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Jul 23, 2020

Designate #11375 in the Combined Federal Campaign

Jordyns Journey


KGET spoke with Jordyn and her grandma Margo about why Walk for Wishes is an important way wish families give back.

Jul 22, 2020


Gayathri to FOX40 about Walk for Wishes


As a young child, Jehan battled cancer. In 2013, Make-A-Wish made it possible for Jehan and his family to travel to Disney World.

FOX40 spoke to Jehan’s mother Gayathri about how their family has participated in past Walk for Wishes events and what makes this year different.

Jul 17, 2020

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Lucas and Family on Walk for Wishes

Lucas and his Family chat with FOX40 in Sacramento about Walk for Wishes.

Jul 08, 2020

Sacramento County Sheriff's Office

Sac County Sheriffs Office Walking for Wishes

The Sacramento County Sheriff's Office spoke to FOX40 about why they're walking during this year's Walk for Wishes!

May 30, 2020

Devon's Reveal


Devon thought he was taking a picture for Make-A-Wish, but had no idea a parade was waiting for him outside his door.

Apr 29, 2020

Fresno Water Tower


Several businesses from the Fresno community made the blue stars and lighting of the Water Tower possible including Johnny and Mehmet Noyan from Mehmet Noyan Co who own the tower. Thanks to the entire community coming together to bring hope to wish kids.

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.


Michele Sanders
VP of Communications & Outreach
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