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Mar 12, 2018

16-Year-Old's Wish Granted: Judge for a Day


Usually if the Maryland Judiciary grants a wish, it's in the form of a positive verdict. But Monday, Make A Wish Mid-Atlantic teamed up with a Maryland judge to make one young man's wish come true.

Mar 12, 2018

Wish granted: teen becomes judge for a day


It as a day the Halley family won't ever forget. "He was so excited for this," Virginia Halley said. The Maryland Judiciary helped Make-A-Wish grant 16-year old Victor Halley's wish to become a judge for the day. Halley is battling end stage kidney disease and his family doesn't know how much longer he has to live, so they gave him his dream job in a Baltimore City district courtroom.

Jan 30, 2018

Severn boy going to WrestleMania courtesy of Make-A-Wish and Roman Reigns

The Baltimore Sun

As 5-year-old Trip Walker munched on chicken tenders and french fries in an upstairs room at Jimmy’s Famous Seafood in East Baltimore, a spokeswoman from Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic talked about how the foundation granted more than 400 local wishes in 2016, but have more than 600 children with critical medical conditions, like Trip, on the waiting list.

Jan 28, 2018

Make-A-Wish grants Severn boy with trip to WrestleMania


It isn’t any secret, five-year-old Trip loves to watch wrestling. “Every month, we sit at home and watch the network like a family and he jumps around on the couch and he’s all super excited. And every year, he’s like, ‘Can we go to Wrestlemania,’ and we’re like year we’ll make that happen – one day,” L’Tisha, Trip’s mom, said.

Jan 22, 2018

Will Power

Since March of 2016 14-year-old Will Cody has been in and out of the hospital fighting Leukemia through three different surgeries and chemotherapy. While his battle has certainly been a trying time for him and his family, Will recently found himself in the midst of a positive life-changing experience when he became a member of the Washington Capitals over the weekend.

Jan 21, 2018

Capitals treat Make-A-Wish recipient to the ultimate hockey weekend


The Washington Capitals hosted the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday afternoon and they had a new face on their roster when the starting lineups were announced before the game. 14-year-old Washington Capitals fan William Cody is currently battling leukemia and he got to return to the ice for the first time in two years thanks to the Washington Capitals and the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Jan 21, 2018

Capitals grant wish for Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic child


Sunday afternoon the Washington Capitals granted the wish of 14-year-old William Cody. Will’s wish was to become a Capitals player for the day and meet the team. This was able to come true through Make-A-Wish® Mid-Atlantic.

Jan 20, 2018

William Cody from Make-A-Wish® Signs with the Capitals, Attends Practice

On January 19, Capitals owner Ted Leonsis signed William Cody to a special three-day contract during the Capitals game against the Montreal Canadiens at Capital One Area.

Jan 19, 2018

Capitals sign 14-year-old William Cody to special three-day contract

Russian Machine Never Breaks

Before the puck dropped against the Montreal Canadiens on Friday evening, the dreams of one 14-year-old Caps fan were realized. Partnering with Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic, the Capitals signed cancer patient William Cody to a three-day contract. Cody’s wish was to become a Capitals player for a day.

Jan 19, 2018

Capitals to Grant Wish of Make-A-Wish® Mid-Atlantic Child

The Washington Capitals will grant the wish of 14-year-old Chatham, NJ native William Cody Friday, Jan. 19 through Sunday, Jan. 21. William's wish to become a Capitals player for the day and meet the team will come true through Make-A-Wish ® Mid-Atlantic.

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