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Oct 13, 2016

Peter on his wish

Cancer survivor spends memorable weekend with Notre Dame football team

Notre Dame Insider

All Peter wanted to do was stand on the sideline. When the Make-A-Wish foundation first approached the Zinsli family, that was the idea that popped into his head. The 18-year-old cancer-free high school senior wanted to attend a Notre Dame football game and experience it from a different angle. And if he was allowed to shake head coach Brian Kelly’s hand, well, that would be an added bonus.

Aug 12, 2016

Tatiana is always the happiest when she is riding her horse.

A young girl's olympic dream

KNBC

A 12-year-old with a love for equestrian dressage, and who struggles with cystic fibrosis, is heading to Rio for the Olympics, thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Jul 11, 2016

Justine, 16, is thrilled when she learns that she is about to go to Hawaii for her wish. The Acorn

Dreams Do Come True for Local Girl

The Acorn

Dreams do come true for local girl

Apr 05, 2016

Wish Kid Kathleen Talks About Her Wish and Upcoming Walk For Wishes

Fox 11 LA

Wish Kid Kathleen Talks About Her Wish and Upcoming Walk For Wishes

Apr 24, 2015

Noah

8-year-old boy goes on Make-A-Wish adventure with LAPD

ABC 7

With the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Cohen flew from Vermont to Los Angeles to work with the Los Angeles Police Department.

Apr 04, 2015

Wish Kid Zeus and father Noe

Dr Lauren Crosby with Wish Kid Zeus and father Noe

FOX 11 Los Angeles

Learn more about Zeus' wish and Make-A-Wish's 8th Annual Walk for Wishes.

Feb 22, 2014

Alan's wish to be a police officer and firefighter.

How a 6-year-old Bellflower boy beat leukemia, became a police officer

Press Telegram

Alan's wish to be a police officer and firefighter as covered by the Press Telegram.

Aug 27, 2013

Samantha goes to England for the ultimate Beatles experience.

Beatles Wish

CBS Los Angeles

Samantha wishes to go to Liverpool for the ultimate Beatles experience. She has survived a liver transplant and felt the trip brought her family more at peace.

Jun 23, 2013

Two boys raise funds for kids battling cancer.

Lollipops For Love

NBC Los Angeles

Two boys raised more than $400 by selling 25-cent lollipops, then took their fundraising effort to another level by earning $6,000 to help two teens battling cancer.

Mar 21, 2011

TJ wishes to meet his favorite pro golfer Jack Niclaus

A Powerful Wish Endures

Daily News

The powerful effects of a granted wish does not fade.

Latest Status Update

  • David, an avid basketball fan since age 8, wished to meet his favorite player, Kobe Bryant. Kobe gave David a pair of his signature shoes, to which David said, "made me play better when I wore them." #MakeAWishLA http://la.wish.org/wishes/wish-stories/i-wish-to-meet/david---kobe-bryant

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