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Event Photo Gallery

Make-A-Wish® is grateful for the support of Pennsylvania and West Virginia businesses, organizations, groups, schools and individuals that give of their time and resources to help make wishes come true for some very deserving children. Check out photos from exciting special events held by our supporters throughout the last year.

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4th Annual Brandon Denochick Race

This year the 4th annual Brandon Denochick Memorial Race raised a grand total of $28,350 for Make-A-Wish.

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10th Annual Walking for the Cause fundraiser

McDowell Intermediate School and High School held their 10th Annual Walking for the Cause event to benefit Make-A-Wish and the American Cancer Society.

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28th Annual Tree Lighting Celebration at Stroudsmoor Country Inn

Make-A-Wish volunteers and friends represented at the 28th Annual Tree Lighting Celebration at Stroudsmoor Country Inn, Stroudsburg, PA.

Emily and Sara exceeded their fundraising goal.

Emily Albright and Sara Durika Graduation Project

Emily Albright and Sara Durika from Hanover High School in York County held a softball tournament to benefit Make-A-Wish for their senior project.

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Almatis, Inc. Golf Outing

Almatis, Inc. held its 3rd Annual Make-A-Wish Golf Outing on June 21, 2014, at Black Hawk Golf Course in Beaver Falls, PA.

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Altoona Curve Bowl-A-Thon

The Altoona Curve Booster Club hosts an Annual Altoona Curve Baseball Bowling Event every year at Holiday Bowl in Altoona.

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Abrams Angels Paint and Sip

Moms for Make-A-Wish Softball Team Abram’s Angels held a Paint and Sip fundraiser.

Alcoa Business Technology Leader Sneh Kumar presented the $3,900 donation to Development Coordinator Juliet Del Signore.

Alcoa Foundation

Alcoa Technical Center Employees held various fundraisers throughout 2014 to raise enough for a wish.

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Alternative MC's Halloween Poker Run

Last October, Alternative MC’s hosted a Halloween Poker Run benefiting Make-A-Wish.

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American Public Works Association

The American Public Works Association held its' 3rd Annual Make-A-Wish Golf Outing on May 13th at Briarwood Golf Course to help a child fulfill their wish.

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B. Braun Medical Inc.'s Employee Giving Campaign

B. Braun Medical, Inc., gives back to children living with life-threatening medical conditions.

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Blue Mountain Elementary East Bunny Hop

On March 23,2016, students at Blue Mountain Elementary East hopped into spring this year at their school's Bunny Hop event.

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Bridgestone Americas Trust Fund

Bridgestone Americas Trust Fund donated the full cost of one wish.

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Brouse Wellness Chiropractic

Brouse Wellness Chiropractic in Altoona, PA presented Make-A-Wish Regional Manager Lindsey Herzing with a Wishmaker donation of $3,900.

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Buffalo Wild Wings Celebrates 10th Anniversary in Erie, PA

Buffalo Wild Wings in Erie, PA celebrated their 10th anniversary by donating 10% of their sales to Make-A-Wish on March 6th.

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Change the Game Softball Tournament

The "Change the Game" Softball tournament was a great success, bringing in nearly $2,000, towards granting wishes.

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Danielle Mitchell Memorial Poker Run

Last month, on May 28, 2016, the 10th anniversary of the Danielle Mitchell Memorial Poker Run, an annual event benefiting Make-A-Wish, took place in Cambridge Springs, PA. This year's event raised $6,000!

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Danny Darr Memorial Softball Tournament

The Danny Darr Memorial Softball Tournament was a huge success last September, bring in more than $23,000 towards wish granting.

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Francis Rongaus Memorial Golf Tournament

This year the Francis Rongaus Memorial Golf Tournament raised $10,000 towards wish granting.

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Jake Billyks Journey Golf Outing

On July 30, 2016,the Billyk family kicked off their first-ever golf outing. The outing raised a grand total of $8,000.

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Joanna's Car Show

This past September, the Hunter family and Widdall’s Garage hosted Joanna’s Car Show, an event benefiting Make-A-Wish.

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Kiwanis Club of Chambersburg

Thank you to the Kiwanis Club of Chambersburg for your support to Make-A-Wish Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia!

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Lawrence Subaru-Pack the Outback and Celebration of Wishes Event

Last December, Lawrence Subaru in Hanover, PA, celebrated the holiday season with local wish kids and families.

