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Jul 28, 2018


Video: Make-a-wish and Bertera Subaru team up to grant wishes


For around half a decade now, the Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island has partnered with Bertera Subaru of West Springfield to put on the Subaru Share the Love event--an event that gives the opportunity for wishes to be granted to children and adolescents with critical illnesses.

Jul 24, 2018


Video: RI teen meets longtime online gaming friend thanks to Make-A-Wish


A Rhode Island teenager met his longtime online gaming friend Tuesday thanks to the Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Jun 25, 2018


Video: Annual Make A Wish golf tournament held at Springfield Country Club


The annual Make A Wish golf classic was held at the Springfield Country Club Monday.Make A Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island provides opportunities of a lifetime for kids with critical illnesses.

Jun 25, 2018


Video: VIP sendoff for teen who wished to meet hurricane hunters


A teen from Quincy who just finished treatment for lymphoma is now headed to Florida to meet the hurricane hunters.

May 18, 2018


Where Wishes Take Center Court

The Improper Bostonian

Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island held its Where Wishes Take Center Court benefit on April 7 at the InterContinental Boston, where the annual gala paid tribute to the Boston Celtics, a longtime wish granting partner

May 14, 2018

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Subaru of Wakefield Donates $40K to Make-A-Wish® Mass and RI

Wakefield Patch

Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island has partnered with Subaru of Wakefield as part of the Subaru Share the Love Event to help grant life-changing wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses in Massachusetts.

May 09, 2018


Video: Boy who loves vacuums visits SharkNinja on World Wish Day


It might be an infomercial, but 14-year-old Nick Wachsmann is not acting. For years, his family said he's had a passion for house-cleaning. He has cystic fibrosis, and after seeing an infomercial starring SharkNinja's CEO, Nick knew exactly what he'd say when the Make-A-Wish Foundation asked him what he wanted.

May 09, 2018

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Make-A-Wish gives Hingham teen a Caribbean adventure

The Patriot Ledger

When Tony Achille was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma at the age of 15, his and his family’s lives were suddenly centered around hospital visits, test and treatments.The one thing that kept him positive was the possibility of getting a wish granted by Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island, which provides once-in-a-lifetime experiences for children facing serious illnesses.

Apr 16, 2018

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Video: At Concord’s North Bridge, a Child’s Dream Comes True


Nothing was going to keep John McConnell from getting his wish. Not pouring rain, or the cancellation of the annual battle re-enactment at Old North Bridge because of a constant downpour. John, 14, came all the way from Anchorage, Alaska, with his family -- mom Jackie, dad Brian, sister Jeannie and brother Daniel -- to live out his dream of giving the ceremonial drum command telling British regulars and local Minuteman companies to fire their muskets.

Apr 16, 2018

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Video: Make-A-Wish Foundation fulfills dream on Patriots' Day

Boston 25 News

An Alaskan teen’s Patriots' Day wish is a dream come true thanks the Make-A-Wish Foundation.The McConnell Family traveled across the country with the sole purpose for 14-year-old history buff John to be a drummer in a Revolutionary War re-enactment.

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