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JetBlue Wish Flight Leaves a Lasting Impression

Editor’s note: Jimmy’s wish story was originally published to Wish Nation in November 2017. We caught up with Jimmy recently about how his wish transformed his life and the lives of others.

Jul 10, 2018

JetBlue Wish Flight Leaves a Lasting Impression

Editor’s note: Jimmy’s wish story was originally published to Wish Nation in November 2017. We caught up with Jimmy recently about how his wish transformed his life and the lives of others.

Wish to be Mermaid Proves the Impossible Is Possible

Neva wished to be a mermaid.
Neva has no problem telling people she’s a cancer survivor. “She’ll tell them she punched it in the face,” Neva’s mom, Abby, says with as much passion as her little girl exudes. Neva turns 6 years old this month. “People listen to her because she is so young. She actually holds a conversation about her cancer journey.”

Apr 18, 2018

Wish to be Mermaid Proves the Impossible Is Possible

Neva wished to be a mermaid.
Neva has no problem telling people she’s a cancer survivor. “She’ll tell them she punched it in the face,” Neva’s mom, Abby, says with as much passion as her little girl exudes. Neva turns 6 years old this month. “People listen to her because she is so young. She actually holds a conversation about her cancer journey.”

Hugs And Wishes: Wish Dad, Son Find Love in Wish Granter

Natalie was Austen's wish granter. She later married his dad, Brandon.
In honor of American Heart Month and Valentine’s Day, we give you #HugsAndWishes, a collection of love stories that started with Make-A-Wish. After all, the power of a wish lies in love. From the meticulous care of our wish granters to the devotion of wish families to the dedication of our valuable supporters, we are all striving toward one goal: To grant life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses.

Feb 14, 2018

Hugs And Wishes: Wish Dad, Son Find Love in Wish Granter

Natalie was Austen's wish granter. She later married his dad, Brandon.
In honor of American Heart Month and Valentine’s Day, we give you #HugsAndWishes, a collection of love stories that started with Make-A-Wish. After all, the power of a wish lies in love. From the meticulous care of our wish granters to the devotion of wish families to the dedication of our valuable supporters, we are all striving toward one goal: To grant life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses.

Reflections for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

How to Help Kids Cope With Their Sibling’s Hospital Stays
Two years ago this month, my family was adjusting to life with two boys under the age of two. Liam was 22 months old and Colin was two months old. I was in the last week of my 12-week maternity leave, and life was good. We were so very tired and so very happy.

Sep 23, 2016

Reflections for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

How to Help Kids Cope With Their Sibling’s Hospital Stays
Two years ago this month, my family was adjusting to life with two boys under the age of two. Liam was 22 months old and Colin was two months old. I was in the last week of my 12-week maternity leave, and life was good. We were so very tired and so very happy.

Tribute to a Friendship Forged Through Cancer

Haley, Macy's, Lauren, Believe
“I wish we could've met under different circumstances (not being diagnosed with cancer) but I would not change a single thing, even being diagnosed with cancer, if it meant not having your beautiful light in my life.”

Feb 24, 2016

Tribute to a Friendship Forged Through Cancer

Haley, Macy's, Lauren, Believe
“I wish we could've met under different circumstances (not being diagnosed with cancer) but I would not change a single thing, even being diagnosed with cancer, if it meant not having your beautiful light in my life.”

Feb 19, 2016

The Odd Sensations of Cancer Treatments

Make-A-Wish Brazil volunteers
Today’s guest blogger overcame cancer, and he has some enlightening observations about his treatments. Andres concludes our series about the unexpected aspects of fighting a serious illness by shedding some light on the physical sensations of cancer treatments. Volunteers and supporters granted his wish to attend the 2014 World Cup. Andres is now a student at University of Miami.

Feb 19, 2016

The Odd Sensations of Cancer Treatments

Make-A-Wish Brazil volunteers
Today’s guest blogger overcame cancer, and he has some enlightening observations about his treatments. Andres concludes our series about the unexpected aspects of fighting a serious illness by shedding some light on the physical sensations of cancer treatments. Volunteers and supporters granted his wish to attend the 2014 World Cup. Andres is now a student at University of Miami.

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