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UnWined Victoria raises $56K for wishes

October 2018

OCT. 22, 2018 – VICTORIA B.C.. The donations have all been counted, and Make-A-Wish BC & Yukon is thrilled to announce that their recent UnWined Vancouver Island fundraising event raised almost $56,000… more than doubling the amount raised at the same event one year previous.

Make-A-Wish Rope for Hope Raises $1.3 Million to Grant Wishes for Children with Critical Illnesses

October 2018

Thanks to 575 participants across the country and generous supporters, Make-A-Wish® Canada is pleased to announce that its national signature fundraising event, Make-A-Wish Rope for Hope, raised $1.3 million in 2018.

5K Foam Fest Partnership Raises More Than $90,000 for Make-A-Wish® Canada

October 2018

With more than 65,000 participants across 15 events nationwide, Make-A-Wish Canada and 365 Sports are happy to announce that the Canadian 5K Foam Fest exceeded its fundraising goal for 2018. Through gear check, participant fundraising and donations, the 5K Foam Fest raised more than $90,000 for children living with critical illnesses across Canada. 

 

MAKE-A-WISH MOM USES PERSONAL PASSION TO GIVE BACK TO VANCOUVER ISLAND KIDS

September 2018

MAKE-A-WISH MOM USES PERSONAL PASSION TO GIVE BACK TO VANCOUVER ISLAND KIDS

Make-A-Wish recipient has participated in 2018 Canadian 5K Foam Fest fun run

July 2018

Wish recipient, Saskia, navigated through a series of obstacles to help raise money in support of Make-A-Wish® Canada
 
 
Hong Kong Airlines celebrates the first anniversary of Vancouver service by teaming up with Make-A-Wish BC & Yukon

June 2018

 

VANCOUVER - June 2018 Hong Kong Airlines is celebrating the first anniversary of its Vancouver – Hong Kong service by partnering with the Make-A-Wish® Foundation, British Columbia & Yukon chapter. The airline will donate ten round-

trip economy class tickets to eligible children to help fulfill future wishes.

Vancouverite riding coast to coast to fundraise for Make-A-Wish

June 2018

 
Vancouver, B.C. June 1, 2018How long does it take to ride a bike across Canada in the name of charity? 32-year-old Paul Arcus is about to find out. 
 
Make-A-Wish Rope for Hope: 2018 National Fundraising Contest Announced

May 2018

May 14, 2018 TORONTO Dreaming of a warm and sunny getaway? Make-A-Wish® Canada has teamed up with Monograms and WestJet to give one Rope for Hope participant an incredible trip for two to Mexico, valued at $6,000.

Canadian RV & Camping Week – May 22-27

April 2018

Go RVing Canada, the Canadian Camping and RV Council (CCRVC), the RVDA of Canada, and Make-A-Wish® Canada will once again partner to host Canadian RVing and Camping Week, from May 22-27, 2018. The week will be a joint celebration of RVing and camping in Canada, while also creating awareness, and gathering charitable donations for children with life threatening illnesses through Make-A-Wish Canada.

 

A Dozen Sites ‘Lighting Up Blue’ In Honour Of World Wish Day

April 2018

VANCOUVER, B.C. – On Sunday, April 29th, 12 different sites, including the parliament buildings in Victoria, Vancouver City Hall and the iconic sails at Canada Place in Vancouver, will be turning their exterior lights blue in honour of the Make-A-Wish® Foundations’ World Wish Day.   

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