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Aug 24, 2013

Lindner Chevrolet restores handicapped-accessible van for wish family

Canon City Daily Record

Family means everything to the Hancock family of Penrose. Now, thanks to Make-A-Wish Colorado, the family will be able to spend even more time together with the recent restoration of their handicapped-accessible van.

Aug 21, 2013

Jackson meets the Denver Broncos

Crested Butte News

Jackson was granted the weekend trip as part of the Make A Wish Foundation’s outreach to help kids with chronic illnesses and to give them a wonderful experience to focus on.

May 23, 2013

Make-A-Wish Colorado Grants Its 4,000th Wish

5280 Magazine

It's a big year for Make-A-Wish® Colorado. The local chapter is celebrating 30 years and granting its 4,000th wish next month. But it's an even bigger year for 16-year-old Jenna Spille, the milestone-wish recipient.

May 15, 2013

Giguere gives Make-A-Wish® teen a day to remember

Associated Press

Teenager Logan Piz's request was simply to spend the day with the Stanley Cup trophy. Hanging out with Colorado Avalanche goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere as well? Hey, he will gladly take that, too.

Mar 10, 2013

Colorado athletes wait tables for Make-A-Wish®

The Denver Post

Missy Franklin was event emcee at Make-A-Wish Colorado's 30th anniversary fundraiser celebration where Colorado sports celebrities agreed to serve dinner to guests.

Mar 04, 2013

Rock Canyon High School Busts Make-A-Wish® Record...Again

Our Colorado News

Rock Canyon High School students broke a state record by raising $60,000+ for Make-A-Wish® Colorado through Kids For Wish Kids program.

Mar 02, 2013

Missy Franklin & Eric Decker Wait Tables for Make-A-Wish®

CBS 4 News

Colorado’s Olympic hero Missy Franklin got all dressed up Thursday night to emcee the Make-A-Wish Celebrity Waiter Dinner, and she brought some help including Eric Decker and Randy Gradishar.

Feb 08, 2013

Students, teachers help make wishes come true


Cayden, a 7-year-old boy fighting leukemia was one of the most popular kids on campus Friday at Overland High School. All week, students and faculty have been raising money to grant his wish.

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About Make-A-Wish® Colorado

Make-A-Wish Colorado creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. Since 1983, Make-A-Wish Colorado has granted wishes to more than 5,000 eligible children throughout the state. According to a 2011 U.S. study of wish impact, most health professionals surveyed believe a wish-come-true can influence the health of children. Kids say wishes give them renewed strength to fight their illnesses, and their parents say these experiences help strengthen the entire family. For more information about Make-A-Wish Colorado and how you can share the power of a wish® please call 303.750.9474. Connect with us on Facebook at, Instagram or Twitter @WishColorado.

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