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Apr 30, 2014

Warwick Beacon

Funding wishes, one step at a time

Warwick Beacon

The bus left early – 7 a.m. Sunday morning – but that didn’t stop the State Street School team from Westerly from participating in the third annul Walk for Wishes event at the Warwick Mall. In all, 35 teams and an estimated 300 people spent Sunday morning walking the mall, plus watching group performances for the benefit of Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Apr 17, 2014

The Boston Globe

Tuukka Rask Makes Topsfield girl’s wish come true

Boston Globe

There’s a good chance Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask will win the Vezina Trophy, given each year to the NHL’s best goaltender. The flashy Finn led all goalies with seven shutouts and ranked first in save percentage. But it’s something he did off the ice that earned our admiration. This week, Rask made 9-year-old Maddie Santosuosso feel pretty special when he got the little girl a goalie mask identical to the one he wears.

Apr 17, 2014


Spotlight On the 2014 Make-A-Wish Gala

Boston Magazine

Spotlight On the 2014 Make-A-Wish Gala: At the event, Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island raise money to grant wishes to kids.

Apr 16, 2014


Make-A-Wish: Morgan Sings Anthem

An aspiring singer, Morgan Dzicek gets an opportunity to sing the National Anthem at a Celtics game, after receiving her wish to record a song in Nashville.

Apr 14, 2014


NESN, Behind the B, Part 2


Maddie Santosuosso’s gets her wish to meet and skate with the Boston Bruins and have a pizza party in their locker room.

Apr 01, 2014


NESN, Behind the B, Part 1


Maddie Santosuosso’s gets a surprise visit from Boston Bruins' goalie Tuukka Rask while picking out goalie equipment.

Mar 25, 2014

Lowell Sun

Make-A-Wish's Oboe Donation the Woodwind Beneath Ailing Wings

Lowell Sun

Make-a-Wish's oboe donation the woodwind beneath ailing Lowell student's wings

Feb 13, 2014


Walk for Wishes with Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island

Rhody Bloggers for Good

On Sunday, March 23, Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island is hosting their third annual “Walk for Wishes” at the Warwick Mall in Warwick, Rhode Island!

Feb 08, 2014


After fighting cancer, N. Providence teen granted wish to dance with a star

Providence Journal

Isabella Corcelli took a break from her college studies this weekend to dance with a star.

The 19-year-old student at the University of New Hampshire put on a black, backless dress with a sequined top and high-heeled Capezio shoes and salsa danced with Driton “Tony” Dovolani, of ABC-TV’s “Dancing With the Stars” fame, at his studio in Manhattan’s SoHo district.

Feb 07, 2014


Out Takes: Bringing Joy

Rhode Island Monthly

Dreams will come true for seriously ill children in the Ocean State thanks to $249,000 raised at an evening with Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick. The gala featured a silent auction, musical entertainment by Colin Nagle and a lively performance by Wish child Nick and his friend Julia.

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