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September 12, 2012

546 wishes granted in 2011-2012 campaign

546 local children had wishes come true during a recent 12-month period, thanks to Make-A-Wish Southern Florida and its legion of referral sources, donors and volunteers. The number is the most wishes ever granted in one by the organization.

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June 18, 2012

Community helps make wishes come true

I’m excited to share the success of “Make-A-Wish Month,” a recent initiative that will enable 38 local kids to make a wish. This is not done to pat ourselves on the back, but to spotlight how the South Florida community came together to help sick kids.

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May 01, 2012

TooJay's 'gives back' through Make-A-Wish®

TooJay’s Gourmet Deli has partnered with two Make-A-Wish chapters in Florida and has committed $120,000 so that kids who have life-threatening medical conditions can make a wish and have it come true.

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March 16, 2012

Make-A-Wish® child acts out his wish experience

Make-A-Wish Southern Florida recently partnered with Telemundo to grant 13-year-old Alfredo’s wish to become an actor. He lived the full Telemundo experience including a visit to their Miami studios and a role in a scene, recorded especially for him.

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March 09, 2012

Hawaii wish comes true for Fort Lauderdale child

UnitedHealthcare sponsored 12-year-old Jessica’s wish to go to Hawaii through its national alliance with Make-A-Wish America. As part of a renewed 3-year, $3 million alliance, each Make-A-Wish chapter is eligible to receive wish-granting funds

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Richard Kelly
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4491 S State Road 7 Suite 201
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