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May 12, 2020

Kincaid ES student granted Make-A-Wish to stay connected.

Kincaid ES student granted Make-A-Wish to stay connected

East Cobb News

Wish granters presented Brandon with an iPhone and iPad, a wish he says “will help him stay connected to community and feel less lonely while he works hard to stay healthy.”

May 03, 2020

Purposity

Atlanta-based app created so neighbors could help neighbors

AJC

The nonprofit Purposity connects social needs identified by charities and school districts with those who can help. Make-A-Wish Georgia has been a Purposity partner since October.

Apr 15, 2020

National Ledger reports about wishes being put on hold due to Coronavirus.

35 Columbus wish families see wishes postponed due to coronavirus

Ledger Enquirer

As Make-A-Wish families see their wish trips postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Georgia chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation is hoping to help Columbus families with a new initiative.

Apr 08, 2020

Make-A-Wish asking for messages of hope for wish kids.

Make-A-Wish Georgia Asks for Messages of Hope

Fox 5

About 85% of wishes are travel related. Since traveling isn't an option right now, Make A Wish staff are asking people to upload a message of hope for wish kids.

Mar 20, 2020

Wish kid William visits NBA 2K headquarters

Georgia teen visits NBA 2K headquarters with help from Make-A-Wish Georgia

Fox 5

While visiting, William was hit with a surprise of a lifetime by becoming the first non-athlete to be scanned into the NBA 2K game.

Mar 20, 2020

Wish kid William visits NBA 2K headquarters

Georgia teen visits NBA 2K headquarters

Fox 5

With the help of Make-A-Wish, the Georgia 15-year-old was able to visit the NBA 2K headquarters.

Mar 19, 2020

Subaru Share The Love

Subaru Share the Love® Event Donation

Yahoo Finance

Make-A-Wish®® Receives More than $2.8 Million Donation through Subaru Share the Love Event

Mar 07, 2020

Wish kid William during his wish to go to NBA 2k headquarters.

NBA 2K adds Make-A-Wish kid as playable character

ESPN

For the first time in NBA 2K history, a fully authentically scanned and playable fan is in the game.

Mar 07, 2020

Wish kid William during his wish to go to NBA 2k headquarters.

NBA 2K20 added a Make-A-Wish kid as a playable character

The Verge

To add him to the game, 2K gave William the same treatment as any other NBA athlete, including a full session in the company’s motion-capture studio.

Mar 07, 2020

Wish kid William during his wish to go to NBA 2k headquarters.

NBA 2K Scans Make-A-Wish Kid William As Playable Character

Worth Playing

Much like today’s biggest NBA stars, William’s NBA 2K experience began at the 2K Motion Capture Studio, where 140 motion capture cameras caught his every move.

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