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Chaparral High School Raises $50k during Wish Week

Chaparral HS Wish Week, 2015
This was a memorable Wish Week assembly for Ashlee Carey, Kids For Wish Kids Manager, and made her even more aware of how important the Kids For Wish Kids program is in teaching today’s youth about the importance of giving back and helping those in need.

Apr 30, 2015

Chaparral High School Raises $50k during Wish Week

Chaparral HS Wish Week, 2015
This was a memorable Wish Week assembly for Ashlee Carey, Kids For Wish Kids Manager, and made her even more aware of how important the Kids For Wish Kids program is in teaching today’s youth about the importance of giving back and helping those in need.

Apr 15, 2015

Keep Calm and Thank a Volunteer!

National Volunteer Week
It's National Volunteer Week and we want to say THANK YOU to all of our volunteers who donate their time to help grant wishes!

Apr 15, 2015

Keep Calm and Thank a Volunteer!

National Volunteer Week
It's National Volunteer Week and we want to say THANK YOU to all of our volunteers who donate their time to help grant wishes!

Mar 31, 2015

Bailee Says Yes to the (Prom) Dress

Bailee Say Yes to the Prom
To prepare Bailee for her NYC modeling wish later this year, she strutted the runway at The Cable Center for SAY YES TO THE PROM like a natural in her new prom dress on March 19!

Mar 31, 2015

Bailee Says Yes to the (Prom) Dress

Bailee Say Yes to the Prom
To prepare Bailee for her NYC modeling wish later this year, she strutted the runway at The Cable Center for SAY YES TO THE PROM like a natural in her new prom dress on March 19!

Perspective from a Celebrity Waiter

Sporting Affair, 2015
We asked a few celebrity waiters from the event about their thoughts on the evening...read about a few stand out moments.

Mar 19, 2015

Perspective from a Celebrity Waiter

Sporting Affair, 2015
We asked a few celebrity waiters from the event about their thoughts on the evening...read about a few stand out moments.

Jan 08, 2015

New Year, New Wishes!

Aaron's puppy wish
Wishes come in all shapes and sizes bringing joy to children suffering from life-threatening medical conditions. For Aaron, it was having a cuddle buddy and companion.

Jan 08, 2015

New Year, New Wishes!

Aaron's puppy wish
Wishes come in all shapes and sizes bringing joy to children suffering from life-threatening medical conditions. For Aaron, it was having a cuddle buddy and companion.

Team "Kick it for Stirling" Gives Back through Friendly Competition

Kick it for Stirling
Playing in the 10th annual kickball tournament and helping to raise money for wishes hits close to home for one team in particular, a team put together by the family of a former wish kid, Stirling.

Jul 03, 2014

Team "Kick it for Stirling" Gives Back through Friendly Competition

Kick it for Stirling
Playing in the 10th annual kickball tournament and helping to raise money for wishes hits close to home for one team in particular, a team put together by the family of a former wish kid, Stirling.

Conner's cadet for a day experience

Cadet for a Day Conner
For one wish kid in particular, being a cadet for a day was an extra special opportunity that brought him even closer to his family.

May 08, 2014

Conner's cadet for a day experience

Cadet for a Day Conner
For one wish kid in particular, being a cadet for a day was an extra special opportunity that brought him even closer to his family.

Apr 03, 2014

Checkoff Colorado: A Simple Way to Give

Checkoff Colorado
The great thing about Checkoff Colorado is that it’s a simple way to give. Even a donation of just $10 can make a huge impact.

Apr 03, 2014

Checkoff Colorado: A Simple Way to Give

Checkoff Colorado
The great thing about Checkoff Colorado is that it’s a simple way to give. Even a donation of just $10 can make a huge impact.

A Very Generous Airline Miles Donation

Airline miles donation
Alan and Jan’s love story is special and unique.

Feb 06, 2014

A Very Generous Airline Miles Donation

Airline miles donation
Alan and Jan’s love story is special and unique.

4.9 Million Airline Miles Donated on 7NEWS Miles Campaign

7NEWS Airline Miles Campaign
Nearly 5 million airline miles were donated to Make-A-Wish® Colorado on a single day thanks to the generous Colorado community.

Dec 19, 2013

4.9 Million Airline Miles Donated on 7NEWS Miles Campaign

7NEWS Airline Miles Campaign
Nearly 5 million airline miles were donated to Make-A-Wish® Colorado on a single day thanks to the generous Colorado community.

“Our daughter got to shine and be the center of positive, healthy attention for a whole week.”

About this Blog

Our wish kids, families, volunteers and supporters have either witnessed or experienced first-hand the impact a wish can have on a child with a life-threatening medical condition, and have different experiences and memories associated with our organization. Read about the Make-A-Wish Colorado family here at the Wishful Thinking Blog!

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