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Aug 18, 2016

Paige's Aloha State Wish

Paige McClain Header
Since I’ve first started at Make-A-Wish®, I have had the wonderful privilege to see amazing wish stories, spectacular photos and thoughtful letters of gratitude from our kiddos. Just recently, we received a very enlightening letter from our wish kid, Paige. This 16-year-old of Scott Township, PA, was granted her wish to visit the Aloha State in July.

Aug 18, 2016

Paige's Aloha State Wish

Paige McClain Header
Since I’ve first started at Make-A-Wish®, I have had the wonderful privilege to see amazing wish stories, spectacular photos and thoughtful letters of gratitude from our kiddos. Just recently, we received a very enlightening letter from our wish kid, Paige. This 16-year-old of Scott Township, PA, was granted her wish to visit the Aloha State in July.

Make-A-Wish Buttons: 16,000 and Counting

Count Your Buttons Day
Not only is today Back to the Future Day, but did you know it is Count Your Buttons Day as well? You’re probably thinking, “What?!” Yes, it is an actual day set aside on the calendar. No one seems to know how it started or why, but what better way to celebrate than to count all of the Make-A-Wish and Give Kids the World buttons our kids wear?

Make-A-Wish and Give Kids the World buttons are no ordinary buttons. They open up a world of possibilities for children with life-threatening medical conditions – a world where they can have fun, forget about their illnesses and focus on being kids.

Oct 21, 2015

Make-A-Wish Buttons: 16,000 and Counting

Count Your Buttons Day
Not only is today Back to the Future Day, but did you know it is Count Your Buttons Day as well? You’re probably thinking, “What?!” Yes, it is an actual day set aside on the calendar. No one seems to know how it started or why, but what better way to celebrate than to count all of the Make-A-Wish and Give Kids the World buttons our kids wear?

Make-A-Wish and Give Kids the World buttons are no ordinary buttons. They open up a world of possibilities for children with life-threatening medical conditions – a world where they can have fun, forget about their illnesses and focus on being kids.

Wish Wednesday: Wish Kid Jared Fulfills Wish to Visit Pearl Harbor

Jared and USS Missouri
With Memorial Day right around the corner, we thought of the perfect wish to share with you: 13-year-old Jared, a military history buff, recently returned from his wish-come-true as he toured Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.

May 21, 2014

Wish Wednesday: Wish Kid Jared Fulfills Wish to Visit Pearl Harbor

Jared and USS Missouri
With Memorial Day right around the corner, we thought of the perfect wish to share with you: 13-year-old Jared, a military history buff, recently returned from his wish-come-true as he toured Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.

About this Blog

This blog brings Make-A-Wish Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia to you -- sharing first-person stories of the Make-A-Wish experience and the impact of a wish from the perspectives of wish families, volunteers and staff. This blog highlights wishes come true and the special people in Pennsylvania and West Virginia helping to make magical experiences possible for every eligible child.

Make-A-Wish® Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia, Inc.
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Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1938
(412) 471-9474
Toll Free (800) 676-9474
Make-A-Wish® Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia, Southern West Virginia Office
888 Oakwood Rd
Oakwood Center, Suite 330
Charleston, WV 25314
(304) 342-9474
Toll Free (800) 664-9474
Make-A-Wish® Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia, Northern West Virginia Office
913 Canyon Road
Morgantown, WV 26508
(304) 292-5600
Toll Free (888) 808-9474
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