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May 04, 2013


Thousands of fans help make child’s MLS dream come true

USA Today Sports

USA Today caught up with the parents of our little soccer hero, Atticus, a few days after his big match against the Portland Timbers.

May 01, 2013


How Atticus and Green Machine beat the Portland Timbers

Portland Timbers

An incredible video of wish kid Atticus, 8, of Portland and his little league soccer team, the Green Machine, beat the Portland Timbers in a scrimmage.

Apr 19, 2013

Mr. and Ms. Skyview Pageant

Teen with cystic fibrosis gives back to Make-A-Wish


Teen with cystic fibrosis gives back to Make-A-Wish. KPTV 12 caught up with Matt, 18, during the final rehearsal for the annual Mr./Ms. Skyview Pageant.

Apr 18, 2013


West Salem girl to meet cast of hit show 'Glee'


A local “Gleek” will get the opportunity of a lifetime early next week when she meets the cast of the hit Fox show Glee, thanks to Make-A-Wish® Oregon. Ragen, 12, spoke with KPTV’s Steve McCarron two days before her trip of a life-time.

Apr 17, 2013

Garibaldi Jog-a-Thon Fundraiser

Garibaldi Grade School students raise money for Make-A-Wish

Tillamook Headlight Herald

Garibaldi Grade School students get recognized by the Tillamook Headlight Herald for their outstanding efforts in raising money for Make-A-Wish Oregon.

Apr 15, 2013


Kirra's Make-A-Wish Experience

Statesman Journal

A photo shoot with the Statesman Journal documents 4-year-old Kirra’s Make-A-Wish experience.

Apr 01, 2013


Making the trip of a lifetime - WrestleMania

The Observer Newspaper

The Observer Newspaper caught up with a La Grande teenager days before he leaves for his trip of a lifetime. Read about why going to see WrestleMania® is a wish come true for Ty.

Mar 29, 2013


Young cancer survivor heads to San Diego Zoo


A 3-year-old boy who loves elephants will get to sleep near the gentle giants as Make-A-Wish® Oregon grants his wish to go to San Diego Zoo’s Roar & Snore. KPTV-TV was there for a big airport send-off.

Feb 24, 2013


Wish made possible with support from Greek life


Here’s a wish that was made possible with support from some very dedicated students at University of Oregon. KVAL-TV was there when the men of sigma Chi Fraternity met 7-year-old Landen.

Feb 21, 2013


High school students help grant girl's princess wish


Sierra, 6, is all about princesses. Watch what happens when a group of students from Skyview High School in Vancouver decides to give Sierra the royal treatment, just weeks before her wish to go to Walt Disney World Resorts. KOIN-TV captured the moment.

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