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May 04, 2019

Office Insight

AIS Donates Nearly $700K in Furniture to Make-A-Wish® MA and RI

Office Insight

AIS, a leading manufacturer of commercial office furniture and seating, has donated nearly $700,000 worth of installed office furniture for the new Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island headquarters in Boston.

Apr 17, 2019

WJAR Channel 10

E. Providence man finishes Boston Marathon after being hit by drunk driver

WJAR Channel 10

An East Providence man seriously injured by a drunk driver several years ago has made a big comeback, as he finished the Boston Marathon on Monday in around five hours.

Apr 10, 2019

Boston.com

Rob Gronkowski makes his first public appearance in Boston since retiring

Boston.com

During his nine-year career, Gronkowski helped grant 14 wishes, including Feeney’s. For all of his contributions, the 29-year-old was honored Saturday with the 2019 Wish Hero Award.

Apr 09, 2019

Patriots.com

Gronk accepts Make-A-Wish award, reflects on impact in New England

Patriots.com

Gronk received the Wish Hero Award for his work granting wishes throughout his time in New England. Having granted 14 wishes thus far, Gronk's reach and impact on the lives of those he's met is immeasurable.

Apr 08, 2019

Boston 25 News

Gronk honored by Make-A-Wish Foundation

Boston 25 News

Rob Gronkowski made his first public appearance in Boston on Saturday since he announced his retirement from the team. Gronkowski was honored at the InterContinental Hotel for all the work he's done with the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Gronk received an award for all the wishes he's made come true for kids battling life-threatening illnesses in this area and across the country.

Mar 30, 2019

WWLP Channel 22 News

Make-A-Wish Foundation hosts Swish Night at the Longmeadow Country Club

22 News WWLP.com

Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island hosted its eighth-annual "Swish Night" at the Longmeadow Country Club.
Make-A-Wish hopes to raise enough funds through the event to grant the wishes of 15 western Massachusetts children with life-threatening illnesses.

Mar 29, 2019

WCVB Channel 5 Boston

Make-A-Wish Family grateful for former Patriot Rob Gronkowski's kindness

WCVB

Ryan Feeney's biggest hero, former Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, helped make the 8-year-old's wish come true last year.

Mar 05, 2019

Wicked Local Needham

Needham fifth-grader sells smoothies to raise money for Make-A-Wish

Wicked Local Needham

For the month of March, Stacy’s Juicebar on Highland Avenue is selling 11-year-old Rian Chudzinski's “Rian’s Kid Power Smoothie” and donating the profits to Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island. According to Rian, his goal is to raise $10,000 for the foundation so he can fulfill the requirement to fund a single child’s wish.

Feb 19, 2019

The Landmark

WRHS Honor Society raises $10K for children’s charity

The Landmark

Aimee Gleason, president of the National Honor Society at Wachusett Regional High School was turning over a check for $10,000 to Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Jan 31, 2019

Boston 25 News

Mashpee teen heading to Super Bowl through Make-A-Wish Foundation

Boston 25 News

Dylan Fasano has big dreams. His wish is to go to the Super Bowl. Thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the Mashpee teenager is headed to Atlanta.“I’ve been to Celtics games and Bruins and Red Sox and never been to a Pat’s game… Football is my favorite sport," Dylan told Boston 25 News.

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