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December 12, 2014

National Believe Day Event at Natick Macy's, December 12

On December 12, Macy’s at the Natick Mall celebrates National Believe Day with the Chief of Police, Natick High School, and Natick Wish Child, Nikita.

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December 12, 2014

Macy's National Believe Day, December 12

As part of its holiday Believe campaign, Macy’s has declared Friday, Dec. 12, as the seventh annual National Believe Day – devoted to embracing the season’s spirit of generosity and kindness toward others.

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December 11, 2014

Bertera Subaru Hosts Fill the Forester Event, December 13

Saturday, December 13, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Bertera Subaru in West Springfield is teaming up with Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island to host a Fill the Forester® toy drive in support of the seventh annual Subaru “Share the Love” event.

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December 01, 2014

PatientsLikeMe Launches "24 Days of Giving"

PatientsLikeMe kicks off “24 Days of Giving” and is donating up to $20,000 to Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island when you donate your health data.

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November 07, 2014

Macys Believe Campaign

Nov 7, Macy’s celebrates the holiday season’s spirit of generosity and goodwill as the retailer embarks on its seventh annual “Believe” campaign benefiting Make-A-Wish. Now through Dec. 24, “Believers” can bring their stamped letters to Santa to their local Macy’s store, and for each letter received, Macy’s will donate $1 to Make-A-Wish, up to $1 million, to help grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions.

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October 31, 2014

Evening of Wishes

Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island will host the third annual Evening of Wishes at the Omni Providence Hotel, Providence on Saturday, November 8, 2014. This will be an evening of inspiration and celebration of wishes in Rhode Island and to help grant current and future wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions.

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October 08, 2014

Wine and Wishes 2014

Raise a Glass to Grant a Wish! Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island presents our 2nd annual “Wine and Wishes” for Boston-area young professionals at Morton’s The Steakhouse, in The Wintergarden Atrium on Friday, October 17, 2014, from 6 – 8 p.m. Tickets: $75 per person.

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September 19, 2014

We are Celebrating 7,000 Wishes!

September 26, wish child Alisha leaves for her wish marking a major milestone – the 7,000th wish granted by Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

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July 21, 2014

ESPN "My Wish" Series Showcases Jace's Wish

For the ninth consecutive year, ESPN® will showcase the power of the wishes through the “My Wish” series on SportsCenter. On July 21, ESPN will highlight 12-year-old Jace’s wish to meet Dustin Pedroia.

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June 26, 2014

22nd Annual Make-A-Wish Golf Tournament

On Monday, June 30, Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island will host its 22nd Annual Golf Tournament at the prestigious Salem Country Club in Peabody, Massachusetts—celebrating the power of our mission with some of the region’s top business and philanthropic leaders who will come together for a day of golf and giving, joined by wish recipients, Maria Splaine, age 16, Edrick De Jesus Rodriguez, age 14, and Colin Dowd, age 22.

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April 12, 2014

The 2014 Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island Gala

Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island will host the ninth annual Make-A-Wish Gala at the InterContinental Boston on Saturday, April 12, 2014. This premier event will be an evening of inspiration and celebration in support of the organization’s mission to grant wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions.

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April 05, 2014

Swish Night 2014

Join Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island for the championship college basketball games, while enjoying food and beverages in the luxury of Longmeadow Country Club. Watch the magic happen on the court on large screen TVs, while helping to create magic for our wish children. Wishes bring hope, strength, and joy to children with life-threatening medical conditions.

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March 07, 2014

Third Annual Walk for Wishes® to Benefit Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island

Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island is pleased to announce that the third annual Walk for Wishes® will take place on Sunday, March 23, 2014 at the Warwick Mall. The walk is a fun, indoor family event celebrating the hope, strength, and joy that wishes bring to children with life-threatening medical conditions. The walking route is inside the Warwick Mall where participants can enjoy music, games and other fun activities.

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March 03, 2014

Fourth Annual Walk for Wishes® to Benefit Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island

Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island is pleased to announce that the fourth annual Walk for Wishes® will take place on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at the Holyoke Mall. The walk is a fun, indoor family event celebrating the hope, strength, and joy that wishes bring to children with life-threatening medical conditions.

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January 08, 2014

Winston Flowers' "Charity in Bloom" Arrangements Support Wishes in January

Celebrate the New Year and the spirit of wish-granting with Winston Flowers’ January 2014 Charity in Bloom arrangements, designed exclusively for Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Twenty percent (20%) of all retail proceeds from the sale of January’s Charity in Bloom custom arrangements will directly benefit Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island to help grant wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions in our community.

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Press Contact

Stacey Nee
Sr. Director of Marketing and Communications
One Bulfinch Place, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA  02114

Phone : (617) 367-9474
Fax : (617) 367-1059
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Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island
One Bulfinch Place, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 367-9474
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Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island, West Springfield Office
181 Park Avenue
Suite 12
West Springfield, MA 01089
(413) 733-9474

Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island, Providence Office
20 Hemingway Drive
East Providence, RI 02915
(401) 781-9474