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Dec 12, 2014

Elena, 15, room makeover

Elena Kicks off Room Makeover Wish with Shopping Spree


Make-A-Wish and Macy's teamed up to make that wish come true with a princess-themed room makeover for 15-year-old Elena, including a shopping spree to turn her room into a castle.

Dec 02, 2014

Cooper - Where are they now

A Lasting Impact

AM Northwest

Wish kid Cooper and his family share how his wish has had an amazing and lasting impact.

Aug 26, 2014

Baybeblue, 7, Milwaukie

Baybeblue's Music Video Debut

Lake Oswego Review

Baybeblue's wish to be in a music video with her family came true thanks to a local video production company and an American Idol alumna. Family and friends gathered to celebrate her video debut.

Jul 25, 2014

Aaron, 18, Happy Valley

Aaron's Wish is Oregon's 3,000th

Hillsboro Tribune

Make-A-Wish Oregon celebrated its 3,000th wish with 18-year-old Aaron of Happy Valley, who wished to meet the New York Yankees. To mark the special occasion, Aaron’s family, friends, and teammates gathered at a Hillsboro Hops baseball game where Aaron threw the first pitch. Read about Aaron’s battle with brain cancer and his hope for the future.

May 28, 2014

Connor, 6, Battle Ground, Disneyland

Connor celebrates wish at Rose Festival


Make-A-Wish Oregon teams up with Alaska Airlines and the Portland Rose Festival to grant 6-year-old Connor's wish. KPTV was there to capture some unlikely characters who also showed up to help make Connor's wish come true.

Apr 26, 2014

Destiny, 10, Portland

Destiny Meets Her Hero Runner

Statesman Journal

Ten-year-old Destiny wished to meet the Michigan woman who runs races in her honor. Read about how her wish came true at the Walk For Wishes event.

Apr 24, 2014

Ally, 16, Shopping spree

Ally's Sweet 16 Shopping Spree


The staff at Wal-Mart, Fred Meyer Jewelers and Jewelers For Children helped Make-A-Wish give Ally a shopping spree fit for a princess.

Mar 21, 2014

Riley, 11, rescue dog

Riley gets a new best friend


A little shelter dog from Oregon Humane Society is 11-year-old’s wish come true. Meet Riley and her new best friend, Buddy the three-year-old terrier mix.

Mar 18, 2014

Jack's Backyard Fort

Jack's Backyard Fort

Mail Tribune

He calls it "Jack's Shack." Read how this 200-square-foot, bi-level wood playhouse became a reality for a ten year old boy from Ashland.

Mar 10, 2014

Davien_Las Vegas_Jabbawockeez

Davien Jabbawockeez

Broadway World

Davien's wish to visit Las Vegas featured a backstage meet-and-greet with the world-famous dance troup Jabbawockeez. (photo credit: Joshusa Rose)

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