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Jun 15, 2018

Dwayne Johnson Reveals Father Was One of Make-A-Wish's First Wish-Granters

During a celebration for the Make-a-Wish Foundation of New Jersey, Dwayne Johnson spoke about his father, wrestling legend Rocky Johnson, who was one of the first wish-granters of the chapter some 35 years ago.

May 31, 2018

Asbury Park Press

Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Jersey grants 10,000th wish

Asbury Park Press

It’s a simple thing that most of us take for granted: the ability to hike through the woods. For 8-year-old Klara Pederson, who uses a wheelchair due to a rare muscle disease, it was just about impossible.

May 30, 2018

News12 New Jersey

Make-A-Wish New Jersey grants 10,000th wish

News 12 New Jersey

The New Jersey Make-A-Wish Foundation hit a milestone Wednesday by granting the organization’s 10,000th wish.

Mar 01, 2018

Asbury Park Press

Make-A-Wish Shocks Howell Girl with Dream Trip to Teen Awards Show

Asbury Park Press

Make-A-Wish New Jersey surprised Claudia with a trip of a lifetime - to California for her favorite teen awards show - at Jersey Mike's Subs in Brick, NJ.

Feb 08, 2018

CBS Minnesota

Make-A-Wish Kids Pumped For Super Bowl Sunday

CBS Minnesota

There are some special VIPS in town for the big game.

Jan 30, 2018

The Incredible Story Behind Shane Odonnell's Make-A-Wish

Marisa Tufaro, who died before she was able to live out the complete magical experience Make-A-Wish New Jersey created for her, appears to have found from heaven a meaningful way to fulfill a desire to give back to the organization.

Jan 26, 2018

Orlando Sentinel

Seeing Pro Bowl players up close excites Make-A-Wish child

Orlando Sentinel

Kyle is one of five Make-A-Wish children who will attend the Pro Bowl at 3 p.m. Sunday at Camping World Stadium.

Jan 19, 2018


Capitals to Grant Wish of Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic Child

Team To Sign 14-Year-Old William Cody To Contract, Announce as Member of Starting Lineup Jan. 21

Dec 13, 2017

Old Bridge eighth-grader gives back to Make-A-Wish

An eighth-grader at Carl Sandburg Middle School surpassed his mission, collecting 78,257 letters for Make-A-Wish through Macy’s BELIEVE campaign.

Dec 04, 2017

One on One with Steve Adubato

Make-A-Wish NJ Granting Wishes to Sick Kids for 35 Years

One on One with Steve Adubato

Steve Adubato speaks with Tom Weatherall, President & CEO of Make-A-Wish New Jersey, about the organizations’ 35 year run of granting wishes to children. Steve also speaks with Ava Covington, a Make-A-Wish New Jersey Wish Kid, who refused to let her diagnosis stand in the way of her musical dreams.

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