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Aug 12, 2012

The community comes together to send Vincent off on his wish to meet the NYC firefighters

A Big Apple Wish


Twelve-year-old Vincent of McKean is off to The Big Apple thanks to Make-A-Wish. Before the trip began, local fire departments threw Vincent the perfect sendoff, a bon voyage from the men and women he admires so much.

Aug 10, 2012

Teddy, Coach Tomlin and Troy

Steelers Make Wish Come True

Steelers Blog

Safety Troy Polamalu made a day at training camp special for 11-year old Teddy, who got to meet his favorite Steelers player and many others thanks to Make-A-Wish.

Aug 06, 2012

OMEGA campaign kickoff

OMEGA kicks off Make-A-Wish fundraiser


The West Virginia Oil Marketers and Grocers Association (OMEGA) is teaming up with the West Virginia chapters of the Make-A-Wish Foundation to raise funds in August to grant wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions in the state.

Jun 27, 2012

Addy on her new hammock

Make-A-Wish Brings Hawaii to Cranberry Girls Backyard

CBS Pittsburgh

CBS Pittsburgh reports about Addy's wish to have a Hawaiian backyard makeover.

Jun 21, 2012

Zack now helping to make other wishes come true

Abel's wish now is to help grant other wishes

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Make-A-Wish recipient and cancer survivor Zack Abel, 13, of Franklin Park, is organizing a Make A Move 5-mile bike walk/ride Aug. 19 in North Park to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

May 16, 2012

Bobby records in the studio

Teen teams up with Mac Miller

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Rapper Mac Miller collaborated on a tune with 18-year-old Bobby Stewart (aka Yung Ka) of Fox Chapel for his wish.

May 12, 2012

Cha-Cha New Yorker move

Choreography for a Cause: 'Dancing with the Teachers'

Baldwin-Whitehall Patch

"Dancing with the Teachers," a fundraiser put on by educators from W.R. Paynter Elementary School for the benefit of Make-A-Wish, was held at the Baldwin High School auditorium.

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