Press Releases

Disney Parks and Make-A-Wish Invite Fans to “Share Your Ears” and Help Share the Joy This Holiday Season

Disney Parks to donate up to $1 million US to Make-A-Wish to help make wishes come true for children with critical illnesses. 
Share Your Ears
Friday, December 1, 2017
Burbank, CA

Building on the success of 2016’s global campaign, Disney fans and Make-A-Wish® supporters looking to share the joy this holiday season can once again join Disney Parks and Make-A-Wish and Share Your Ears to help make wishes come true for children with critical illnesses.

NH Hotel Group and Make-A-Wish International Enter into a Strategic Agreement in Europe

Thanks to this agreement, the Company will help Make-A-Wish to fulfil the wishes of seriously ill children by providing hotel rooms to children who are traveling for their most heartfelt wishes. The nearly 600 rooms donated by NH Hotel Group will be made available in over 15 European cities across Spain, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, the UK and Portugal. The arrangement falls under the scope of the Company's Hotels with a Heart programme which has been donating rooms to families in need since 2003.
NH Hotel Group
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Madrid, Spain

NH Hotel Group will donate nearly 600 rooms to seriously ill children and their families who are traveling for their most heartfelt wishes, as part of a strategic agreement with Make-A-Wish International.

The Company will help bring joy to the lives of these children by enhancing the wish experiences, giving them the strength to battle their illnesses and overcome adversity.

Make-A-Wish Shanghai Grants Its Very First Wish at Shanghai Disney Resort

Elsa and her friend Olaf make a seven-year-old boy’s wish come true
Shanghai Disney Logo
Friday, September 15, 2017

Following the successful launch of Disney Wish Program on Children’s Day this year, Shanghai Disney Resort recently supported the very first wish granting from Make-A-Wish Shanghai, hosting a seven-year-old boy and his family from China’s Anhui Province at Shanghai Disneyland and making his wish to meet Olaf from the hit Disney animated film Frozen come true.

Charles Stanley and Yancy Weinrich Honored at Jewelers for Children Facets of Hope

Friday, June 16, 2017
New York, NY

Jewelers for Children held the 19th edition of the Facets of Hope event on June 7, in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The charity announced that $2.2 million had been raised to support their charity partners in the year ahead bringing the cumulative total since 1999 to $53.5 million had been donated on behalf of the industry to help children in need.

FC Barcelona and REPLAY “Suit Up to Help Grant Wishes” with Global Auction to Support Make-A-Wish®

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

BARCELONA, 30 May 2016 – FC Barcelona and REPLAY announced they are teaming up to launch the “Suit Up to Help Grant Wishes” Auction to benefit global children’s charity, Make-A-Wish®. The auction comprises of one-of-a-kind clothing, gear and accessories worn by some of the world’s favorite athletes and FC Barcelona players, including Leo Messi, Neymar and many more.

Disneyland Resort and Make-A-Wish Celebrate the Success of Worldwide “Share Your Ears” Campaign

Disney Parks doubles its Make-A-Wish donation to $2 million in recognition of overwhelming response
Monday, March 14, 2016

In front of a crowd of wish granters, volunteers, and wish families, Disneyland® Resort and Make-A-Wish® celebrated the success of the global “Share Your Ears” campaign and announced that Disney Parks will double its original donation from $1 million to $2 million in recognition of the overwhelming support from fans around the globe.