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Lights, Camera, Wishes Gala

On November 19, 2016, guests gathered at the Mountaineer Racetrack, Casino and Resort to celebrate Make-A-Wish® at the annual gala held in Morgantown, WV.

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Macy's National Believe Day 2016

Wish kid Samantha kicked-off this year's National Believe Day at Macy's Ross Park Mall. What Sam didn't know, is that her wish was also about to be granted!

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Make-A-Wish® Holiday Party

Carmelo’s Roman Delight Restaurant donates meals for last year's Make-A-Wish® Holiday Party.

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Mount Pocono Rotary Community Aviation Day

On May 30th, the Mount Pocono Rotary Club held their Annual Community Aviation Day, benefiting Make-A-Wish®. The event funded wishes of two children living in the Pocono region.

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PNC TREASURY MANAGEMENT 14TH ANNUAL GOLF OUTING

The PNC Treasury Management 14th Annual Golf Outing, Dinner & Auction committee presented a donation of $66,000 to help fulfill children’s wishes.

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Quigley Motor Company's 50th Anniversary Open House Event

Quigley Motor Company, Inc, located in Manchester, PA, celebrated their 50th Anniversary with an Open House while raising funds for Make-A-Wish.

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Rutter's Dairy

Rutter's Dairy gives back to Make-A-Wish.

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Rutter's Farm Stores

Through participation in this year's Vote With Your Dollars program, Rutter's Farm Store customers helped Make-A-Wish win $25,000!

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Employees of Sandvik Material Technologies & Partners

Employees of Sandvik Material Technologies, PEXCO and Lesjofors have partnered to make wishes come true in their community.

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Shamokin Dam Construction and Bechtel

Shamokin Dam Construction and Bechtel presented Make-A-Wish with a donation of $5,000 on June 29 at their celebration luncheon.

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The Chiodo Carolers

Last year, the Chiodo family had come together during holidays to raise money for our chapter by Christmas caroling.

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Tommy Gaynord Memorial Fund

Since 2007, the Tommy Gaynord Memorial Fund has donated $15,000 in support of local wishes.

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Trio's Family Restaurant

Trio’s Family Restaurant in Lake Ariel hosted an event, Music for Make-A-Wish on Saturday, August 6th and raised a total of $5,000.

 Pictured, from left to right, are Marketing Project Manager Amy Rotzell, Senior Vice President & Chief Sales Officer Joe Grispo, Make-A-Wish Regional Director Ann Waltman, Inside Sales Specialist Patricia Tonay and Product Manager Erika Butler.

B. Braun Medical, Inc.

Many thanks to B. Braun Medical, Inc., for its generous donation of $35,000 and 164,000 air miles.

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices The Preferred Realty

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices The Preferred Realty, formerly Prudential Preferred Realty, is a long-time supporter of Make-A-Wish. Events held to benefit Make-A-Wish this year included a bowl-a-thon and flea-tique.

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Bikers United for Make-A-Wish

The 12th Annual Bikers United for Make-A-Wish event was held on August 16, 2015, at Six Pence Pub and Eatery in Parkersburg, WV.

Ken Double, President and Chief Executive of the American Theatre Organ Society, speaking to the crowd.

Blackwood Gallery Pipe Organ Concert

In its 25th year, the Blackwood Gallery Pipe Organ Concert, held in Harrisville, PA, raised enough to fulfill several wishes.

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Boo and Brew Bash 2016

Make-A-Wish supporters 21 and over had a spooktacular time at the Boo and Brew Bash, held in Downtown Pittsburgh, on Saturday, October 22.

The CC Riders gang at the ride.

CC Riders

The 16-Year Reunion of CC Riders was held on September 13 to raise funds for Make-A-Wish.

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Cabins Dinner WV

The second annual Cabins Benefit Dinner, held on Saturday, August 30, at the North Fork Ruritan Club in Cabins, WV, was hosted by high school student Emily Ours.

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Catfish Classic

The Field & Stream Catfish Classic held on August 6, in Bridgewater, PA, was a huge success.

Hats Day

Central Elementary School

Central Elementary School's Spirit Week from March 31 – April 4, 2014, benefited Make-A-Wish.

tephen Baker, American football player who played wide receiver for the New York Giants, Wesley Darcel Walker, former professional American football wide receiver that played for the New York Jets, and Michael Pruitt, former football running back for the Cleveland Browns, with wish kids Lucas, Trevin and John.

