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Feb 08, 2019

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Sonic Spider Boy

Portland Press Herald

A Falmouth boy’s dream of becoming a superhero for a day came true Sunday when he rescued “hostages” in Portland and was able to free Slugger, the Portland Sea Dogs baseball team mascot, in time for the first pitch at Hadlock Field.

Feb 08, 2019

VIP

VIP Tires & Service Gives Make-A-Wish A Record Donation

VIP Inc. dba VIP Tires & Service has given Make-A-Wish a record donation — $78,123.76 — following its annual holiday campaign at its 58 stores in New England. Since 2007, VIP has raised more than $483,000 for Make-A-Wish through the annual fundraising effort.

Feb 08, 2019

Abel

Make-A-Wish Maine grants 1,500 wish to a boy in Guilford

Newscenter Maine

Make-a-Wish surprised Abel Richardson with a superhero-themed Go-Kart at his elementary school.

Feb 08, 2019

Abel

Young hero in Guilford gets his wish

Piscataquis Observer

Young hero in Guilford gets his wish

Aug 09, 2017

Kyan's Kabin

NewsCenter Maine

A place to get away for a boy who's battling cancer. Kyan MacDonald is from Bridgton. He's 13, and loves spending time outside, hanging out with friends and family, and of course, his dog.

Dec 29, 2015

Erica Gets Her Wish

Erica To Go To Broadway

Erica learned at Macy's National Believe Day that her wish to see Hamilton on Broadway is being granted!

Dec 29, 2015

Alicia Meets Zac

A Wish Leads to Inspiration

Alicia's wish to meet her idol, Zac Efron, inspired her to become a performer and singer.

Dec 02, 2015

Morgan's Tree House Wish

A Tree House for Morgan

WCSH

Morgan battles cancer. The news that her wish for a 'hobbit's cottage' tree house is being granted was a complete surprise!

Dec 18, 2013

Matt Receives his Disney Wish

WCSH6

Matt and his family describe the impact of a wish.

Dec 13, 2013

A Wish for Jared

WCSH6

The story of Jared's wish journey and how you can get involved.

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