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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)

Mar 09, 2014

Leslie cosplay wardrobe

Leslie's new Cosplay wardrobe


Leslie's wish to have a Cosplay wardrobe came true on her 14th birthday at a fashion show designed just for her. KOIN-TV was there to capture the high-style celebration.

Jan 28, 2014

Casey's ATV Wish

Casey's New Heart Gladdened by Wish Come True

The News-Review

Wish kid Casey hugs his mom after getting his wish to have a new side-by-side ATV granted by Make-A-Wish Oregon. The family talked to The News-Review about their struggles and how his wish has made a difference in Casey's life.

Jan 24, 2014

Casey's ATV Wish

Wish Allows Casey to Enjoy Life, Play With Dog


“Now I can go on the hill and play with my dog, and just enjoy life,” said Casey, 16, from Myrtle Creek during an interview with KPIC-TV. Make-A-Wish Oregon recently granted Casey’s wish to have a new side-by-side ATV.

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