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Former Make-A-Wish® Recipient Wins Canadian Living Me to We Award

September 2015

Sept. 3, 2015, TORONTO – Make-A-Wish® Eastern Ontario wish recipient, Tysen, 15, has received a Canadian Living Me to We Award (In the Community category) for his pursuit to raise $1 million to help grant the wishes of other children living with life-threatening medical conditions.


Make-A-Wish Rope for Hope Rappeller Gets A Huge Surprise

May 2015


May 11, 2015 -- Alyssa was excited to rappel as part of Make-A-Wish® Eastern Ontario's Rope for Hope event, but had no idea that a huge surprise would be waiting for her at the bottom.


Her boyfriend Andy was prepared with a proposal that made her journey from the roof of the Courtyard by Marriott Ottawa East even more exciting.


Vote for Tysen in the Canadian Living Me to We Awards!

April 2015

Tysen and his Mission to a Million in support of Make-A-Wish® is a finalist in the In the Community category. Cast your vote online to help him win!

La simple joie de jouer - LeDroit

March 2015


Wish child Sacha, 11, cerebral palsy and epilepsy, experienced the joy of having fun on a playground during his wish trip to Florida. It was the one and only time Sacha had access to an accessible playground during his short life.


Sacha's experience has inspired a campaign to bring playgrounds with facilities for disabled children to Ottawa. Denis Gratton of LeDroit covers this story of Sacha's legacy. 


Make-A-Wish Child Gets Royal Treatment at Miranda's Princess Ball

March 2015

March 2, 2015 - A very special wish came true for a little girl yesterday. Miranda, 4, who suffers from Kostmann Syndrome, wished to be a princess for a day. Make-A-Wish Eastern Ontario teamed up with the Fairmont Chateau Laurier, Fetes en Boites, and many other local businesses and community members who donated their time and services to throw Miranda an inagural Princess Ball to remember.


Tysen Featured on CTV Ottawa's Amazing People

February 2015

Tysen's Mission to a Million was featured on CTV Ottawa for his outstanding work in support of Make-A-Wish Eastern Ontario.

Make-A-Wish® Rope for Hope Welcomes Canadian Western Bank as National Presenting Sponsor

February 2015

Make-A-Wish®Rope for Hope Welcomes Canadian Western Bank as National Presenting Sponsor


Justice Gets a Special Wish from The Brick

December 2014

The whole team at The Brick went above and beyond to make Justice's wish amazing.

Something Old Something New shoppers in Iroquois support Make-A-Wish Eastern Ontario

November 2014

Laurie, a second-hand store owner, did something wonderful with just a glass jar.

Tysen's Mission to a Million Raises $200K in One Year

October 2014

Local teen raised money for Make-A-Wish® that will help grant 20 wishes 


Wednesday October 29th, 2014 will mark one year since 14- year-old Tysen Lefebvre launched his Mission To A Million in support of Make-A-Wish® Eastern Ontario.  


Tysen's goal is to raise $1 million in order to help grant wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions.