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Noah
Noah’s Story

Noah was diagnosed with a brain tumour when he was eight years old. He underwent a nine-hour brain surgery and learned that he had a very rare and aggressive central ...Read More

Ava
Ava’s Story

Ava was diagnosed with leukemia in 2017 when she was ten years old.   She underwent four rounds of intensive chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant. Throughout her treatment, Ava had ...Read More

Aeriyle's
Aeriyle’s Story

Aeriyle was just five years old when her and her family received the news that she had leukemia. She started an intense chemotherapy treatment protocol and with the support of ...Read More

Kenlea
Kenlea’s Story

Kenlea is a kind-hearted six-year-old who loves dancing, singing and fishing. She is obsessed with Fancy Nancy and is in French Immersion. She enjoys cooking – using her big imagination ...Read More

Charlotte's
Charlotte’s Story

“Charlotte’s medical journey has been quite something for our family, and for herself” said Charlotte’s mom, Alicia.   Growing up with a chronic lung disease has landed Charlotte in the hospital ...Read More

cerise
Cerise’s Story

Cerise was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma (bone cancer) in January 2020. She endured nine months of chemotherapy and an 18-hour surgery where they took out her right elbow joint and humerus ...Read More

48-HOUR RIDE
48-HOUR RIDE raises more than $2M for Make-A-Wish

Over the course of 48 hours in mid-September, more than 1,700 cyclists, 300 volunteers and dozens of sponsors came together to support the largest in-person event that Make-A-Wish Canada has ...Read More

K+S Potash Canada
K+S Potash Canada Pledges $150K To Make-A-Wish Canada

Make-A-Wish® Canada is excited to be the recipient of $50,000 each year for the next three years, from K+S Potash Canada, to help grant wishes to kids across Canada. The ...Read More

National convenience week
National convenience week JUST AROUND THE CORNER

Toronto, ON. | Make-A-Wish® Canada is excited to once again partner with the Convenience Industry Council of Canada (CICC) and thousands of convenience stores across Canada to raise funds during National ...Read More

VIDDAY LAUNCH
Make-A-Wish® Canada And Vidday Launch Partnership That Celebrates Community

At Make-A-Wish® Canada, we know the powerful impact a heartfelt message can have in the lives of loved ones, good friends, even colleagues or teammates. Today, we are pleased to ...Read More

Pita Pit
Pita Pit Continues to Support Life-changing Wishes

Pita Pit is partnering with Make-A-Wish® Canada for the 5th year to help create hope for children with critical illnesses. The campaign will run from April 11 to April 29, ...Read More

365 sports
365 sports keeping the FUN in fundraising for Make-A-Wish Canada in 2022

With the virtual Captain Canada run and in-person Foam Fest events on the horizon,there’s something for everyone this summer. Since 2016, 365 sports and entertainment has partnered with Make-A-Wish® Canada ...Read More

Connor's Wish
Connor’s Story

At 14-years-old, Connor’s demeanor changed to the point of concern; Connor’s mom didn’t recognize her son and could sense he needed help. To find answers, Connor and his family began ...Read More

Allie's Story
Allie’s Story

Allie is a bright and gregarious six-year-old who loves to spread ‘sunshine’ throughout her neighbourhood as she rides around in her battery-operated SUV, greeting everyone with a big smile and ...Read More

Largest Donation
QUEBEC ENTREPRENEURS MAKE LARGEST ONE-TIME DONATION IN MAKE-A-WISH® | RÊVES D’ENFANTSMD CANADA HISTORY

Make-A-Wish® | Rêves d’enfantsMD Canada is able to fulfill its mission of creating life-changing wishes to children with critical illnesses thanks to the strong support and passion from our generous ...Read More

Meaghan Stovel McKnight
Make-A-Wish®Canada Welcomes Meaghan Stovel McKnight as Chief Executive Officer

February 1, 2022 TORONTO — Make-A-Wish® Canada’s Board of Directors announce the appointment of Meaghan Stovel McKnight as Chief Executive Officer, effective February 14, 2022. Ms. McKnight brings over two ...Read More

weldcor
Welding supply company sparking joy this holiday season

Welders are used to creating physical sparks in their work, but this year, WeldCor Supplies Inc. is aIso helping to spark joy and create hope through their fundraising efforts for ...Read More

warehouse one
Support Warehouse One’s annual holiday campaign today!

