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Nov 12, 2013

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The Science of Hope

Yardi Corporate Blog

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

Nov 10, 2013

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Make-A-Wreath for Make-A-Wish at Barrington Hall

Occupy My Family.com

Visit Barrington Hall from November 13 through December 30 and purchase a festive holiday wreaths with all proceeds benefiting Make-A-Wish Georgia.

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

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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

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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!

Latest Status Update

  • Check out Peyton hanging ten in Hawaii! 🏄🏻‍♀️🌸 Of all her incredible adventures there, the surf lessons were Peyton’s favorite. With encouragement from the instructors and her family, Peyton was able to rise and stand on the surfboard. It was a triumphant moment for everyone! “We didn’t realize the trip would serve the purpose of showing her that she’s capable of more than she realizes.” -Cheryl, Peyton’s mom #makeawishga

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