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2017 Registration Now Open for Make-A-Wish Rope for Hope, Presented by Canadian Western Bank

January 2017

Top fundraisers will have a chance to win an exotic trip to Costa Rica


Jan. 12, 2017, TORONTO – Are you interested in making an adventurous resolution this year that makes a difference in your community? This is the event for you! Take on an extraordinary challenge and register for Make-A-Wish®Rope for Hope, Presented by Canadian Western Bank, the national signature fundraising event for Make-A-Wish® Canada.  

Most Inspiring Act of Kindness Award: Tysen Lefebvre

December 2016

At Make-A-Wish® we are motivated to do everything we can to bring joy into the lives of children living with life-threatening medical conditions. We are thrilled when families send us photos from their wish trips; of their children enjoying their new room makeovers; or of them playing with toys from their shopping sprees. Seeing children smile again after their lives have been disrupted by critical illnesses is truly priceless.

Make-A-Wish® Rope for Hope, Presented by Canadian Western Bank, raises more than $1.4 million to grant wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions

November 2016

More than 600 people, including former wish recipients and their families, rappelled from iconic city buildings across Canada in support of Make-A-Wish®

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.