Make-A-Wish Articles and News Stories





Disney To Host “Once Upon A Wish Party” for Wish Families

Make a wish Princesses pose in their jasmine and belle outfits

I love a behind-the-scenes story, especially when it comes to Disney and its charitable work with families in need. While there are many charities that are close to my heart, one of them is the Make-A-Wish Foundation, granting wishes to severely ill children in need of some magic. In honor of World Princess Week, Disney Disney To Host “Once Upon A Wish Party” for Wish Families





Disney Introduces Animated Short & Plush in Celebration of 40 Year Partnership with Make-A-Wish

Following the debut of the new Wishes Come True Blue color collection, Disney has released a touching new animated short along with a Mickey Mouse Vintage Holiday plush – the one seen in the short – to celebrate their 40th Anniversary with the Make-A-Wish® Foundation. Take a look, but grab your tissues first! The 18″ plush Disney Introduces Animated Short & Plush in Celebration of 40 Year Partnership with Make-A-Wish





Make-A-Wish Kid Shares Special Moment with Sheriff Woody at Walt Disney World

The Disney Parks Blog and Walt Disney World are continuing their #FeelGoodFriday series with the story of a Make-A Wish kid and his love for the Move It! Shake It! MousekeDance It! Street Party at the Magic Kingdom. On a previous trip to Walt Disney World, 9-year-old Grant experienced the fun-filled dance party and it Make-A-Wish Kid Shares Special Moment with Sheriff Woody at Walt Disney World



Make-A-Wish Child Gets the Keys to Disneyland Park

Recently, Make-A-Wish recipient Linden Bradley of British Columbia got to unlock the gates of Disneyland Park. Six-year-old Linden, who today is cancer free, wished to open Disneyland for the day. With the help of Mickey Mouse and Disneyland Ambassador Justin Rapp, he got his wish. Linden’s mom, Julia, said of the experience: “He’s been through Make-A-Wish Child Gets the Keys to Disneyland Park



Disney Celebrates Release of ‘Aladdin’ with #FriendLikeMe Challenge for Make-A-Wish

To celebrate the upcoming release of the new live-action Aladdin, Disney is asking fans to participate in their new #FriendLikeMe challenge to benefit Make-A-Wish. Tag your friends on Twitter or Instagram and for every public post using the hashtag #FriendLikeMe between now and May 24th, Disney will donate $5 (up to a total donation of Disney Celebrates Release of ‘Aladdin’ with #FriendLikeMe Challenge for Make-A-Wish



Disney Parks Reveals Special #ShareYourEars Walls for Those Perfect Photos

Disney fans are having a blast sharing their Ears while supporting Make-A-Wish®. We shared yesterday that Disney has extended their #ShareYourEars campaign through Giving Tuesday on November 27, 2018. In case you aren’t aware, Disney is donating $5 to Make-A-Wish®, up to $1 million – with a total goal of up to $3M – for Disney Parks Reveals Special #ShareYourEars Walls for Those Perfect Photos