Luke’s wish to go to Disneyland® Resort marks historic milestone.
For the eleventh consecutive year, Make-A-Wish® International has received the highest 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America's premier charity evaluator, for its ability to adhere to good governance and other best practices that minimize the chance of unethical activities and consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way.
It all started with the first wish in 1981, a wish by an 8-year-old boy named Frank “Bopsy” Salazar, who wished to be transported into the magical world of inspiration and motivation at Disney®. Thirty-four years later, Make-A-Wish and Disney will grant their 100,000th global wish together.
For the second year in a row in the U.S., and for the first time internationally, Build-A-Bear Workshop® (NYSE: BBW) will commemorate Valentine’s Day by offering the opportunity to “Share Your Heart” by making a donation to help Make-A-Wish® grant life-changing wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions.
Their dream was to meet Leo Messi and their dream has come true. Thirteen children aged between 7 and 18 years from eleven different countries got the chance to spend some time with their hero this morning at the Ciutat Esportiva.
RunThatTrack – the Formula One® track running event – this weekend reached a remarkable milestone at the Belgian Grand Prix, as total charitable donations to Make-A-Wish International from Official Partner, UBS, topped $1Million since donations began in 2011.
Jewelers for Children held the 16th Annual Facets of Hope event in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The charity announced that $2.9 million had been raised to support their charity partners in the year ahead and that since 1999, more than $45 million had been donated on behalf of the industry to help children in need.