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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.

Abbey's wish takes flight

Abbey's Hawaii wish
Wishes that involve travel, like Abbey's to go to Hawaii, are the most popular type of wish – in fact, 77% of all Make-A-Wish Colorado wishes require travel. Read more about Abbey's wish to go to Hawaii below (in a thank you letter she wrote to Make-A-Wish) and please help wish kids travel this summer.

Apr 24, 2014

Abbey's wish takes flight

Abbey's Hawaii wish
Wishes that involve travel, like Abbey's to go to Hawaii, are the most popular type of wish – in fact, 77% of all Make-A-Wish Colorado wishes require travel. Read more about Abbey's wish to go to Hawaii below (in a thank you letter she wrote to Make-A-Wish) and please help wish kids travel this summer.

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.

Mar 27, 2014

I am thankful to be a Wish Granter

Erika Wish Granter Volunteer
Being a wish granter and a liaison between the Make-A-Wish office and wish families has made me thankful over these last 10 years.

Mar 27, 2014

I am thankful to be a Wish Granter

Erika Wish Granter Volunteer
Being a wish granter and a liaison between the Make-A-Wish office and wish families has made me thankful over these last 10 years.

The wish helped her forget she had cancer...

Taylor goes to Walt Disney World Resort
Taylor and her sister, Andrea, felt like princesses the entire time, and I think Taylor completely forgot she had cancer or any of the treatments she had endured to that point for that entire week.

Mar 13, 2014

The wish helped her forget she had cancer...

Taylor goes to Walt Disney World Resort
Taylor and her sister, Andrea, felt like princesses the entire time, and I think Taylor completely forgot she had cancer or any of the treatments she had endured to that point for that entire week.

Local sports celebrities serve up smiles

Sporting Affair 2014
February 20th was not a typical night at the Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center. Thirty-eight local sports figures, including Ben Garland of the Denver Broncos and Dan Coates of the Colorado Mammoth, showed up ready to serve up smiles for the 10th Make-A-Wish® Colorado Sporting Affair Celebrity Waiter Dinner.

Feb 27, 2014

Local sports celebrities serve up smiles

Sporting Affair 2014
February 20th was not a typical night at the Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center. Thirty-eight local sports figures, including Ben Garland of the Denver Broncos and Dan Coates of the Colorado Mammoth, showed up ready to serve up smiles for the 10th Make-A-Wish® Colorado Sporting Affair Celebrity Waiter Dinner.

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.

Welcome Jeff & Teresa

Welcome Jeff and Teresa
Working at Make-A-Wish Colorado is both rewarding and inspirational. Every day brings with it new creative project ideas, fundraising opportunities and the ability to change lives forever by granting once-in-a-lifetime wish experiences. We would like to welcome two new people to the Make-A-Wish Colorado family: Jeff Krebs and Teresa Pusztai.

Jan 23, 2014

Welcome Jeff & Teresa

Welcome Jeff and Teresa
Working at Make-A-Wish Colorado is both rewarding and inspirational. Every day brings with it new creative project ideas, fundraising opportunities and the ability to change lives forever by granting once-in-a-lifetime wish experiences. We would like to welcome two new people to the Make-A-Wish Colorado family: Jeff Krebs and Teresa Pusztai.

One Student Inspires a Community

Kids For Wish Kids
Wish Week is, and will continue to be, Rock Canyon’s commitment to an amazing organization. It is a celebration of the children who have the courage to fight back against aggressive illnesses and a reminder of the fragility of life.

Jan 09, 2014

One Student Inspires a Community

Kids For Wish Kids
Wish Week is, and will continue to be, Rock Canyon’s commitment to an amazing organization. It is a celebration of the children who have the courage to fight back against aggressive illnesses and a reminder of the fragility of life.

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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Latest Status Update

  • 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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