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Jan 31, 2014


Super Bowl Wish Comes True


For the past year and a half, 15-year-old Dillon Simmons from Estero has been fighting a battle against brain cancer. Because of his bravery, the Make a Wish Foundation is giving Dillon the trip of a lifetime, to the Super Bowl.

Dec 17, 2013

Benji's wish to have a customized aquarium

Benji's wish for an aquarium


Make-A-Wish Southern Florida granted a special wish for a Lehigh Acres 10-year-old boy, and it's something the community can enjoy.

Apr 04, 2013

Michael's Wish to Go Deep Sea Fishing

Michael's Wish is our 9,000th

NBC Miami

Michael wished to go deep sea fishing, marking the 9,000th wish in our history. Special thanks to Jose Wejebe Spanish Fly Memorial Foundation President Krissy Wejebe and Board Member Ken Davis and "Bad Habit" Captains Scott Keller & Duane Dozer.

Feb 25, 2013

Jack's Wish to Meet Ray Allen

Jack's Wish to meet Ray Allen

NBC Miami

13-year old Iowa teenager Jack Henry lives with cystic fibrosis. He fell in love with the game of basketball at a very young age. Thanks to a “special assist” from Make-A-Wish, Jack met his childhood idol: Miami Heat Guard Ray Allen.

Feb 02, 2013

Alyssa's Wish to Have a Sweet 16

Alyssa's Wish for a Sweet 16 Party

South Florida Times

A teenage girl battling sickle cell anemia got a candy-themed “Sweet 16” party to remember, thanks to Make-A-Wish Southern Florida.

Feb 02, 2013

Walk for Wishes Broward 2013

"Walk for Wishes" Broward Raises $150,000


Thirty children will have their wishes granted thanks to the “Walk for Wishes” 5K Walk/Run, recently held at Markham Park in Sunrise. More than 1,200 runners and walkers attended the 4th Annual event.

Jun 07, 2012

InterContinental Miami Make-A-Wish Ball Kickoff 2012

InterContinental Miami Make-A-Wish Ball Kick-Off event

Haute Living

InterContinental Miami hosted its annual Kickoff event in honor of the upcoming 18th Annual InterContinental Miami Make-A-Wish Ball. More than 200 philanthropists attended the exclusive gathering that celebrated 17 years of remarkable fundraising success.

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