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Nov 17, 2016


AJ's Wish reveal


Wish kid AJ, 13, from Turlock, California thought he was going to the Wishing Place to sign some routine paperwork. to his surprise, his was was being granted!

Aug 03, 2016


Ethan Cleans Up Sacramento

ABC News Tonight with David Muir

Six-year-old Ethan from Rancho Cordova, who suffers from cystic fibrosis, had his wish to be a garbage man come true. With the help of Make-A-Wish, his wish sponsor Randle Communications, Waste Management, and hundreds of volunteers, Ethan’s dream became a reality on Tuesday, July 26, as he experienced what it was like to be a garage man by operating his own truck and conducting his own route!

Aug 03, 2016


Ethan the Garbage Man


Six-year-old Ethan from Rancho Cordova, who suffers from cystic fibrosis, wished to be a garbage man.

Jun 23, 2016


House of Hope - Wishes under construction


Palomar Builders along with Make-A-Wish have teamed up to raise $200,000 to help grant the wishes of children in the North State that have been diagnosed with a life-threatening medical conditions.

Mar 14, 2016

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Selahs Basketball Wish


A 14-year-old from California has been a lifelong fan of Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd. The Make-A-Wish Foundation granted her wish of meeting him in person.

Mar 07, 2016

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Alans Big Reveal!

Turlock Journal

Somerset Middle School student Alan Ojeda was in for a surprise during the Stanislaus State men’s basketball game on Saturday when the moment he thought he was only going to be honored as a local Make-A-Wish child turned into the moment he found out that his wish for a shopping spree was going to be granted.

Mar 03, 2016

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Korals Birthday Reveal

Channel 2 News | Reno, NV

Hundreds of people came out Tuesday morning for waffles, and, more importantly, for wishes in south Reno. For Koral - who's fighting acute lymphobastic leukemia with aggressive chemo - it's swimming with dolphins in the Bahamas. And today - on her 18th birthday - she learned she's getting her wish!...

Feb 02, 2016

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Sophie Goes to Hawaii

Plumas County News

After having endured two major brain surgeries in the last eight months as a result of suffering from Neurofibromatosis and Moyamoya disease, Sophie is doing well, her mother Trudi shared. "The doctor's couldn't get the entire tumor, so she's being closely monitored."

Jan 25, 2016

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LeShauns wish comes true

Record Searchlight

"Make-A-Wish Foundation and Palomar Builders of Redding surprised 10-year-old LeShaun Lee, a young boy diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, with a trip to Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas Friday afternoon..."

Dec 14, 2015


Teen who helped grant a wish gets one of her own

ABC 10

A Sacramento teen who helped grant a wish to a 7-year-old gets a wish of her own.


Michele Sanders
VP of Communications & Outreach
Direct: 916.692.3927

Brandon Kisker
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Direct: 916.779.3131

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