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Feb 19, 2015

Get in the game and come to Sporting Affair!

Cory Tipton, Sporting Affair
You could rub elbows with local celebs from the Denver Broncos, Colorado Mammoth, Denver Outlaws, Broncos’ cheerleaders, Olympians and more—all while donating to an amazing cause.

Feb 19, 2015

Get in the game and come to Sporting Affair!

Cory Tipton, Sporting Affair
You could rub elbows with local celebs from the Denver Broncos, Colorado Mammoth, Denver Outlaws, Broncos’ cheerleaders, Olympians and more—all while donating to an amazing cause.

Jan 22, 2015

Why it's important to give back starting from a young age

Stacie's blog post
It’s true. I am a Make-A-Wish employee, but first and foremost I am a mom. The greatest challenge for me as a mom is ‘how do I raise children who want to give back?’

Jan 22, 2015

Why it's important to give back starting from a young age

Stacie's blog post
It’s true. I am a Make-A-Wish employee, but first and foremost I am a mom. The greatest challenge for me as a mom is ‘how do I raise children who want to give back?’

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.

Dec 11, 2014

#MacysBelieve is in Full Swing! Write Your Santa Letter Today!

#MacysBelieve
Watch the video from the Macy’s Believe launch event at the Park Meadows Mall featuring wish kids Logan and Delaney and firefighters from the South Metro Fire Station No. 34!

Dec 11, 2014

#MacysBelieve is in Full Swing! Write Your Santa Letter Today!

#MacysBelieve
Watch the video from the Macy’s Believe launch event at the Park Meadows Mall featuring wish kids Logan and Delaney and firefighters from the South Metro Fire Station No. 34!

Dec 04, 2014

Giving Thanks this Holiday Season

Colorado Gives Day 2014
This Tuesday, December 9th is Colorado Gives Day, a day where people from across the state come together to donate to non-profit organizations in their community. To commemorate this special day, Make-A-Wish® Colorado would like to give thanks to all those who support us and help make wishes come true.

Dec 04, 2014

Giving Thanks this Holiday Season

Colorado Gives Day 2014
This Tuesday, December 9th is Colorado Gives Day, a day where people from across the state come together to donate to non-profit organizations in their community. To commemorate this special day, Make-A-Wish® Colorado would like to give thanks to all those who support us and help make wishes come true.

Nov 20, 2014

After 14 years, Jennifer still loves what she does

Jennifer Mace-Walton
Jennifer Mace-Walton is the Director of Wish Granting at Make-A-Wish Colorado. She is both proud and humbled to be part of such an extraordinary organization that truly makes a difference in the lives of the awe-inspiring children we serve.

Nov 20, 2014

After 14 years, Jennifer still loves what she does

Jennifer Mace-Walton
Jennifer Mace-Walton is the Director of Wish Granting at Make-A-Wish Colorado. She is both proud and humbled to be part of such an extraordinary organization that truly makes a difference in the lives of the awe-inspiring children we serve.

Nov 13, 2014

Wish Granted: A Recumbent Bicycle for David

recumbent bicycle
David wished for a recumbent bicycle to help him feel stronger and more independent.

Nov 13, 2014

Wish Granted: A Recumbent Bicycle for David

recumbent bicycle
David wished for a recumbent bicycle to help him feel stronger and more independent.

Nov 06, 2014

How An Internship Changed One Girls Perspective On Life

Communications Intern, Teighlor
Make-A-Wish Colorado has offered me so much more than participating in a traditional internship ever could.

Nov 06, 2014

How An Internship Changed One Girls Perspective On Life

Communications Intern, Teighlor
Make-A-Wish Colorado has offered me so much more than participating in a traditional internship ever could.

Oct 30, 2014

Chefs & Surgeons Carve Pumpkins for Wishes

Pumpkin Carving for a Cause
Colorado Springs chefs and surgeons battled it out to see who could create the best jack-o-lantern and help make wishes come true for Colorado kids.

Oct 30, 2014

Chefs & Surgeons Carve Pumpkins for Wishes

Pumpkin Carving for a Cause
Colorado Springs chefs and surgeons battled it out to see who could create the best jack-o-lantern and help make wishes come true for Colorado kids.

A Night Dedicated to the Wishing Room

Joan Mazak, President & CEO with Wishing Room artists Dave McKendry from Axius Studios (left) & Sandy and Tim Knouff (right)
The October 16th open house was a great success and a time to recognize those who helped make the Wishing Room possible.

Oct 23, 2014

A Night Dedicated to the Wishing Room

Joan Mazak, President & CEO with Wishing Room artists Dave McKendry from Axius Studios (left) & Sandy and Tim Knouff (right)
The October 16th open house was a great success and a time to recognize those who helped make the Wishing Room possible.

“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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  • Hello Wish Families, Our phones have been down at the office today. We apologize for this inconvenience. Please email your Wish Coordinator if you need immediate assistance regarding a wish. We hope to have our phone lines working again by 4PM. Thank you for your patience. Jamie - jcastle@colorado.wish.org Misti - mwright@colorado.wish.org Claire - cbabb@colorado.wish.org Jennifer - jmace-walton@colorado.wish.org
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