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Young Cancer Survivor Turns Into WWII Soldier For His Own Movie, Thanks To Make-A-Wish

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.10.2014 | Good News

This little boy who overcame cancer saw his dreams come true on the big screen. The Make-A-Wish Foundation helped make Jacob Angel, 7, of North Ho...

An Interview With Make-A-Wish President & CEO David Williams

Ann Paisley Chandler | Posted 10.24.2014 | Impact
Ann Paisley Chandler

David A. Williams President & Chief Executive Officer As president and chief executive officer, David Williams leads the national staff and 62 chap...

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The Huffington Post | Amory Blaine | Posted 10.02.2014 | Training

Mandy Colten said she usually eats clean. So you can imagine why consuming 5,000-6,000 calories a day on all things fried, sweet and savory at the Min...

This Dreamlike Flock Of Rainbow Sheep Actually Exists

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.01.2014 | Arts

Every once and a while, an image captured from reality is even more beautiful and bizarre than a lucid dream. (Or, we'll add, an admirably photoshoppe...

Young Girl Meets Unicorn, And It's Just Beautifully Innocent

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.14.2014 | Good News

When the Make-A-Wish Foundation learned that 6-year-old Addison believed unicorns roamed the rain forests of Hawaii, a grand fairytale began. Addis...

Patrick Stewart Surprises Trekkie Who Has Life-Threatening Illness With Out-Of-This-World Visit

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.12.2014 | Good News

Patrick Stewart channeled the heroism of Captain Picard when he surprised this little Trekkie. Dawn Garrigus of Statesboro, Georgia, is an 11-year-...

Minnesota Woman Chows Down 93 Different State Fair Foods For Make-A-Wish Foundation

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 09.02.2014 | Impact

Mandy Colten said she usually eats clean. So you can imagine why consuming 5,000-6,000 calories a day on all things fried, sweet and savory at the Min...

How a Trip to The Museum Changed My Life

Kalyani Sharma | Posted 11.02.2014 | College
Kalyani Sharma

At the end of the day, I was ashamed at the fact that I originally saw the afternoon as an obligation, when it ultimately proved to be a privilege and an uplifting experience.

Make-A-Wish Turns Boy With Leukemia Into Godzilla, Starring In His Own Movie

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.17.2014 | Good News

Chicago is breeding a Batkid of its own, but this time, it's in the form of a green, fire-breathing dragon named, "Madzilla." The Illinois Make-A-W...

Family On Make-A-Wish Tour Survives Scary Helicopter Landing

AP | Posted 06.18.2014 | Impact

HONOLULU (AP) — An Illinois family of six making a Make-A-Wish trip to Maui is safe after a hard helicopter landing. KHON-TV (http://bit.ly/1oGiMvo...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: "The Other Side" of Madi Diaz; "Wishing" with Charlie Scopoletti

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.16.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Last year, Madi Diaz packed up all of her stuff, left Nashville , and drove to Los Angeles. The singer/songwriter arrived five days later but seemed t...

Senate Sends Obama Childhood Cancer Research Bill

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 03.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has passed Republican-backed legislation to repeal taxpayer funding for political conventions. Instead, $126 million ov...

Snowboarding Icon Grants Wish

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 05.18.2014 | Sports

There's a good chance almost any of the world's top snowboarders would've said 'yes' to Myles Beute. But the ninth grader from Michigan, undergoing m...

Surfing Dog Grants Wish For Teen With Brain Cancer

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 02.22.2014 | Good News

A Florida teen with terminal brain cancer recently had one of his dreams come true, thanks to a surfing dog named Ricochet. Last July, when 15-year...

10-Year Old Cancer Patient Brings Soup to the Hungry and Homeless

William Lambers | Posted 11.16.2014 | Impact
William Lambers

It's love that can help those in time of suffering whether it's cancer, hunger or homelessness. Natalia wants everyone to share her recipe and her compassion.

BatKid Inspires Yet Another Heroic Deed... Couple Picks Up The $105,000 Tab

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.25.2014 | Good News

The infectious goodwill inspired by Batkid -- the little cancer survivor who captured hearts the world over -- is still spreading months later. Ph...

Beyonce Grants Final Wish To Dying Girl With Duet That Will Make Your Heart Sing

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact

Not that you needed another reason to adore Beyonce, but here goes. When Taylon Davis, 12, learned that she had an inoperable brain tumor, she ...

Granting Wishes vs. Curing Disease: Which Wins Your Donation?

www.washingtonpost.com | Posted 12.20.2013 | Impact

You’d have to be a real spoilsport not to feel good about Batkid. If the sight of 20,000 people joining in last month to help the Make-A-Wish Founda...

A Dad Sounds Off on Why the BatKid Was Important

Rob Watson | Posted 02.04.2014 | San Francisco
Rob Watson

For Miles, it was a great day. For those of us in its midst it was a necessity. We needed to know it could happen. We needed to know that the possibility of making it and other impossible dreams happen is within our grasp. It was a journey that rescued us from cynicism and took us into a community of hope.

"Batkid" Saves More Than San Francisco

Clinton J. Moyer | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Clinton J. Moyer

When thousands of volunteers came together in San Francisco to realize -- literally -- the dream of five-year-old leukemia survivor and "Batkid" Miles Scott, it sent a ripple of joy around the world that made us all smile. Or at least it should have.

This Elaborate Make-A-Wish Foundation Scheme Will Make You Believe In Miracles

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 11.14.2013 | Good News

In his battle against leukemia, five-year-old Miles finds inspiration in the strength of superheroes -- Batman, in particular. Next month, all of San ...

Adam Lambert Talks Miami, Rock Gods, Juicing and Being in Need of a Good Book

Tara Solomon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami
Tara Solomon

We predict plenty of screaming when glam-rock singer Adam Lambert hits the stage for a 40-minute concert at the 19th Annual InterContinental® Miami Make-A-Wish Ball, being held Saturday, November 2.

Megan Griffo

The Story Of Make-A-Wish's First Wish Kid Will Stay With You Forever

HuffingtonPost.com | Megan Griffo | Posted 11.01.2013 | Good News

The story of a 7-year-old boy named Bopsy has been told countless times before. It's been forwarded in email chains, posted on Facebook, retold in ...

14 Years Later, Make-A-Wish Kid Still Finds Strength In 'Superpowers'

Posted 08.21.2013 | Impact

Fourteen years after saving his city’s beloved fountain, Michael Lucco still finds strength in his superhero moment. When Lucco was 6 years old a...

This Student's Tireless Passion For Giving Back Will Inspire You Today

Posted 08.21.2013 | Impact

As a high school student on Long Island, Guy Viner was highly accomplished, the kind of kid everyone could see was headed for a certain kind of succes...