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Feb 20, 2017

Caps Team Up With Make-A-Wish For Charity Golf Event

CSN Mid-Atlantic

Capitals players and alumni hit the driving range today with kids from Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic to help raise money and awareness.

Feb 15, 2017

Wish Upon A Par Event Features Opportunity To Hang Out With Caps Players

Russian Machine Never Breaks

This upcoming Monday from 2-5pm, Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic is hosting an event called Wish Upon A Par. For $125, you can purchase a ticket and attend the event, which includes 2.5 hours of play and unlimited food and nonalcoholic beverages. But hurry, I’m told general admission tickets are going very fast. The event also is offering a rare and semi-inexpensive way to hang out with your favorite Caps player during the event.

Feb 09, 2017

Wish To Come True For Young Parkville Boy

ABC2 - WMAR Baltimore

Sometimes sports are more than just games. Sometimes they are more than winning, losing or trying your best. Sometimes sports give people hope, a reason to be excited, a reason to stay positive. That’s what’s happening for a family in Parkville, and one boy in particular, who is about to get the experience of a lifetime. Vaughn Barrier II is smiley, lively, energetic, like any 4-year-old.

Feb 08, 2017

Bilingual Volunteers Needed to Grant Wishes with Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic

America's Charities

Because of the wide territory Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic’s chapter serves, we are desperately in need of bilingual, Spanish-speaking volunteers. While we find many Spanish-speaking families are referred to our organization, due to low counts of bilingual volunteers, many of our Spanish-speaking families do not make it through the entire wish process.

Feb 07, 2017

Capitals Players To Host Wish Upon A Par

Select Capitals players and their significant others will host "Wish Upon A Par," on Monday, Feb. 20, at Top Golf Loudon in Ashburn, Va. Tickets are currently on sale, with all proceeds benefiting Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic.

Feb 07, 2017

Make-A-Wish Grants Travel Wish For Local Girl With Heart Condition


When we think of people impacted by heart disease or a heart condition, we usually think of people middle-aged or older. However, people of all ages are impacted. Gracie lives in Prince William County, Virginia and her name fits her perfectly. She has been through more than many people 10 times her age, and she is still smiling and laughing just like any other six-year-old. Grace was born with half of a heart, a condition called hypoplastic heart syndrome.

Jan 31, 2017

Campground Helps Grant Ill Boy's Wish

Family Motor Coaching Magazine

An FMCA commercial-member campground in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, teamed up with Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic to grant an ill 14-year-old boy’s wish for an RV camping trip. In September 2016, Ocean Lakes Family Campground, C4970, hosted Daequan Smith, who lives in Annapolis, Maryland. Daequan undergoes an extensive medical regimen because of a gastrointestinal disorder.

Dec 23, 2016

Super Kaheem Is A Superhero, Helping Others Along The Way

USA Today

Kaheem has chronic myeloid leukemia but that doesn’t stop him from being a superhero in his city.

Dec 19, 2016

Owings Mills Child Battling Leukemia Becomes A Superhero For A Day

Baltimore Sun

From saving a trapped Santa from the Ferris wheel at National Harbor to freeing D.C. sports mascots from bondage, 5-year-old Kaheem Philbert of Owings Mills was a superhero for a day on Friday — and the world was watching.

Dec 17, 2016

Five-Year-Old Super Kaheem Saves D.C. As Part Of Make-A-Wish Fulfillment

The Washington Post

Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic arranged a series of adventures around the Washington, D.C. area for a five-year-old's wish to be a superhero. 'Super Kaheem' rescued the Nationals mascots and visited the U.S. Capitol.

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