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Oct 06, 2016

Design for Change and DPR Assist in Granting Local Girl's Wish

Bethesda Patch

Local wish kid, 3-year-old London, celebrated the granting of her wish to have a playroom on Saturday, September 24. Diagnosed with leukemia, London’s childhood has been filled with trips to the doctor and extensive chemotherapy sessions when it should have been filled with play time and fun.

Sep 28, 2016

DC United Hosts Kick Childhood Cancer

Our Sports Central

Honorary Make-A-Wish Captain, who will lead the team out of the tunnel prior to kickoff and meet players following the full-time whistle. Halftime recognition of youth and families from the American Cancer Society, Alex's Lemonade Stand, the American Childhood Cancer Organization, Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic and the Leukemia Lymphoma Society who are surviving their battle with cancer.

Sep 13, 2016

Rosenthal Automotive Group Donates $23,995 to Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic

Bethesda Patch

Rosenthal Automotive Group proudly donated $23,955 to Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic as a result of their latest give-back campaign. Throughout the month of August, Rosenthal Automotive Group donated $15 for every new and used car sold, resulting in a grand total of $23,955 donated to the local organization.

Sep 07, 2016

GameStop Assists in Local Boy's Wish to Have a Shopping Spree

North Baltimore Patch

Local wish kid, 14-year-old Isaiah, celebrated the granting of his wish to have a shopping spree on Saturday, September 3. Diagnosed with an autoimmune disease, Isaiah’s wish come true was a welcomed break from thoughts of upcoming doctor’s appointments or treatment plans.

Sep 02, 2016

Make-A-Wish Grants Puppy to Falls Church Boy

Fairfax County Times

Last Saturday morning, Make-A-Wish® Mid-Atlantic provided a local boy with his one true wish, a puppy he can raise, in hopes of helping his continued healing from cancer.

Mar 15, 2016

Wishes Come True: Centreville's Liam Bruen Gets A Companion Dog

Centreville Connection

Like most little boys, Liam Bruen loves superheroes and playing with his dog and his friends — he just does it from a wheelchair. Born with muscular dystrophy, he was officially diagnosed one-and-a-half years ago.

Feb 19, 2016

Wizards Gave 10-Year-Old Battling Kidney Disease Player Introduction

SB Nation

The Wizards teamed up with Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic to help Nick Colucia, a 10-year-old who is battling a chronic kidney disease and a gastrointestinal issue, have an amazing experience with the team, including getting introduced as part of the starting lineup. He also got to take a tour of the arena and meet some of the team's players and announcers.

Feb 01, 2016

The Lakers Signed a Make-A-Wish Recipient With Cancer to a Contract


Before the Lakers’ Sunday night game against the Charlotte Hornets, Yitzi Teichman was ceremonially signed to a one-day contract with the Los Angeles basketball team. The 18-year-old is a cancer patient from Baltimore who was brought to the Lakers by Make-A-Wish. He signed with the franchise during a pregame press conference with general manager, Mitch Kupchak, in front of local media.

Dec 15, 2015

WISH GRANTED: Eden's Unicorn Wish Comes True in DC


Eden, a 5-year-old girl from Upper Marlboro, MD, spent the last year fighting brain cancer. FOX5 DC teamed up with Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic to make Eden's Unicorn Wish a reality. Eden and her family traveled around Washington, DC all day in a limousine escorted by the Secret Service, carrying her along the route of a scavenger hunt. But it was at the end of her journey that the moment she had been waiting for finally arrived - a beautiful white unicorn just for her.

May 07, 2015

Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic voted WBJ Best Places to Work

Washington Business Journal

Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic was selected as one of Washington Business Journal's 2015 Best Places to Work. Quantum queries, evaluates and scores participating companies in categories ranging from team effectiveness, trust in senior leadership and alignment with company goals.

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