Charity Sports Banquet

A Charity Sports Banquet held at the Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, PA,  raised between $8,000 and $10,000.  

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Chestnut Lake Camp

Chestnut Lake Camp in Beach Lake, PA, raised $7,696.66 for Make-A-Wish last year.

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Christian’s Going Away Party at Gettysburg College

The sisters of Chi Omega threw an unforgettable going away party on campus for wish kid Christian back in December 2015.

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Christianpalooza

Christianpalooza is an annual event held memory of wish kid Christian Connelly that takes place at Resurrection Church in Brookline, PA.

Michelle Hoffman from Make-A-Wish, Katy, Shannon LaSalle (owner), and Jessica Ludwig (Marketing/Promotions Manager)

Christmas in July for Charity

Gatherings Pub and Grill raised $447.00 at its Christmas in July for Charity fundraiser.

Chad, Christine, Jessica, Anthony and Brady McCall presented proceeds to Director of Development Stephanie Pugliese

Christopher's Challenge

Chad, Christine, Jessica, Anthony and Brady McCall presented a check from their annual golf outing held in memory of wish kid Christopher McCall.

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Clarion University Wish Week

After four days of fundraising, Clarion University of Pennsylvania Circle K raised $1,544 for Make-A-Wish.

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Clover Hill Wish Festival

Natalie and Ben Davic from North Allegheny School District organized the first ever Clover Hill Wish Festival at Clover Hill Golf Course in Franklin Park to benefit Make-A-Wish.

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Chris Rupp Rides Coast to Coast for Make-A-Wish

Chris Rupp, a 25-year-old firefighter who has been biking across the country to raise funds for Make-A-Wish, made two pit stops in West Virginia.

All 55 attendees present their finished paintings.

Cocktails and Color

Former volunteer and wish mom, Bonnie Jayjohn, hosted a Cocktails and Color event in Erie on April 19, 2015.

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Coldwell Banker Real Estate Services

For the last five years, employees from the 14 Coldwell Banker Real Estate Services offices in the Pittsburgh area have conducted a variety of fundraisers to benefit Make-A-Wish.

Members of the Cruise the Bay Committee recently presented Erie Regional Assistant Michelle Hinman with a donation.

Cruise the Bay

Members of the Cruise the Bay Committee recently presented Erie Regional Assistant Michelle Hinman with a $3,900 donation, which reflects proceeds from a winter dinner-dance and their summer-long Cruise the Bay event.

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Deer Lake Polar Plunge

The annual Deer Lake Polar Plunge, organized by the Auburn VFW Warriors Softball Team, was held on Saturday, February 28, 2015, and raised $13,000 for Make-A-Wish.

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Dick's Sporting Goods

First-time Wishmaker Dick's Sporting Goods Smithton Distribution Center raised a total of $10,105.28 for Make-A-Wish.

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DuBois Middle School

DuBois Area Middle School students participated in a Pie Throwing Contest to make wishes come true.

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Edinboro Make-A-Wish Night

Isabella's expression was priceless as Edinboro students revealed that her wish to Hawaii would be coming true during a basketball game.

CONSOL golfers pose with Make-A-Wish mascot Stella!

Energy Golf Outing

A million thanks to the people at CONSOL Energy and other local energy companies who come together every year to make their golf outing a success.

tephen Baker, American football player who played wide receiver for the New York Giants, Wesley Darcel Walker, former professional American football wide receiver that played for the New York Jets, and Michael Pruitt, former football running back for the Cleveland Browns, with wish kids Lucas, Trevin and John.

Erie Charity Sports Banquet

Wish kids Trevin, Lucas and John met NFL greats at the 51st Annual Charity Sports Banquet at the Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, PA, on Thursday, February 12.

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Feel Good Motors—Feel Good Charities Program

Feel Good Charities recently donated $1500 to Make-A-Wish® in support of children battling life-threatening medical conditions.

Make-A-Wish mascot Stella wish kid and Miss Presque Isle at the Carnival of Wishes

Finn Chiropractic Group Carnival of Wishes

On Friday, June 26, Finn Chiropractic Group hosted its Second Annual Carnival of Wishes to benefit Make-A-Wish.

