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Mar 28, 2019

Six-year-old Super Henry achieves his superhero dream after battling cancer

NBC Nightly News

Henry always dreamed of being a superhero, especially during his battle with cancer. With help from the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the CIA and our own Lester Holt, he transformed into "Super Henry” and saved the sun from evil alien Dragon the Dark.

Mar 27, 2019

Tom Wilson brings wish kid to Capitals game through Forty Threes Friends

Russian Machine Never Breaks

Tom Wilson came up with the idea for his initiative, called Forty Three’s Friends, last summer, supporting twenty Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic families this season as the children wait for their Wishes. The 24-year-old winger donates tickets to critically-ill children and their families, meets with them after games, and gives them a tour of the Capitals’ locker room.

Mar 26, 2019

Tom Wilson Gives Caps Game Experiences to Make-A-Wish Kids


Though he's known for his toughness on the ice, the Washington Capitals' No. 43 Tom Wilson is known locally for his big heart.

Feb 25, 2019

5-year-old chef heats up Baltimore kitchen


Wish kid Davonte wanted to cook a meal for his family, so Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic and a 'Top Chef' contestant made his dreams a reality. 5-year-old Davonte Galloway was diagnosed with a brain tumor and his mom Ameera Sanders said in-between surgeries, his love for cooking really took off.

Jan 31, 2019

Make-A-Wish makes 11-year-old boy's dream to go to Super Bowl come true


To say Elliot Schor is excited to go to the Super Bowl in Atlanta would be an understatement. He was diagnosed with leukemia in 2016 and still has one year left of treatment.

Jan 30, 2019

A trip to the Super Bowl LIII means hope for Annapolis 11-year-old

Capital Gazette

You’d think no one could be more excited going into this year’s Super Bowl than Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff or New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick. An 11-year-old boy from Annapolis — a diehard Redskins fan — is more excited for Sunday than most Rams and Patriots fans.

Jan 29, 2019

Make-A-Wish team of 16 wish kids heads to Atlanta for Super Bowl LIII

Yahoo! Sports

A team of 16 Make-A-Wish® kids representing 11 different states in addition to Washington D.C. and Canada will have their wishes granted when they travel to Atlanta, Ga. for Super Bowl LIII. The kids, who are all facing critical illnesses, will experience a life-changing, football-fueled weekend thanks to the generous donations of individuals and corporate supporters, including the National Football League (NFL).

Jan 28, 2019

Make-A-Wish sends Annapolis 11-year-old to Atlanta for the Super Bowl


An Annapolis 11-year-old will get a once of a lifetime experience at one of the biggest sporting events of the year thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Make-A-Wish announced they are sending 16 kids from 11 different states, in addition to Washington D.C. and Canada, to Atlanta to see the New England Patriots and LA Rams face off in the Superbowl.

Jan 15, 2019

Capitals Wish Upon A Par Raises More Than $100,000 for Make-A-Wish

Select Capitals players and their significant others participated in the third-consecutive "Wish Upon A Par" on Jan. 13 at Top Golf Loudoun in Ashburn, Va. Coordinated by Brooks and Erin Orpik, the event raised more than $100,000 for Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic.

Jan 14, 2019

Orpik’s Par to Perfection!

106.7 THE FAN

A blizzard blanketing much of the Mid-Atlantic could not stop Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik from helping Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic grant more wishes to kids who are battling and recovering from the unthinkable.

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