May 15, 2013
The annual Waffles & Wishes breakfast at Hilton Eugene and Conference Center was a celebration of 30 years of wish-granting emceed by wish child Lydia Tam. Lydia received her wish to go to Hawaii last December and will be attending Stanford University in the fall.
May 8, 2013
The annual Waffles & Wishes breakfast at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront raised more than $60,000 for granting the wishes of local children with life-threatening medical conditions.
April 20, 2013
Make-A-Wish® Oregon supporters laced up their walking shoes for the 6th annual Walk For Wishes on Saturday, April 20 in Salem, Oregon. Together, we raised more than $42,000 for the wishes of local children with life-threatening medical conditions!
February 28 - March 1, 2013
The 12th annual Make-A-Wish Radiothon exceeded its goal and raised $30,369 and 110,254 frequent flier miles that will help grant wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions in Central Oregon. The two-day Make-A-Wish Radiothon aired on 105.7 KQAK-FM, THE PEAK 104.1 and LITE 95.7. The event has delivered 90 wishes, raised over $294,000 and generated over 2.3 million air miles since its inception in 2001.
December 12, 2012
All five Portland-area Moonstruck Chocolate Café locations will donate 10% of the day’s sales to Make-A-Wish® Oregon on Dec. 12.
December 7-9, 2012
Get your holiday shopping taken care of on December 7, 8 & 9 at Mabel & Zora, and 10% of your purchase will benefit Make-A-Wish® Oregon.
November 6 - December 24, 2012
Write a letter to Santa and help make wishes come true!
November 8, 2012
On November 8, 2012 the 2nd Annual Waffles & Wishes breakfast at the Rogue Valley Country Club presented by Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon raised $17,000 for local wishes.
October 13, 2012
The annual Food, Wine & Wishes gala and auction will take place Saturday, October 13, 2012 at the Portland Art Museum.
Come join other community supporters for an evening full of magic, featuring exciting silent and live auction items, a catered dinner, and appearances by local wish children who share their personal wish stories.
October 16, 2012
Visit Pacific Pie Co. on Tuesday, October, 16, 2012 and 10% of your purchase will benefit Make-A-Wish Oregon. Pacific Pie Co specializes in handmade sweet & savory pies
using the best local and organic ingredients.
August 21, 2012
KATU Studio, Portland, Ore.
Thanks to KATU viewers and a generous match from Alaska Airlines, we raised over 8 million frequent flier miles during the 5th annual Miles For Smiles telethon. With 75% of local children’s wishes requiring airline travel, your miles donations will put more local kids on cloud nine!
Wednesday, July 18
Guaranty Family RV Center, Junction City, Ore.
The Eugene community came together to support the Make-A-Wish mission by donating their frequent flier miles at our day-long Miles For Smiles event on KVAL News. Together, we raised more than 1.3 million frequent flier miles to send local children on their travel wishes!
You can still donate your frequent flier miles to Make-A-Wish by filling out this form with your frequent flier mile information. Help send a local child on a trip of a lifetime in a time when they need it the most!
We would like to extend a huge thank you to everyone at KVAL News, our wish kids and families for sharing their stories, Guaranty RV for hosting us, and Abby’s Pizza and Hole in the Wall Barbecue for their food donations.
June 23, 2012
The Make-A-Wish® Junior Board hosted its annual Summer Wishes party at Motocorsa on June 23, 2012. With the help of over 400 guests and generous sponsors, we raised $37,000 for local children’s wishes.
June 12, 2012
Langdon Farms, Aurora, Ore.
Kadel’s Auto Body held its 19th Annual Golf Classic at Langdon Farms Golf Course on June 12th and raised more than ever for Make-A-Wish Oregon!
February 29, 2012
The annual Waffles & Wishes breakfast at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront raised nearly $60,000 for granting the wishes of local children with life-threatening medical conditions.
Since 2009, Brandon Whitehead has hosted an event entitled “Magical Lights on 63rd Street” at his home in Vancouver, Wash. This dazzling 40,000 + light show set to Christmas music has attracted many viewers over the years, taking donations at every show to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Oregon.
November 10, 2011
With the support of Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon and Alaska / Horizon Airlines, the Oregon chapter hosted its 1st annual Waffles & Wishes breakfast in Medford at the Rogue Valley Country Club and raised nearly $17,000 for Southern Oregon wishes.
October 22, 2011
Thanks to our amazing sponsors, guests, wineries and volunteers, our annual auction and gala on Saturday, Oct. 22 was a huge success. We are pleased to announce that we raised more than $290,000 (and counting!) – enough to grant 58 local wishes!
May 13, 2011
The Rogue Valley community rallied around the Make-A-Wish mission to raise more than $8,000 for Southern Oregon wishes during the 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. radiothon.
April 29, 2011
The Make-A-Wish Foundation® inspired people around the world during its global celebration of wish granting, World Wish Day, on April 29. Here in Oregon, we granted Maile’s wish to go to Disneyland® Resort!