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October 24, 2014

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October 24, 2014

I am the mom of am amazing Wish Kid, and our experience with Make A Wish AZ was far above and beyond anything we could have imagined. She was granted her one true wish, a shopping spree, but it was so much more than just a "trip to buy stuff." She was truly made a princess for the day, and treated like royalty by everyone, from the wish granters to the staff at the restaurant she picked for lunch!! Channy (our daughter) was smiling from morning till night on net special day, and to this day, when we talk about her wish or Wish event, that huge smile comes right back. We absolutely love, and are so grateful for Make A Wish AZ, they gave our whole family a gift that day that will live in our hearts forever.
October 9, 2014
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October 9, 2014
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The summer of 2003 was life changing! Our 8 year old made a wish - he wanted to own a pickle factory when he grew up. Make-a-Wish Arizona took that simple little wish and gave us a trip we will never forget. From the limo ride to the airport to our beautiful and comfortable hotel, all the details were taken care of - including printing the hundreds of photos we took! Our 8 year old got to "run" a pickle factory in Maryland for the day and got as many pickles as he could bottle which they then shipped home for him to enjoy. Our experiences that summer brought light and joy during a very difficult challenge. We didn't have to worry about anything and instead spent a week enjoying family time, eating pickles and celebrating our son's life. Now that he is gone those memories are priceless. Make-a-Wish Arizona is an amazing non-profit that changes the lives of children bringing them hope and joy! Their impact on families is immeasurable.
November 17, 2012

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November 17, 2012

We had an absolutely amazing experience for my daughter's wish! We were originally scheduled for a trip to Disneyland/Knott's Berry/Universal Studios in March, but then my daughter got really sick and had to be hospitalized unexpectedly. We were due to leave on a Monday morning, but had to call on the previous Thursday to say that she was just too sick and wouldn't be able to leave as planned. I honestly wasn't sure how it would all play out, since so many plans had been put in place and now canceled at the last minute. But Make A Wish was so awesome!!! They were very understanding and reassuring that the wish would still be waiting and every bit as wonderful then as it was planned for. And indeed it was! We ended up going two months later (we chose our reschedule date), and it was absolutely worth the wait in every way!! Not only was my daughter in much better health to fully enjoy the trip, the weather was better than it would have been during our original dates! And the trip itself...this was our very first family vacation EVER, and it was such a blessing to not have to worry about anything, especially expenses!! Everything was completely paid for, down to the smallest detail. The accomadations were fantastic as well!!! And I must add that although my oldest daughter was the "Wish Kid", my youngest daughter is affected by autism, and we were very pleased that her special needs were taken into consideration as well. I just can't say enough how great our experience was (starting with the limo to the airport and special recognition from the pilots!) and we just love and are so grateful for the Make A Wish Foundation for giving my daughter (all of us really) that much needed break!!!

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