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Firestone Building Products & the Bridgestone Americas Trust Fund Donation

Mike McCrea, Plant Manager for Firestone Building Products in Youngwood, PA, presented a donation for $3,900 -- the cost to fulfill one wish.

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Gacesa Holiday Light Display

The Gacesa Holiday Light Display held in Beaver County raised $1,730 to benefit Make-A-Wish.

Wish kid Sam with student fundraisers at Gannon University

Gannon's Light Up AJ's Way

WIsh kid Sam was honored to be the one to light up the Gannon University walkway during the holidays.

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Gatsby Gala

Rolls Royce Cleveland and Pretty Living PR celebrated the roaring twenties with this night back in time at Cavo Nightclub to benefit Make-A-Wish.

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Grapevine Wine Tasting Event

Nearly 300 guests came to imbibe international wines and sample delicious appetizers at our annual wine tasting event on Thursday, May 19, 2016, at Howl at the Moon in Downtown Pittsburgh.

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Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community

Make-A-Wish is one of the many local nonprofits and health and human service agencies that benefits from the annual Highmark fundraising walk in Pittsburgh and Erie.

David Iadeluca's first Golf Fore Wishes outing

Iadeluca Chiropractic

In just a few short years, Iadeluca Chiropractic Center has raised more than $50,000 for Make-A-Wish.

President Robert Susa and representatives from InventHelp present donation to Make-A-Wish President and CEO Judi Stone.

InventHelp

InventHelp employees and Cavey presented Make-A-Wish Greater PA and WV with a check to help make a child's wish come true. InventHelp believes in giving back to the community and is honored to help out this great organization.

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Jamming for Wishes

Guardian Storage sponsored Jamming for Wishes, a concert held in memory of wish kid Connor Michalek to help make wishes come true one beat at a time.

Wish kid Lucas with cyclist who won the Best of Show

Krista's Bike Show

For 15 years, Krista's Bike Show has been helping to make wishes come true for kids in Northwestern Pennsylvania.

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2015 Light Up A Child's Life Campaign

The Light Up A Child’s Life® campaign has been making the lives of children with life-threatening medical conditions just a little bit brighter for the past 27 years.

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2016 Light Up A Child's Life® Campaign

The Light Up A Child’s Life® campaign has been making the lives of children with life-threatening medical conditions just a little bit brighter for the past 28 years.

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Light Up Night, Pittsburgh

Make-A-Wish took part in the Winter Wonderland Experience held in conjunction with WISH 99.7 and Station Square on November 21.

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Love for Lauryn Ossola Charity Event

Love for Lauryn Ossola Charity Event raised a grand total of $5,475 to help make wishes come true.

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Macy's Believe Pittsburgh Launch Event, 2014

After days of teasing his identity on social media, Elvis, an African penguin from the National Aviary, was revealed as the first Macy’s Believe letter writer at the Downtown Pittsburgh Macy’s to launch the Believe letter writing campaign.

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Macy's National Believe Day 2014

On National Believe Day, Macy's granted more than 50 wishes across the United States, including two in Pittsburgh and Erie and doubled its donation per Santa letter delivered to each of its stores.

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Pocono Mountain West High School's Make-A-Wish in March Event

Pocono Mountain West High School students raised $4,100 at this year's Make-A-Wish in March event.

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Marissa's Car Cruise

Wish kid Marissa, who was granted her wish for a trip to Hawaii in 2013, held a car cruise on June 21, 2014, at Blackhawk High School in Chippewa Township to benefit Make-A-Wish.

Dr. Amy Paciej-Woodruff, Ann O'Brien, Make-A-Wish Manager Maggie O'Brien, Sophomore Joseph Hunt, Dr. Mary Jo Gunning

Marywood University Baseball

Marywood University held a check presentation ceremony as sophomore baseball player Joseph Hunt presented Make-A-Wish with a check for $1,100.

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Moms for Make-A-Wish Softball Tournament

The week-long 25th annual Moms for Make-A-Wish Softball Tournament was held at the Minersville Area Little League Complex from July 22-31, 2016.

Wish kid Justyn joins Mountaineer Golf organizers.

Mountaineer Golf Tournament

Wish kid Justyn attended the 14th Annual Mountaineer Golf Tournament in Morgantown, WV.

Country artist Chris Higbee and his band performs.

