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A Night Under the Stars for Make-A-Wish

August 2019

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. 

 

Honda Indy 2019
The Honda Canada Foundation surpasses fundraising goal, raises more than $120,000 for Make-A-Wish Canada

July 2019

Ten years of Honda Indy Toronto race fan and partner generosity totals more than $820,000

Make-A-Wish recipient to participate in 2019 Canadian 5K Foam Fest

July 2019

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 FAN FRIDAY BEGINS A FUN FILLED WEEKEND OF ACTIVITIES DURING THE 2019 HONDA INDY TORONTO

June 2019

Honda World and Honda SpeedZone will offer new festival features

 

Eurail Joins Make-A-Wish In Granting Wishes for Children Across the Globe

June 2019

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 Rope for Hope: 2019 Events to Launch this Week

May 2019

Top fundraisers will have chance to win trip to Costa Rica

May 21, 2019 TORONTO Make-A-Wish®Rope for Hope, the national signature fundraising event for Make-A-Wish® Canada, is back for another thrilling and adrenaline-fuelled summer, in support of children with critical illnesses.

 

Make-A-Wish® Announces Global Celebration of Wish Alumni with World Wish Day Campaign

April 2019

Make-A-Wish affiliates and chapters worldwide celebrate making the impossible possible for children with critical illnesses

 

Wish Child Joins The 5K Foam Fest as Make-A-Wish Ambassador

April 2019

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.

 

Dérick’s Pancake Day Celebrates 10 Years

April 2019

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.

Joe Hittel Goes Above and Beyond for Wish Kids

March 2019

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.  

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