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Apr 17, 2017

Former BYU basketball stars delight big crowd at Make-a-Wish charity game

The Daily Herald

A Make-A-Wish charity basketball game presented by Lincoln Academy at Skyridge High School showcased some of the great BYU basketball talent of the past while raising more than $3,000 for the foundation.

Apr 01, 2017

Ferrari owners gather to make teen's wish come true

ABC4 Good4Utah

Austin Adamson couldn't believe it when he showed up at the make a wish parking lot in Murray. Shiny Ferrari’s in the parking lot! He loves them. He's dealing with spinal muscular atrophy and his wish to visit the Ferrari factory in Maranello, Italy is being granted.

Apr 01, 2017

Ferrari owners grant wish for Utah teen with rare genetic disorder


Ferrari owners teamed up with the Make A Wish Foundation to surprise a Utah teenager. The Utah Club of Ferrari Owners set up an exhibit in Murray for 16-year-old Austin Adamson, who has a rare, life-threatening genetic condition. His wish was to visit a Ferrari factory and, after looking at more than 30 cars, Austin got to take a ride up to Park City.

Mar 26, 2017

Make-A-Wish Utah holds their biggest fundraiser of the year

ABC4 Good4Utah

The organization held their biggest fundraiser, the ‘Evening of Wishes’ gala, was packed at the Grand America Hotel.
They saw videos of kids waiting for a wish. And some of the wish kids were in the audience.

Mar 16, 2017

How You Can Help Make A Wish Grant Wishes

ABC4 Good Morning Utah

Jersey Mike's is celebrating its 7th Annual Month of Giving, and second year benefiting Make-A-Wish Utah. March is also the month for the Evening of Wishes Gala. The gala is the perfect introduction to the life-changing impact of a wish.

Mar 11, 2017

Spanish Fork Students Party for a Cause


With police permission, students were out until 2 a.m. for a cause called “Homeless for a night." Spanish Fork hosted a party with more than 1,000 teens, mostly from South Utah County, but also from Layton and Cedar City, for Make-A-Wish.

Mar 08, 2017

The Place talks to Wish Kid Chase

Fox13's The Place

Kabi Catalano, director of development, talks about the upcoming 2017 fundraiser gala for the Make-a-Wish Foundation and brought along Chase Noel, a Make-a-Wish kid who was able to get a new saxophone thanks to fundraising.

Mar 07, 2017

Student body raises over $1,500 for the Utah Make-A-Wish Foundation

The Daily Herald

Over $1500 dollars was raised today at Springville High’s Make-A-Wish Assembly. Make-A- Wish is an awesome organization that grants wishes to children who are born with critical conditions. This year, we have a wish recipient, Aleah Morris, attending the school.

Mar 01, 2017

Fresh Living Hosts Talk Gala with Jason Hewlett

KUTV's Fresh Living

The Evening of Wishes Gala is not your typical event. With live entertainment provided by Utah’s own Jason Hewlett, DJ Rob and Life of the Party Entertainment, it's an event you will not want to miss.

Feb 19, 2017

Wish Mom Shauna talks about experience on A Woman's View

KSL's A Woman's View

Wish Mom Shauna and her daughter Ricky talk with Wish Ambassador Pam Eichner and host Lindsay Aerts about the wish experience on A Woman's View radio show.


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  • He wished to go to Hawaii—specifically, to visit Pearl Harbor. Ryan’s mom said his joy throughout the trip was obvious. “Ryan did not stop smiling,” she said. “He just kept saying how lucky he was to have the opportunity to be there. He kept saying ‘I am one lucky kid’.” Read more about Ryan and his incredible experience in Hawaii!

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