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Mar 09, 2015

East Coast Conference Spirit Showcase 2015

East Coast Conference

East Coast Conference

East Coast Conference hosted its sixth annual Spirit Showcase to benefit Make-A-Wish®.

Dec 12, 2014

National Believe Day

National Believe Day

Fios1 News Long Island

On December 12, 2014 we celebrated National Believe Day as part of the Macy's Believe campaign. We celebrated Kayla's wish to go to Hawaii at Macy's South Shore in the Westfield South Shore mall! Verizon Fios1 Long Island covered Kayla's story.

Jun 30, 2014

Joseph with St. John's surprise guests.

Joseph's Wish in Newsday

LI Newsday

Joseph's wish to have his own basketball court is featured in Long Island Newsday, including a video.

Jun 28, 2014

Joseph with St. John's surprise guests.

Joseph's Wish to Have a Basketball Court

NCAA

Joseph’s wish to have a basketball court built in his backyard was made extra special by the surprise appearance of the St. John’s men’s basketball head coach Steve Lavin, Red Storm mascot Johnny Thunderbird and the SJU cheer and dance team members!

May 14, 2014

Robert Parker, MD, Director, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Stony Brook University Cancer Center accepted the “Medical Visionary Award” from Karine Hollander, President and CEO, Make-A-Wish Suffolk County, at the foundation’s 20th Annual “Bouquet of Wishes” spring dinner.

Stony Brook Children's Hospital Honored with Medical Visionary Award

Stony Brook University Newsroom

Stony Brook Children's Hospital was one of three recipients of Make-A-Wish Suffolk County’s first ever Leadership Awards at the 2014 Bouquet of Wishes gala. They were honored with the Medical Visionary Award for their meritorious leadership in advanced and innovative pediatric specialty care.

Dec 15, 2013

Paula wishes for a princess room makeover.

Paula's Story on Long Island Newsday

Long Island Newsday

Paula's princess themed bedroom makeover is featured on Long Island Newsday including a video.

Jun 15, 2013

Jessie becomes a pirate

Long Island Newsday

Jessie and other pirates engaged in a quest for treasure.

Jun 15, 2013

Wish kid Jessie joins the ranks of pirates

Sayville Newsday

Jessie's wish to be a pirate granted

Jun 15, 2013

Jessie's wish to be a pirate

Sayville Patch

Six-year-old Jessie wished to be a pirate

Jun 15, 2013

Jessie wished to be a pirate.

Jessie's Pirate Wish - News12 Coverage

News 12

Jessie wished to be a pirate! Here is News12's coverage of the event on June 15, 2013.

Latest Status Update

  • This Sunday, August 20th from 9am-3pm at Middle Country Automotive in Selden, Wish Kid Rebecca and her family will be hosting a car wash where 100% of the proceeds will go towards Make-A-Wish Suffolk County, NY! Below is a message from Rebecca's mother, Julie: "Two years ago our daughter, Rebecca, was diagnosed with Leukemia. Make-A-Wish® Suffolk County gave her a beautiful wish to go on a Mediterranean cruise. This car wash is our way of giving back to a wonderful organization whose mission it is to grant the wishes to children who are battling a life-threatening illness to provide them with hope, strength and joy. Please come out to support Make-A-Wish Suffolk County. 100% of the proceeds will go towards making wishes come true for children in our community. Thank you!" If you're in the area, we would love for you to stop by!

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