Press Releases

Make-A-WishⓇ International Operations Hub Opens in Europe!

On the 5th of February 2020, the new operations hub of Make-A-Wish International - the global organization that creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses - will be formally opened at the Media Park in Hilversum, the Netherlands.
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Hilversum, Netherlands

Since 1 July 2019, the Media Park has become the new operational office of Make-A-Wish International.  The goal to move Make-A-Wish International was to become more easily accessbile to it’s affiliates around the world.  Having almost half of their affiliate countries located in and around Europe, it was a strategic move to be geographically closer. 

Make-A-WishⓇ International Partners with StreamElements for Charity Campaign

Top streamers come together to help Make-A-Wish International reach US $50,000 goal
Make-A-Wish and Stream Elements Shirt
Monday, June 17, 2019

PALO ALTO, Calif.--June 17, 2019 - StreamElements, a new form of media company that powers digital content creators by providing tools and services for live stream production, monetization, and audience engagement, today announced a partnership with Make-A-Wish® International, the global nonprofit organization that creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses, for a week-long charity initiative on Twitch, the leading service and community for

THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY AND MAKE-A-WISH® LAUNCH #FRIENDLIKEME CHALLENGE WITH WILL SMITH IN CELEBRATION OF STUDIO’S UPCOMING RELEASE “ALADDIN”

Disney to Donate up to $1 Million to Help Grant Wishes for Children with Critical Illnesses via Global Challenge
Monday, April 29, 2019
BURBANK, Calif.
 

THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY AND MAKE-A-WISH® LAUNCH #FRIENDLIKEME CHALLENGE WITH WILL SMITH IN CELEBRATION OF STUDIO’S UPCOMING RELEASE “ALADDIN”

Disney to Donate up to $1 Million to Help Grant Wishes for Children with Critical Illnesses via Global Challenge

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Make-A-Wish® International Announces Partnership with Utomik

Gaming platform Utomik supports wishes granted to children with critical illnesses in 50+ countries
Make-A-Wish and Utomik
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Phoenix, Arizona USA

Make-A-Wish® International is proud to announce it has partnered with Utomik, a Netherlands-based online PC gaming subscription service, to provide support for its mission to grant the wishes of children with critical illnesses around the world. Through its partnership with Make-A-Wish International, Utomik will assist in bringing life-changing experiences to children, families, and communities in more than 50 countries.

Marvel Studios: Hero Acts Commits More Than $1m to Help Children Impacted by Serious Illness

Funding to support Make-A-Wish® and Starlight Children’s Foundation
Marvel Studios Hero Acts Logo
Friday, May 11, 2018
BURBANK, Calif.

 

 

 

Stars of Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War visit children’s hospitals in New York and Los Angeles

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of Marvel Studios, Marvel Studios: Hero Acts is donating $1.25 million to provide transformative experiences to strengthen the lives of children impacted by serious illness.

Make-A-Wish Sets GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Title

Make-A-Wish now officially the Largest wish-granting organization
Monday, April 30, 2018
Phoenix, AZ
Make-A-Wish® – the global organization that creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses – is thrilled to announce a Guinness World Record title achievement of being named the Largest wish-granting non-profit organization. Since the creation of the organization in 1980, Make-A-Wish has granted nearly 450,000 wishes to children with critical illnesses around the world.

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