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Disneyland® Resort and Make-A-Wish® Invite Fans to “Share Your Ears” to Help Grant Wishes

February 2016

Disney Parks to donate up to $1 million to grant wishes in Canada and around the world

 

Feb. 22, 2016, TORONTO – To honour the 100,000th Disney wish granted globally, and in celebration of Disneyland Resort’s 60th Anniversary, Disneyland and Make-A-Wish invite fans to Share Your Ears and share the power of a wish®.

PJ's wish to be Canada’s prime minister will come true

February 2016

Make-A-Wish® recipient to enjoy VIP treatment during visit to Ottawa this week

 

Feb. 16, 2016, TORONTO — Prabjote, or ‘PJ’ as his friends call him, is a teenager with a passion for politics. In fact, his career goal is to become Canada's prime minister someday. When PJ's battle with Hodgkin lymphoma made him eligible to be a Make-A-Wish® recipient, he knew right away that his wish was to be the nation’s leader.

WestJet and Make-A-Wish® Canada release video highlighting former wish recipient families

February 2016

CALGARY, Alberta. February 9, 2016. What happens when a child with a life-threatening illness is granted her wish? What happens when a child is given hope, strength and joy? Today, Make-A-Wish® Canada and WestJet demonstrate the life-changing effects of a wish with the launch of the video, Impact of a Wish

 

Make-A-Wish® Canada Celebrates More Than 6,200 Unique Wishes Granted

January 2016

Jan. 15, 2016, TORONTO – Thanks to an incredible display of generosity from donors and corporate partners and the heartfelt dedication of some very special volunteers and staff, Make-A-Wish® Canada is pleased to announce that it has granted 6,281 wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions since inception in 1983.

 

Make-A-Wish® Canada Thanks Generous Partners for Helping to Give the Gift of a Wish

November 2015

Nov. 24, 2015, TORONTO – This holiday season, Make-A-Wish® Canada would like to say thank you to its extraordinary partners throughout 2015, whose kindness allows volunteers and staff to grant magical, heartfelt wishes to children living with life-threatening medical conditions.

 

Make-A-Wish® Canada and Flight Centre Celebrate Wish Trek Success

October 2015

October 27, 2015, TORONTO - Allison Wallace, director of media & communications, Flight Centre Canada visited the Make-A-Wish® Canada offices in Toronto today, to present Jennifer Klotz-Ritter, president & CEO, Make-A-Wish® Canada with a cheque for $50,000 -- the total amount raised during Flight Centre's Wish Trek challenge through Iceland that took place

Make-A-Wish® Rope for Hope, Presented by Canadian Western Bank, Meets 2015 Fundraising Goal

September 2015

Make-A-Wish®Rope for Hope, Presented by Canadian Western Bank, Meets 2015 Fundraising Goal

Over $1 million raised to grant wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions

 

Former Make-A-Wish® Recipient Wins Canadian Living Me to We Award

September 2015

September 8, 2015, TORONTO - Make-A-Wish® Eastern Ontario wish recipient, Tysen, 15, has received a Canadian Living Me to We Award (In the Community category) for his pursuit to raise $1 million to help grant the wishes of other children living with life-threatening medical conditions.

 

Make-A-Wish® Canada Joins Flight Centre Canada on Iceland ‘Wish Trek’

July 2015

July 30, 2015, TORONTO - Jennifer Klotz-Ritter, president & CEO, Make-A-Wish® Canada, is excited to announce that she will join a team of 18 adventurous Flight Centre Canada employees on August 4, 2015 for a week-long hiking expedition in Iceland to raise $40,000 for Make-A-Wish®.

 

Make-A-Wish® Canada and Zulu Alpha Kilo Encourage Young People to ‘FUNraise’ this Summer with New Campaign

July 2015

July 22, 2015, TORONTO – We can all find creative ways to raise money to grant a kid’s wish…you just have to know where to look!

Make-A-Wish® Canada together with award-winning agency, Zulu Alpha Kilo, will launch a series of videos this month, showing young people and their families just how easy it is to dig up money to donate.

 

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