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Date

December 21, 2015

Iowa Clinic UnityPoint Health Mercy Medical Present Contribution to Help Wishes

The three major health systems joined together to launch the #bringthejolly effort, helping Make-A-Wish® Iowa recover lost funds from Jolly Holiday Lights.

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Date

December 15, 2015

Location

MASON CITY, IOWA

Mason City Girl Surprised with Wish at School Assembly - MEDIA ALERT

The sophomore at Mason City High School will be surprised with her wish to go to Australia and see the Great Barrier Reef at the school’s December 18th assembly, which will focus on giving back to the community.

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Date

December 15, 2015

Location

DES MOINES, IOWA

Local Companies, Individuals Help Wishes

Iowans have been generously trying to help them make up the $200,000 loss the event incurred due to closing early.

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Date

December 10, 2015

Location

DUBUQUE, IOWA

Flash Mob to Reveal Wish - MEDIA ALERT

The flash mob will surprise her just before her wish granting team reveals her itinerary and details of her travel.

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Date

November 30, 2015

Location

URBANDALE, IOWA

#GivingTuesday Focuses on Philanthropy

#GivingTuesday focuses on Philanthropy

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Date

November 26, 2015

Location

DES MOINES, IOWA

Wish Family Gives Thanks to Public Safety at Jolly Holiday Lights

Tyler Cross's family gives back to Make-A-Wish® Iowa and public safety officers

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Date

November 24, 2015

Location

DES MOINES, IOWA

IBEW Local 347 Give Children Smiles at Jolly Holiday Lights

IBEW Local 347 Sponsors Children's Night at Jolly Holiday Lights

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Date

September 16, 2015

Location

COUNCIL BLUFFS, IOWA

Council Bluffs Walkers, Runners Make Wishes Come True

Community comes together to help grant wishes.

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Date

August 31, 2015

Location

URBANDALE, IOWA

Grainger Foundation Supports Make-A-Wish® Iowa

Grainger Foundation Donates to Make-A-Wish® Iowa

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Date

August 07, 2015

Location

BLOOMFIELD, IOWA

Date

June 19, 2015

Location

MASON CITY, IOWA

Make-A-Wish® "WISH Week" Impacts North Iowa

North Iowa's annual WISH Week is in July. Fundraising events held during the week help to raise funds for local wishes.

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Date

April 17, 2015

Location

CEDAR FALLS, IA

Make-A-Wish® Grants Child’s True Wish

Make-A-Wish® grants Casey's wish to have a shopping spree for his gaming room.

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Date

March 20, 2015

Location

URBANDALE, IA

3,000 Wishes Granted in Iowa

“We’ve reached the 3,000 mark, which is huge for our local chapter,” said Chris Voggesser, CEO and President of Make-A-Wish Iowa.

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Date

January 28, 2015

Location

URBANDALE, IOWA

Make-A-Wish® Iowa Honors Matt Prickett of Mount Pleasant

Matt Prickett recognized for his efforts in southeast Iowa

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Date

January 28, 2015

Location

URBANDALE, IOWA

Date

January 28, 2015

Location

URBANDALE, IOWA

Make-A-Wish® Iowa Honors Cedar Falls Volunteer

Local volunteer honored for her efforts to help wish kids

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Date

January 28, 2015

Location

URBANDALE, IOWA

Make-A-Wish® Iowa Celebrates Des Moines Area Volunteers, Donors

Businesses and individuals honored by Make-A-Wish® Iowa

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Date

January 28, 2015

Location

URBANDALE, IOWA

Make-A-Wish® Iowa Celebrates Dubuque Volunteers, Donors

Dubuque area events and volunteers honored

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Date

January 28, 2015

Location

URBANDALE, IOWA

Make-A-Wish® Iowa Honors Council Bluffs Volunteer

Council Bluffs man recognized for volunteerism

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Date

January 28, 2015

Location

URBANDALE, IOWA

Make-A-Wish® Iowa Honors North Iowa Volunteers, Donors

North Iowa volunteers and donors recognized

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Date

January 28, 2015

Location

URBANDALE, IOWA

Make-A-Wish® Iowa Honors Iowa City Volunteer

Emily Mozena honored for her volunteerism in Iowa City

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