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    Wish Child Philip Becomes Super P!
    Wish Child Becomes Super Hero to Save the Day

    January 2015

    The New Year started out with cheers and applause at Halifax Stanfield International Airport as wish child, Philip, dawned his cape and mask to become Super P and help WestJet out of a bit of a tight spot.   With the "key to the plane" missing, our super hero was off "faster than a speeding bullet" to search the departures area to make sure that flight left on time.  And being a super hero and helping others is this five year old's passion.

    Kayla's Violin Wish Music to Mom's Ears

    December 2014

    Five-year old Kayla St.

    Make-A-Wish® Granted to Young Girl from North Sydney

    October 2014

    It’s amazing when someone with a big heart for fun, laughter and living should be saddled with a real heart in need of repair.  That’s the case with Ava, just six years old and born with a congenital heart defect. Born with a very rare heart defect known as double inlet left ventricle, Ava’s heart has a large left ventricle and a small right ventricle pumping chamber which results in her becoming tired easily due to low oxygen in the blood.  The defect also affects her ability gain weight and grow and often time trouble breathing also as a result of poor blood flow through her body

    The Perfect Recipe for a Magical Memory

    August 2014

    It's said the kitchen is the heart of a home; that around the kitchen table we best understand the warmth of being together.  That passion for food and connection with family is something nine year-old Alise appreciates deeply.   That’s why when Make-A-Wish® asked for the young Edmonton girl for her most cherished wish in the world, Alise wanted only to meet her hero, Chef Michael Smith, and cook seafood with him in his kitchen in PEI.

    Chris Gill
    Country Music Talent Chris Gill Knows There's Magic in Music.

    August 2014

    A native of Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Chris Gill is a captivating singer/songwriter whose lyrics are masterfully showcased by an incredible musical talent.   Proficient on guitar and drums, as well as a natural on piano, Chris's songs explore and challenge all that is country music.  His new and highly anticipated CD, Gone, is due for release September 1, 2014.   Chris is lending his time and talent to create magic and music for wish kids across Atlantic Canada, with a portion of sales supporting Make-A-Wish Atlantic Provinces.  

    More than $62,000 Raised for Make-A-Wish Canada at Honda Indy Toronto

    July 2014

    More than $62,000 Raised for Make-A-Wish Canada at Honda Indy Toronto


    IMP Employee Golf Tournament and Make-A-Wish Atlantic Provinces
    IMP Employee Golf Tournament 10th Year Anniversary!

    July 2014

    It has been a lasting and rewarding partnership - Make-A-Wish Atlantic Provinces and the IMP Employees. 

    On Saturday, July 12th, the employees of IMP Group will be hosting another in a long line of employee golf tournaments. This year is just a bit more special. They'll be celebrating 10 years as partners of Make-A-Wish Atlantic Provinces. Raising well over $30,000 to date, a group of employees at IMP work tireless to put together this fun annual event.

    Sam & Freedom 55 Moncton Personal Shopping Escort
    Community Comes Together to Create a Magical Day for Sam

    June 2014

    Like any 9 year-old, Sam looks forward to summer.  The warmer weather and sunny days means time at the cottage and in the water rowing his boat. Some things other kids love to do though, like running on the beach, kicking a ball, riding bikes are just a little more challenging for Sam.  The young boy from North Tetagouche lives with what he calls “a broken heart”.  Diagnosed with tricuspid insufficiency, the ventricle of Sam’s heart doesn’t close properly causing blood to leak adding pressure and enlarging his heart. Having just undergone open-heart surgery, Sam has a long journey 

    Maureen Marsh, Cape Breton Trailer Sales, & Abigail
    Camping Dream Comes True for Young Girl in Eskasoni

    June 2014

    Like any typical nine year-old, Abigail loves being outdoors riding her bike or swimming with friends.    But last spring things changed for Abigail and her family.

    Going Over the Edge for Wishes

    June 2014

    Rope for Hope Halifax is on for today, June 6th - let's not let the rain & drizzle dampen our spirits. Edgers will be rappelling for wish kids all over Atlantic Canada! Thanks to our sponsors, donors, participants, and volunteers!!!

    Rope for Hope Rappelling Event Hits Halifax

    Rappel from great heights and support local wishes