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August 24, 2017
Green Day Tour Bus Restorations Revealed

On Monday, Aug. 21, Green Day stepped back into their original tour bus for the first time since 1994. The bus, known as the Bookmobile, was recently donated Wheels For Wishes, benefiting Make-A-Wish. When we received the Bookmobile, it was in its original condition – a little rusty and worse for wear. After all, it […]

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August 22, 2017
3 Events Make Dreams Come True In Pennsylvania And West Virginia

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 […]

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August 21, 2017
Illinois Takes Steps Toward Granting Wishes

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.

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August 9, 2017
Green Day Donates Original Tour Bus To Wheels For Wishes

Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Green Day donated their first ever tour bus to Car Donation Foundation d/b/a Wheels For Wishes, benefiting Make-A-Wish. The bus, affectionately known to Green Day fans as the bookmobile, took the band on its first year of touring. Now the bus will be on its way towards helping bay […]

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August 9, 2017
2017 FOG Gala And Rally Benefits Make-A-Wish

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. 

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August 8, 2017
Take The First Step In Making Wishes Come True

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.

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August 7, 2017
The Perfect Things For College Kids To Donate

Every year when August rolls around, kids are getting anxious to get back to school and see all their friends. For some, it is their freshman year of college and they are trying to figure out what they should bring to school and what should be left behind. A lot of the things that are […]

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August 7, 2017
Don't Miss Make-A-Wish San Diego's Wine And Wishes Event

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.

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August 4, 2017
Big Trucks And Golf, What More Do You Need?

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.

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August 3, 2017
Benefits Of Donating An Unused Seasonal Vehicle

Summer always seems to go by faster each year. We're already into August, which means that its time to think about your end-of-summer plans. Maybe you have one last boat, RV or motorcycle trip planned for the season. Or perhaps you haven't even took your seasonal vehicle out of the shed yet this summer. If […]

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August 2, 2017
Wisconsin Rev Your Engines And Tie Your Shoes, Get Ready For These Events Near You

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 […]

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July 21, 2017
11 Things You Can Do On A Budget To Make Your Parents Feel Appreciated

In 2016, Parents’ Day is celebrated on July 24. Like Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, Parents’ Day recognizes, uplifts and supports the important role of parents with a national day of celebration. With both Mother’s Day and Father’s Day occurring in the previous months, it might be difficult to plan a new and unique day with your parents. Don’t worry—if you do these 11 practical things for your parents, they will really feel appreciated. You don’t have to spend much to have a special day with your parents.

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July 20, 2017
4 Types Of Major Car Damage

Selling your old car and getting something new can be a long and tedious process. When you are looking for a new vehicle, whether it be new or used, check for these weather and environment damages before your buy. Flood Damage In the spring and summer, bad weather pops up all over the United States. […]

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July 20, 2017
Wishes On The Water Helps Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic

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 […]

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July 12, 2017
Two Ways To Help Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana This August

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.  

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July 11, 2017
What Parts Of A Vehicle Are Recycled?

There are so many different types of products that can be recycled that most people don’t know about. When you donate your car it either gets recycled or sent to auction, allowing another person to be able to reuse it instead of putting a new car on the road. The metal isn’t the only thing […]

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July 4, 2017
Donate Your Car This Independence Day

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. 

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June 30, 2017
Donating Your Old Car vs Scrapping It

When you have an older car with too many problems to fix, you are often stuck with a tough decision. Is it better to try selling the car or fix it up so you can continue driving it? Or is it better to just scrap it in order to get rid of it quickly? There […]

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June 28, 2017
Join The 30th Annual Wish-A-Mile Bicycle Tour

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, […]

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June 26, 2017
Beautiful State Parks You Probably Never Knew Existed

There are gorgeous state parks all over the United States. If you’re planning a trip and don’t want to go somewhere that is going to be packed with tourists, here are some amazing hidden state parks: Arizona When you think of Arizona what is the first thing that comes to mind? Most people would say […]

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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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