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Apr 01, 2018

Funko Opens Its Doors to Local Wish Kid

Herald Net

With all the shopping zeal a preteen girl could muster, Jayla dashed through Funko’s headquarters in downtown Everett.

Mar 27, 2018

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Thank You Bristol-Myers Squibb For Transforming Lives

Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) and Make-A-Wish share a deep commitment to providing emotional support for patients and their families. Thank you, BMS! Your gift to Make-A-Wish in 2018 does more than bring joy to children with cancer. You help us give them an edge in conquering their illnesses.

Read more about Bristol-Myers Squibb and their mission at

Mar 12, 2018

Missouri S&T Helps Zackries Wish Come True

Missouri S&T

Missouri S&T Athletics hosted wish kid Zackrie for a special day on campus. The day ended with Zackrie finding out that his heartfelt wish is coming true!

Jan 22, 2018

Local girl continues battle with cancer

TaShayla is no stranger to surprises, as she discovered at just 15-year-old that she was battling Osteosarcoma, an aggressive form of bone cancer that was taking over her left arm.

Jan 22, 2018

Francis Howell Students Grant Wish of A Lifetime

This past Friday night, Francis Howell held its annual "Swishes for Wishes" game. It's an event that is planned by the school's Kids For Wish Kids club.

Jan 13, 2018

Make-A-Wish Grants Boy Shopping Spree for Birthday

10-year-old Jacob got a surprise for his upcoming birthday Friday before he heads to the St. Jude’s Children's Research hospital in Memphis on Monday.

Nov 16, 2017

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra grants local 8-year-old's wish


The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra (SLSO) teamed up with Make-A-Wish Foundation to grant a young girl’s wish of experiencing an SLSO concert

Nov 16, 2017

SLSO and Make-A Wish Missouri Team to Grant Faith’s Wish

St. Louis Symphony

The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and Make-A-Wish Missouri teamed to make a young girl’s wish come true in October.

Nov 16, 2017

Little Girl’s Symphony Wish Granted

CBS St. Louis

Make-a-Wish Missouri and the symphony recently made an 8-year-old girl’s wish come true.

Nov 16, 2017

Make-A-Wish Missouri and SLSO Team To Grant Faith's Wish

Broadway World St. Louis

The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and Make-A-Wish Missouri teamed to make a young girl's wish come true in October.

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