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    WestJet calculates what caring looks like

    February 2017

    New video celebrates 10 years of WestJet Cares for Kids

     

    2017 Registration Now Open for Make-A-Wish Rope for Hope, Presented by Canadian Western Bank

    January 2017

    Top fundraisers will have a chance to win an exotic trip to Costa Rica

     

    Jan. 12, 2017, TORONTO – Are you interested in making an adventurous resolution this year that makes a difference in your community? This is the event for you! Take on an extraordinary challenge and register for Make-A-Wish®Rope for Hope, Presented by Canadian Western Bank, the national signature fundraising event for Make-A-Wish® Canada.  

    Make-A-Wish® Rope for Hope, Presented by Canadian Western Bank, raises more than $1.4 million to grant wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions

    November 2016

    More than 600 people, including former wish recipients and their families, rappelled from iconic city buildings across Canada in support of Make-A-Wish®

    Quebec Man Cycles and Runs 6,200 Kilometres Across Canada in Support of Make-A-Wish®

    August 2016

    August 9, 2016, TORONTO – Sheraz Asghar is no stranger to extreme physical challenges or adventure races, hence his latest quest to cycle and run 6,200 kilometres across the country in support of his charity of choice, Make-A-Wish®.

    Make-A-Wish® Canada announces 2016 national Rope for Hope fundraising contest: Winner to receive trip for two to London, England, courtesy of Monograms and WestJet

    July 2016

    July 7, 2016, TORONTO – Participants across Canada that register for Make-A-Wish®Rope for Hope, Presented by Canadian Western Bank, this year and raise $3,000 or more before Oct. 31, will be entered in a draw to win a one-week vacation for two to London, England.

    Make-A-Wish® Celebrates Those That Make Wishes Possible on World Wish Day®

    April 2016

    Join the global celebration of thanks by sharing your #WorldWishDay message on social media

    Make-A-Wish® Canada Partners with CSN Collision Centres for 2016 Rope for Hope Events

    April 2016

    April 5, 2016, TORONTO – Make-A-Wish® Canada is excited to announce that CSN Collision Centres will support Make-A-Wish®Rope for Hope, Presented by Canadian Western Bank this year, the wish-granting organization’s national signature fundraising event, as a Rope Sponsor in four cities.

    WestJet and Make-A-Wish® Canada release video highlighting former wish recipient families

    February 2016

    CALGARY, Alberta. February 9, 2016. What happens when a child with a life-threatening illness is granted her wish? What happens when a child is given hope, strength and joy? Today, Make-A-Wish® Canada and WestJet demonstrate the life-changing effects of a wish with the launch of the video, Impact of a Wish

     

    Make-A-Wish® Canada Celebrates More Than 6,200 Unique Wishes Granted

    January 2016

    Jan. 15, 2016, TORONTO – Thanks to an incredible display of generosity from donors and corporate partners and the heartfelt dedication of some very special volunteers and staff, Make-A-Wish® Canada is pleased to announce that it has granted 6,281 wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions since inception in 1983.

     

    One Little Girl's Wish Was No Monkey Business!

    October 2015

    Jasmine looks like any typical and happy Grade 2 student.  However at just 18 months old, she was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis.  Her days are consumed with chest clapping, oxygen masks, antibiotics an enzyme medications.   But at 6 years old, that doesn't stop her from enjoying the things she loves most -- watching cartoons, playing board games and watching movies that involve gorrillas -- a creature she loves most.  

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