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Major Donors

The following is a list of major cash and in-kind donors who generously give to our local chapter. We extend our deepest appreciation to all the donors who help fulfill wishes, underwrite operating expenses of Make-A-Wish or donate to our endowment throughout the year.


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32nd Annual Make-A-Wish Golf Outing by Walmart Distribution Center #7030

The 32nd Annual Make-A-Wish® Golf Outing sponsored by Walmart Distribution Center #7030, raised more than $30,000 for Make-A-Wish.

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All-Clad Metalcrafters

A bi-annual factory sale held in Canonsburg, PA, this event has raised more than $40,000 over five years.

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Avis Rent A Car Systems, Inc.

Avis Rent A Car became a national sponsor in 2002, providing much needed budget relief for rental car needs to Make-A-Wish.

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B. Braun Medical, Inc.

Since 2011, B. Braun Medical, Inc. in Bethlehem, PA, has generously donated funds and air miles to help make wishes come true.

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Berkshire Hathway HomeServices The Preferred Realty

For the past 27 years, the employees of Berkshire Hathaway (formerly Prudential Preferred Realty) have been supporting Make-A-Wish® through office fundraisers, including yard sales, dances, auctions, holiday luncheons and bowl-a-thons.

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Coldwell Banker Real Estate Services

For the last ten years, employees from 14 Coldwell Banker offices have conducted a variety of fundraisers, such as raffles, a bowl-a-thon, a Night at the Races, a shopping extravaganza and a Purse Bash, to benefit Make-A-Wish®.

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Brooke/Hancock County Gala

The Brooke/Hancock County Gala in West Virginia has been a major donor to Make-A-Wish for nearly 20 years.

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CoGo's

CoGo’s has been a friend to Make-A-Wish® since 1989 having raised $1,365,771.78 over the years from employee giving, cause related marketing campaigns and corporate donations.

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The Corn Dog Open

A charity golf scramble that raises money with the purpose of benefitting the youth of Mercer County. Since 2014 they have raised $54,384.

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DuBois Area School District

Each school in DuBois Area School District holds a Make-A-Wish Week to raise money.

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Elliott Group

Elliott Group located in Jeannette, PA has been supporting Make-A-Wish® continuously since 1992.

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Energy Golf Outing

Local energy companies in Pennsylvania and West Virginia have been coming together for 20 years to hold a golf outing for Make-A-Wish.

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Erie Insurance

Erie Insurance has been supporting Make-A-Wish's mission since 2001.

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Evening in Paradise

A casual evening featuring live music and great food, more than 100 guests are encouraged to break out their favorite Hawaiian shirts and rock their fanciest flip-flops as they take a trip to Margaritaville.

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GE Transportation

GE Transportation began raising funds for Make-A-Wish in 1993 through an annual fundraising event, now called Bids for Kids.

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Give Kids the World

Give Kids the World gives our Make-A-Wish chapter more than $200,000 a year in in-kind donations covering accommodations and park tickets.

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Helping Hands Foundation, Inc.

The Helping Hands Foundation, Inc. has been giving to Make-A-Wish Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia since 2003.

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Holiday Cocktail Party

Formerly known as Dine-In-Night at Schuylkill Country Club, this event has raised more than $75,000. Renamed the Holiday Cocktail Party in 2016, they raised an tremendous $40,700.

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Jackson's Bar and Grille

Since 2007, Jackson's Bar and Grille in Winburne, PA, has donated more than $148,000 to Make-A-Wish® by holding numerous events throughout the year, including a bike run.

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Krista's Annual Motorcycle Show

Krista's Bike Show, in memory of wish child Krista Pawlowski, started in 2000 as part of Harvest of Dreams.

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Luttner Financial Group

To date, Luttner Financial Group has raised more than $409,000 for Make-A-Wish.

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Macy's

Make-A-Wish Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia recognizes Macy's as one of its biggest donors.

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McKamish

The McKamish Family Foundation, a local Pittsburgh charitable organization, has been a longtime, generous donor.

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Moms for Make-A-Wish Softball Tournament

In 1991, the first Moms for Make-A-Wish Softball Tournament was held and raised $2,000. Twenty-five years later, a few original players and many new recruits continue the annual tradition of a week-long softball tournament to raise funds for Make-A-Wish.

