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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.

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.

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

WestJet and Make-A-Wish® Canada release video highlighting former wish recipient families

February 2016

CALGARY, Alberta. February 9, 2016. What happens when a child with a life-threatening illness is granted her wish? What happens when a child is given hope, strength and joy? Today, Make-A-Wish® Canada and WestJet demonstrate the life-changing effects of a wish with the launch of the video, Impact of a Wish

 

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