Chemo Friends are Going to Disney World Together thanks to Make a Wish!

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This story is sad yet cute all at the same time.Dorothy is 4 and Bryce is 5 years old, they met in the hospital where they were both receiving chemo treatments for Leukemia. Dorothy found her way into Bryce's room after one of her treatments and they instantly became friends. Their moms say that the friendship has helped them through their illness and treatments.Bryce asked the Make a Wish Foundation if him and his new friend could go to Disney World together, so of course they … [Read more...]



Little Girl gets her Disney Wish

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Emma Giacona, is a 7-year-old girl who always wanted to take a Disney cruise. Her dream will finally come true. She is finally getting her Disney Wish thanks to some very generous people and one very kind Nashville resident.Emma underwent multiple surgeries earlier this year to remove abscesses in her brain and neck. Her health appeared to be declining so her family applied to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Thankfully her health improved and she was released from the hospital.Ed Alison read … [Read more...]



Disney Cruise Line Takes Part in First AquaDucky Derby Fundraiser

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Funds Raised From Duck Races Donated To Make-A-Wish International. Thousands of Disney Cruise Line guests and crew members recently volunteered their time on all four ships to take part in the first “AquaDucky Derby” rubber duck races in the ships’ pools and famous water coasters to raise nearly $14,000 for Make-A-Wish International.The events saluted the 30th anniversary of the Disney VoluntEARS program, which provides opportunities for Disney cast and crew members to donate their time to … [Read more...]



Make-a-Wish Foundation Sends Knoxville Girl to Disney World

The Make-a-Wish Foundation helps make dreams come true for children with life-threatening medical conditions. Children can make a wish from one of four categories: I wish to go, I wish to be, I wish to meet, or I wish to have. In fact, they grant a wish every thirty-eight minutes for a child.The Make-a-Wish foundation works with a seventy-acre "storybook" resort in Orlando called the Give Kids the World Village. Make-a-Wish families can stay here during their trip so children can receive … [Read more...]



Ill Boy And Family Are Going To Walt Disney World

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Thanks to the Make-A-Wish foundation and the generosity of local businesses young David Zachmann and his family are getting a long overdue vacation to Walt Disney World.David Zachmann, 11, has struggled his entire left with chronic illness.  He suffers from a rare disease called Hirschsprung’s, that prevents his digestive system from properly functioning.  David also has Down syndrome and autism.  He was born with a heart condition and then when he was 3 weeks old his doctors discovered he … [Read more...]