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Canadians Connected Through Wishes

576 Communities Unite for Children’s Wellness Across Canada: More Than 377,000 Canadians Connected Through Wishes in 2023, Reports Make-A-Wish Canada 

MAY 8, 2024 – Make-A-Wish® Canada’s 2023 Annual Impact Report reveals a country unified in support of the wellness of children with critical illness. Last year, the non-profit charitable organization ...Read More

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43 Canadian Landmarks Light Up Blue for World Wish Day on April 29th

APRIL 22, 2024: 43 landmarks across Canada will be illuminated in blue on April 29th to commemorate World Wish Day®, a day that celebrates the wish that inspired the creation ...Read More

Volunteer of the Year Awards

Volunteers of the Year Recognized by Make-A-Wish® | Rêves d’enfants Canada

Three new regional awards added April 16, 2024 – In celebration of National Volunteer Week, four exceptional individuals across Canada have been selected as Volunteers of the Year for Make-A-Wish ...Read More

Make-A-Wish Canada Partnering With Autism Canada

Make-A-Wish Canada Partnering With Autism Canada To Strengthen Communication With Non-speaking Wish Kids

Make-A-Wish® Canada has partnered with Autism Canada to provide specialized training to Make-A-Wish staff so that they can effectively communicate with wish children who are non-speaking due to their critical ...Read More

Wishing Wall

What Canadians are Wishing for this Holiday Season: Share Your Wish for a Chance to Win

As the holiday season approaches, Canadians are eagerly making their wish lists and dreaming of the perfect gifts. To celebrate this festive time of year, Make-A-Wish® Canada is excited to ...Read More

Wish Gifts

MAKE-A-WISH® CANADA LAUNCHES NEW WISHGIFTS TO MAKE MORE CHILDREN’S WISHES COME TRUE

Make-A-Wish® Canada is thrilled to announce the launch of its new charity gift program called WishGifts offering Canadians a new way to make wishes come true for children with critical ...Read More

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Record year for Make-A-Wish 48 HOUR RIDE with more than $3M raised

Montreal, Quebec – The 15th annual 48 HOUR RIDE in support of Make-A-Wish® Canada took place September 22-24, at Mirabel International Airport. The event smashed all expectations by raising over ...Read More

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Inaugural Women For Wishes Campaign raises over $1,000,000 for Make-A-Wish® Canada

October 2023 – Make-A-Wish Canada is thrilled to announce the successful completion of our first annual Women for Wishes campaign, exceeding our $1 million campaign goal. Women for Wishes is ...Read More

WISH FAMILIES ON HISTORIC GROUP TRIP 

WISHES REALLY DO COME TRUE FOR 40 CANADIAN WISH FAMILIES ON HISTORIC GROUP TRIP 

July 28, 2023 – TORONTO, ON – “I can’t believe it’s over!”, remarked 7-year-old Aisha from Ontario who was one of 40 wish kids on a historic group wish trip ...Read More

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