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Make-A-Wish Foundation of America

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  • 'Star Wars' Relay Race to Raise Coin for Make-a-Wish Foundation

    Nerd alert: In July, you will see a crazy fanboy or two in a "Star Wars" costume running across the Golden Gate Bridge with a lightsaber in their hand and a crazy grin spread across their face. After successfully raising over $100,000 from over 400...
  • Make-A-Wish dream comes true for 12-year-old and her new best friend

    Make-A-Wish dream comes true for 12-year-old and her new best friend
    For seven long years, Aubrey Brown lobbied her parents for a puppy -- to no avail. After all, as any parent knows, puppies are a big responsibility, and Aubrey already had her share. The 12-year-old Longwood girl has cystic fibrosis, a genetic...
  • Costa Mesa High's Dasca named 'Cheerleader of the Year'

    Costa Mesa High's Dasca named 'Cheerleader of the Year'
    Costa Mesa High senior Alyssa Dasca admitted being nervous just before trying out to be a cheerleader for UC San Diego this past weekend. The three-day tryout didn't seem so intimidating to Dasca, the Mustangs' cheer captain. The stress really came from...
  • 8-year-old boy gets wish granted to play soccer against Portland Timbers MLS team

    8-year-old boy gets wish granted to play soccer against Portland Timbers MLS team
    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - After missing his team's final soccer match last season because of cancer treatment, 8-year-old Atticus Lane-Dupre made sure his teammates were in on his wish to scrimmage against the Portland Timbers.   On Wednesday, the Timbers...
  • 50 memories of Michael Jordan

    50 memories of Michael Jordan
    What do you get someone who, with six NBA championships, five most valuable player awards, 14 All-Star selections, 10 scoring titles and multiple millions of dollars, seemingly has it all? Well, in the case of Michael Jordan's 50th birthday, memories...
  • Two Orange schools chosen to perform “Yes, Virginia,” the musical

     
    The cast, crew and faculty of “Yes, Virginia the Musical” at Howard Middle School Two Orange County schools — Howard Middle School, home of a new performing and visual arts academy, and Andover Elementary School — are among 100...
  • Sights and sounds from THON at Penn State

     
    The 27th Penn State Dance Marathon raised a record $12,374,034.46 million last weekend, breaking the $100-million mark since the event's inception in 1977. More than 15,000 students participated in the 46-hour dance marathon to help raise money for...
  • Brianna Haire wins Season One of Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition!

     
    Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition has named it’s first champ — and she is 13-year-old Brianna Haire of Temecula, California. In Tuesday night’s emotional final, the consistent, kind Brianna bested technical wiz Madison O’...
  • Patrick Kane parties in Madison, MTV series begins filming in Chicago, Hannibal Buress thanks Allende at Comedy Awards

    Patrick Kane parties in Madison, MTV series begins filming in Chicago, Hannibal Buress thanks Allende at Comedy Awards
    Patrick Kane didn’t shy away from photos when he was partying Saturday at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s annual Mifflin Street Block Party like many celebrities would have. The Blackhawks star instead posed for them – as he...
  • Interview: Billy Bush's keys to a successful celebrity interview

    Interview: Billy Bush's keys to a successful celebrity interview
    Before he was hosting “Access Hollywood” and the nationally syndicated radio program, “The Billy Bush Show” and interviewing A-listers such as Justin Bieber, Brad Pitt and George Clooney, Billy Bush was a green correspondent for...
  • Multiple options for Chicago-area applicants

    Multiple options for Chicago-area applicants
    Here is a look at major schools that offer Master of Business Administration programs in Chicago or the Chicago area. Many schools give students a choice of part-time (including evening and weekend options), flexible, full-time, accelerated, dual-degree,...
  • Charity Fundraiser

    Allie Mac Kay was live from Bruxie in Orange to tell us about their birthday fundraiser benefiting the Orange County chapters of the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Wounded Warrior Project. On Thursday, November 8th, Bruxie will celebrate its 2nd ...