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Date

November 11, 2015

Syracuse girl’s wish to meet actress Peyton List comes true

Nine-year-old Sabrina Tredo-Jackman, of Syracuse, is a big fan of actress Peyton List, the star of such Disney Channel shows as “Jessie” and “BUNK’D.”

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Date

November 10, 2015

Macy’s kicks off annual Believe campaign in support of Make-A-Wish®

The magic of Macy’s Believe campaign returns for the eighth year to celebrate the season’s spirit of generosity and goodwill while benefitting Make-A-Wish.

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Date

November 06, 2015

SUNY Oswego “Slime Run/Walk for Wishes” set for Nov. 21

SUNY Oswego’s Alpha Phi Omega will host its first “Slime Run/Walk” to benefit Make-A-Wish Central New York and help raise funds for wishes!

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Date

November 05, 2015

Make-A-Wish® fundraiser features chance to win dinner with U.C. Hockey team

Calling all Utica College Hockey fans! The annual fundraiser for Make-A-Wish® Central New York is back and once again features a chance to win dinner with the team.

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Date

September 05, 2015

Oswego County teen is Make-A-Wish® Central New York’s 1,600th wish

Thirteen-year-old Rachelle Johnston, of Cleveland, NY, is a water park aficionado. When Make-A-Wish Central New York presented her with the opportunity to choose her one true wish, she didn’t hesitate - she was headed to the largest water park in the country!

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Date

August 25, 2015

Make-A-Wish® Central New York and Jewelers for Children grant Cortland County teen’s wish to visit Italy

Cameron, who has cystic fibrosis, traveled to Venice, Italy with his family for an unforgettable adventure in “the floating city.” While there, Cameron visited Doge’s Palace and St. Mark’s Cathedral, experienced a gondola ride, and went on an excursion to the Dolomites mountain range.

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Date

July 30, 2015

Cayuga County Teen’s Wish to Visit Hollywood Comes True

When the 15-year-old Weedsport resident connected with Make-A-Wish® for her one true wish, her choice was no surprise. Sydney was headed to Hollywood!

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Date

July 30, 2015

Tompkins County boy travels to St. Croix

When Raven was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and connected with Make-A-Wish, he knew without a doubt what his wish would be – he was headed to St. Croix.

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Date

June 18, 2015

Location

East Syracuse, NY

Boy Scout gives back to Make-A-Wish® Central New York for Eagle Scout Project

It is no easy task to become an Eagle Scout, a position to which many boy scouts aspire. To be eligible, scouts must amass 21 or more badges, write essays, get recommendations, and finally complete a service project to be considered.

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Date

April 10, 2015

Location

Binghamton, NY

Wish Kid Kalen Kulas to be featured at Southern Tier 5K Run/Walk for Wishes

Kalen Kulas of Port Crane will join runners, walkers and the Make-A-Wish® team at the 2015 Southern Tier 5K Run/Walk for Wishes.

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Date

March 18, 2015

Location

Ogdensburg, N.Y

St. Lawrence County boy’s Walt Disney World® wish comes true

Grant and his family traveled to Orlando, Fla. where they spent a week visiting Walt Disney World® and other theme parks.

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Date

March 05, 2015

Location

Mexico, NY

Mexico Teen's ATV Wish Comes True

Make-A-Wish® Central New York presented Alyssa David with a personalized Arctic Cat all-terrain vehicle (ATV).

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Date

February 20, 2015

Durhamville Girl’s Wish To Meet ‘Cake Boss’ Buddy Valastro Comes True

15-year-old Wish Kid Gracie Snyder, of Durhamville, got her one true wish – to meet the “Cake Boss.”

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Date

January 20, 2015

Make-A-Wish® Central New York kicks off 30th year of granting wishes

Make-A-Wish® Central New York, along with supporters, volunteers and wish families, gathered today at the nonprofit’s East Syracuse office for a press conference to officially kick off the organization's 30th year of granting wishes.

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5005 Campuswood Drive
East Syracuse, NY  13057

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