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August 24, 2018
Celebrate Halloween At The Brew & Boo Bash In Pittsburgh

The end of October is near and that means it’s time to get your costumes planned out for all the great parties that happen. Not for the kids – for you. Halloween isn’t for kids at the Make-A-Wish Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia Boo & Brew Bash. Make-A-Wish supporters age 21 and older are encouraged to get creative with their costume, grab a group of friends and take part in a special Halloween pub crawl in Pittsburgh’s Shadyside neighborhood.

Registration is $30 before the event and $35 at the door, which gets you free special Halloween beers and treats from 6-10 p.m. at Bites and Brews, Harris Grill, Steel Cactus, the William Penn Tavern and Shady Grove. There’s also an after party at The Elbow Room from 10 p.m. to midnight with free food, a 50/50 Raffle, Chinese Auction, Costume Contest and more great prizes. The costume contest costs $5 per individual or group costume, and the winning costume gets tickets to a Pittsburgh Penguins game.

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August 24, 2018
Walk To Help Grant Wishes For South Carolina Kids

The Walk For Wishes Rock Hill on April 25 at Cherry Park is a community-wide fundraising effort to benefit Make-A-Wish South Carolina, as well as a celebration to grant the wishes of local children facing critical illnesses.

The walk starts at 10 a.m. with check-in at 9 a.m. and the opening ceremonies beginning at 9:45. The walk is a 5K, family-friendly event where you can walk as an individual, family or team to raise money for Make-A-Wish South Carolina. Forming a corporate or community walk team is easy and is guaranteed to be a fun and rewarding experience for your company or civic group. Gather your family for a fun-filled way to help the Make-A-Wish mission in the local community. The event is great for walkers of any age: Strollers, wheelchairs and wagons are all welcome!

Participants can fundraise for Make-A-Wish by using innovative online fundraising tools to manage their donations, as well as asking friends and family for their support.

Register For Walk For Wishes Today

Make-A-Wish South Carolina granted 156 wishes last year, the most ever in the chapter's 30-year history and has never turned a qualified child away – which makes events like Walk For Wishes all the more important. There is no cost to register for the event, and if you raise more than $100, you'll get a commemorative Walk For Wishes t-shirt. You can register online, as well as make a donation to support the event or an individual walker if you aren’t able to attend.

If you want to sponsor the event, there are several opportunities. 2015 Walk For Wishes Rock Hill Sponsorship Opportunities include: Presenting for $10,000; Star Of Joy for $2,500; and Star of Hope for $500. For sponsorship information, e-mail Maggie Nash or call her at 864-250-0702, ext. 109.

Walk For Wishes Kick-Off Party

For the first time ever, Make-A-Wish South Carolina is having a Kick-Off Party for the annual Walk For Wishes! The Kick-Off is on Thursday, March 19, at 6 p.m. at the Fort Mill YMCA. The party will allow participants to register for the walk, meet other team captains, and get fundraising tips and materials. There will be complimentary snacks and drinks, as well as fun games and activities for the kids to enjoy. There will even be a special surprise guest for you to meet! RSVP for the Kick-Off Party if you're interested in attending.

Can’t Make The Walk? You Can Still Help Make-A-Wish

There are ways you can help Make-A-Wish South Carolina, without going to the Walk For Wishes. One way is to donate airline miles to help send Wish Kids and their families on their wish trips. Another way is to donate an unwanted vehicle to Wheels For Wishes benefiting Make-A-Wish South Carolina. Donating a vehicle helps kids in Columbia, Charleston and throughout the Palmetto State. But it also saves you time and money that you would otherwise spend on getting rid of an unwanted vehicle. That unwanted vehicle will be transformed into a wish for a local child and gives you a great tax deduction at the same time. Wheels For Wishes is an IRS-registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and your donation is 100 percent tax deductible. Your car can make a wish come true!

