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A Partnership That Goes A Long Way

August 2017

Make-A-Wish Quebec is proud to count on FlightHub's collaboration to fulfill the wishes of grand travelers.

For the third consecutive year, the online travel company is teaming up with the Foundation to offer magical moments to critically ill children and their families. This year, FlightHub graciously donated flights to Europe for three wish families, for a total of twelve tickets, in addition to covering a portion of the cost of five tickets to Asia.

A Success for Rope for Hope

June 2017

The 4th edition of the Rope for Hope event took place on May 26th. Despite the rain and the wind, a great ambiance was at the rendezvous and nearly 80 participants showed courage while rappelling the 29 floors of 700 de la Gauchetière West. Thanks to everyone involved, we raised $175,000! A huge thank you for your participation. As the site remains open until June 30, it is not too late to collect donations.

A new Site for the 48-HOUR RIDE

May 2017

                        A Major Event is Coming to Mirabel!

 

Mirabel, May 16, 2017 –  The 11th edition of the 48-HOUR RIDE Make-A-Wish® / Fais-Un-VœuMD Québec will take place on September 15-16-17, 2017 at the Circuit ICAR at Montréal-Mirabel International Airport. The 48-HOUR RIDE is among one of the largest cycling events that takes place in Quebec.

Make-A-Wish Canada Joins Global Efforts to Thank Those Who Make Wishes Possible on World Wish Day

April 2017

Make-A-Wish® offices worldwide thank “wish granters” of all kinds on April 29

WestJet calculates what caring looks like

February 2017

New video celebrates 10 years of WestJet Cares for Kids

 

Make-A-Wish / Fais-Un-Voeu Québec's Gift Wrapping Project raised more than $50,000!

February 2017

Make-A-Wish / Fais-Un-Voeu Québec is pleased to announce that the 2016 Gift Wrapping Project raised more than to $50,000!

 

From December 4 to 24, downtown Montreal shoppers had an opportunity to get their gifts wrapped at the Foundation's kiosk which was located at three different shopping mall this year : Carrefour Industrielle Alliance, Alexis Nihon and Place Longueuil. Over four hundred of incredible volunteers gave a helping hand to wrap the gifts of generous donors. 

 

2017 Registration Now Open for Make-A-Wish Rope for Hope, Presented by Canadian Western Bank

January 2017

Top fundraisers will have a chance to win an exotic trip to Costa Rica

 

Jan. 12, 2017, TORONTO – Are you interested in making an adventurous resolution this year that makes a difference in your community? This is the event for you! Take on an extraordinary challenge and register for Make-A-Wish®Rope for Hope, Presented by Canadian Western Bank, the national signature fundraising event for Make-A-Wish® Canada.  

Make-A-Wish® Rope for Hope, Presented by Canadian Western Bank, raises more than $1.4 million to grant wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions

November 2016

More than 600 people, including former wish recipients and their families, rappelled from iconic city buildings across Canada in support of Make-A-Wish®

A new record for the 10th Anniversary of the 48-HOUR RIDE

September 2016

Sept. 18, 2016, MONTREAL –  Make-A-Wish® / Fais-Un-VœuMD Québec has just wrapped up its 10th edition of the 48-HOUR RIDE at the Gilles-Villeneuve circuit in Montreal. After beating the $1 million mark in 2012, we have just raised $1,906,000, once again exceeding the ambitious set goal of $1.5 million. The event attracted more than 1 700 participants from all over Quebec for a 48-hour bike relay.

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