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Apr 05, 2013


NCAA Tourney Trip Brightens Teen's Battle With Cancer

Fox Point - Bayside Patch

Thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 16-year-old Charlie Burton will attend the Final Four and NCAA championship game this weekend.

Apr 04, 2013

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Make-A-Wish World Wish Day Airline Miles Campaign


Make-A-Wish is making a concerted effort in April- in part to celebrate World Wish Day on April 29- to raise dollars and airline miles to fund airline tickets for wishes that involve travel.

Apr 03, 2013

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Make-A-Wish Sends Sandersville Boy to WrestleMania

Eight-year-old James is getting his wish come true - a trip to WrestleMania to meet his favorite wrestlers!

Mar 08, 2013

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WISH Society Hosts Annual Fundraiser for Make-A-Wish Georgia

Virginia Highland Druid Hills Patch

The W.I.S.H Society’s signature fundraising event, ‘An Evening of Hearts and Wishes,’ was held in the private home of Phil and Carol Martens.

Mar 05, 2013


Dunwoody Teen's Tragedy Turns to Hope

Atlanta Journal Constitution

On the morning of August 17, 2010, Chip felt lethargic and complained of blurred vision... Doctors told the Madrens their boy had Metastatic Anaplastic Medulloblastoma, an aggressive brain cancer.

Mar 04, 2013

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Gucci Hosts Cocktail Party to Benefit Make-A-Wish

Atlanta Business Chronicle

Former Atlanta Falcon Coy Wire and his wife Claire hosted a private cocktail party at the Gucci store in Phipps Plaza to raise money for Make-A-Wish Georgia while celebrating the 60th anniversary of Gucci’s horsebit loafer and its 1953 collection.

Mar 04, 2013

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Gucci Anniversary Party Benefiting Make-A-Wish Georgia

Luxe Tips Blog

Luxetips Events: GUCCI 60th Anniversary Celebration of the 1953 Horsebit Loafer Benefiting Make-A-Wish Georgia

Feb 28, 2013

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Make-A-Wish Event at Gucci

Rolling Out Magazine

Atlanta’s own style icons, Coy and Claire Wire, hosted Make-A-Wish® Georgia event at Gucci in Phipps Plaza.

Feb 23, 2013


Cumming Women Raise $8,000 for Make-A-Wish Georgia

Access North Georgia

A group of Forsyth County women committed to helping children in their local community came together to host a fundraiser for Make-A-Wish® Georgia.

Jan 29, 2013

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President Obama and Make-A-Wish Cellist Meet at White House

Huffington Post

President Barack Obama listened to cellist and Make-A-Wish recipient Khari Joyner in the Oval Office Tuesday.

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