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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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November 3, 2017
Make-A-Wish Iowa Turns On The Festive Holiday Lights

Make-A-Wish is bringing the lights to Iowa with two awesome events this November. Tour De Lights and Jolly Holiday Lights are two chances to have fantastic family fun while helping to make dreams come true for local children facing critical illnesses. Whether you prefer running, biking or simply spectating through magical light displays, Make-A-Wish Iowa […]

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October 26, 2017
Trunk-Or-Treat Makes Dreams Come True For Local Kids

Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana is delivering a special treat to the Louisville, Ky. area. On the day before Halloween, you can support local kids through Make-A-Wish while having a fun-filled evening with a Halloween twist! This free event aims to raise support of the amazing mission of Make-A-Wish, so you can help by inviting […]

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October 26, 2017
Great Opportunities For A Night Out

There are two fantastic events happening in Boston, Mass. and Providence R.I. Whether you want to get dressed up or would like something a little more low-key, these two events are perfect for you. Wine And Wishes Don’t miss this awesome event-taking place at the University of Massachusetts Club, October 27 at 6 p.m. This […]

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October 3, 2017
Walk For Wishes To Make Dreams Come True For Local Kids

Walk For Wishes is stepping into Philadelphia and Susquehanna Valley to benefit Make-A-Wish! Local kids facing critical illnesses will get to live their dreams from the proceeds of these events! This October, you can either walk for wishes in Philadelphia on Oct. 8 or Susquehanna Valley on Oct. 29. If neither of those dates work […]

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October 1, 2017
National Consignment Day 2017

Today is national Consignment Day! It’s a great day to talk about how you can help the environment by buying used and recycling the old. Most people recycle their old car and don’t even realize it.  We all know how new cars have all the new gadgets, they’re clean and shiny. However, you can buy […]

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September 22, 2017
Perks Of A Car-Free Commute On World Carfree Day

The routine of commuting to work in your car every day can be a draining and stressful experience. World Carfree Day, Sept. 22, is the perfect day to try alternative commutes to work. To help you pick the alternative transportation right for you, we have presented some of the best perks of a car-free commute! […]

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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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