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Mar 08, 2020


Trea Turner surprised a Make-A-Wish kid and his reaction was pure joy

NBC Sports Washington

Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic granted the wish of 7-year-old Nationals fan Drew , sending him and his family down to spring training in West Palm Beach. Drew has battled leukemia for two years, but he has gotten through it all with the help of his favorite player: Trea Turner.

Mar 06, 2020

Jacob's wish

Jacob's wish story


Jacob wished to go to Hawaii with his family and he will always be able to look back at his incredible, once-in-a-lifetime experiences during his ongoing medical journey.

Feb 28, 2020


Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic Seeking More Volunteers

930 WFMD

Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic is conducting multiple trainings in their major areas of need for anyone interested in volunteering with the organization.

Feb 03, 2020

John and Spencer

Dreams come true for boy who wished to meet John Ratzenberger

Attractions Magazine

Sharing a frozen treat with actor John Ratzenberger at Disney California Adventure’s Pixar Pier was 12-year-old Spencer’s greatest wish. On Jan. 28, Make-A-Wish and the Disneyland Resort made that wish come true.

Jan 25, 2020


NHL's top players help wishes come true for kids at All-Star Game

NHL News

Simeon, who moved from St. Louis to Baltimore 18 months ago, found himself back in the city where he began playing hockey and stunned to find himself inside the locker rooms at Enterprise Center on Friday night visiting with St. Louis Blues center Ryan O'Reilly, goalie Jordan Binnington and other players participating in the 2020 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend.

Jan 13, 2020


Wish Upon A Par Raises More Than $110,000 For Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic

NHL News

The 2019-20 Capitals roster and head coach Todd Reirden participated in the fourth annual Wish Upon a Par on Jan. 12, raising more than $110,000 for Make-A-Wish® Mid-Atlantic. The event, hosted by Brooks & Erin Orpik along with Tom Wilson, and coordinated by Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic, was held at Topgolf in National Harbor.

Dec 08, 2019


The Give-Nashaylas wish day with Isaiah Thomas

NBC Sports Washington

Nashayla Glenn's wish was to meet Isaiah Thomas. The Washington Wizards, along with Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic, gave Nashayla a day she'll never forget.

Dec 06, 2019

wish kid Olivia

A holiday wish come true

Fairfax County Times

Centreville resident Olivia Greider was surprised with a series of gifts, from stuffed animals and clothes to a penguin-shaped suitcase, during a Wish Wednesday celebration held at Macy’s at Tysons Corner in McLean on Dec. 4 as part of the department store’s partnership with the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic publicly announced on Wednesday that it has granted Olivia’s wish to see the Penguin Parade on Phillip Island in Australia.

Dec 05, 2019


Make-A-Wish: Nitin's Wizards Wish

NBC Sports Washington

Nitin wanted to be a normal kid while battling a brain tumor, when Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic reached out to tell him he was eligible to receive a wish. Nitin wished to be a Washington Wizards basketball player, which was a memory he will never forget.

Nov 26, 2019


Make-A-Wish - Khiyon's experience with the Mystics

NBC Sports Washington

After battling a severe form of epilepsy, Khiyon wished to be a basketball player. The second he heart basketballs dribbling, he was ready to get onto the court. Khiyon lit up the moment he saw the Washington Mystics practicing, and he made several shots with the players cheering him on.

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