In the News & Media Gallery

Celebrating the Wonderful World of Disney!

Disney Red logo -1The Walt Disney Company plays a unique role in celebrating the wonder and imagination of childhood, bringing happiness, joy and laughter to children and families.

For nearly 35 years, Disney and Make-A-Wish® have been inspiring wish kids across the globe and Make-A-Wish is proud to be celebrating its 100,000th wish with Disney this year.

Thank you Disney! for helping make wishes come true at Make-A-Wish BC & Yukon, in Canada and around the world!

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Zaya, age 4 (with Liver failure) doing the ‘hula’ on her wish with Minnie and Mickey Mouse

in Aulani Disney Resort & Spa, Ko Olina, Hawaii.


Thank you Travel Underwriters!

Thank you, Travel Underwriters! In recognition of its 50th anniversary, TU Group, a longtime partner of Make-A-Wish Canada, raised $100,000 to grant a travel wish to a courageous child in each province.

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At TU Group, social responsibility is very important to us”, says Mike Starko, executive director, TU Group. “We’re driven to improve lives and help communities thrive. Granting memorable travel wishes for some very deserving children is a great way to give back to our communities.”


VanDusen Gardens 2014

Thanks to all of our Make-A-Wish BC & Yukon volunteers and everyone who came out to this year’s Festival of Lights at VanDusen Gardens.  This year was our best yet!

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Our Year in Review

2014 was a banner year for our chapter. Wishes came true because of you!

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Making Wishes come true!

Celebrating all things Holiday with our fabulous Make-A-Wish volunteers!

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Thank you so much Flight Centre!

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Over the past 11 years Flight Centre Canada has sponsored 70 magical wishes and donated over $500,000 in cash and in-kind travel.

THANK YOU Flight Centre!  We value our partnership with you and look forward to many more years together making wishes come true!

 “We love this partnership & all that Make-A-Wish does for families across Canada!” Allison Wallace | Director, Media & Communications, Flight Centre.

(Watch this beautiful video tribute from Flight Centre!)

 


Diamond Delivers!

THANK YOU! Diamond Delivery for raising $12,000 to help grant wishes to children across BC & Yukon!  We could not grant wishes without your continued generous support!

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Elite Auto Spa

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Thank you to everyone at Elite Auto Spa for raising over $7,000 for Make-A-Wish BC & Yukon!

(L to R: Rina Gill, Marketing Consultant; Kelly Snyder, Make-A-Wish BC & Yukon; Vijay Sandhu & Raman Pannu, Elite Auto Spa Co-Owners)


2014 REIBC Golf Tournament

Thanks to our friends at The Real Estate Institute of BC (REIBC) – over $25,000 was raised at this year’s annual golf tournament.  Thank you so much for helping us share the power of a wish®!

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 (L to R:  Jason Grant, President, REIBC; Kelly Snyder, Make-A-Wish BC & Yukon; Rob Reichelt, Tournament Committee Chair)


Rope for Hope – rappelling from great heights, supporting magical wishes!

A huge thank you to everyone who participated in our 1st Annual Make-A-Wish® Rope for Hope.  (with an extra special thank you to our partners at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver). To-date we have raised over $78,000 for kids across BC & Yukon!

If you are interested in participating next year you can register now!  A special shout out to our staff & volunteers who participated in the inaugural year:  Rob, Michaela, Ross, Liz, Kathy, Judy, Carol, Hans and Collette…..as well as Wish Moms Val & Amber!

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