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Nov 25, 2019

Elizabeth Hosts her Fashion Show at Macys


For weeks, Elizabeth had been working behind the scenes with Macy's in Reno to put together her own fashion show, picking out models and outfits, and on Wish Wednesday, Elizabeth hosted that fashion show. But little did she know, she'd be the one who'd have the biggest surprise of the day!

Nov 25, 2019

Madison Heading to Italy

KSEE Fresno

Long has Madison dreamed of visiting the Sistine Chapel, and thanks to the Granum family, her wish was fulfilled at a special dinner held in her honor in Fresno!

Nov 19, 2019

Julios Playroom


Julio decided that he wanted to make an impact with his wish, so he gave back to patients at Kaiser Permanente Roseville by wishing for an updated playroom for patients!

Nov 01, 2019

Camerons Wish for a Mobile Hair Salon

Fox 40

Cameron lives for the community and serving the homeless population in Stockton. So when it came to what his true wish was, he knew it'd be something to help the community! So Cameron wished for help completing a project he and his mom began, converting their bus into a mobile hair salon to serve the homeless.

Oct 21, 2019

Abreu Vineyards 26th Annual Trophy Cup Presented by Rudeen Racing

26th Annual Trophy Cup Raises Money for Make-A-Wish


The 26th Annual Trophy Cup in Central California raised over $200,000 to grant more life-changing wishes and KSEE was there to cover the magical, and fun night!

Sep 30, 2019

Ty Steele of KCRA, Dr. Jolly of Kaiser Permanente Roseville and Michele Sanders of Make-A-Wish

Doctor Kent Jolly talks the Power of a Wish


Ty Steele of KCRA had on Dr. Kent Jolly of Kaiser Permanente Roseville and Make-A-Wish VP of Communications and Outreach Michele Sanders to discuss Childhood Cancer Awareness Month along with his experience with how wishes change lives.

Sep 20, 2019

Tyler receives his wish

Bakersfield Comes Together to Grant a Wish


Tyler, 20, who has been battling a heart condition since birth, wished for a makeover of his truck. His wish came true thanks to local businesses in Bakersfield.

Sep 16, 2019

The Wishing Place Turns 10

The Wishing Place Turns 10

Thanks to Ty Steele at KCRA for chronicling the 10-year-anniversary of The Wishing Place in Northern Sacramento!

Get a behind the scenes peek at just how wishes are granted!

Sep 13, 2019

Wish Upon a Par

Wish Upon a Par 2019

Thanks to Action News Now for covering the story of Rolling Hills Casino's Wish Upon a Par event where they even revealed a wish!

Aug 26, 2019

I wish to go on a cruise - Vaughn, 11, leukemia

Vaughns Wish Granted by Double Edge Fitness


11-year-old Vaughn thought he was only attending a Crossfit Competition at Double Edge Fitness in Reno to talk about what it's been like waiting for his wish. He was surprised to find out that his wish was actually granted!


Michele Sanders
VP of Communications & Outreach
Direct: 916.692.3927

Brandon Kisker
Sr. Marketing & Communications Manager
Direct: 916.779.3131

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