Mr. Waterheater

The employees, friends and family of Mr. Waterheater enjoyed a performance by country artist Chris Higbee, a Chinese auction, 50/50 raffle and specialty drinks at a happy hour fundraiser and also attended a purse-golf cash bash.

North Pocono High School Seniors supported Make-A-Wish as part of their graduation projects and raised $851.

North Pocono High School Graduation Project

North Pocono High School seniors supported Make-A-Wish as part of their graduation projects and raised $851.

Regional Director Ann Waltman, Mom Tami,  Joshua's siblings, Molly and Anthony, Josh, is volunteer Staci Hull and Olympic Steel Manager Kirk Casey. 

Olympic Steel

The employees of Olympic Steel, Inc. raise funds through their Working for Wishes program to grant wishes for kids being served by 10 different Make-A-Wish chapters.

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Painting with a Twist

The Painting with a Purpose event, organized by wish mom Connie Sluzynsky, was held at Painting with a Twist - Pittsburgh, PA - West on Sunday, April 19.

The Dodgefathers kickball team with Make-A-Wish mascot Stella!

Penn-Trafford Dodgeball Tournament

The Penn-Trafford Dodge Ball Tournament for Make-A-Wish, which was open to all elementary and middle school students, was held at Penn Middle School on January 31, 2015.

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Pens & Pins 2016

Pens fans and wish kids had the chance to bowl with the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Seventh annual Pens & Pins Bowling Tournament.

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Jared S. Peters Memorial Golf Tournament

The Jared S. Peters Memorial Golf Tournament, held on May 14, 2016, raised $5,699.63. This is highest amount raised at this annual event since its inception.

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PNC Treasury Management 13th Annual Golf Outing

The PNC Treasury Management 13th Annual Golf Outing, Dinner & Auction committee presented a donation of $74,100.

PNC Investments President and CEO and Make-A-Wish Board Member Rich Guerrini and golfer

PNC Investments Golf Outing

PNC Investments held it annual golf outing on Monday, October 13, at the Quicksilver Golf Club.

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PNC Treasury Management

The PNC Treasury Management Golf Outing, Dinner & Auction chaired by Mark Vizza was held on October 13, 2014, at Montour Heights Country Club in Coraopolis, PA. 

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Joseph Pokorny Golf Outing

The annual Joseph Pokorny Golf Outing is held at Champion Lakes Golf Club in Ligonier, PA.

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Matthew Pustelak Memorial Golf Classic

This was the 6th year for the tournament which is held in memory of Matt Pustelak, who was fond of children and would be very proud of the outcome of the many tournaments held in his name.

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Running of the Santas

Running of the Santas took place on Saturday, December 6, at Sherlock’s and Slugger’s Bar and Grill in Erie, PA.

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Runway for Wishes

Studio E Salon’s Second Annual Runway for Wishes took place on Sunday, January 19, 2014.

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Samantha's Make-A-Wish® Give Back

Wish kid Samantha of Avonworth High School gives back with her graduation project.

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Shear Impressions Cut-A-Thon

Shear Impressions Make-A-Wish Cut-A-Thon was held on May 18, 2014, at the salon located at 1774 Main St. in Northampton, PA.

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Sheraton Station Square Hotel Wish Reveal Party

On Tuesday, November 18, 2014, the Sheraton Station Square Hotel celebrated the completion of an extensive $15 million dollar transformation with a special event to benefit Make-A-Wish.

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Specialty Metallurgical Products Company, Inc.

Specialty Metallurgical Products Company, Inc. presented Make-A-Wish with a check for $3,900.

Participants at the Jax Stone 10K Run and Two-Mile Walk

Jax Stone 10K Run and Two-Mile Walk

The inaugural Jax Stone 10K Run and Two-Mile Walk was held at Presque Isle State Park in Erie, PA.

Wish kids Parker and Lizzy with Nevillewood Women’s Golf Association Charity Event organizers.

Nevillewood Womens Golf Association

Wish kids Lizzy and Parker attended the Nevillewood Women’s Golf Association outing, which was held on Thursday, August 7, 2014, at the Nevillewood Country Club.

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Susquehanna Valley First Responders Ice Hockey Team

The Susquehanna Valley First Responders Ice Hockey Team presented $900 to Make-A-Wish as a result of their fundraising efforts during this past July's Can-Am games.

Kids hold minature Make-A-Wish truck.

