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National Social Worker Month: Shaina Blair

Shaina Blair
March is National Social Work Month. To celebrate this occasion we interviewed Shaina Blair, a social worker at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

Mar 03, 2015

National Social Worker Month: Shaina Blair

Shaina Blair
March is National Social Work Month. To celebrate this occasion we interviewed Shaina Blair, a social worker at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

Mar 03, 2015

National Child Life Month: Katie Lawhead

Katie Lawhead
March is National Child Life Month. To celebrate this occasion we interviewed Katie Lawhead, a Child Life Specialist at Georgia Regents University.

Mar 03, 2015

National Child Life Month: Katie Lawhead

Katie Lawhead
March is National Child Life Month. To celebrate this occasion we interviewed Katie Lawhead, a Child Life Specialist at Georgia Regents University.

Nov 12, 2013

The Science of Hope

Make-A-Wish operates on a simple premise: every child deserves the hope, strength, and joy that comes with a dream fulfilled

Nov 12, 2013

The Science of Hope

Make-A-Wish operates on a simple premise: every child deserves the hope, strength, and joy that comes with a dream fulfilled

Nov 01, 2013

Make-A-Wish Georgia CEO Shares His Gratitude

As we look to those who have helped us successfully deliver our mission throughout the state, Novelis is at the top of the list. We were so proud to recognize Novelis President and CEO Phil Martens and the Novelis Team this past October with the Power of a Wish Award at our Celebration of Wishes Gala.

Nov 01, 2013

Make-A-Wish Georgia CEO Shares His Gratitude

As we look to those who have helped us successfully deliver our mission throughout the state, Novelis is at the top of the list. We were so proud to recognize Novelis President and CEO Phil Martens and the Novelis Team this past October with the Power of a Wish Award at our Celebration of Wishes Gala.

Southwest and ATL Falcons Help Make a Wish Come True

Southwest Airlines helped make Jordan's wish come true!
When Southwest Airlines called our office with an opportunity to connect a child with the team, Jordan instantly came to mind. As the official airline for the team, Southwest was hosting the Falcons at their Trading Spaces event – a day when players swap their helmets and pads for boarding passes and act as honorary Southwest Employees. They wanted to include one of our kids and we knew Jordan would LUV it

Oct 22, 2013

Southwest and ATL Falcons Help Make a Wish Come True

Southwest Airlines helped make Jordan's wish come true!
When Southwest Airlines called our office with an opportunity to connect a child with the team, Jordan instantly came to mind. As the official airline for the team, Southwest was hosting the Falcons at their Trading Spaces event – a day when players swap their helmets and pads for boarding passes and act as honorary Southwest Employees. They wanted to include one of our kids and we knew Jordan would LUV it

Apr 28, 2013

Why Did I Choose the Bahamas?

Rick and his family enjoyed their reprieve!
Wish kid, Rick, endured a long battle with leukemia. When it came time for him to think about what his most heartfelt wish would be, he considered all of his options. Then he landed on what was the perfect choice for he and his family. Read Rick's personal reflection on how he came to choose his very special wish experience.

Apr 28, 2013

Why Did I Choose the Bahamas?

Rick and his family enjoyed their reprieve!
Wish kid, Rick, endured a long battle with leukemia. When it came time for him to think about what his most heartfelt wish would be, he considered all of his options. Then he landed on what was the perfect choice for he and his family. Read Rick's personal reflection on how he came to choose his very special wish experience.

Make-A-Wish Does It Again

Samuel's wish to have a shopping spree
Samuel wished to go on a shopping spree at the Bass Pro Shop and to eat at The Shellhouse. Read about how his parents felt the wish experience helped him in the final stages of his recovery.

Mar 29, 2013

Make-A-Wish Does It Again

Samuel's wish to have a shopping spree
Samuel wished to go on a shopping spree at the Bass Pro Shop and to eat at The Shellhouse. Read about how his parents felt the wish experience helped him in the final stages of his recovery.

Mar 28, 2013

Brooks Goes to Hawaii

Wish child, Brooks, wished to visit the Disney Alauni Resort in Hawaii. His mother shared this sweet note about their trip.

Mar 28, 2013

Brooks Goes to Hawaii

Wish child, Brooks, wished to visit the Disney Alauni Resort in Hawaii. His mother shared this sweet note about their trip.

Mar 28, 2013

Total Life-changing Awesomeness

Hadley's wish to meet penguins
Hadley could barely contain her excitement when she learned that her wish to meet penguins "in real life" was going to come true. Her mom, Jillian, shares in these reflections how amazing it was to see her daughter so happy, and to be able to be together as a family, not once thinking about Hadley's liver disease.

Mar 28, 2013

Total Life-changing Awesomeness

Hadley's wish to meet penguins
Hadley could barely contain her excitement when she learned that her wish to meet penguins "in real life" was going to come true. Her mom, Jillian, shares in these reflections how amazing it was to see her daughter so happy, and to be able to be together as a family, not once thinking about Hadley's liver disease.

Mar 07, 2013

Chase's Everlasting Adventure

Wish children are always able to experience very unique activities during their wish experiences. Dana, Chase's mom, shares in this personal note, all of the adventures her family was able to share in during Chase's once-in-a-lifetime wish trip to Hawaii.

Mar 07, 2013

Chase's Everlasting Adventure

Wish children are always able to experience very unique activities during their wish experiences. Dana, Chase's mom, shares in this personal note, all of the adventures her family was able to share in during Chase's once-in-a-lifetime wish trip to Hawaii.

About this Blog

At Make-A-Wish Georgia, stories are one of our most powerful resources. The Wish Blog is a platform we use to share just a few of these stories.

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