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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® Recipient to Speak at WE Day Vancouver

October 2016

Oct. 18, 2016, TORONTO – The inspiring dream of a young Toronto woman, whose wish is to speak at WE Day, will come true on Nov. 3, with the help of Make-A-Wish® and WE.

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.

Make-A-Wish/Fais-Un-Vœu Québec Celebrates 10th Anniversary of 48-HOUR RIDE

September 2016

Sept. 14, 2016, TORONTO –  From Sept. 16-18, more than 1,700 individuals will gather at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in Montreal for a two-day cycling relay as part of the 10th annual
48-HOUR RIDE benefitting Make-A-Wish®/Fais-Un-VœuMD Québec.

Obstacle Course Racing World Championships teams up with Make-A-Wish Canada

September 2016

Sept. 6, 2016, GEORGIAN BAY –  365 Sports, Inc. and Adventurey, LLC., organizers of the 2016 Obstacle Course Racing World Championships (OCRWC), the premier independent championships serving the burgeoning sport of Obstacle Course Racing, have announced a new partnership with Make-A-Wish® Canada in support of their efforts to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.

A new record for the 10th Anniversary of the 48-HOUR RIDE

September 2016

Sept. 18, 2016, MONTREAL –  Make-A-Wish® / Fais-Un-VœuMD Québec has just wrapped up its 10th edition of the 48-HOUR RIDE at the Gilles-Villeneuve circuit in Montreal. After beating the $1 million mark in 2012, we have just raised $1,906,000, once again exceeding the ambitious set goal of $1.5 million. The event attracted more than 1 700 participants from all over Quebec for a 48-hour bike relay.

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