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November 07, 2014

InterContinental Miami Make-A-Wish Ball Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Miami’s charity season officially launched on Saturday, November 1st as the 20th Annual InterContinental® Miami Make-A-Wish Ball welcomed 900 guests to its “Oz Reimagined”-themed gala. The glamorous celebration, which featured a performance by legendary superstar Diana Ross and a return appearance by actress/filmmaker Gabrielle Anwar as celebrity emcee and auctioneer, raised a record $2.5 million to grant wishes.

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October 08, 2014

Annual Donor Celebration 2014

Following a donor appreciation event that reflected on a year in which it granted a wish for a sick child every 16 hours, Make-A-Wish Southern Florida looked to the future with the announcement of officers that will lead its Board of Directors during the 2014-15 fiscal year

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June 05, 2014

Striker Boy Saves South Florida

Make-A-Wish Southern Florida will grant a local child’s wish to be a superhero. Jaylen Hyde, a nine-year-old with leukemia from Coral Springs, will be transformed into “Striker Boy” and save South Florida from the dastardly deeds of “Sneaky Pete.”

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February 03, 2014

Wishmaker's Ball A Huge Success

The Wishmaker's Ball was a huge success, raising funds to grant the wishes of local children with life-threatening medical conditions.

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January 21, 2014

Walk For Wishes Broward Media Advisory

The 5th Annual Walk For Wishes® 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, February 8 at Markham Park is a great way for everyone to help grant children's wishes.

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