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May 05, 2013

Parade of trucks with wish kids on board

12th Annual Make-A-Wish truck convoy in Gettysburg

FOX 43

Some Make-A-Wish families hit the road for the 12th annual Make-A-Wish truck convoy for wishes.

Apr 27, 2013

Wish kid David goes on a shopping spree at Best Buy.

Teen Gets Wish Granted


A teen in Lackawanna County got to shop until he dropped Saturday and it was all made possible by Make-A-Wish.

Apr 26, 2013

Trevin Capela, 6, of Waterford, is greeted by two re-enactors portraying Imperial Stormtroopers from the movie series Star Wars at a Make-A-Wish event. Credit: JARID A. BARRINGER//ERIE TIMES-NEWS

Waterford boy gets Make-A-Wish trip to Disney World

Erie Times-News

Darth Vader surprised a local boy this morning with the trip of a lifetime to Disney World at a World Wish Day breakfast banquet sponsored by the local Make-A-Wish chapter and held at the Ambassador Center in Summit Township.

Apr 26, 2013

Trevin learns that his wish is coming true

Wish Granted for Local Six-Year-Old


Make-A- Wish celebrated World Wish Day in Erie, with a special surprise for six- year- old Trevin at a Waffles and Wishes Breakfast.

Apr 15, 2013

Michael Snow, left, 16, and his brother Adam, 15, prepare their fishing rods along the Cowanshannock Creek in the opening day of trout season on Saturday, April 13, 2013. Credit: Jason Bridge | Valley News Dispatch

Unused air miles go long way for kids

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Throughout April, Make-A-Wish is encouraging people with unused air miles from Delta, US Airways and United to donate them to the foundation so it can provide airline tickets to children with life-threatening illnesses and their families.

Apr 04, 2013

WTAE TV coverage of Wishes in Flight campaign

John Cena to match airline mile donations to Make-A-Wish


John Cena says he'll match donations when it comes to Make-A-Wish airline miles.

Mar 27, 2013

Jeremy with family and friends at his wish party

Teen Battling Cancer Is Granted Wish

WCHS-TV, Charleston

With the help of Make-A-Wish and Blue Bunny Ice Cream, family and friends gathered to wish Jeremy bon voyage as he plans to head to the island of Maui in Hawaii.

Mar 18, 2013

Plunging in to Lake Wynonah

100 take part in third annual Leap in the Lake

Republican Herald

In Schuylkill County, hundreds of people braved the cold weather, and cold waters to raise money to help children in Pennsylvania.

Mar 12, 2013

Sidney in his new suit!

Stylebook Make-A-Wish Brooks Brothers fulfill teen dream

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Eighteen-year-old Sidney Barlow of Springdale was diagnosed a year ago with acute myeloid leukemia. Now the disease is in remission, and, thanks to Make-A-Wish and Brooks Brothers, he's celebrating in style.

Mar 01, 2013

WTAE Princess for a Day coverage

Girls become Disney princesses for a day


Six girls from the Make-A-Wish Foundation are turned into their favorite Disney princesses during Disney On Ice at Consol Energy Center. Follow their transformation from hair and makeup to their debut on the red carpet!

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