Make-A-Wish Launches Wishes Need Stars Like You in Conjunction with 40th Anniversary

On the 40th anniversary of the wish that inspired the founding of Make-A-Wish, the organization that grants life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses worldwide. After 40 years of wish granting, Make-A-Wish has proven time and time again that light can shine in even the darkest and most uncertain times. Make-A-Wish remains committed to delivering hope to wish kids and their families despite facing an unprecedented number of wishes waiting to be granted. As a result, Make-A-Wish is using April 29, recognized annually as World Wish Day, to launch Wishes…

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Make-A-Wish launches STARboard

Make-A-Wish have always strived to be a child-led charity and we’re now well and truly putting young people at the beating heart of our activities by setting up STARboard, our very own committee of Children and Young people. In setting up STARboard, each child’s wish will form the foundation of our organisation. By giving children a voice, they will fundamentally shape the way we work, inform the charity’s decisions and guide us in the right direction. The creation of STARboard is part of our mission to ensure every wish has…

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The Walt Disney Company and Make-A-Wish® Launch #FriendLikeMe Challenge with Will Smith in Celebration of Studio’s Upcoming Release “Aladdin”

The Walt Disney Company and Make-A-Wish® launched the #FriendLikeMe Challenge today – World Wish Day® – to celebrate the May 24, 2019 release of the studio’s much anticipated new movie, “Aladdin.” Movie tickets are on sale now. The #FriendLikeMe Challenge is part of a global cause marketing campaign supported by two Make-A-Wish wish granters, Disney and Will Smith. The actor/recording artist, who stars in Disney’s “Aladdin” as the wish-granting Genie, encourages fans and celebrities to participate in the campaign and help show the world: Where there’s a wish, there’s a…

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Make-A-Wish® Announces Global Celebration of Wish Alumni with World Wish Day® Campaign

Make-A-Wish® – the global organization that creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses – will celebrate World Wish Day on April 29, the 39th anniversary of the wish for then-7-year-old Chris Greicius that inspired the founding of the organization. World Wish Day® celebrates the hundreds of thousands of life-changing wishes that have been granted – and the thousands of wishes still to come. In preparation for the milestone day, Make-A-Wish is launching a month-long World Wish Day campaign with the theme: “Where there’s a wish, there’s a way.” Throughout…

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The Walt Disney Company and Make-A-Wish® Invite Fans to “Share Your Ears” to Help Grant Wishes in Celebration of 90 Years of Mickey Mouse

The Walt Disney Company today launched its 2018 Share Your Ears campaign, benefiting Make-A-Wish. The campaign kicked off during Mickey’s 90th Spectacular on ABC tonight with a segment from Robin Roberts, award-winning broadcaster and co-anchor of ABC’s Good Morning America, on the significance of wish granting. The elegant affair featured star-studded musical performances and moving tributes in celebration of 90 years of Mickey Mouse. For the third year in a row, Disney is supporting Make-A-Wish by inviting fans to share their ears on social media to grant more wishes. From now…

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