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5K Foam Fest Partnership Raises More Than $90,000 for Make-A-Wish® Canada

October 2018

With more than 65,000 participants across 15 events nationwide, Make-A-Wish Canada and 365 Sports are happy to announce that the Canadian 5K Foam Fest exceeded its fundraising goal for 2018. Through gear check, participant fundraising and donations, the 5K Foam Fest raised more than $90,000 for children living with critical illnesses across Canada. 

 

Make-A-Wish Rope for Hope Raises $1.3 Million to Grant Wishes for Children with Critical Illnesses

October 2018

Thanks to 575 participants across the country and generous supporters, Make-A-Wish® Canada is pleased to announce that its national signature fundraising event, Make-A-Wish Rope for Hope, raised $1.3 million in 2018.

Make-A-Wish Quebec to host 48-HOUR RIDE this weekend

September 2018

Cycling event will raise money to help create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses

 

September 11, 2018, MONTREAL – From Sept. 14 to 16, more than 1,500 cyclists will take over the ICAR track, and part of the Montreal-Mirabel main tarmac, for the 12th annual 48-HOUR RIDE in support of Make-A-Wish® Quebec.

 

Wendy's Journey From Pediatric Nurse To Wish Parent

September 2018

Wendy has been a nurse practitioner in pediatric neurosurgery for 15 years and has spent 19 years working at Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton. She has referred hundreds of children to Make-A-Wish, but Wendy’s connection to the wish-granting organization is especially personal. Her daughter, Olivia, has hydrocephalus, a condition in which there is a buildup of fluid in her brain. She was born 16 weeks premature and had bleeding in her brain. Olivia has now had 30 operations on her brain, 19 operations on her spine, and has spent 416 days of her life in hospital.

 

The 48-HOUR RIDE raises more than $2 million for Make-A-Wish Quebec

September 2018

September 19, 2018, MONTREAL – The largest annual fundraiser hosted by Make-A-Wish® Quebec took place this past weekend in Mirabel, attracting more than 1,600 cyclists to the ICAR circuit and part of the Montréal-Mirabel airport’s main tarmac. Thanks to the dedication of participants and the generosity of supporters, $2,015,000 was raised to help grant life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses in the province, $400,000 more than last year.

 

Family of Make-A-Wish recipient donates MEDi® robot to Royal University Hospital as a lasting tribute to their son

September 2018

Humanoid robot will act as support tool to help children cope better with medical procedures

 

September 5, 2018, SASKATOON – Mason was born on Oct. 10, 2010 (10/10/10), which happened to be his favourite number. He was a happy kid and loved to smile. Like many boys his age, Mason enjoyed spending time outside, playing with his dog, camping, swimming, fishing and going for car rides.

 

In 2016, Mason was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia and his entire world quickly changed.

 

Make-A-Wish recipient has participated in 2018 Canadian 5K Foam Fest fun run

July 2018

Wish recipient, Saskia, navigated through a series of obstacles to help raise money in support of Make-A-Wish® Canada
 
 
Beautiful Foundation-Coloured Bracelets Created by OM Bracelets

June 2018

OM Bracelets is partnering with Make-A-Wish Quebec to create a range of bracelets in the Foundation’s colors. These beautiful bracelets made by hand from semiprecious stones are sold online. Give them as a gift or use them to raise funds. Thanks to the generosity of our partner, each sale will bring $ 10 to the Foundation.

 

The OM Bracelets Story

A Mysterious Wish Reveal...

June 2018

Ricardo loves mysteries and investigations.

Bowling for a wish

June 2018

On May 27th, around 200 people of all ages gathered for a fun family bowling day!
Organized by StrikeOut Cancer, the 8th annual Bowl-O-Thon was held at Centre de
Quilles 440 in Laval. The event was a success and raised $10,000 to help make Anthony’s
wish come true!

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