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Moyers Grove Campground and Country RV

The Lightner family, their supporters and campers have shown great generosity in helping Make-A-Wish for many years.

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NCAA Division II Schools

NCAA Division II Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)prides itself on being the only division thus far to sponsor a division-wide community service campaign with Make-A-Wish®.

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Pickin' for Wishes

A two-day bluegrass festival planned by Make-A-Wish® volunteers Bev Bender and Michelle Houser, Pickin' for Wishes IV. Since 2013, they have raised an amazing $103,000.

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Pitt Ohio

Since 1995, Pitt Ohio Employees have been donating $1 out of their weekly paycheck and have raised more than $344,000.

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Pittsburgh Pension Professionals

To date, the Pittsburgh Pension Professionals raised more than $259,000 for Make-A-Wish.

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Pittsburgh Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins have supported Make-A-Wish for several years through its Pens and Pins bowling tournament and many other ways.

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Plum Borough School District

Plum Borough School District hosts a telethon each year, with each school participating in a variety of different fundraisers.

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PNC Investments and Treasury Management

Since 2000, PNC employees have raised more than $1,341,773 for Make-A-Wish® through two major fundraising events each year.

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Robroy Industries

Employees of Robroy Industries have been holding year round fundraisers for the past nine years, while the company matches their gifts dollar for dollar.

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Ben Roethlisberger Foundation

Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and his Foundation have donated $80,000 to Make-A-Wish®.

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Rutter's Companies, Inc.

Rutter’s has supported Make-A-Wish since 2002.

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Sheetz Family Charities

Since 1992, every Sheetz employee contributes to the company-wide “For The Kidz” program – an event created by two district managers looking for a new way to uphold the Sheetz tradition of giving back to their community.

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Associates of Standard Bank

The Associates of Standard Bank have been proud supporters of Make-A-Wish® since 1994.

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Subaru of America, Inc.

We are thrilled to announce that Subaru of America, Inc. donated more than $2 million to Make-A-Wish nationally last year, with more than $123,000 contributed locally through the Subaru “Share the Love” event.

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Truck Convoy for Wishes, Gettysburg

Now in its 16th year, the Truck Convoy for Wishes, benefiting Make-A-Wish®, has become a tradition with local truckers and trucking companies to raise money through pledges to support local children with life-threatening medical conditions.

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Trucks for Smiles

Held in Somerset County by the owners of W.W. Friedline, Inc., Trucks for Smiles is a truck convoy dedicated to helping fulfill the wishes of children from the Pittsburgh area.

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Tudor's Biscuit World

Tudor’s Biscuit World raised enough funds to grant the wishes of 115 children thanks to the efforts of customers and employees.

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Waffles & Wishes

Held yearly in Erie, PA, Waffles for Wishes is a free waffle breakfast in which donors from the community are invited to meet a wish child and see his or her wish be revealed.

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Walk for Wishes®

Powered by wish families, volunteers, companies and friends, Walk For Wishes® is a nationwide Make-A-Wish® fundraiser that celebrates the thousands of wishes that have already been granted, while raising funds for future wishes.

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WDSN-FM Sunny 106.5

WDSN-FM Sunny 106 DuBois,PA started its Light Up A Child's Life campaign in 1994 and has been a continued supporter of Make-A-Wish since then.

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Wheels for Wishes

Wheels for Wishes has donated $683,251.58 to help grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions.

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WISH 99.7

Pittsburgh radio station WISH 99.7 FM has donated air time for the Light Up A Child's Life® Campaign for more than 28 years.

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Wish Upon A Star Dinner Dance

The Wish Upon A Star Dinner Dance is an annual dance hosted by a committee in Monroe County that is held at the Stroudsmoor Country Inn at Terraview in Stroudsburg, PA.

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WPXZ-FM 1041

WPXZ in Punxsutawney, PA had its first Light Up A Child's Life campaign in December of 1992.

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WRTS Star 104

Star 104 in Erie, PA, has been helping to make wishes come true for 23 years.

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Zack's Make A Move for Make-A-Wish

Wish kid Zack Abel created the event Make A Move for Make-A-Wish in 2012, and since then, has raised more than $65,000.

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