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A New Appreciation

October 2016

I’ll be honest, when I first joined the Make-A-Wish® team I didn’t know a lot about the organization. I had a feeling that it was a good cause, but I wasn’t really passionate about it.

 

Make-A-Wish® Eastern Ontario has planned the ultimate girls' day for Fatima

October 2016

October 26, 2016, OTTAWA –  In many ways Fatima is like any 16-year-old girl. She loves to draw, take photos, shop, and watch movies.

However, Fatima is struggling with a life-threatening lung condition, making it difficult for her to travel - something Fatima would very much like to do.

Looking Forward to the School Year

September 2016

The Students for Wishes group at Queen's University is excited about the year ahead.

Make-A-Wish Unveils Unique Playhouse for Eastern Ontario Boy Living with Life-Threatening Medical Condition

August 2016

Aug. 24, 2016, TORONTO – On Aug. 19, Make-A-Wish® Eastern Ontario, together with Charmed Playhouses, granted a very special backyard wish for nine-year-old Kael.

Incredible Journey (A True Story)

August 2016

Hari Vijay is an incredible woman who came from humble beginnings. Thanks to her resilience, and her dedication to pursuing an education, Hari escaped a life of poverty to become an internationally recognized award-winning scientist who holds five patents.

Quebec Man Cycles and Runs 6,200 Kilometres Across Canada in Support of Make-A-Wish®

August 2016

August 9, 2016, TORONTO – Sheraz Asghar is no stranger to extreme physical challenges or adventure races, hence his latest quest to cycle and run 6,200 kilometres across the country in support of his charity of choice, Make-A-Wish®.

Royal Canadian Circus Holding Benefit Show for Make-A-Wish® Eastern Ontario

July 2016

August 12th show will help grant wishes for local children

July 25th, 2016 - OTTAWA, ON - The all new Royal Canadian Circus SPECTAC!TM will open with a free show at 4pm, Friday August 12th, 2016 at the R.C.G.T. parking lot under the Big Top with all proceeds (by donation) going to Make-A-Wish Eastern Ontario.
Make-A-Wish® Canada announces 2016 national Rope for Hope fundraising contest: Winner to receive trip for two to London, England, courtesy of Monograms and WestJet

July 2016

July 7, 2016, TORONTO – Participants across Canada that register for Make-A-Wish®Rope for Hope, Presented by Canadian Western Bank, this year and raise $3,000 or more before Oct. 31, will be entered in a draw to win a one-week vacation for two to London, England.

That Million Dollar Question

May 2016

There is a common question asked by newcomers to this adventure of parenting and it is asked in a variety of ways:

 

When will I know what my child will be like?

At what point, did you know how severe your child would be?

My daughter can hold her head up, does this mean she won’t be as severe as your child?

I am terrified that our son won’t be able to do anything. What signs will tell me how bad things are?

 

Make-A-Wish® Celebrates Those That Make Wishes Possible on World Wish Day®

April 2016

Join the global celebration of thanks by sharing your #WorldWishDay message on social media

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