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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.

Quebec Man Cycles and Runs 6,200 Kilometres Across Canada in Support of Make-A-Wish®

August 2016

August 9, 2016, TORONTO – Sheraz Asghar is no stranger to extreme physical challenges or adventure races, hence his latest quest to cycle and run 6,200 kilometres across the country in support of his charity of choice, Make-A-Wish®.

Make-A-Wish® Canada announces 2016 national Rope for Hope fundraising contest: Winner to receive trip for two to London, England, courtesy of Monograms and WestJet

July 2016

July 7, 2016, TORONTO – Participants across Canada that register for Make-A-Wish®Rope for Hope, Presented by Canadian Western Bank, this year and raise $3,000 or more before Oct. 31, will be entered in a draw to win a one-week vacation for two to London, England.

A New Major Donation

June 2016

Make-A-Wish / Fais-Un-Vœu Québec is proud to count on the support of FlightHub, one of Canada's fastest growing online travel companies. In addition to providing overseas flights for our wish families, the company gave a major donation of $27,750 to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions.  A huge THANK YOU to all the team!

Denis Coderre, Honorary President of the 48-HOUR RIDE

June 2016

The Mayor of Montreal, Denis Coderre, officially announced today that he will br the Honorary President of the 10th edition of the 48-HOUR RIDE Make-A-Wish / Fais-Un-Voeu Québec event. This event will take place on September 16-17-18, 2016 at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve of Île Notre-Dame. The Mayor will be pleased to share the honorary presidency with wish kids Victoria and Jude-Alexandre, 5 and 7 years old, affected by immune deficiency.

A Huge Thank You!

May 2016

May 27th was our Rope for Hope event. We are happy to announce that we raised over $151,000 to grant the wishes of sick children! On behalf of all our wish kids, wish families and the staff of Make-A-Wish / Fais-Un-Voeu Québec, THANK YOU to all our participants, sponsors and partners. We really could not have done it without you! See you next year! 

Make-A-Wish® Celebrates Those That Make Wishes Possible on World Wish Day®

April 2016

Join the global celebration of thanks by sharing your #WorldWishDay message on social media

Students For Wishes Program

February 2016

Make-A-Wish / Fais-Un-Voeu Québec is proud to count among our partners a group of students from McGill University.  This group is part of our Students For Wishes program. Throughout the year, these kindhearted students organize fundraising activities in support of the Foundation. Their mission is to help us fulfill the wish of a child through the Adopt-A-Wish program.

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