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Jun 17, 2014

Marissa holds a car cruise for Make-A-Wish

Paying it forward: Teen organizes car cruise for Make-A-Wish

Beaver County Times

Marissa Morrison, 17, who will be a senior at Blackhawk High School, is organizing a car cruise on June 21 to benefit Make-A-Wish.

Jun 09, 2014

Brianna then and now

McDowell grad recalls battle with cancer

Erie Times-News

Morrow, now an 18-year-old McDowell High School senior who has been healthy since she was 7, graduates on Wednesday and plans to enroll at Baldwin Wallace University to study violin.

Jun 03, 2014

Kiley plays with the Boston Pops

Bushkill teen gets her wish: Playing with Boston Pops

Pocono Record

Kiley Sileikis, 17, of Bushkill, recently returned from Boston, where she fulfilled her wish to attend and to guest-perform with the Boston Pops Orchestra.

Apr 29, 2014

Jared's wish revealed at Waffles and Wishes

Celebrating World Wish Day

WJET-TV 24, Erie

Today is World Wish Day, the day set aside to celebrate the founding of Make-A-Wish Foundation.

The local Make-A-Wish chapter let a teenager from Saegertown know his wish is coming true in Hawaii and the marines were on hand to assist in the delivery of the news to 13-year-old Jared Kula.

Mar 26, 2014

Shelby makes her wish

Teen with life-threatening condition is granted selfless wish

FOX 43

A Pennsylvania teen with a life-threatening condition has been granted her wish for her team to compete at the color guard world championship next month in Dayton, Ohio.

Mar 15, 2014

Francesca at Fashion Week

Robinson girl gets Los Angeles Fashion Week wish

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Francesca Dabecco just wrapped up a whirlwind few days in Los Angeles taking in the sights at Fashion Week. She's not a movie star or a designer or even a style journalist with a major fashion publication -- the few who ever get such opportunities. At 17, she's a Make-A-Wish recipient from Robinson with a passion for fashion who experienced things she describes as "Christmas morning times a million."

Feb 27, 2014

Bridget's bedroom wish

1,000 wishes come true

The Exponent Telegram

Bridget Glenn had the shopping trip of a lifetime at Kohl’s Thursday evening. She received a complete bedroom redecoration thanks to the Make A Wish Northern West Virginia regional chapter. This was the 1,000th wish for the office.

Feb 27, 2014

Bridget's bedroom wish

Make A Wish Grants A Wish For Harrison County Teen


Kohl's Department Store and Make A Wish surprised Bridget Glenn, 18, of Bridgeport Thursday evening with her wish of a bedroom makeover.

Feb 26, 2014

Austin granted wish for puppy at Edinboro basketball game

Warren Teen Gets Wish Granted

JET 24 TV News

Tonight, it's safe to say Austin Hawk, 16, of Warren was completely surprised. For years, all he's wanted was a dog and it took everything in mom Tami Silvers’ power to not tell him that his wish would come true at tonight's basketball game.

Feb 03, 2014

Mom holds Travis as he meets Superman during his shopping spree

Superman Swoops in for 4-Year-Old Boy's Toy Shopping Spree

Good Morning America/ABC News

A 4-year-old Pennsylvania boy battling cystic fibrosis saw his two loves - Superman and toys - combined for the ultimate shopping spree.

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