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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.   

Make-A-Wish Canada Celebrates Milestone in 2018

January 2018

Jan. 23, 2018, TORONTO — It started with one wish, 35 years ago.


365 Sports and The 5K Foam Fest team up with Make-A-Wish Canada to transform the lives of children with critical illnesses

January 2018

Jan. 30, 2018, TORONTO365 Sports has selected Make-A-Wish® Canada as its official charitable partner for the Canadian 5K Foam Fest tour in 2018. 

Disney Doubles Its Donation For #ShareYourEars Campaign Thanks To You!

December 2017

Fans around the world helped unlock $1 million donation, which Disney doubled to $2 million due to the overwhelming outpouring of support to grant life-changing wishes to children fighting critical illnesses. Thanks to the support of everyone and our amazing friends at Disney Parks, more lives will be transformed by our mission!


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

Update: Thank you to Natrel and their generous customers for supporting Make-A-Wish during the 2017 holiday season. The Natrel Taste the Joy of Giving campaign raised $25,000 to help grant life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses across Canada.


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.