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May 11, 2017

Moms of Make-A-Wish: Karen

Karen and wish kid Hilda
During the month of May, we're spotlighting #MomsofMakeAWish! We want to acknowledge the special women who care for our wish kids on a daily basis and those who help us grant wishes!

May 11, 2017

Moms of Make-A-Wish: Karen

Karen and wish kid Hilda
During the month of May, we're spotlighting #MomsofMakeAWish! We want to acknowledge the special women who care for our wish kids on a daily basis and those who help us grant wishes!

Moms of Make-A-Wish: Traci

Micah and Traci
During the month of May, we're spotlighting #MomsofMakeAWish! We want to acknowledge the special women who care for our wish kids on a daily basis and those who help us grant wishes! May is also Brain Tumor Awareness Month. Wish Mom Traci tells us a little about being the mom of a brain tumor warrior!

May 10, 2017

Moms of Make-A-Wish: Traci

Micah and Traci
During the month of May, we're spotlighting #MomsofMakeAWish! We want to acknowledge the special women who care for our wish kids on a daily basis and those who help us grant wishes! May is also Brain Tumor Awareness Month. Wish Mom Traci tells us a little about being the mom of a brain tumor warrior!

Apr 29, 2017

World Wish Day Reflections

D'Arion's reaction to his room makeover
Every year, on April 29, Make-A-Wish celebrates World Wish Day! It's a global celebration of the wish that inspired Make-A-Wish 37 years ago. It also serves as a time to recognize the referral sources, volunteers, donors and community supporters who support our efforts to spread hope, strength and joy.

Apr 29, 2017

World Wish Day Reflections

D'Arion's reaction to his room makeover
Every year, on April 29, Make-A-Wish celebrates World Wish Day! It's a global celebration of the wish that inspired Make-A-Wish 37 years ago. It also serves as a time to recognize the referral sources, volunteers, donors and community supporters who support our efforts to spread hope, strength and joy.

Social Work Highlight Kara

March is Social Work month. As a hematology/oncology social worker at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, Kara Hinerman refers more children to Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee than any other single person.

Mar 29, 2017

Social Work Highlight Kara

March is Social Work month. As a hematology/oncology social worker at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, Kara Hinerman refers more children to Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee than any other single person.

Mar 27, 2017

Walk for Wishes Ask 10 People

Walk for Wishes
We're getting close to Walk for Wishes presented by Franklin Kia on April 8.

Mar 27, 2017

Walk for Wishes Ask 10 People

Walk for Wishes
We're getting close to Walk for Wishes presented by Franklin Kia on April 8.

Mar 02, 2017

Walk for Wishes: Fundraising Ideas

Walk for Wishes® presented by Franklin Kia is just around the corner. Do you need some easy ideas for quick fundraisers to raise money for your Walk team?? Here are just a few to get you started:

Mar 02, 2017

Walk for Wishes: Fundraising Ideas

Walk for Wishes® presented by Franklin Kia is just around the corner. Do you need some easy ideas for quick fundraisers to raise money for your Walk team?? Here are just a few to get you started:

Feb 24, 2017

When a Donor Becomes a Wish Granter

Aly and Joey at Hemphill Brothers
Joey Hemphill, of Hemphill Brothers Coach Company, is a former board member and longtime supporter of Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee. He recently had the chance to personally take part in a local wish. He was kind to do a Q&A with us about the experience.

Feb 24, 2017

When a Donor Becomes a Wish Granter

Aly and Joey at Hemphill Brothers
Joey Hemphill, of Hemphill Brothers Coach Company, is a former board member and longtime supporter of Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee. He recently had the chance to personally take part in a local wish. He was kind to do a Q&A with us about the experience.

Feb 22, 2017

#WhyIWalk: Tonya

Walk Committee
Tonya Thepthongsay has been a wish granting volunteer for five years, but her contributions to Make-A-Wish don't stop there. Tonya serves on the Walk for Wishes committee and the Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee Young Leaders Board. Here she shares her best Walk for Wishes fundraising tips.

Feb 22, 2017

#WhyIWalk: Tonya

Walk Committee
Tonya Thepthongsay has been a wish granting volunteer for five years, but her contributions to Make-A-Wish don't stop there. Tonya serves on the Walk for Wishes committee and the Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee Young Leaders Board. Here she shares her best Walk for Wishes fundraising tips.

Nov 15, 2016

Volunteer Spotlight Julia

Julia and wis kid
November 15 is Chi Omega's "Sisters Serve the World Day." We are fortunate to have Chi Omega alumna Julia Whitacre as a dedicated Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee volunteer. Here Julia shares her introduction to Make-A-Wish and how her involvement with Chi Omega reinforced her relationship with our organization.

Nov 15, 2016

Volunteer Spotlight Julia

Julia and wis kid
November 15 is Chi Omega's "Sisters Serve the World Day." We are fortunate to have Chi Omega alumna Julia Whitacre as a dedicated Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee volunteer. Here Julia shares her introduction to Make-A-Wish and how her involvement with Chi Omega reinforced her relationship with our organization.

Oct 24, 2016

A Noteworthy Week

If you follow us on social media (and you definitely should), you probably noticed that we spent a lot of time celebrating the exceptional talent of some of our supporters. Here is a look at few members of our Make-A-Wish family.

Oct 24, 2016

A Noteworthy Week

If you follow us on social media (and you definitely should), you probably noticed that we spent a lot of time celebrating the exceptional talent of some of our supporters. Here is a look at few members of our Make-A-Wish family.

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