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Oct 10, 2013

Jillie, 3, Chicken Coop

Jillie Gets a New Home for Her Chickens

Blue Mountain Eagle

Three-year-old Jillie wished for a new home for her chickens. Read about how she became the "mother hen" and why this was the perfect wish for her.

Sep 05, 2013

Austin Morris Beats the Odds

Bend Bulletin

Former wish child Austin, now 25 years old, shares with the Bend Bulletin the story of how he overcame a rare condition - a condition that gave him multiple strokes as a child and left him with no feeling on one side of his body - to become a pro-caliber golfer and how his Make-A-Wish trip helped inspire him to do it.

Aug 29, 2013

Sister of Wish Child Gives Back

Canby Herald

A 12-year-old 4H student, inspired by her brother's wish, helps raise money for Make-A-Wish by donating proceeds from the sale of her lamb.

Aug 22, 2013

Sam Day

Boy with prosthetic foot gets dream trip to Lake Shasta

Beaverton Valley Times

Sam doesn’t let anything slow him down - not even bone cancer. His mom says he likes to do things “fast and crazy.” So when Make-A-Wish Oregon asked him to name his one true wish, he wished to stay on a houseboat in Lake Shasta, California, where he can play, swim and go tubing with family and friends.

Jul 16, 2013

Ariel - Breyerfest

Ariel's Love for Horses Takes Her to BreyerFest


Ariel’s love for model horses took her on a unique journey to Kentucky for the annual Breyerfest, a convention for miniature toy horses. Meet Ariel as she prepared for her trip and see how this brave and spunky 11-year-old girl has fought off not one, but two tumors.

Jun 20, 2013

Cason and Pilot

Local boy's Make-A-Wish adventure: He got to meet a wolverine

FOX 12

A Cornelius boy shares his adventure in Alaska after Make-A-Wish granted his wish to come face-to-face with wolverines. Hear about his experience and see photos of his interaction with one of the most ferocious animals on earth.

Jun 20, 2013

Lily, Raffle Drawing

Make-A-Wish Raffle

AM Northwest

Wish kid Lily, 12, shows viewers of AM Northwest why it’s important to support Make-A-Wish® and gets to check out a brand new Ducati motorcycle.

May 15, 2013

Eugene Waffles and Wishes

Make-a-Wish: I have a magic wand on my desk, and it works!


A 17-year-old from Eugene gets a surprise at Make-A-Wish Oregon’s annual Waffles & Wishes event. KVAL-TV was there for the big reveal.

May 15, 2013


Bryan's Ben 10 Wish

Beaverton Valley Times

8-year old Bryan vanquishes the enemy, laser-like. Read all about how he and his friends saved Earth from evil aliens in today’s Beaverton Valley Times.

May 08, 2013

Portland Waffles and Wishes

Waffles and Wishes raises nearly $60,000


A Portland teenage girl gets a chocolate-filled surprise at Make-A-Wish Oregon’s Waffles & Wishes Portland fundraising breakfast. KATU-TV spoke to her and her father afterwards.

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