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Make-A-Wish® Rope for Hope Welcomes Canadian Western Bank as National Presenting Sponsor

February 2015

Make-A-Wish®Rope for Hope Welcomes Canadian Western Bank as National Presenting Sponsor


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


66 Individuals Rappel down Barclay Center in Downtown Calgary

July 2014

On Tuesday, July 8th, 66 individuals, corporate teams, and wish families bravely rappelled down fifteen storeys of the Barclay Building in downtown Calgary.

World Wish Day® Proclamation

April 2014

Mayor Nenshi proclaimed April 29 Calgary's World Wish Day.

World Wish Day® is celebrated around the world and is a global celebration of wish-granting.  Make-A-Wish Southern Alberta, grants wishes to children between the ages of 3 and 17 who have life-threatening medical conditions.  With each wish granted, we aim to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.

What is your wish for Calgary?

A Royal Send-Off For Tiana

April 2014

A royal entourage of well-wishers gathered at the Calgary Airport at 6:00am on Tuesday, April 29 to give an official send-off to Wish Child, Tiana. Tiana was recently the happy recipient of the news that Make-A-Wish Southern Alberta would grant her wish of meeting Princess Tiana at Walt Disney World® Resorts. Tiana’s royal welcome at the airport started when she and her family stepped out of the limousine and were met by a prince and a court of princesses.  This was Tiana’s magical send-off as her Wish Day came true and she flew to Orlando, Florida.

Make-A-Wish Staff Pinks for Hair Massacure!

February 2014

What a wonderful morning at the pre-pinking event for Hair Massacure.  The staff at Make-A-Wish® Southern Alberta went PINK today, together with staff from Ronald MacDonald House® Southern Alberta, Rona and Save-On-Foods, as well as two wish family representatives, Ali and David.

Thank you to Marvel College for doing such a fabulous job and to all those involved.






Canadian Travel Insurance Company Grants Wishes for a Courageous Child in Every Province

October 2013

In celebration of TU Group’s upcoming 50th anniversary, the travel insurance company has launched the Wish for a Wish Campaign. Partnering with Make-A-Wish® Canada and our partner brokers, TU Group will grant a travel wish to a courageous child with a life-threatening medical condition, in every province. A wish is a magical thing and each one is as personal and unique as the child who wishes it.