Feb 07, 2019
Great Bend Tribune
Eisenhower Elementary School students were asked to wear purple on Thursday for a special assembly, but they didn’t know it was a surprise for one of their classmates. Fifth-grader Owen Klug was brought front and center as representatives from the Make-A-Wish Foundation announced that the Klug family is headed to Disney World.
Feb 07, 2019
“The day-to-day struggles with sleep and seizures and illness and immobility and not being able to speak with us can be hard,” she said. "But we try to remain positive." It’s these types of challenges Klug said can be hard on the family. So, a few friends from Make-A-Wish Foundation decided to ease those struggles and come to Great Bend to surprise Owen with the help of Mickey Mouse.
Feb 01, 2019
The Make-A-Wish Foundation contacted Zei and her family last year to grant her wish while she was battling illness. This year, it was decided that the wish would be a bedroom makeover. Zei now gets to enjoy reading, resting and applying her glam makeup -- one of her favorite hobbies -- in a brand new bedroom.
Dec 28, 2018
OVERLAND PARK, KS (KCTV) -- While many children might ask Make-A-Wish for a trip to the beach or Walt Disney World, one Overland Park 7-year-old had something else in mind.
Dec 20, 2018
ST. LOUIS – Rapper and entertainer Nelly paid a surprise visit to SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital Thursday to spread goodwill and holiday cheer to the young patients.
Nov 21, 2018
TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - Drew Larison started getting sick early last year, at the age of 16. Doctors haven't been able to figure out what he's suffering from. Daily life is not easy for Drew, but recently his doctors contacted the Make-A-Wish Foundation's Missouri-Kansas branch to make his biggest wish come true.
Nov 16, 2018
As Batkid, Miles had a day of adventures in San Francisco, with thousands of residents coming together to help him live out his dream. Now, Make-A-Wish has published an update on the 10-year-old and says the 5th-grader is enjoying life as “a typical kid” with his two younger brothers.
Nov 07, 2018
GODDARD, Kan. (KAKE) - Eisenhower High School's annual students versus faculty dodgeball game ended victoriously for the students Wednesday. But the day's biggest winner was someone who wasn't even on the court.
Nov 02, 2018
EDMOND, Okla. - A group of Oklahoma middle school students transformed their school into Hogwarts Castle to help a classmate fighting a rare illness after doctors said he couldn't travel to Harry Potter World in Orlando for his Make-A-Wish trip.
Oct 23, 2018
When the Make-A-Wish Foundation found out about his dream to be a Ghostbuster, they recruited some local experts. With his proton pack strapped on and his ghost meter in hand, London joined the Sacramento Ghostbusters to hunt some spirits in Old Sacramento.