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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.

 

Make-A-Wish® Canada Appoints New Chair and Director to National Board

June 2015

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.

 

Go RVing raises $20,000 for Make-A-Wish® Canada on National RV Weekend

June 2015

Go RVing raises $20,000 for Make-A-Wish® Canada on National RV Weekend

National RV Weekend: June 13-14, 2015

 

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