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May 14, 2014

Five-Year-Old Cancer Patient Addy Channels Katy Perry Through Make-A-Wish

US Weekly

The charity helped Addy film her own music video to Perry's 2013 empowerment anthem "Roar." The little girl, who was diagnosed with stage IV cancer at the age of 4, said the lyrics to "Roar" inspired her while she was undergoing treatment to fight the illness.

May 14, 2014

Five-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Stars in Her Own Katy Perry Music Video

TIME

Five-year-old Addy, who was diagnosed with stage IV kidney cancer last year, got to fulfill her dream of becoming a pop star with her own Katy Perry-inspired music video. Now in remission, Addy would spend time during her hospital visits practicing her singing and dancing, according to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, who helped put the video together.

Feb 08, 2014

ABC2 to host Wishes in Flight Telethon

ABC2 WMAR

ABC2 and Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic will hold a two day telethon on Feb. 10 and 12. Callers can donate their frequent flier miles. These donated miles go towards helping to grant the wishes of children who wish to travel.

Feb 06, 2014

You Hold the Ticket to a Child's Wish - Ian's Wish Feature

ABC2 WMAR

Ian's wish is just one of the nearly 70% of local wishes that involve travel. On Feb. 10 and 12 at 5 and 6p.m. ABC2 hosts Make-A-Wish® Mid-Atlantic's Wishes in Flight Telethon in an effort to receive donated frequent flyer miles.

Jan 13, 2014

Ellie's Wish to go to Hawaii

Capital Gazette

Twelve-year-old Ellie from Odenton, MD, received her one true wish to go to Hawaii.

Dec 19, 2013

12 Days of Giving

NBC4 Washington

NBC4 Washington's 12 Days of Giving segment features local wish child and her mother as they discuss the season of giving and how to help grant the wishes of other local children.

Nov 20, 2013

Make-A-Wish and Redskins Help Launch Believe Campaign

Yahoo News

Children of all ages are invited to drop off letters addressed to Santa at The North Pole at their local Macy's and Macy's will donate $1 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, up to $1 million, for each letter received through Dec. 24, 2013.

Oct 19, 2013

2013 Walk For Wishes Delaware

Cape Gazette

Wish families, volunteers and Make-A-Wish supporters joined the organization at the Dover International Speedway for a day filled with family-fun, and an opportunity to help raise money to grant local wishes.

Oct 19, 2013

Make-A-Wish Night Under the Stars Launch Party

Revamp.com

The Young Professionals Council hosted an official kick-off event to spread awareness and raise funds to grant local wishes to children battling life-threatening medical conditions.

Jun 11, 2013

Redskins Wish Come True

WJLA

Lateef traveled to the Redskins Training Camp for a fun-filled day with the Redskins. His wish was featured on ESPN's "My Wish" series.

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