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Dec 13, 2013

Owen on the pirate ship

A Pirate Ship for Owen


On Saturday, Nov. 23, a special wish was granted to a young boy from Auburn, Maine. Owen, 7, has been battling a malignant tumor, known as a Glioma, and he asked Make-A-Wish Maine for a Pirate Ship Tree House.

Aug 07, 2013

Wish granted: Kate gets a dirtbike

Kate's Surprised to Have Her Wish for a Dirtbike Granted!


Kate thought she was coming to a charity motorcycle ride with the Augusta Fraternal Order of Eagles as a guest of honor, but the Make-A-Wish folks had a surprise up their sleeves.

Aug 07, 2013

Wish kid Florian visits celebrity engineers at Howe & Howe Tech

Florian Meets Celebrity Engineers


Florian meets celebrity engineers Geoff and Michael Howe of Howe and Howe Technologies and Discovery Channel's "Black Ops Brothers" to build model helicopter and more.

Aug 04, 2013

6th Annual Tractor Pull a Success

Tractor Pull


The 6th annual Southern Maine Garden Tractor Pull in Saco raises $14,000 for Make-A-Wish kids. At the event, Wish Kids are able to try their luck at pulling and enjoy a guest performance by singer, songwriter and Wish Dad Mark Gentle.

Jun 20, 2013

Payton wishes to ride a choo-choo train

payton train ride


Payton wishes to ride a choo-choo train and go deep sea fishing with his grandpa.

Apr 08, 2013

kelsey relaxes on the beach

Kelsey's Wish Journey

Bangor Daily News

Hampden teen fighting Hodgkin’s lymphoma gets dream vacation thanks to Make-A-Wish

Mar 27, 2013

Nick sitting on his new ATV

Nick Wishes for an ATV


Nick's grandmother gets emotional when talking about what a wish means to a family.

Mar 08, 2013

Curtis celebrates future ski wish with snow tubing

Gibson Family Ski Wish

Seacost Online

Wish child Curtis celebrates his wish to ski in Colorado with a snow tubing party at Seacoast Fun Park.

Mar 04, 2013

Lanie Howes given the Brendan Batson award for 2013

Lanie Gets Award

Morning Sentinel

For her fundraising efforts, high school sophomore Lanie Howes recently recognized by Make-A-Wish Maine with the Brendan Batson Award.

Mar 04, 2013

wish child Alice celebrates her wish with her sister at school

Alice Wish Party

To celebrate the future granting of Alice's wish to go to Walt Disney World Resort, volunteers organize a party for her at her school.

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