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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


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.


WestJet calculates what caring looks like

February 2017

New video celebrates 10 years of WestJet Cares for Kids


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.

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®