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Jun 18, 2015

7 News Boston

Make-A-Wish grants local cancer patient's wish for a puppy

7 News WHDH

Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island granted a local 9-year-old her wish: a puppy. The young girl has a brain tumor and when she couldn't take a trip because her big sister is handicapped, she asked for a puppy instead for her whole family to enjoy.

Jun 18, 2015

The MetroWest Daily News

Puppy cheers up ailing Framingham girl

The MetroWest Daily News

Zuehailey “Hailey” Torres lives in Framingham, is 9 years old and goes to McCarthy Elementary School. But according to her mother, true normalcy just arrived Thursday morning, when Hailey met her new Yorkiepoo puppy at Logan Airport, a gift from Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

May 20, 2015

Wicked Local

Make-A-Wish Mass. And R.I. surprises Georgetown boy with recording studio

Wicked Local

Owen Knizak wanted a recording studio for Christmas so badly. The 12-year-old Georgetown boy, who's been battling cancer since last year, figured it was just an out-of-reach dream. Then Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island contacted the family and he knew just what to wish for.

Mar 27, 2015


Ducks Fan From Beverly Mass., Honored After Win Over Bruins

Shaelin Earle is from Beverly, Mass., but he’s a huge Anaheim Ducks fan. So when his favorite team was in town Thursday to face the Boston Bruins, the Ducks made sure he got some extra special treatment.

Mar 27, 2015

Wicked Local Beverly

Beverly Boy's Wish Granted by Anaheim Ducks

Shaelin Earle’s wish was the Mighty Ducks' command, Thursday night at the TD Garden. Ryan Getzlaf buried the game-winning goal in overtime, as the Anaheim Ducks defeated the Boston Bruins, 3-2, on March 26. The victory was extra special for Shaelin Earle. The Beverly resident was an honorary Duck for the day, thanks to the Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Mar 26, 2015

Ducks Off The Ice - Blog

Ducks Make a Dream Come True in Boston

Shaelin Earle was born with cystic fibrosis, a life-threatening disorder that causes severe damage to the lungs and digestive system. Despite growing up in one of the most passionate sports towns of Boston, Shaelin developed a passion and love for watching the Ducks.

When he was granted a wish by the Make-A-Wish foundation, he knew immediately he wanted to go to Anaheim and see the Ducks play in person.

Mar 26, 2015

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Ducks Welcome Make-A-Wish Visitor As One of Their Own

A boy's devotion to the Ducks is rewarded when he gets to experience a day with the team.
Jeanne Earle can’t explain her son Shaelin’s fascination with the Ducks and why a kid from Beverly, Mass., would root for a hockey team based in Anaheim.

“He’s a major sports fan and he really doesn’t like any New England teams, despite the fact that we live here,” she said. “He’s not a Patriots, Red Sox, Bruins fan.”

Feb 23, 2015

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Make-A-Wish Plans 5th Walk for Wishes at Holyoke Mall

The Republican

Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island is looking for individuals, groups and businesses to form teams to help raise money to benefit sick children.

The organization will host the fifth annual Walk for Wishes at the Holyoke Mall at Ingleside on March 8.

The walk is a fun, indoor family event to celebrate everything that wishes granted by Make-A-Wish bring to the children they serve.

Jan 29, 2015

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Hingham Residents Help Grant Wishes

The Hingham Journal

The Wish Winter Classic started out as an afternoon for some buddies to get together and play hockey for a few hours.

Now, the event has morphed into a hockey tournament and gala that has raised $140,000 for Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island in the last three years.

Jan 25, 2015

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Hingham couple hold backyard hockey tournament

The Patriot Ledger

The 2016 Wish Winter Classic Backyard Hockey Tournament, benefiting the Massachusetts and Rhode Island branch of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, will be held on Friday, Jan. 22 at 260 Main St. in Hingham.

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