To donate a vehicle to Wheels For Wishes, please call us at [chapter_phone], or fill out our easy online vehicle donation form. You will feel great about what your old car can do for a local child!

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August 24, 2018
4 Orange County Events For A Great Cause

If you'd like to support Make-A-Wish Orange County while enjoying a lobster dinner, comedy show, or kids' carnival you won’t want to miss the events coming up this August. Comedy For A Cause, the Lobsterfest at Newport Beach, the Dana Point Lobster Fest, and the Kaleido-Kids Mini Carnival are all can't-miss events that benefit Make-A-Wish Orange County. You're sure to have a great time at all of them, all while supporting a meaningful cause. 

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August 19, 2018
Help Make Wishes Come True For Ohio Kids At The Big Wish Gala

It’s easy to grant wishes and to benefit Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana! All you have to do is donate a car, truck, motorcycle, SUV, RV, or boat, and donate it to Wheels For Wishes, benefiting Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana. Wheels For Wishes helps to turn your old car into a wish for a local child. Your donation helps kids all over Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana.

Alternately, you can help grant wishes at the Big Wish Gala in Columbus on February 23rd, also benefiting your local Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana! The Big Wish Gala will grant wishes while also providing a fun night of cocktails, dinner, and a silent and live auction.

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August 17, 2018
Consider Auto Donation During The Holidays

If you’re looking to give back this holiday season but aren’t sure where or what you should do to help, we’ve got you covered. At Wheels For Wishes, we encourage everyone to give back to the communities that they live in to help make the world a better place. The holiday months can be a difficult time for many organizations and individuals, but it makes for the perfect time to give back and help to make a difference. If Make-A-Wish is an organization that you'd like to support over the holidays, then consider making an auto donation to Wheels For Wishes. 

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August 14, 2018
Grant Wishes During Arizona Gives Day

Do you want to be a part of Arizona’s most caring day of the year? You can and it’s so easy to do! We will give you a couple of different ways to help out during the most generous day of the year. Last year, Make-A-Wish Arizona granted 288 wishes, which was a new record for the Make-A-Wish Arizona Chapter! With your help, you can allow Make-A-Wish Arizona to grant even more wishes this year than last. 

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August 13, 2018
Ways To Bring Warmth To Your Community This Year

In much of the country, December is a very cold time of year. But it is especially cold for those who are experiencing homelessness. According to the Annual Homeless Assessment Report by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), 610,042 people were homeless in Jan. 2013. Of these people, more than 215,000 were living in unsheltered locations. The HUD also estimated that nearly one-quarter of the people experiencing homelessness were under the age of 18. These numbers were calculated by taking a single-night count, and the numbers may fluctuate from night to night or month to month.

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August 12, 2018
Support Make-A-Wish This Holiday Season

We are right in the midst of the holiday season, with shopping trips to and from the mall and family gatherings filling up most of our free time. Many people also use the holidays as a time for giving, volunteering, and helping those in need. However you plan to celebrate the season of giving, consider supporting Make-A-Wish. 

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August 2, 2018
Choose Car Donation For Giving Tuesday On Nov. 27

You have probably heard of Black Friday or Cyber Monday, but have you heard of Giving Tuesday? It’s not about looking for good deals on holiday shopping, fighting the crowds, or checking off your holiday shopping list. Dec. 2 is Giving Tuesday, a day dedicated to giving back. Consider car donation this Dec. 2, which is the perfect opportunity to give back to your community and make wishes come true for local children. 

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August 1, 2018
Grant Wishes For Ohio Kids At The Big Wish Gala

It’s easy to grant wishes and to benefit Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana! All you have to do is donate a car, truck, motorcycle, SUV, RV, or boat, and donate it to Wheels For Wishes, benefiting Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana. Wheels For Wishes helps to turn your old car into a wish for a local child. Your donation helps kids all over Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana.

