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Sinking Ship Entertainment partners with Make-A-Wish Canada for ODD SQUAD OPEN HOUSE!

March 2017

Toronto, Canada March 16, 2017: Sinking Ship Entertainment is wrapping season two of ODD SQUAD, the Emmy Award-winning kids’ series. ODD SQUAD is produced by Sinking Ship Entertainment and The Fred Rogers Company for TVOKids and PBS. The live action-comedy series for kids 4-8 now airs on major broadcasters worldwide and is a top-rated show around the globe.

WestJet calculates what caring looks like

February 2017

New video celebrates 10 years of WestJet Cares for Kids

 

2017 Registration Now Open for Make-A-Wish Rope for Hope, Presented by Canadian Western Bank

January 2017

Top fundraisers will have a chance to win an exotic trip to Costa Rica

 

Jan. 12, 2017, TORONTO – Are you interested in making an adventurous resolution this year that makes a difference in your community? This is the event for you! Take on an extraordinary challenge and register for Make-A-Wish®Rope for Hope, Presented by Canadian Western Bank, the national signature fundraising event for Make-A-Wish® Canada.  

Make-A-Wish®, GameStop kick off 10-year partnership anniversary celebrating $2.4 million raised during 2016 global holiday campaign

January 2017

January 18, 2017 – During the 2016 holiday season, GameStop, a global family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, invited its customers and associates to be game changers by raising money and awareness for Make-A-Wish®.  More than $2.4 million was raised through the fundraising campaign to help grant wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions.

Make-A-Wish® Encourages Honda Indy Fans to Bid on Celebrity Race Suits

December 2016

Proceeds from auction to help grant wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions

Dec. 1, 2016, TORONTO – Calling all Indy super fans! Your chance to own a piece of race history is just a click away. Until Dec. 11, 2016, Make-A-Wish® Canada will auction off custom race suits worn at Honda Indy Toronto or Edmonton by James Hinchcliffe, Alex Tagliani and Paul Tracy.

Most Inspiring Act of Kindness Award: Tysen Lefebvre

December 2016

At Make-A-Wish® we are motivated to do everything we can to bring joy into the lives of children living with life-threatening medical conditions. We are thrilled when families send us photos from their wish trips; of their children enjoying their new room makeovers; or of them playing with toys from their shopping sprees. Seeing children smile again after their lives have been disrupted by critical illnesses is truly priceless.

Make-A-Wish® Rope for Hope, Presented by Canadian Western Bank, raises more than $1.4 million to grant wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions

November 2016

More than 600 people, including former wish recipients and their families, rappelled from iconic city buildings across Canada in support of Make-A-Wish®

Make-A-Wish and The Marilyn Denis Show Grant LEGO-Themed Room Makeover Wish

October 2016

October 20, 2016, TORONTO –  This past summer, Make-A-Wish, together with The Marilyn Denis Show, and a team of dedicated volunteers, designers and contractors, granted a life-changing room makeover wish for 15-year-old Jack.

Make-A-Wish® Eastern Ontario has planned the ultimate girls' day for Fatima

October 2016

October 26, 2016, OTTAWA –  In many ways Fatima is like any 16-year-old girl. She loves to draw, take photos, shop, and watch movies.

However, Fatima is struggling with a life-threatening lung condition, making it difficult for her to travel - something Fatima would very much like to do.

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