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Feb 01, 2014

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13 Make-A-Wish kids go to the Super Bowl


For many people, heading to the Super Bowl is an exciting vacation, but for some it's a dream come true. This weekend in New Jersey, the Make-A-Wish Foundation is making several dreams come true.

Dec 20, 2012

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Make-A-Wish castle celebrates one year of magic

Greater Media Newspapers

In an interview with the Sentinel, Tom Weatherall, president & CEO, reflects on the first anniversary of the Samuel & Josephine Wishing Place.

Nov 15, 2012

Make-A-Wish 're-charges' spirits after Superstorm Sandy

Make-A-Wish 're-charges' spirits after Superstorm Sandy

The Cranbury Press

Make-A-Wish New Jersey opens its doors to provide a break from Hurricane Sandy and host a ‘Re-charge Your Batteries, Re-Charge Your Spirit at the Samuel & Josephine Plumeri Wishing Place.

Oct 21, 2012

Walk For Wishes draws more than 300 participants to Long Branch

Walk For Wishes® draws more than 300 participants to Long Branch

More than 300 walkers showed up for the two-mile walk down the Long Branch boardwalk and raised approximately $30,000.

Oct 12, 2012

Make-A-Wish New Jersey hosts the 2012 North Jersey Walk For Wishes

Upbeat 6-year-old to join tomorrow's Walk For Wishes in Jersey City

Jersey Journal

The New Jersey Walk For Wishes® at Liberty State Park this weekend has a new team to add to its list: Liam’s Lightning Loopers.

Sep 06, 2012

Keana's wish to go to the Olympics

Young Jersey gymnast is inspired by Make-A-Wish trip to London Olympics

The Messenger Gazette

For an 11-year-old gymnast enduring nine months of treatments for leukemia, a Make-A-Wish New Jersey trip to the London Olympics proved a motivating force that kept her and her family going.

Sep 04, 2012

Bobby's wish to be a marine

WISH GRANTED: A Marine For Two Days

The Cape May County Herald

His illness affected not only Bobby but the entire family. His wish to be a marine filled his family with pride and will hopefully help him on his quest to someday become a United States Marine.

Aug 17, 2012

The 2012 Atlantic City Airshow

Make-A-Wish kids from Atlantic, Cape get to meet pilots

The Press of Atlantic City

Make-A-Wish children, all from Atlantic and Cape May counties, got the opportunity to meet the pilots of the Black Diamond Jet Team who has dedicated its 2012 season on the North American airshow circuit to Make-A-Wish.

Aug 08, 2012

Keana's wish to go to the Olympics

Young New Jersey Cancer Survivor Gets Wish to Attend Olympic Games

NBC 4 New York News

Keana, an aspiring gymnast who recently overcame leukemia, tells WNBC’s Katy Tur why her family’s trip to London is celebrating a win of the best kind.

Aug 06, 2012

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J.H. Cohn bowl-a-thon at Hanover Lanes helps Make-A-Wish

Hanover Eagle

J.H. Cohn LLP held its 11th annual bowl-a-thon July 10 at Hanover Lanes on Route 10, raising more than $110,000 to benefit Make-A-Wish New Jersey.

Make-A-Wish® New Jersey
Samuel & Josephine Plumeri Wishing Place
1347 Perrineville Road
Monroe Township, NJ 08831
(609) 371-9474
Toll Free (800) 252-9474