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Sep 29, 2014

Wine, Women & Shoes

'Wine, Women & Shoes' Raises More Than $80K for Make-A-Wish

ABC30 Action News

Imagine a day when guys pamper the ladies while they shop and sip wine. Hundreds of ladies here in the Valley had their wishes come true.

Apr 29, 2013

James goes to the Kennedy Space Center.

Fresno Boy with Dystrophy Gets Dream Trip to Space Center

The Fresno Bee

James Banda is like many other little 5-year-old boys - a handful for his parents and an excitable ball of unceasing energy. For now.

Mar 02, 2013

Catherine Anspach at February Chamber luncheon.

Make-A-Wish at Chamber Luncheon

The Loop Online

Recently I had the pleasure of interviewing a woman who is part of an organization we all know by name but may have some misconceptions about.

Feb 13, 2013


Toyota Dealers Partner with Make-A-Wish

Now through the end of 2013, customers are encouraged to donate $10 to Make-A-Wish at their local Northern California and Central Valley dealerships in exchange for a $20 voucher towards a future service or installed Toyota accessory.

Dec 28, 2012

Davie-Anna goes to Disneyland.

For a Cause: Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central California

Bakersfield Life

Three-year-old Davie-Anna Carmona wished to go to Disneyland. So when Make-A-Wish Foundation came to take her in early December, she was "terribly excited to go," grandmother Maria Carmona said.

Jan 11, 2012

Max wished to blow up a building.

Clovis Boy's Wish Makes a Wonderful Explosion


A young Clovis boy is the Central Valley's latest Make a Wish recipient. After a fight with cancer that lasted more than year, he got to blow something up.

Latest Status Update

  • Text: Since 2012, our friends at Dave & Buster's have been transforming the lives of amazing kids who battle critical illnesses, like Penelope. Through May 6, you can help grant even more life-changing wishes by rounding-up your food/bar bill at Dave & Buster’s or by purchasing a wish star starting at $1. In return, you’ll earn $10 in free game play (w/$10 game play purchase)! Learn more about this promotion and other ways that Dave & Buster's supports Make-A-Wish:

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