Alternately, you can help grant wishes at the Big Wish Gala in Cincinnati tomorrow, March 2nd, also benefiting your local Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana! The Big Wish Gala will grant wishes while also providing a fun night of cocktails, dinner, and a silent auction.

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August 1, 2018
How You Can Help Kids With Cancer In September

September Is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Learn the facts on how you can help kids with cancer this September. 

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August 1, 2018
Donate Your Car Today In Honor Of Giving Tuesday

We’ve made it through Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday, but now it’s time for the most important day of them all – Giving Tuesday. While you may have overindulged on Thanksgiving dinner or spent too much of your hard-earned money on Black Friday or Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday is a time to give back and help others who may not be as fortunate. 

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April 11, 2018
You Won't Want To Miss The Make-A-Wish Illinois Wish Ball May 19

The Wish Ball is Make-A-Wish Illinois' premier fundraising event, raising more than $1 million each year to grant wishes across the state. Celebrity appearances, great food and an exciting auction make for a fun night, but what really makes the Wish Ball great is the kids whose lives can be filled with hope, strength and joy as a result! 

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April 7, 2018
Celebrating World Health Day The Right Way!

April 7 is World Health Day! This year the theme of World Health Day is “Health for All” and we can all do a little something to be healthier in our everyday lives! Staying healthy is a great way to stay positive, motivated and inspired! If you’re wondering how to spend your World Health Day this […]

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April 1, 2018
Attend A BIG Wish Gala For Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana

If you’re looking for ways to help your local Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, you’re in luck, and there are two places to get dressed up and get involved: The 2013 BIG Wish Gala and Auction in Cleveland or Indianapolis.

The Cleveland BIG Wish Gala takes place on at the Legends Club at the Cleveland Browns Stadium (100 Alfred Lerner Way) on Thursday, April 11. The Indianapolis BIG Wish Gala presented by Monarch Beverage and Pam and Joe Davis at the Marriott Downtown Indianapolis (350 West Maryland St.) on Wednesday, April 17. That event will again be hosted by NFL star Dallas Clark.

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February 14, 2018
Donate Your Car This Valentine’s Day To Benefit Kids

Valentine’s Day is a great time to show love. This year, on top of your usual plans, spread the joy of a valentine to local kids facing critical illnesses. If you have an unwanted car you’ve been looking to either sell or scrap, Wheels For Wishes has a way for you to make Valentine’s Day […]

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December 28, 2017
Your Top 3 Questions About Year-End Car Donations Answered

The end of the year is only a few days away, but there's still plenty of time to make your last minute car donation! If you planned on making a car donation this year but never got around to it, now is your chance to get that crossed off your list. 

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December 4, 2017
Musical Ways To Make Dreams Come True In Indiana And Ohio

Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana is giving you two chances to make dreams come true while listening to your favorite tunes. The 21st Annual 99.5 WZPL Request-A-Thon in Indiana and Christine’s Christmas Holiday Concert in Ohio give you an opportunity to make a life-changing donation to Make-A-Wish with the benefit of either hearing your favorite […]

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November 28, 2017
Consider Make-A-Wish Car Donation On Giving Tuesday

As the day after Thanksgiving, Black Friday, kicks off the shopping and spending spirit heading into the holiday season, Giving Tuesday starts the charitable season in the U.S. This year, on Nov. 28, you can join the Giving Tuesday movement by donating to charity. With so many great local charities and volunteering opportunities available you […]

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November 10, 2017
How To Celebrate Forget-Me-Not Day

No matter how far away you are from the ones you love you will never forget them. Whether you have friends or family who live far away or have lost loved ones; today is a great day to show how much they still mean to you. National Forget-Me-Not Day is a holiday meant to remind […]

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CDF also runs the following programs:
Wheels for Wishes benefiting Make-A-Wish®, Wheels for Wishes & Wellness benefiting local children's hospitals and charities, Vehicles for Veterans benefiting disabled veterans, and Animal Car Donation benefiting animal rescue organizations.

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