This holiday season, Warehouse One is once again running their annual holiday campaign in support of Make-A-Wish® Canada. From November 1st until December 24th, Warehouse One will be selling holiday ...Read More

paris jewellers
Supporting Wishes This Holiday Season

Make-A-Wish® Canada is proud to partner with Paris Jewellers to help grant life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses across the country. From November 5th to December 24th, Paris Jewellers ...Read More

Hope for the Holidays
Hope for the Holidays

Our friends at CSN Collision Centre are once again hosting their annual Hope for the Holidays auction  to raise funds for Make-A-Wish® Canada. Together with their network of licensees, industry ...Read More

Ho Ho Holiday
Get a Running Start to the Holidays in Support of Make-A-Wish® Canada!

It’s back! The HoHoHoliday 5K, the most festive fun run in Canada, has returned! From November 25th to December 31st, 2021, this virtual 5km run/walk combines the magic of the ...Read More

Trailblaze for Wishes
Trailblaze for Wishes Raises over $550,000

As our 10-week challenge, Trailblaze for Wishes comes to an end, we would like to say a huge THANK YOU to all our participants, sponsors and donors for their amazing ...Read More

National Convenience Week
National Convenience Week Creates Hope For Wish Kids Across Canada

Make-A-Wish® Canada is excited to once again partner with the Convenience Industry Council of Canada (CICC) and thousands of convenience stores across Canada to raise funds during National Convenience Week, ...Read More

msi
MSI Canada’s Summer 2021 MGA Dragon Cup

Make-A-Wish® Canada is excited to be the charity partner for MSI Canada and their Summer 2021 MGA Dragon Cup! The main goal is to unite gamers from all across Canada in ...Read More

Make-A-Wish Canada Statement Around Re-emergence Plan
Make-A-Wish® Canada Statement Around Re-emergence Plan

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and in our capacity as an independently operating affiliate of Make-A-Wish International, Make-A-Wish Canada has continued to keep the health and safety of ...Read More

Three Ships
Three Ships Pledges to Donate $50,000 to Make-A-Wish®, Inspired By Co-founder’s Own Battle with Brain Cancer

Toronto, ON (May 25, 2021) – Three Ships, the next generation skincare that melds science with nature to promote healthier skin, announced its first partnership with Make-A-Wish®, the world’s leading ...Read More

Shailyne’s
Shailyne’s Story

Shailyne was your typical 17-year-old girl who binged all her favourite shows, listened to her favourite music, indulged in her favourite foods and enjoyed being creative with drawing and playing the ...Read More

Shailyne’s
Shailyne’s Story

Shailyne was your typical 17-year-old girl who binged all her favourite shows, listened to her favourite music, indulged in her favourite foods and enjoyed being creative with drawing and playing the ...Read More

makayla
Makayla’s Story

Makayla, an 18-year-old, first year college student loves spending time in nature, animals, reading and music. She also has a twin sister, Carly. When Makayla was 15 years old, she ...Read More

peyton
Peyton’s Story

Peyton is four years old and loves to play with her dolls and toys. She also loves rainbows and unicorns. When she was two years old, Peyton was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder and ...Read More

carly
Carly’s Story

Carly, an 18-year-old, first year university student loves anything to do with music, kayaking, canoeing and hiking. She also has a twin sister, Makayla. It was only a couple years ago, after ...Read More

tristan
Tristan’s Story

Five-year old Tristan loves Robert Munsch books, sour Skittles and playing soccer. He is living with a blood disorder which means that Tristan’s blood does not clot on its own. Tristan lives ...Read More

