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Volunteer Spotlight - Erin O'Shaughnessey and Abby Barwig

Erin, Abby and wish child Abby
Granting wishes is always a team effort. Without the work of donors, wish managers and especially volunteers, the mission of Make-A-Wish – to grant the wish of every eligible child – would be impossible to fulfill.

Feb 07, 2018

Volunteer Spotlight - Erin O'Shaughnessey and Abby Barwig

Erin, Abby and wish child Abby
Granting wishes is always a team effort. Without the work of donors, wish managers and especially volunteers, the mission of Make-A-Wish – to grant the wish of every eligible child – would be impossible to fulfill.

Volunteer Spotlight - Mary Pisoni

Mary Pisoni with wish granting partner Cliff Kroeter
Helping kids through Make-A-Wish is her new passion after a life spent helping them as a nurse.

Jan 09, 2018

Volunteer Spotlight - Mary Pisoni

Mary Pisoni with wish granting partner Cliff Kroeter
Helping kids through Make-A-Wish is her new passion after a life spent helping them as a nurse.

Volunteer Spotlight - Elizabeth Kazik

Volunteer of the Month
Using her experience as a wish parent to guide new families through hope-filled wish journeys.

Nov 28, 2017

Volunteer Spotlight - Elizabeth Kazik

Volunteer of the Month
Using her experience as a wish parent to guide new families through hope-filled wish journeys.

Q&A with Referral Source Anna Nannicelli

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Anna is a social worker at Lurie Children's Hospital and refers many of her patients to Make-A-Wish.

Oct 30, 2017

Q&A with Referral Source Anna Nannicelli

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Anna is a social worker at Lurie Children's Hospital and refers many of her patients to Make-A-Wish.

Volunteer Spotlight - Michelle Brauner & Kim Kimes

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Congratulations to Michelle Brauner & Kim Kimes, our October Volunteers of the Month!

Oct 26, 2017

Volunteer Spotlight - Michelle Brauner & Kim Kimes

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Congratulations to Michelle Brauner & Kim Kimes, our October Volunteers of the Month!

Volunteer Spotlight - Gina Marsh

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Congratulations to Gina Marsh, our September Volunteer of the Month!

Sep 25, 2017

Volunteer Spotlight - Gina Marsh

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Congratulations to Gina Marsh, our September Volunteer of the Month!

Volunteer Spotlight - Jacqueline Rodriguez

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We are excited to announce Jacqueline Rodriguez as our August Volunteer of the Month!

Aug 31, 2017

Volunteer Spotlight - Jacqueline Rodriguez

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We are excited to announce Jacqueline Rodriguez as our August Volunteer of the Month!

#HopeIsMedicine During Megan's Cancer Battle

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That trip represented a diversion from the reality of her condition; it represented a future she could look forward to; it gave her hope.

Aug 21, 2017

#HopeIsMedicine During Megan's Cancer Battle

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That trip represented a diversion from the reality of her condition; it represented a future she could look forward to; it gave her hope.

Jul 31, 2017

A Nurse's Perspective #HopeIsMedicine

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It is so important for the healing process to have this beacon of hope.

Jul 31, 2017

A Nurse's Perspective #HopeIsMedicine

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It is so important for the healing process to have this beacon of hope.

Jul 27, 2017

Hope is Medicine - Kevin's Disney Cruise

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Hope kept me going from the day I was told I would have my wish granted. This hope worked alongside what the doctors provided and kept me going.

Jul 27, 2017

Hope is Medicine - Kevin's Disney Cruise

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Hope kept me going from the day I was told I would have my wish granted. This hope worked alongside what the doctors provided and kept me going.

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