Make-A-Wish® Canada is excited to announce some news from our young professional volunteer committee, the Rising Stars!
The Rising Stars committee is a group of talented, committed, young professional leaders in the Greater Toronto Area dedicated to advancing the mission of Make-A-Wish through volunteerism and fundraising. Through their signature event, A Night Under the Stars, they will raise significant funds to help grant transformative wishes to courageous children in our community.
Ten years of Honda Indy Toronto race fan and partner generosity totals more than $820,000
Oliver will navigate through a series of obstacles to help raise money for Make-A-Wish® Canada
July 22, 2019, TORONTO ― On Saturday, July 27, Make-A-Wish® recipient and ambassador, Oliver, will take on The 5K Foam Fest obstacle course at Dagmar Ski Resort in Ontario to help raise money for Make-A-Wish Canada.
Honda World and Honda SpeedZone will offer new festival features
Make-A-Wish welcomes Eurail to the community of corporations transforming lives, one wish at a time
PHOENIX (June 13, 2019) – Today, Make-A-Wish® – the global organization that creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses – announced a new partnership with Eurail, the popular rail pass providing multi-destination train travel across Europe.
Make-A-Wish affiliates and chapters worldwide celebrate making the impossible possible for children with critical illnesses
Sometimes in life, we are faced with obstacles. Some harder than others, and some scarier than the next. But it’s how we face those obstacles that is often the greatest challenge. For wish kid and Foam Fest ambassador, Oliver, obstacles present themselves far too often.
Réjean and Joanne Cardinal, owners of Sucrerie du Ruban in Sainte-Anne-de-Prescott, Ont., hosted Dérick’s Pancake Day on April 20 – a special fundraiser to honour their son who passed away suddenly in 2006. Dérick loved maple syrup season which is why Pancake Day is so fitting.
Dérick’s Pancake Day has raised more than $185,000 for Make-A-Wish® Eastern Ontario since it first started 10 years ago. Money raised helps to create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses in the region.
Make-A-Wish®Rope for Hope is Make-A-Wish® Canada’s national signature fundraising event that calls on participants to fundraise a minimum of $1,500 in exchange for the thrilling opportunity to scale down the side of an iconic city building. Joe Hittel, an 83-year-old man from Red Deer, Alberta, was inspired after seeing rappellers at a 2017 Rope for Hope event and was determined to participate in 2018.