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Date

September 06, 2017

Location

Los Angeles, California

Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles Grants Heather’s Wish Thanks to $1.25 Million Donation from Bristol-Myers Squibb

Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles Grants Heather’s Wish Thanks to $1.25 Million Donation from Bristol-Myers Squibb

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Date

September 05, 2017

Location

Los Angeles, California

Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles will honor Nelson and Christopher Rising of Rising Realty Partners at 2017 Wish Gala.

Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles will honor Nelson and Christopher Rising of Rising Realty Partners at 2017 Wish Gala.

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Date

September 01, 2017

Location

Los Angeles, California

We've transformed our office into Bali to reveal Olivia's amazing wish!

Our team took on the challenge of transforming the Make-A-Wish LA office into an enchanted Indonesian haven that Olivia journeyed through - all along the way picking up clues that ultimately led her to discover her wish was coming true.

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Date

August 28, 2017

Location

Los Angeles, CA

Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles Welcomes New Board Chair Bo Pearl

Make-A-Wish® Greater Los Angeles welcomes new Board Chair Bo Pearl, honors outgoing Board Chair Suzanne Kolb, welcomes two new board members.

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Date

July 12, 2017

John Cena Action Figure Designed by a Wish Kid Alex is Here!

Three national corporate sponsors of Make-A-Wish® are coming together to support the organization that grants life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. Mattel®, Toys“R”Us® and WWE are partnering to launch a new John Cena action figure – available exclusively at Toys“R”Us stores nationwide beginning Tuesday, August 15.

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Date

April 20, 2017

Aaron Donald, Dominique Easley and Los Angeles Rams to take part in 10th Annual Walk For Wishes®

Pro Bowl DT Donald will be Grand Marshall as the Rams join as Champion Sponsor

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Press Contact

Jaya Vadlamudi
Director, Communications & Partnerships
11390 W. Olympic Blvd. Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA  90064

Phone : (310) 788-9474 x115
Fax : (310) 785-9474
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Latest Status Update

  • "She had such a rough year with her treatments for #leukemia and working so hard to graduate high school and maintain her 4.3 GPA. She really went beyond what anyone expected of her. In addition to all this, her grandmother passed away unexpectedly 3 days after she got out of the hospital and that was devastating for all of us but especially hard on Catherine. They were best friends and Catherine really never got to talk to her about her diagnosis. Too much suffering for one young girl. 💙 Our family has had our share of challenges too. Her brother, who she is extremely close to, suffered in his own way because he felt guilty that he didn't get sick instead of her. He also had to support her from college, which was hard for him. We ran ourselves ragged trying to help her apply to college and then just getting her back and forth daily to her infusions. It was difficult and stressful. This trip was truly a blessing for our entire family. It really settled us and gave us time to remember how much we love each other and how thankful we are to be together. 🐳🌤For Catherine, this trip really signified the beginning of the next chapter of her life. From the moment we got there she wanted to do everything! She was very mindful that she had been given a gift, not only from the Make-A-Wish Los Angeles, but just the gift of life. She was not going to waste one second. " - Catherine's Mom . . 📸: Catherine, 17 (affected by cancer), has been granted her wish to swim with sharks in Mo'orea . . *Before the summer is officially over there's still time to double your donations since our board members are matching all gifts dollar for dollar. Consider giving today to double your impact and change lives of kids like Catherine. ♥️ >> la.wish.org/summer-campaign #MakeAWishLA Love What Matters #lovewhatmatters #ChildhoodCancerAwareness

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Did You Know?

Approximately 70% of donations go to program costs.

Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles takes pride in being a careful steward of our donor dollars. Nearly 74% of each dollar received goes directly to funding the wishes that we fulfill. For your reference, view our recent financial documents.

Make-A-Wish® Greater Los Angeles
11390 W. Olympic Blvd.
Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90064
(310) 788-9474
Toll Free Los Angeles Only (800) 322-9474