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Date

December 29, 2014

Location

URBANDALE, IOWA

Volunteer Award Winners Released

Annual volunteer award winners announced

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Date

December 18, 2014

Location

DES MOINES, IOWA

Downtown Running Club Pays $2,000 for Jolly Holiday Lights Entrance

The group of runners will be paying their admission to the Safley Family, a local wish family that went to Hawaii in 2008.

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Date

December 15, 2014

Location

LE MARS, IOWA

BoDeans Baking Company Helps Grant Wish

The Le Mars company joined Make-A-Wish® Iowa to grant Autumn’s wish in honor of Blue Bunny’s 100th Anniversary.

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Date

December 15, 2014

Location

DUBUQUE, IOWA

Dubuque Racing Association Makes Wishes Come True

The Dubuque Racing Association awarded a grant of $15,000 to Make-A-Wish® Iowa to grant wishes in the Dubuque area to help the organization grant the wishes of three area children.

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Date

November 25, 2014

Location

URBANDALE, IOWA

Make-A-Wish Iowa Seeks Volunteers to Grant Wishes

There is an urgent need for volunteers who can translate for Spanish-speaking families

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Date

November 21, 2014

Location

DES MOINES, IOWA

Local Super Hero to Battle Villain in Metro: Make-A-Wish® Iowa grants girl’s wish to be a super hero.

Seven-year-old Sheyla, who has cystic fibrosis, wished to be a super hero. Super Sheyla will battle the villain Kill O'Watt in the Des Moines metro area.

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Date

November 07, 2014

Location

DES MOINES, IOWA

IBEW Local 347 Powers Up Jolly Holiday Lights

Electricians from IBEW Local Union #347 are spending their weekends at Water Works Park setting up light displays for Make-A-Wish® Iowa’s Jolly Holiday Lights event.

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Date

October 26, 2014

Location

DECORAH, IOWA

Make-A-Wish® and Trusted Choice Grant Ten-Year-Old Ryan’s Wish

Volunteers and Make-A-Wish professionals have worked hard to ensure that Ryan would have a memorable and pivotal wish experience from start to finish.

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Date

October 17, 2014

Location

PELLA, IOWA

Pella Girl Wishes to Have Hot Tub

One of Macey’s favorite memories of the old house was spending time in their hot tub. That’s where Make-A-Wish® Iowa stepped in.

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Date

August 01, 2014

Location

MASON CITY, IOWA

Mason City Hosts Shopping Spree Wish

Thirteen-year-old Dumont boy is granted his wish through Make-A-Wish® Iowa

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Date

July 20, 2014

Location

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA

ESPN “My Wish” Series to Showcase Gabby Douglas Granting Amarissa’s Wish

On July 23rd, ESPN will highlight Amarissa’s wish, made possible by Make-A-Wish® Iowa

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Date

April 14, 2014

Location

DUBUQUE, IOWA

Wishes Come True at Make-A-Wish® Iowa Event

Run for the Roses Dubuque Gala event raises money for Iowa wishes.

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Date

January 20, 2014

Location

MASON CITY, IOWA

Mason City Boy Wishes for Bunk Bed Fish Tank

Ten-year-old Hayden’s wish to have a bunk bed fish tank is a unique one for Make-A-Wish® Iowa, but workers and volunteers arrived at his home to make it come true.

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Date

January 02, 2014

Location

Des Moines, Iowa

Volunteers Brave Arctic Conditions for Wishes

Volunteers are committed to getting the work done, despite the arctic conditions, but they are seeking more help.

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Urbandale, IA 50322-3220
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