Éloïze’s
Éloïze’s Story

Éloïze is a courageous 13-year-old girl who inspires everyone around her. She has a passion for cooking, fashion and art. She is the youngest of three children and is already five times an aunt! When Éloïze was three years old, she was diagnosed with ...Read More

peyton
Peyton’ Story

Peyton is four years old and loves to play with her dolls and toys. She also loves rainbows and unicorns. When she was two years old, Peyton was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder and ...Read More

makayla
Makayla’s Story

Makayla, an 18-year-old, first year college student loves spending time in nature, animals, reading and music. She also has a twin sister, Carly. When Makayla was 15 years old, she ...Read More

carly
Carly’s Story

Carly, an 18-year-old, first year university student loves anything to do with music, kayaking, canoeing and hiking. She also has a twin sister, Makayla. It was only a couple years ago, after ...Read More

tristan
Tristan’s Story

Five-year old Tristan loves Robert Munsch books, sour Skittles and playing soccer. He is living with a blood disorder which means that Tristan’s blood does not clot on its own. Tristan lives ...Read More

Éloïze’s
Éloïze’s Story

Éloïze is a courageous 13-year-old girl who inspires everyone around her. She has a passion for cooking, fashion and art. She is the youngest of three children and is already five times an aunt! When Éloïze was three years old, she was diagnosed with ...Read More

Gianni
Gianni’s Story

Four-year-old Gianni loves reggae music and the ukulele. He is a huge Hot Wheels enthusiast and owns over 400 Hot Wheels cars (his dad would get him one for every ...Read More

lilah
Lilah’s Story

Seventeen-year-old Lilah is ambitious, loves watching Netflix, spending time with her friends and working out. Although she started experiencing symptoms of a chronic illness at the age of 15, she continued ...Read More

CHARLOTTE’
Charlotte’s Story

Charlotte is an extremely creative and inquisitive seven-year-old who loves learning about all things science, especially the solar system. She enjoys participating in Girl Guides and loves to go camping and play soccer. Charlotte was ...Read More

Creating Hope With The Captain Canada 5K
Creating Hope With The Captain Canada 5K

Make-A-Wish® Canada is excited to be the charity partner for 365 Sports new and innovative virtual national events! The Captain Canada 5K – Virtual Edition is our nation’s most patriotic ...Read More

Pita Pit Continues To Support Life-Changing Wishes
Pita Pit Continues To Support Life-Changing Wishes

Pita Pit is partnering with Make-A-Wish® Canada for the 4th year to help create hope for children with critical illnesses. The campaign will run from April 15 to May 14th, ...Read More

Léandre
Léandre Meets his Idol

12-year-old Léandre is an avid skier and swimmer and loves music. He has been playing the violin since the age of three. He is a very talented musician and practices ...Read More

lilah
Lilah’s Story

Seventeen-year-old Lilah is ambitious, loves watching Netflix, spending time with her friends and working out. Although she started experiencing symptoms of a chronic illness at the age of 15, she continued ...Read More

Gianni
Gianni’s Story

Four-year-old Gianni loves reggae music and the ukulele. He is a huge Hot Wheels enthusiast and owns over 400 Hot Wheels cars (his dad would get him one for every ...Read More

CHARLOTTE’
Charlotte’s Story

Charlotte is an extremely creative and inquisitive seven-year-old who loves learning about all things science, especially the solar system. She enjoys participating in Girl Guides and loves to go camping and play soccer. Charlotte was ...Read More

Participate in the Make-A-Wish Play for Wishes, presented by Honda Canada Foundation and bring hope to children with critical illnesses!
Participate in the Make-A-Wish Play for Wishes, presented by Honda Canada Foundation and bring hope to children with critical illnesses!

MARCH 1, 2021 – Make-A-Wish® Canada and Honda Canada Foundation have partnered in their first-ever Make-A-Wish® Play for Wishes, starting on Friday, March 5 to Saturday, March 7, 2021. Honda ...Read More

Wishing Well; A Virtual Wellness Series Presented by the Rising Stars Committee
Wishing Well; A Virtual Wellness Series Presented by the Rising Stars Committee

Make-A-Wish® Canada is excited to announce some news from our young professional volunteer committee, the Rising Stars! We’ve all been having a difficult time after what has felt like the ...Read More

HoHoHoliday Virtual Event Raises $56,000
HoHoHoliday Virtual Event Raises $56,000

Thanks to our ongoing partnership with 365 Sports , we have raised close to $60K through our  reimagined HoHoHoliday 5K national virtual event, helping to grant life-changing wishes for children ...Read More