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 […]
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! […]
On Nov. 19, come out to the Portland Art Museum (1219 SW Park Ave.) for Make-A-Wish Oregon's annual Wish Ball. The evening will be filled with fun and entertainment from start to finish and you'll come away with a great feeling knowing you helped make the event a success.
September 5 is International Day of Charity! The world is full of incredible charities, benefiting many important causes. Some accept monetary donations, some accept volunteer time and some accept items to support them. If you are looking to make a difference this International Day of Charity, it can be hard to know how and where […]
Did you know that September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month? Each year, more than 15,000 children under the age of 21 are diagnosed with cancer. A childhood cancer diagnosis is devastating to the entire family. Over the past few decades, research and treatments have improved significantly, increasing the childhood cancer survival rate to around 80 […]
Make-A-Wish Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia is giving you three ways to help make dreams come true in September. The Make Wishes Come True 5K Run and Walk, Wine and Wishes and Walk For Wishes are three fun-filled events that all raise funds to make dreams come true for local kids with critical illnesses. Whether […]
Make-A-Wish Illinois is stepping into Elk Grove Village and Champaign this September. These two Walk and Run for Wishes events are helping to turn a fun activity into wishes for local children with critical illnesses. Learn more about Walk and Run for Wishes Chicagoland and Champaign by reading the event details.
This September, the Ferrari Owners Group (FOG) is delivering two fun charity events to San Francisco. Both the FOG Charity Gala 2016 and the FOG Rally 2016 will greatly benefit Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area. These important funds go toward granting wishes to local children with critical illnesses. These brilliant events intend to showcase the impact that the FOG has on Make-A-Wish and local wish kids.
Step out Sept. 18 full of joy knowing you are making wishes come true for wish kids in Metro New York. Walk For Wishes is one event that is fun if you go by yourself or with a large group. It will take place at Eisenhower Park, in New York. The walk's total length is a 5k; if you would like to bring your kids, it won’t be too far for them to walk.
If you’re looking for a fun night out this July, then what could be more fantastic than wine and wishes? You can help to make wishes come true for children battling critical illnesses simply by attending a fun evening out at Make-A-Wish San Diego’s Wine and Wishes event on Sunday, July 26. Guests will enjoy a premier wine and food tasting event, all to grant wishes for kids living in areas like San Diego, Escondido, Carlsbad, Chula Vista and Oceanside.
Last year, Make-A-Wish Connecticut's "Wishes On Wheels" raised more than $90,000 to grant more than 10 wishes to children with critical illnesses. This year's event, on Sunday, Sept. 14, will aim to do just as well.
The Truck Convoy, now in its 15th year, has become an annual tradition that can't be missed. Many of the truck drivers volunteer to have wish families ride along with them during the convoy. The event starts at 9 a.m. at Rentschler Field in East Hartford. The trucks pull away from the stadium at 9:30 a.m. Make-A-Wish families are invited to join the Truck Convoy and enjoy activities, prize drawings and a carnival-like atmosphere.
The Truck Convoy is done at 10:30 a.m., but that's when more fun starts. There will be entertainment from Done Mama Proud and branded, a trophy ceremony and a visit from "Thrasher" the monster truck. There will be a Harley-Davidson raffle to wrap up the event at 3 p.m.
Do you live in the Wisconsin area? If so you will want to check out these amazing events coming to you in September and August. All the proceeds from these events will benefit Make-A-Wish Wisconsin. August If you’re looking to party or just have a nice walk with friends and family, these two events are […]
Residents of the Annapolis, Md. area have a great opportunity to help Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic this August. On Aug. 24, you can attend Wishes on the Water, an evening event that includes dancing, dinner, drinks and a view of the Chesapeake Bay. The proceeds from the event help Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic grant more wishes for kids facing […]
If you’re looking for ways to give back to Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana this August, we have two great ideas for you. Aug. 14 will be the BIG Wish Gala in Kentucky and Aug. 16 will be the NEO Comic Con Charity Raffle in Ohio. Both events will benefit Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana.
If you have an unwanted vehicle taking up space in your garage, driveway, shed, or other storage space, you can donate your car and let it become a wish for a child with a critical illness. This Independence Day, celebrate the great feeling of knowing that your donated vehicle will help to grant the wish of a local child in your community. Donate your car to Wheels For Wishes, benefiting Make-A-Wish, and help to bring hope, strength, and joy into the lives of children who need it most.
Each year more than 1,000 cyclists and volunteers participate in the Wish-A-Mile event, Make-A-Wish Michigan’s single largest fundraising event. On July 27-30, you can be a part of this year’s event. Wish-A-Mile, or “WAM,” is a 300-mile three-day cycling tour across the state of Michigan. Participants can also choose to do a one-day cycling tour, […]
This year, the longest day of the year, June 21, lands on a Wednesday. Despite the Summer Solstice landing on a work day, you still have plenty of time to enjoy the outdoors on this extra special day. The longest day of the year is the perfect time to do something different, so here are […]
On July 13, Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana is hosting its first ever nighttime Walk For Wishes. Usually Walk For Wishes events take place on weekend mornings, making this event a little different. Participants can head to Sawyer Point right after work on Thursday evening for the walk. The Walk For Wishes is a great […]
It can be quite difficult to shop for Dad on Father’s Day. Whether you are looking to make a big purchase for Dad or you are making him something by hand, here are 17 gift ideas that will ensure a great Father’s Day for your family. Big Gifts TV: Few things excite dads more than […]
If you live in North Dakota, there are three fun ways to help grant wishes this July and they all involve cars. The 3rd Annual Bike and Classic Car Run is July 8 and the Thunder Road Wish Rally is taking place with a vintage car show and more on July 18. The third way […]