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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.

Jan 27, 2013


Athens Helps Raise Money for Make-A-Wish Foundation

Athens Banner Herald

Over 400 letters to Santa that were submitted to the Athens Banner-Herald in December were passed on to Macy’s for its 2012 Macy’s Believe campaign, where Macy’s made a donation to the Make a Wish Foundation for each letter received.

Jan 23, 2013

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Make-A-Wish Georgia Announces 2013 Walk for Wishes Chairperson

Digital Journal

Make-A-Wish® Georgia announced today that John J. Inhouse, III, Managing Director of the Atlanta Buckhead Complex for Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, will serve as the Walk for Wishes Chairperson for the 9th Annual Walk for Wishes.

Jan 22, 2013


Teen Goes to Australia Through Make-A-Wish Foundation

Forsyth Herald

Diagnosed with stage two Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2010, Sarah Whitfield, 18, was granted a wish from the Georgia chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Jan 22, 2013


Trip Down Under Makes N Forsyth Grads Wish Come True

The Gainesville Times

Make-a-Wish granted the recent North Forsyth High School graduate’s request to travel to Australia last year, and she celebrated the trip last Wednesday night with the company whose donations made it possible.

Jan 10, 2013


Annual Bowl-A-Thon Grants Three Wishes for Make-A-Wish

Real Estate Rama

Three wishes will come true for Atlanta area children with severe medical conditions this holiday season thanks to the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Harry Norman, Realtors’ Young Realtors Council.

Jan 02, 2013

An Orange Bowl Wish Come True

Southern Pigskin

Diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) at the age of five, A.J. Scott's dream was to see his Seminoles play in the Orange Bowl.

Dec 24, 2012

Young Cancer Survivor Getting Disney Trip

Jackson Progress-Argus

While battling cancer, Dahlia has been on operating tables, hooked up to life-support machinery, and has even had her blood completely drained from her body. Then there is the chemotherapy, which has claimed her hair and baby teeth.

Dec 22, 2012

Make-A-Wish Helps Teen Realize Dream to see Volcano

Marietta Daily Journal

A Lovinggood Middle School eighth-grader was caught a little off guard this week when his principal announced that his wish to see a volcano was being granted by the Make-A- Wish Foundation.

Dec 17, 2012

Young Boy Makes Miraculous Recovery

Valdosta Daily Times

With his melon-sized tumor eradicated, Kourtney Smith, 5, can focus on his education instead of battling liver cancer from a hospital bed.

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