It was a Texas teenager's dream to attend medical school at the Unviersity of Hawaii. The UH Pep Band and Rainbow Dancers surprised 15-year-old Alyssa with a rally at the Stan Sheriff Center. The Make-A-Wish program granted Alyssa’s wish to attend the John A. Burns School of Medicine, so she could one day become a doctor and help people like her who are battling life-threatening medical conditions.
SportsCenter aired a "My Wish: Compilation" on Friday, July 22, with highlights from many of the wishes granted during the past 10 years.
The Hyatt Regency hosts the Good Taste Culinary Competition Series, where up-and-coming talent compete to be top chef at an event to benefit wish kids of Make-A-Wish Hawaii. Chef de Cuisine Jon Matsubara of Japengo Waikiki and Chef de Cuisine Gevin Utrillo of Japengo Maui appear on Hawaii News Now for a preview of the culinary creations to come.
The Make-A-Wish organization grants special experiences for Hoosier children battling life-threatening medical conditions. Every month, CBS4 shares a story about a Hoosier family impacted by Make-A-Wish. When Jacobson got back from her trip, she still had money left from Make-A-Wish. Instead of spending it, she donated $800 back to the organization to help fund other children's wish experiences.
Make-A-Wish Hawaii Young Leaders Board is hosting their second annual Waffle for Wishes; Ryan Kalei Tsuji is a board member, Chef Marc Urquidi and Chef Jared Murakawa are with MW Restaurant.
The 2nd annual Waffles for Wishes event was held at The Ward Village IBM Courtyard on Sunday, June 26. Proceeds of the ticket sales went towards wish-granting for Hawai'i keiki.
They were serving up waffles and wishes at the Ward Village IBM Courtyard on Sunday and one boy got them both. Restaurants and volunteers created a champagne and waffle brunch with proceeds going to support the more than 600 keiki in Hawaii.
We're here today to tell you about an amazing organization called Make-A-Wish Hawaii, and this fun "champagne chic" event called Waffles for Wishes coming up, hosted by the Young Leaders Board.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation is making a Jacksonville boy's dream come true: Eight-year-old Conner Bennett is going to Hawaii.
Waffles and wishes will make a perfect pairing at a fundraiser for Make-A-Wish Hawaii on June 26. Add bloody marys and you’re looking at a mighty fine morning in support of a good cause.
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