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Mar 01, 2013

KDKA Princess for a Day coverage

Disney on Ice grants wishes to little princesses


Disney on Ice, which continues through Sunday at CONSOL Energy Center, is a fantasy world where wishes sometimes come true. Make-A-Wish and Disney skaters are bringing smiles to girls with life-threatening illnesses.

Mar 01, 2013

WPXI Princess for a Day coverage

Make-A-Wish transforms six girls into princesses


Six Pittsburgh-area girls were transformed into Disney princesses for the day as part of a Make-A-Wish event. The girls attended the event at the Consol Energy Center with their families and characters from the "Disney on Ice" show.

Mar 01, 2013

Anthony and his family donate to Make-A-Wish

Anthony Donates Tooth Fairy Money

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Wish kid Anthony and his brother donate tooth fairy money to Make-A-Wish.

Feb 17, 2013

Deer Lake Polar Plunge

Swimmers take a cold plunge into Deer Lake for Make-A-Wish

Republican Herald

Despite the slight snowfall Friday night, participants were ready to take a swim Saturday during the third annual Polar Plunge.

Jan 16, 2013

Fairway Subaru donates to Make-A-Wish

Fairway Subaru Makes A Donation


Make-A-Wish received a helping hand from Fairway Subaru in Hazleton.

Dec 14, 2012

Erie National Believe Day

Mercer Co Girl Has Her Wish Come True

Today was an extra special day for a 15 year old Mercer County girl. Today is the day Rebecca Krauss had her wish granted, thanks to Make-A-Wish Foundation. Ridgefield Elementary School also wrote letters to Santa for National Believe Day.

Nov 19, 2012

Tudors employees proudly hold their Wishmaker plaque

Tudor's Biscuit World Donates $40,000 To Make-A-Wish


Thanks to the efforts of Tudor's Biscuit World customers and employees in West Virginia, $40,000 was raised to support Make-A-Wish.

Nov 01, 2012

Christianpalooza in memory of Christian

Christianpalooza Remembers Local Boy

Dormont-Brookline Patch

Maria Vondas thinks about her son's Make-A-Wish trip all the time, especially during Christianpalooza, an annual event her family holds in memory of Christian, to raise money for other families to have their own Make-a-Wish experience.

Oct 14, 2012

Wish kid Ariah with Mickey

Dream Comes True for Somerset Girl

Daily American

A dream came true for 5-year-old Ariah Rogers when she met Mickey Mouse at Disney World in September.

Aug 29, 2012

Gabby joins fellow medical students sporting her "white coat."

Make-A-Wish fulfills teenager's dream of attending Harvard Medical School

Fox News

Make-A-Wish fulfilled one girl’s wish of attending Harvard Medical School.

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