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.
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.
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.
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
Over $1 million raised to grant wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions
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.
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.
June 25, 2015, TORONTO – Make-A-Wish® Canada is pleased to announce that Kenrick Sproul, vice-chair of the National Board of Directors, has recently been appointed chair. Mr. Sproul, director, learning and development and senior program manager, OpenText Corporation, succeeds past chair, Bob Winterford, in this new role. Peter Noonan, managing director, licensing, Disney consumer products, also joins the board as an incoming director.