Trucks for Smiles

More than $15,000 was raised at the first ever Trucks for Smiles Convoy held on Saturday, June 6, at W. W. Friedline, Inc. in Somerset, PA.

Hanging out at Indian Park in Montoursville to make wishes come true.

UGI Utilities 5K

UGI Utilities hosted a Walk for Wishes in Montoursville on October 4th. Despite the very poor weather they had 50 attendees and raised $1253. UGI corporate office also contributed $3,900 bringing total gift to $5,153.

Andrea Beattie, floor manager, Lori Hartmann-Borris, owner of WeeUsables and Laura Wikins, sale manager.

Weeusables Consignment Event

The WeeUsables Consignment Event, which took place at Old Main at the York Fairgrounds/Expo Center on April 16, 17, 18, 2015, raised $2,660 for Make-A-Wish through register donations and its “Stuff-A-Bag” fundraiser.

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Kurt R. Weiss Wish Kid Scholarship Reception with Pirates Charities

In 2016, Pirates Charities partnered once again with Make-A-Wish Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia to support the annual Kurt R. Weiss Scholarship for Wish Kids program.

Western Wayne Middle School CATS Club (the Community Attitude Towards Success Club)

Western Wayne Middle School

The Western Wayne Middle School CATS Club (the Community Attitude Towards Success Club) in Lake Ariel, PA, hosted a Penny War to benefit Make-A-Wish. The students raised $350.

The Meadows Lanes Bowling was the site for Wish Upon a Pin Nite hosted by York Realty, Washington County.

Wish Upon A Pin Nite

The Meadows Lanes Bowling was the site for Wish Upon a Pin Nite hosted by York Realty, Washington County.

Wish kid Sebastian lights the torch at the opening ceremony

York Can-Am Games

First responders from all over North America came together for the 2014 York Can-Am Games, an Olympic-style sporting event benefiting Make-A-Wish® Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

North Hills Hands for Service and Student Council members announce amount raised at the dance marathon.

North Hills School District Gingerbread House

Since 1994, the students of the North Hills High School Hands for Service Club have been supporting Make-A-Wish.

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PA State Police Golf Tournament

The 11th annual Pennsylvania State Police Make-A Wish Golf Tournament took place on Monday, Oct. 14, at The Links at Gettysburg.

Dana, Lisa and Central Catholic students deliver penguins and bears to Children's Hospital patients

Paddy the Penguin

Lisa Donnelly and the Central Catholic Vikings hosted a fundraiser that benefited Make-A-Wish and gave young patients at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh a new Paddy the Penguin toy.

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Shenango Faculty Feud

Shenango High School’s Faculty Feud contained tons of different game show themed activities involving the faculty, staff and students.

Make-A-Wish Director of Development Stephanie Pugliese and T & T Produce organizers by a trunkload of corn

T & T Produce

T&T Produce sells corn for a donation throughout Somerset County.

Wish kid Mitch with members of the 2015 Wish Lacrosse Team

WISH team Lacrosse

The 2015 WishTEAM is the idea of Conrad Rhein, a current junior at Eastern York High School, York PA. Conrad's love of the game combined with his past experience serving Make-A-Wish (R) Foundation resulted in the creation of this team.

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Buddy Wagoner Memorial Run

The Buddy Wagoner Memorial Run in DuBois, PA, raised $7,152.56 to help make wishes come true.

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Indiana University of Pennsylvania

In an outstanding charity effort, IUP athletics raised money for Make-A-Wish during a special game.

Motorcycle run

Jacksons Bar and Grill

Jackson's Bar & Grill in Winburne, PA, holds a Make-A-Wish Weekend every year to help make wishes come true.

Wish kid Dakota throws the first pitch to Rex Eggleton, a firefighter and EMT from St. Albans

Kanawha County Law Enforcement Batting for Wishes

Eleven-year-old wish kid Dakota of Charleston threw out the first pitch at the Guns ‘n’ Hoses West Virginia Law Enforcement, Fire Departments and E.M.S. Softball Tournament on Saturday and Sunday, October 4 and 5, 2014.

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Laps for Lauryn

An incredible turnout of sponsors, volunteers, and 216 runners came for the Laps for Lauryn 5K in North Park, an event held in memory of Lauryn E. Ossola.

