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Jun 03, 2019

Danton

Wilsonville Subaru teams up with Make-A-Wish Oregon to grant boy's wish

KPTV - FOX 12

Make-A-Wish and Wilsonville Subaru teamed up to grant Danton's wish.

Apr 26, 2019

Bransen

Students at Westview High help grant Bransen's wish

KPTV - FOX 12

Students at Westview High help boy battling kidney disease meet baseball idol

Feb 02, 2019

Asher

Heppner boy with rare disorder gets his Spider-Man wish

East Oregonian

The fair isn’t for another seven months, but the Schonbachler family still found a reason to celebrate at the Morrow County Fairgrounds in Heppner Saturday. After spending the early afternoon going on a scavenger hunt that hit Heppner highlights like Murray’s Drug and the Heppner Public Library, 5-year-old Asher Schonbachler arrived to the fairgrounds for one more surprise.

Dec 07, 2018

Sophie

Sophie's wish comes true on Believe Day

KPTV

It's a magical day for a little girl who loves unicorns as Make-A-Wish Oregon surprised her with the mythical creature on Believe Day! Macy's rolled out the red carpet for six-year-old Sophie at Clackamas Town Center. Sophie's playroom was transformed into a unicorn-themed movie theater while she received a unicorn makeover at the store, and much more.

Nov 30, 2018

Daniel

Daniel's wish to have a Bowser playhouse comes true

KEZI

A Springfield boy's wish has come true thanks to Make-A-Wish Oregon and Rainbow Valley Design and Construction. Daniel, 8, is battling Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. His biggest wish is to have his own Bowser-inspired playhouse on his family's Springfield property, and that's now a reality. He was surprised with the playhouse when he came home from school Thursday afternoon.

Jun 09, 2018

Lindsey

Make-A-Wish Oregon to send Roseburg teen on a fishing trip to Alaska

The News-Review

Lindsey Willis is going fishing in Alaska, thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Oregon. The 17-year-old senior-to-be at Roseburg High is beginning a new chapter in her life after a grueling battle with leukemia.

May 30, 2018

Poppy

Kids team up with Make-A-Wish Oregon to help make girl's wish come true

KATU

A group of fifth-graders in Oregon City teamed up with Make-A-Wish Oregon to help make one little girl’s wish come true. The fifth-grade class at Redland Elementary took a turn in teaching the school about giving.

May 09, 2018

Atticus and family

5 years later, Atticus Lane-Dupre is healthy and still playing soccer.

The Oregonian

It has been just over five years since eight-year-old Atticus Lane-Dupre led his youth club, the Green Machine, to an epic 10-9 win over the Portland Timbers in front of 3,000 exuberant fans at Jeld-Wen Field.

Mar 10, 2018

Penelope

Aumsville community comes together to fulfill wish of 3-year-old

KPTV-TV

Three-year-old Penelope loves everything pink. But what she might love even more are horses, and her wish was to have a pony.

Feb 24, 2018

Tymina

PORTLAND GIRL WITH SICKLE CELL ANEMIA GETS DREAM PUPPY THROUGH MAKE-A-WISH

KGW

A Portland girl got a big surprise Friday when her wish for a puppy came true, thanks to Make-A-Wish Oregon. The nonprofit worked with PetSmart and PuppySpot to provide 9-year-old Mia with 12-week-old Rocky, a Boston Terrier.

Make-A-Wish® Oregon
2000 SW 1st Avenue, Suite 410
Portland, OR 97201
(503) 292-2280
Toll Free (800) 934-9474