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Jul 21, 2016

2016 Wish Wednesday at Elitch Gardens Theme Park

Thank you to all those who participated in this year’s Kids for Wish Kids program.

Jul 21, 2016

2016 Wish Wednesday at Elitch Gardens Theme Park

Thank you to all those who participated in this year’s Kids for Wish Kids program.

Jun 13, 2016

Recognizing 30 Years of Volunteerism

Cathy
Cathy Bishop-Sannes was born and raised in Fort Collins, Colorado and was fortunate enough to have a strong community base while growing up. Having such a solid community foundation inspired her to be actively involved in volunteerism to give back to the community who helped her so much.

Jun 13, 2016

Recognizing 30 Years of Volunteerism

Cathy
Cathy Bishop-Sannes was born and raised in Fort Collins, Colorado and was fortunate enough to have a strong community base while growing up. Having such a solid community foundation inspired her to be actively involved in volunteerism to give back to the community who helped her so much.

Jun 11, 2015

Lending a (poker) hand for wishes

Franks Ride for Children
Frank’s Ride for Children, one of the state’s largest motorcycle poker runs with over 1,000 riders, raised $25,000 for Make-A-Wish Colorado.

Jun 11, 2015

Lending a (poker) hand for wishes

Franks Ride for Children
Frank’s Ride for Children, one of the state’s largest motorcycle poker runs with over 1,000 riders, raised $25,000 for Make-A-Wish Colorado.

May 28, 2015

Granting wishes one tune at a time

Corey Rose benefit concert at Hard Rock Cafe
Not only is 9News morning anchor Corey Rose an award-winning journalist, but she's a philanthropist who supports Make-A-Wish Colorado. Read about her favorite memories from this year's benefit concert that raised over $12,000 for Make-A-Wish!

May 28, 2015

Granting wishes one tune at a time

Corey Rose benefit concert at Hard Rock Cafe
Not only is 9News morning anchor Corey Rose an award-winning journalist, but she's a philanthropist who supports Make-A-Wish Colorado. Read about her favorite memories from this year's benefit concert that raised over $12,000 for Make-A-Wish!

May 14, 2015

Alaska wish creates lasting memories

Nathan's Alaskan Wish
It was a wonderful week for Nathan to be with his brothers – his best friends – sharing experiences every hour of the day, creating memories that will be with us forever.

May 14, 2015

Alaska wish creates lasting memories

Nathan's Alaskan Wish
It was a wonderful week for Nathan to be with his brothers – his best friends – sharing experiences every hour of the day, creating memories that will be with us forever.

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.

Mar 05, 2015

The Impact of Wish Week on Two Rock Canyon Seniors

Rock Canyon Wish Week 2015
For many students at Rock Canyon including Ryan and Ariel, Wish Week is all they know – it’s part of their school culture and is part of the lasting legacy they plan to leave behind for incoming students to follow.

Mar 05, 2015

The Impact of Wish Week on Two Rock Canyon Seniors

Rock Canyon Wish Week 2015
For many students at Rock Canyon including Ryan and Ariel, Wish Week is all they know – it’s part of their school culture and is part of the lasting legacy they plan to leave behind for incoming students to follow.

“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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