In the News & Media Gallery

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!



Thank you so much Flight Centre!


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!


Elite Auto Spa

Elite Auto Spa

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®!


 (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… well as Wish Moms Val & Amber!

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UBC Bhangra Club – Thank You!

Big shout out to our friends at The UBC Bhangra Club who raised over $27,000 for Make-A-Wish BC & Yukon through many cultural fundraising events during the year!

The UBC Bhangra Club is a great way for students to meet, interact and raise cultural awareness about the Indo-Canadian community while having a great time.


(Photo L to R:  Ross, MAWBCYK; Palak, Navraj, Karambir & Baltej, UBC Bhangra Club) 

Thank you OpenRoad!

Big thank you to our partners at OpenRoad for raising $25,000 for kids throughout BC & Yukon!  We could not grant the wishes that we do without partners like you in the community!

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(Photo L to R:  Patrick Lau, GM, OpenRoad Toyota/Scion Port Moody; Jen Tait, MAWBCYK Board of Directors and Barry Chyzowski, GM, OpenRoad Toyota/Scion Richmond).