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Apr 06, 2015


Charlie's Wish

Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

Champaign boy gets a LEGO-themed room

Oct 21, 2014

Gavin's Wish

Gavin Goes to Australia

Connect Tristates KHQA

A trip down under brightens boys life after diagnosis.

Sep 22, 2014

Sam's wish to meet the Bears

He Can Bear It

The News-Gazette

Champaign boy meets his gridiron heroes.

Sep 19, 2014

Walk & Run for Wishes Chicago

Walk & Run for Wishes a Success


Make-A-Wish Illinois hosted its annual Walk and 5K Run on September 14th.

Jul 15, 2014



Chicago Tribune

Chicago boy realizes sci-fi dream

May 19, 2014

Daniel's Wish

Teen Gives Back

Chicago Tribune

North suburban teen gives back after wish

Jan 26, 2014

Joseph meets Andrew Luck

NFL Pro Bowl

Peoria Journal-Star

Joey, 18 of Peoria was diagnosed with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy with ICD. He wished to go to the NFL Pro Bowl in Hawaii where he met Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck and other players at the All-Stars of the NFL meet and greet at Aloha Stadium.

Jan 04, 2014

Heritage Harbor Penguin Plunge 2014

Penguin Plunge

LaSalle News Tribune

More than 250 people braved the frigid temperatures to raise money for Illinois children with life-threatening medical conditions.

Jan 01, 2014

Wish child Jacob

Rose Bowl


Teen enjoys college football's favorite bowl game

Sep 15, 2013


Walk on WLS

WLS-TV / ABC 7 Chicago

Inspiring stories and coloful costumes were the order of the day at Walk & Run for Wishes Chicago

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