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MAKE-A-WISH BC & YUKON HITS MILESTONE, GRANTS 2000TH WISH

December 2017

Dec 4, 2017—Today is a day 34 years in the making as Make-A-Wish® BC & Yukon has proudly granted its 2000th wish to 13-year-old Keygan, who has been battling a recent lymphoma diagnosis.

 

Make-A-Wish and Natrel partner on Taste the Joy of Giving holiday campaign

December 2017

Dec. 5, 2017, TORONTOMake-A-Wish® Canada is pleased to be the charity of choice for the Natrel® Taste the Joy of Giving holiday campaign from Dec. 4, 2017 to Jan. 1, 2018.

 

Disney Parks and Make-A-Wish® Invite Fans to “Share Your Ears” and Help Share the Joy This Holiday Season

November 2017

Disney Parks to donate up to $1 million US to Make-A-Wish to help make wishes come true for children with critical illnesses in Canada and around the world 

TORONTO, November 30, 2017 – Building on the success of 2016’s global campaign, Disney fans and Make-A-Wish® supporters looking to share the joy this holiday season can once again join Disney Parks and Make-A-Wish and Share Your Ears to help make wishes come true for children with critical illnesses.

Make-A-Wish BC & Yukon lacing up with Now That’s Ugly Society For annual Port Moody running event

November 2017

PORT MOODY—November 2017. In December last year, you may remember seeing a few hundred people in ugly sweaters and holiday costumes, running around Port Moody’s Rocky Point Park. That was thanks to the Now That’s Ugly Society, hosting their annual Ugly Christmas Sweater Dash. It’s happening again on December 2nd, and this year, it’s in support of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of BC and the Yukon.

summer golf tournaments raise over $200K for Make-A-Wish BC & Yukon

October 2017

VANCOUVER – October 2017—During the warm summer months, seven different organizations stepped up to support Make-A-Wish BC & Yukon by hosting a charity golf tournament.

“We’re very grateful for the FUNdraising that these community groups and companies did for us,” said Ross Hetherington, CEO, Make-A-Wish BC & Yukon.

ASUS Canada and Best Buy Canada help Vancouver Island wish kid get his game on

May 2017

Victoria B.C., May 15, 2017— In a perfect example of a ‘player vs. environment’ gaming move, where players team up against enemies rather than each other, Make-A-Wish® British Columbia & Yukon, ASUS Canada and Best Buy Canada Ltd. have come together to grant the computer gaming wish of nine-year-old Kenny. The common enemy everyone is trying to defeat?

Make-A-Wish Canada Joins Global Efforts to Thank Those Who Make Wishes Possible on World Wish Day

April 2017

Make-A-Wish® offices worldwide thank “wish granters” of all kinds on April 29

HYATT REGENCY COOKS UP SUPPORT FOR MAKE-A-WISH

March 2017

Vancouver BC, March 7, 2017—For the 26th year in a row, the Hyatt Regency Vancouver supported Make-A-Wish® BC & Yukon through their 2016 Gingerbread Lane holiday display, and this year, the Art Institute of Vancouver also added a sweet surprise.

 

Rainmaker Studios brings wishes to life in animated video for Make-A-Wish® BC & Yukon

February 2017

Vancouver BC, Feb. 16, 2017 — CGI and animation producers Rainmaker Studios, a division of Wow Unlimited Media Inc., has created a blockbuster new production… but you won’t see it in on any theatre screen. This movie is just for the wish kids of the Make-A-Wish® Foundation.

The new animation production from Vancouver-based Rainmaker is a unique video guide to wishing, which will help educate wish kids on how to decide what their wish will be.

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