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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.

WestJet calculates what caring looks like

February 2017

New video celebrates 10 years of WestJet Cares for Kids

 

2017 Registration Now Open for Make-A-Wish Rope for Hope, Presented by Canadian Western Bank

January 2017

Top fundraisers will have a chance to win an exotic trip to Costa Rica

 

Jan. 12, 2017, TORONTO – Are you interested in making an adventurous resolution this year that makes a difference in your community? This is the event for you! Take on an extraordinary challenge and register for Make-A-Wish®Rope for Hope, Presented by Canadian Western Bank, the national signature fundraising event for Make-A-Wish® Canada.  

Make-A-Wish® Rope for Hope, Presented by Canadian Western Bank, raises more than $1.4 million to grant wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions

November 2016

More than 600 people, including former wish recipients and their families, rappelled from iconic city buildings across Canada in support of Make-A-Wish®

Vancouverite scares up donations for Make-A-Wish BC & Yukon with Halloween haunt

October 2016

SCARY SCOTTY RETURNS WITH HAUNTED 'FUNRAISER' FOR MAKE-A-WISH

 

Make-A-Wish® Recipient to Speak at WE Day Vancouver

October 2016

Oct. 18, 2016, TORONTO – The inspiring dream of a young Toronto woman, whose wish is to speak at WE Day, will come true on Nov. 3, with the help of Make-A-Wish® and WE.

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