Inaugural Waiting for Wishes raises $25,000 for wishes

Make-A-Wish Georgia hosted the inaugural Waiting for Wishes event on June 24 at The Palm Restaurant in Buckhead.

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Date

June 24, 2015

Location

ATLANTA

Walk For Wishes West Georgia to Take Place on Saturday, August 15

Make-A-Wish Georgia is proud to announce that the annual Walk For Wishes event is now coming to LaGrange on Saturday, August 15, 2015. The event will take place at Granger Park located on Highland Ave.

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Date

June 17, 2015

Location

Greensboro, GA

2015 Tournament of Wishes Raises Over $300,000

Make-A-Wish Georgia held its 19th annual Tournament of Wishes presented by Novelis on Monday June 8, 2015 at the Reynolds Plantation in Greensboro, Ga.

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Date

May 18, 2015

Location

ATLANTA

Walk For Wishes Atlanta Raises Over $375,000 For Wishes

Five-year-old Emory is one of nearly 40 local children with life-threatening medical conditions who will have their wish fulfilled thanks to the recent Walk For Wishes on Saturday, May 2.

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Date

May 07, 2015

Location

Alpharetta, Ga.

Vandergriff Leads Flywheel Competition to Benefit Make-A-Wish

The Vandergriff Foundation is sponsoring a charity spin class at Flywheel.

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Date

April 28, 2015

Location

ATLANTA

Swoozie’s Celebrates World Wish Day by Launching ‘Wish Card’ Campaign to Benefit Make-A-Wish

From April 26-May 10, Swoozie's stores will be selling special Wish Cards to benefit Make-A-Wish.

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Date

March 23, 2015

Location

Augusta, Ga.

Walk For Wishes Augusta Raises over $35,000 For Make-A-Wish Georgia

Make-A-Wish Georgia’s Walk For Wishes season kicked off in Augusta on Saturday, March 21. The first ever Walk For Wishes Augusta took place at the Savannah Rapids Park outside of Augusta and helped raise over $35,000 to help grant the wishes of local Georgia children living with life-threatening medical conditions.

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Date

March 04, 2015

Location

ATLANTA

Applebees Promotion

March is Make-A-Wish Month for Georgia area Applebee's. Put your name with the Stars at your neighborhood Applebee's by making a donation of your choice with your meal purchase.

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