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National Siblings Day

Wish Family
In today’s unique story, siblings Katie and Jared were both diagnosed with Friedreich’s Ataxia which is a form of muscular dystrophy. They have both been granted different wishes and continue to be an active voice for Make-A-Wish!

Apr 10, 2017

National Siblings Day

Wish Family
In today’s unique story, siblings Katie and Jared were both diagnosed with Friedreich’s Ataxia which is a form of muscular dystrophy. They have both been granted different wishes and continue to be an active voice for Make-A-Wish!

Jewelers For Children

Jewelers for Children
Jewelers for Children has renewed its commitment to Make-A-Wish and will donate $750,000 to help grant 93 wishes across the country – wish experiences that have the potential to serve as a turning point in wish kids’ medical treatment helping them feel better, and in some cases, even get better. For more information about Jewelers for Children and its support of Make-A-Wish, visit jewelersforchildren.org.

Feb 16, 2017

Jewelers For Children

Jewelers for Children
Jewelers for Children has renewed its commitment to Make-A-Wish and will donate $750,000 to help grant 93 wishes across the country – wish experiences that have the potential to serve as a turning point in wish kids’ medical treatment helping them feel better, and in some cases, even get better. For more information about Jewelers for Children and its support of Make-A-Wish, visit jewelersforchildren.org.

Feb 01, 2017

Israel Wish Study

Israel Wish Study
Make-A-Wish supporters have always felt in their hearts the importance of granting the wishes of critically ill children. And now, science is confirming their belief.

Feb 01, 2017

Israel Wish Study

Israel Wish Study
Make-A-Wish supporters have always felt in their hearts the importance of granting the wishes of critically ill children. And now, science is confirming their belief.

Jace's Planes, Trains, and Automobiles Adventure

Wish Kid Jace
We always love hearing firsthand how a wish can impact a family. Today, Erin shares her perspective as a Wish Mom. A popular local blogger with the Oklahoma City Mom’s Blog, Erin’s four-year-old son was recently granted a wish by Make-A-Wish Oklahoma. Jace wished to have his own very unique “Planes, Trains, and Automobiles” adventure.

Dec 13, 2016

Jace's Planes, Trains, and Automobiles Adventure

Wish Kid Jace
We always love hearing firsthand how a wish can impact a family. Today, Erin shares her perspective as a Wish Mom. A popular local blogger with the Oklahoma City Mom’s Blog, Erin’s four-year-old son was recently granted a wish by Make-A-Wish Oklahoma. Jace wished to have his own very unique “Planes, Trains, and Automobiles” adventure.

Sep 29, 2016

A Look Back at 10 of This Year’s Most Memorable Moments

10 Memorable Moments
As our chapter’s Fiscal Year comes to an end, we’re doing more than just crunching numbers and wrapping up paperwork; we’re taking time to appreciate all the incredible moments we’ve experienced over the past 12 months. Here’s a look at some of our staff’s favorites…

Sep 29, 2016

A Look Back at 10 of This Year’s Most Memorable Moments

10 Memorable Moments
As our chapter’s Fiscal Year comes to an end, we’re doing more than just crunching numbers and wrapping up paperwork; we’re taking time to appreciate all the incredible moments we’ve experienced over the past 12 months. Here’s a look at some of our staff’s favorites…

Lorelei Presents Chris Greicius Award To OKC Thunder

Coach Scott Brooks and Wish Kid Lorelei
The Oklahoma City Thunder is a generous supporter of Make-A-Wish® Oklahoma, providing tickets for wish families to attend games, recognizing generous supporters and donating auction items for local events. The team recently granted a wish for 17-year-old Lorelei, where she was made honorary coach for the day. The Oklahoma City Thunder is a 2012 recipient of the Chris Greicius Celebrity Award. Head coach Scott Brooks, accompanied by Lorelei, accepted the award.

Lorelei Presents Chris Greicius Award To OKC Thunder

Coach Scott Brooks and Wish Kid Lorelei
The Oklahoma City Thunder is a generous supporter of Make-A-Wish® Oklahoma, providing tickets for wish families to attend games, recognizing generous supporters and donating auction items for local events. The team recently granted a wish for 17-year-old Lorelei, where she was made honorary coach for the day. The Oklahoma City Thunder is a 2012 recipient of the Chris Greicius Celebrity Award. Head coach Scott Brooks, accompanied by Lorelei, accepted the award.

Sandy Blevins Receives National Volunteer of the Year Award

Volunteer Sandy Blevins
Make-A-Wish® Oklahoma is proud to announce that Mrs. Sandy Blevins has been chosen to receive a national Volunteer of the Year award from Philanthropy Journal!

Apr 15, 2013

Sandy Blevins Receives National Volunteer of the Year Award

Volunteer Sandy Blevins
Make-A-Wish® Oklahoma is proud to announce that Mrs. Sandy Blevins has been chosen to receive a national Volunteer of the Year award from Philanthropy Journal!

Mar 22, 2013

2013 Oklahoma City Thunder Wish Assist

2013 Thunder Wish
On March 22-24, 2013 the Oklahoma City Thunder made three deserving young men’s greatest wishes come true. Redzep, 18, from Georgia, Korey, 16, from Arizona, and Dominick, 16, from Nebraska - arguably some of the Thunder's biggest fans - started their wish weekend off by spending an afternoon bowling with several Thunder players.

Mar 22, 2013

2013 Oklahoma City Thunder Wish Assist

2013 Thunder Wish
On March 22-24, 2013 the Oklahoma City Thunder made three deserving young men’s greatest wishes come true. Redzep, 18, from Georgia, Korey, 16, from Arizona, and Dominick, 16, from Nebraska - arguably some of the Thunder's biggest fans - started their wish weekend off by spending an afternoon bowling with several Thunder players.

Dec 12, 2012

Volunteer Burl Ragland Donates $2,500 to Make-A-Wish Oklahoma

Burl Ragland Leadership Oklahoma Volunteer Award
Make-A-Wish® Oklahoma would like to send a big THANK YOU to one of our most dedicated volunteers, Burl Ragland.

Dec 12, 2012

Volunteer Burl Ragland Donates $2,500 to Make-A-Wish Oklahoma

Burl Ragland Leadership Oklahoma Volunteer Award
Make-A-Wish® Oklahoma would like to send a big THANK YOU to one of our most dedicated volunteers, Burl Ragland.

Sep 12, 2012

Great Job in Fiscal Year 2012!

148 wishes granted fiscal year 2012
Thanks to you, we were able to impact many lives during Fiscal Year 2012.

Sep 12, 2012

Great Job in Fiscal Year 2012!

148 wishes granted fiscal year 2012
Thanks to you, we were able to impact many lives during Fiscal Year 2012.

About this Blog

Go behind the scenes at Make-A-Wish® Oklahoma, hear from wish participants and supporters, and join in the dialogue through the wish blog.

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