In the News & Media Gallery

Sara Johnson – Volunteer Spirit Award Winner!

Congratulations goes out to Sara Johnson as the 2014 Make-A-Wish BC & Yukon Volunteer Spirit Award winner.


Sara began volunteering for the BC & Yukon chapter in 2006 and has since been involved in the granting of twelve wishes. As a wish granter, fundraiser and ambassador for Make-A-Wish, Sara has always gone above and beyond what is expected of her.

Thank you Sara for making each wish child you encounter feel special. You are truly a messenger of hope, strength and joy!

Celebrating Volunteer Week!

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EA Challenge 2015!

EA -  THANK YOU! for another amazing day and 13 years of fun!

Huge thanks also go out to the BC Lions, the Vancouver Whitecaps, Team mascots Spike & Fin and all the volunteers for making the day so special. Our kids had a blast thanks to you! #hopestrengthjoy


Thank you Hyatt Regency!

Thank you to our friends at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver for raising over $5,000 through the Annual Gingerbread Lane event!  Thank you so much for helping us share the power of a wish®! 

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Make-A-Wish Rope for Hope welcomes Canadian Western Bank as Presenting Sponsor

Make-A-Wish®Rope for Hope welcomes Canadian Western Bank as National Presenting Sponsor.  See the full press release here!

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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.


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!