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Leap in the Lake

The Lake Wynonah Civic Association hosted Leap in the Lake on Sunday, January 1, 2017, at Lake Wynonah Marina to benefit Make-A-Wish.

Wish kid Julie and her family joined Dr. Vic Zakowski, the coordinator for the Mid-East Horseman's Association 7th Annual Horse Show.

Mid East Horsemans Association Horse Show

Proceeds from the Mid-East Horseman's Association 7th Annual Horse Show benefited Make-A-Wish.

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Ohrwashel Family Book Sale

The Ohrwashel Family has been supporting Make-A-Wish since 2007 through a variety of fundraisers, but their most popular event is their annual book sale.

Wish kid Skye with family, Little General Store Staff and Charleston Make-A-Wish Manager Jo Beth Smith

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West Virginia Oil Marketers & Grocers Association (OMEGA) holds an annual August wish star campaign and a golf outing to raise money for Make-A-Wish.

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Subaru Share the Love Event-Hazleton, PA

During the annual Share the Love holiday event,national and local Subaru dealerships raised money for Make-A-Wish and other charities.

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Subaru Share the Love Event-Hanover, PA

During the annual Share the Love holiday event,national and local Subaru dealerships raised money for Make-A-Wish and other charities.

The Truck Convoy for Wishes rolls into Gettysburg.

Truck Convoy for Wishes, Gettysburg

Make-A-Wish is extremely grateful for the leadership of Sherri Keller in raising $70,200 through the 2015 Truck Convoy for Wishes.

Wish kids take the field during a special Tudor's Biscuit World Make-A-Wish Day Make-A-Wish Day at Hunnicutt Field

Tudor's Biscuit World

Tudor's Biscuit World has been a supporter of Make-A-Wish since 1998.

Zack joins the hosts of the Make A Dish for Make-A-Wish event.

University of Pittsburgh Chi Omega Make A Dish for Make-A-Wish

University of Pittsburgh’s Chi Omega Sorority held its annual Make A Dish for Make-A-Wish on November 2, 2014.

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University of Scranton Wishmakers on Campus

The University of Scranton Wishmakers on Campus Club is in its third year of making wishes come true.

Students from the Seneca High School National Honor Society

Seneca High School

Students from Seneca High School's National Honor Society held Wishapalooza, a family-focused festival to benefit Make-A-Wish.

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Virginville Grange #1832 Benefit Bonanza

Schuylkill County volunteers Shelly Lurwick and Judy Green accepts a check for $7,500 from wish kid Michelle Lengel.

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Waffles and Wishes

To celebrate World Wish Day®, Make-A-Wish® held its forth annual Waffles and Wishes event at the Ambassador Banquet & Conference Center's Garden Atrium in Erie, PA.

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Waffles and Wishes 2017

To celebrate World Wish Day®, Make-A-Wish® held its forth annual Waffles and Wishes event at the Ambassador Banquet & Conference Center's Garden Atrium in Erie, PA.

Student participants of the Wish Bowl

Washington and Jefferson College Wish Bowl

Alpha Tau Omega is a fraternity at Washington and Jefferson College who has been fundraising for Make-A-Wish since 2009. They recently held their annual Wish Bowl to raise funds.

Wish kids, Washington Wild Things players and Stella!

Washington Wild Things Make-A-Wish Night

Nine wish kids were the special guests of the Washington Wild Things on Friday, July 19, 2013.

65 hours of playing pool for Make-A-Wish

West Virginia University Pool-a-thon

Two West Virginia University students, Ian and Skyler, set out to break the world record for longest billiards game and raise enough for a wish.

The Wheels for Wishes Poker Run committee members presented Regional Manager Leandra Hickman with a check for $6,100.91.

Wheels for Wishes Poker Run

Wheels for Wishes Poker Run took to the road in Weirton, WV, to help make wishes come true

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Wish Upon A Star Dinner Dance

This annual dinner dance is held at the Stroudsmoor Country Inn at Terraview in Stroudsburg, PA.

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

Zack, who was granted his wish for a T-rex dinosaur, organized a 5-mile bike ride, run and walk event at North Park in Pittsburgh to give back and grant wishes for other kids facing life-threatening medical conditions.

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Lorenzo Zottoli Pinewood Derby

Lorenzo was eager to help Make-A-Wish, so he invited his family, friends and community to participate in a Pinewood Derby Race at Soergel’s Orchard.

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