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Every Wish experience begins with a referral

The importance of referring a child for a wish.
Every Wish experience begins with a referral. The opportunity to change a Wish Kid’s life, and lift their family and community is inspiring and has far-reaching effects beyond one child, but to that child, it means the world!

Jul 20, 2017

Every Wish experience begins with a referral

The importance of referring a child for a wish.
Every Wish experience begins with a referral. The opportunity to change a Wish Kid’s life, and lift their family and community is inspiring and has far-reaching effects beyond one child, but to that child, it means the world!

Subaru Shares the Love for Ninth Annual Share the Love® Event

Subaru Share the Love
Make-A-Wish kicked the 2017 calendar year off in a big way thanks in part to the enormous support generated from the ninth annual Subaru Share the Love Event, which raised $3,574,394 for the wish granting organization.

Jul 14, 2017

Subaru Shares the Love for Ninth Annual Share the Love® Event

Subaru Share the Love
Make-A-Wish kicked the 2017 calendar year off in a big way thanks in part to the enormous support generated from the ninth annual Subaru Share the Love Event, which raised $3,574,394 for the wish granting organization.

Community helps make a splash for Vermont girl

Addi wished to have a backyard pool.
An Essex family got a big backyard makeover Tuesday all because of the wish of one little girl who loves swimming.

Jul 12, 2016

Community helps make a splash for Vermont girl

Addi wished to have a backyard pool.
An Essex family got a big backyard makeover Tuesday all because of the wish of one little girl who loves swimming.

Local Heroes: Meet Riley and Alleigh

Hazen Union seventh graders Riley and Alleigh used their love of basketball as inspiration to create, plan, and host a charity game between the school's varsity boys team and alumni athletes.

Jun 08, 2016

Local Heroes: Meet Riley and Alleigh

Hazen Union seventh graders Riley and Alleigh used their love of basketball as inspiration to create, plan, and host a charity game between the school's varsity boys team and alumni athletes.

Wish Kid Edward experiences a superhero send off!

Wish Kid Edward is sent off on his wish by some of his favorite superheroes!

May 17, 2016

Wish Kid Edward experiences a superhero send off!

Wish Kid Edward is sent off on his wish by some of his favorite superheroes!

Here's what happened at Carson's wish send off

We invited people in and around Burlington, VT to help us see Carson off on his wish trip in style. Here's what happened.

May 05, 2016

Here's what happened at Carson's wish send off

We invited people in and around Burlington, VT to help us see Carson off on his wish trip in style. Here's what happened.

Make-A-Wish Vermont Recruits two Iconic Spokesmen in PSA Campaign

"Wishes Heal" PSA
Radio Personality Tom Bodett and TV Actor Jonathan Goldsmith Lend Voices to Help Heal Vermont’s Children.

Apr 25, 2016

Make-A-Wish Vermont Recruits two Iconic Spokesmen in PSA Campaign

"Wishes Heal" PSA
Radio Personality Tom Bodett and TV Actor Jonathan Goldsmith Lend Voices to Help Heal Vermont’s Children.

Employment Opportunity: Development & Communications Manager

Make-A-Wish Vermont, the nonprofit organization that grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions, is seeking a Development & Communications Manager to work in our Burlington headquarters.

Mar 22, 2016

Employment Opportunity: Development & Communications Manager

Make-A-Wish Vermont, the nonprofit organization that grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions, is seeking a Development & Communications Manager to work in our Burlington headquarters.

Marley's magical trip to Walt Disney World® Resort

Marley’s Wish Recap! Marley wished to go to Disney World!

Feb 24, 2016

Marley's magical trip to Walt Disney World® Resort

Marley’s Wish Recap! Marley wished to go to Disney World!

Watch the moment Bella's wish came true

Watch Wish Kid Bella head out on her wish to meet Sully from Monsters, Inc. at Walt Disney World® Resort.

Feb 23, 2016

Watch the moment Bella's wish came true

Watch Wish Kid Bella head out on her wish to meet Sully from Monsters, Inc. at Walt Disney World® Resort.

Donated airline miles took Myles to Japan.

About this Blog

The Wish Blog gives you the latest updates on Make-A-Wish® Vermont. See how wishes come together and how they change lives forever. Hear directly from those who work or volunteer here, or those who have been transformed by a wish. And learn why we are so committed to someday granting the wish of every eligible child, every year.



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