May 21, 2020
NBC Sports Washington
For young Washington Nationals player Parker Staples, his role was to put smiles on his teammates’ faces—and rub off a little luck on them, too. Parker was 10 years old last summer when the Nationals invited him to come to the ballpark and sign a contract to join the team before hanging out in the clubhouse, hitting in the batting cages, warming up in the bullpen and throwing out the first pitch.
May 07, 2020
Kierra Tasker had her birthday wish granted, receiving a surprise parade organized by her mother and a golf cart from Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic.
May 01, 2020
Kevin, a 12-year-old boy in Falls Church, can now hang out with his friends online because of Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic.
Apr 29, 2020
Kaylan King was 16 years old when she underwent a kidney transplant from her mom. In 2016, Make-a-Wish granted her wish to meet Bryce Harper. Kaylan spoke with Good Morning Washington for World Wish Day and reminisced the day she met her baseball hero.
Apr 09, 2020
As a result of concerns regarding COVID-19, Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic is facing a record number of wishes waiting to be granted. Even as 90% of wishes are being postponed, Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic is working to grant the wishes it is safe to at this time, including the wish of 3-year-old Emerson of Silver Spring.
Apr 04, 2020
Washington Capitals right-winger, Tom Wilson is utilizing his newfound free time by giving back to the children of Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic. Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic detailed that "Tom also went above and beyond and brought activities for us to send all our kids whose #WishesAreWaiting to pass time at home or in the hospital."
Apr 03, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has made it increasingly harder for the Make-A-Wish charity to complete the requests of children with critical illness.
Mar 08, 2020
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
WHAT'S UP? MEDIA
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 is conducting multiple trainings in their major areas of need for anyone interested in volunteering with the organization.