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Gabriela Experiences the Healing Power of Music

Gabriela is a shy 12-year-old who recently had a life-saving liver transplant. Her medical condition meant she qualified for a transformational experience from Make-A-Wish.

Gabriela loves music and dreamed of having her very own piano to play at home. Thanks to Yamaha Canada, her wish came true!

On the day...

Hailey’s wish inspired her to go after what she wants

Hailey is an accomplished young woman who has always found time in her busy life to make a difference. As the Communications Coordinator for Corporate Citizenship at TD Bank Group, the 25-year-old is building a career in a field that is meaningful and has a positive impact on her community....

Aubrey Shares Her Wish

Three-year-old Aubrey was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia at 17 months old. Due to an FLT3 mutation, the leukemia was chemotherapy-resistant. She received radiation treatments but needed a bone marrow donor in order to survive. Aubrey’s father, Allan, was a half-match, so they proceeded with the transplant.

It was a...

Kyle's Wish Brings Him Comfort and Joy

Kyle is a funny teenager who loves video games and watching sports. While he has the same interests as many kids his age, he has faced a lot of adversity for someone so young. At age two, Kyle's parents took him to the doctor when he became lethargic and developed...

Olivia makes friends with a Minion

Olivia is a bubbly, kind, inquisitive girl, who loves painting, biking, and swimming. But her parents say that she seems like “a brand new kid” since recovering from her liver transplant — she has more energy and even started playing hockey.

Olivia absolutely loves the Despicable Me and Minions movies. When...

Hannah lives the high life in 'The Hills'

When Hannah’s parents found out that an infection had severely damaged her kidneys at the tender age of three, they were understandably concerned. But Hannah did not let her health slow her down one bit; her early years were characterized by her easy-going nature, her determination and her desire to...

Kael's Wish for a Hideout

  • Kael's Wish for a Hideout

Meet Kael, an active nine-year-old from Frankville, Ontario. As you watch him run around and play with his siblings, you would never believe that he has endured more battles than most children his age. Kael was diagnosed with a rare immune deficiency disorder when he was five years old, and...

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