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Jan 28, 2015

Make-A-Wish CNY 30th Anniversary

CNY Make-A-Wish celebrates 30 years of granting wishes

Eagle News Online

After granting more than 1,500 wishes, the Central New York chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation celebrated its 30th year anniversary at an event on Jan. 20 at the chapter’s office in East Syracuse.

Jan 21, 2015

30th Anniversary Kick Off

Make-A-Wish Kicks Off 30th Year


The organization grants wishes for children and families that are affected by life-threatening illnesses. This is the 30th anniversary for the organization. Local families that have had wishes granted say now it's their mission to continue supporting the foundation.

Jan 13, 2015

Wish Kid Dan Kosick

Make-A-Wish marks 30 years of dreams come true

Binghamton Press & Sun Bulletin

All of it started with six people in Onondaga County, who granted their first wish by pooling their own money to send a boy to Disney World, Make-A-Wish CNY President Diane Kuppermann said Tuesday at a news conference marking the anniversary.

Jan 13, 2015

Make-A-Wish 30th Anniversary

Thirty years of wishes

WBNG TV 12- Binghamton

The Make A Wish Central New York foundation marked thirty years of service in the area by looking back at where it all started. It celebrated with architects from the company Delta Engineers who have helped make the wishes of many local children come true.

Jan 13, 2015

30th Year Anniversary Logo

30 Years of Granting Special Wishes in Central New York

WICZ Fox 40

Make-A-Wish Central New York has been granting wishes for 30 years and the organization continues to make dreams come true.

Last year, 4-year-old wish kid Kalen Kulas from Port Crane got a wheelchair-accessible tree house.

Nov 11, 2014

2015 Calendar

Make-A-Wish CNY 2015 Calendar Conveys Long-Term Impact Of Wish

Oswego County Today

Every year, Make-A-Wish Central New York creates calendars that are sold to the public and utilized to generate awareness.
The goal of this year’s calendar is to address the misconception that Make-A-Wish only serves terminally ill children.

Oct 21, 2014

Utica College Hockey

Utica College hockey to host fundraiser for Make-A-Wish

Utica Observer Dispatch

The Utica College hockey team will be fundraising for Make-A-Wish Central New York this season by raffling off chances to have dinner with the players. Raffle tickets will be sold at every home game throughout the 2014-2015, season beginning with the team’s home-opener.

Oct 17, 2014

Nate-Schreiner goes to Hawaii

Make-A-Wish Central New York sends Nate Schreiner on Hawaiian trip

Auburn Citizen

Twelve-year-old Nate’s wish was to go to Hawaii. In September, he and his family made the trip and, for a week, got to snorkel, swim with dolphins, and visit a volcano.

Oct 13, 2014

Colgate Wishmakers on Campus

Colgate Student group raises more than $12,000 for Make-A-Wish

Colgate News

The Colgate Wishmakers on Campus raises funds for and awareness about Make-A-Wish throughout the school year. The funds from the 5K run and 5K walk in the Village of Hamilton were donated to Make-A-Wish Central New York.

Aug 20, 2014

Kalen Treehouse  Wish

Kalen Treehouse Video

Town of Fenton, NY (WBNG Binghamton)

Kalen made a wish for a castle-like tree house through the Make-A-Wish Foundation and about six weeks ago, construction on his dream started.

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