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Review for Make-A-Wish Arizona, Scottsdale, AZ, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

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.

Role:  Client Served
hcostello (Nonprofit Staff) wrote:

We love this story at Make-A-Wish Arizona because it shows how unique and specific a wish can be. Thank you, Amber, for sharing. We would love to improve your son's story on our website (we have such a cute photo of him) if you are interested in sharing more. Please contact us at