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Make-A-Wish Ireland reaches new heights!

July 20, 2016

 How many people can say they've scaled the side of a building while helping to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions? On Friday 14th October, Make-A-Wish Ireland will hold their first ever …

 

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Make-A-Wish® Ireland Announce Little Green Cars as Charity Ambassadors

February 9, 2016

Make-A-Wish® Ireland are delighted to announce that ‘Little Green Cars’, a folk/rock group hailing from  Dublin, are the latest ambassadors to join the charity.‘Little Green Cars’ said they were “really happy to become ambassadors for …

 

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Christmas FM’s 2015 Fundraising Campaign Breaks All Records for Make-A-Wish Ireland

January 15, 2016

Christmas FM’s 2015 fundraising campaign breaks all records by raising over a quarter of million euro for children’s charity  Make-A-Wish IrelandChristmas FM, the hugely popular charity radio station, is delighted to announce that it has …

 

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New Irish, online dating site, ARealKeeper.ie, announces €50,000 charity fund up for grabs

December 11, 2015

A new Irish, online dating site, www.arealkeeper.ie has announced that it will donate €1 for each of its first 50,000 subscribers to charity. The €50,000 charity fund will be divided among a number of participating …

 

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Christmas FM Returning to the Airwaves this December to Sprinkle Festive Cheer and Seasonal Goodwill All Over Your Christmas!

November 9, 2015

Radio station will raise awareness and funds for charity partner Make-A-Wish Ireland With less than 100 days to go to Christmas, we wanted to let you know that Christmas FM will be returning to the airwaves …

 

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Maxol raises €15,000 for Make-A-Wish with “Wash for Wishes” Carwash Week

October 29, 2015

The Maxol Group is delighted to announce the company successfully raised €15,000 for Make-A-Wish Ireland this month following its “Wash for Wishes” Carwash Week initiative, an incredible 50% increase on last year. This was the third …

 

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Sally Hansen Ireland Team-up With Make-A-Wish® Ireland to Create Miracles This Christmas

October 20, 2015

 Sally Hansen Ireland is proud to be collaborating with Make-A-Wish Ireland in pledging €0.50 from every Limited Edition Miracle Gel Christmas Duo Pack sold to the charity. Make-A-Wish Ireland has one simple aim - to grant …

 

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Martin King Launches Maxol’s “Wash for Wishes” Carwash Week

September 30, 2015

€2 from every Maxol Carwash will go to Make-A-Wish Ireland The Maxol Group is delighted to announce the return of 'Wash for Wishes' carwash fundraising campaign, as part of the company's charity partnership with Make-A-Wish Ireland. 'Wash …

 

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Cannonball Ireland continuing to make wishes come true!

September 21, 2015

Cannonball Ireland raised an incredible €112,300 in 2014 for Make-A-Wish Ireland to help grant extraordinary wishes to children aged 3-17 years battling life-threatening medical conditions. We are on the way to reaching this target again …

 

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Make-A-Wish Ireland thanks their donors for their support in 2014 as they launch their Annual Report

August 18, 2015

Make-A-Wish Ireland granted 145 wishes to children with life threatening illnesses in 2014, according to the Charity’s Annual Report which is released today, and has seen an increase of 14% on wishes granted year to …

 

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Woodie’s Staff have the WOW! Factor for Charity

July 23, 2015

Thursday 23rd July 2015: The staff of Woodie’s today launched the ‘WOW! Working on Wishes’ nationwide fundraising event for Make-A-Wish®Ireland, the charity that grants the wishes of children living with life-threatening medical conditions such as …

 

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Cannonball Ireland makes wishes come true!

July 16, 2015

Cannonball Ireland has raised an incredible €112,300 to date for Make-A-Wish® Ireland to help grant extraordinary wishes to children aged 3-17 years battling life-threatening medical conditions. CANNONBALL, the adrenalin-fuelled action-packed Supercar spectacle sponsored by Manhattan Popcorn, takes place every September in Ireland …

 

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Dealz celebrate donating €100,000 to Make-A-Wish and helping to grant the wishes of brave children

July 13, 2015

  10th June 2015: Colleagues and customers of Dealz, Ireland’s discount retailer, have raised an incredible €100,000 since 2011 for children’s charity Make-A-Wish® Ireland. The target of €100,000 was achieved when colleagues from Dealz Letterkenny went …

 

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Appeal for donations as Government announces the rollout of rounding of 1c and 2c coins nationally

June 16, 2015

With the decision by the Government today to rollout the rounding of 1c and 2c coins nationally following a successful trail conducted by the National Payments Plan in Wexford in 2013, children’s charity Make-A-Wish is …

 

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FORD IRELAND SPONSORS MAKE-A-WISH CRYSTAL BALL

April 23, 2015

Ford Ireland has partnered with Make-A-Wish® Ireland and is lending its support as the main sponsor of the charity’s annual Make-A-Wish Crystal Ball.  The Ball takes place this year at the DoubleTree by Hilton, Burlington Road, …

 

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On National Wish Band Day Make-A-Wish appeals for public support to make 175 wishes come true this year

April 15, 2015

A wish is more than just a one-off event, it creates extraordinary moments for brave children Training a killer whale and meeting Irish rock pop band ‘The Script’  has had a profound impact on the lives …

 

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IT’S ALL ABOUT THE KIDS!

February 25, 2015

  Winning Schools announced for Make-A-Wish® Ireland’s “Kids4WishKids” Schools Entrepreneurship Awards   St. Mary’s Secondary School, Co. Wexford; St. Aidan’s Comprehensive School, Co. Cavan; and Mount Mercy College, Cork, led the way as winners of the Make-A-Wish ® …

 

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Wishes Really Can Come True! Take part in the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon And join our ‘Wish Team’

February 10, 2015

  The VHI Women’s Mini Marathon takes place on Monday 1st June 2015, at 2pm.  Make-A-Wish® Ireland is looking for women all over Ireland to join our ‘Wish Team’ and run, walk or crawl the 10k …

 

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Build-A-Bear Workshop® Dundrum to host “Share Your Heart” party in support of Make-A-Wish®

February 6, 2015

To commemorate Valentine’s Day, the Build-A-Bear Workshop® in Dundrum Town Centre will be hosting a ‘Share Your Heart’ party on Friday, 6 February with local Make-A-Wish families. The first 100 guests will be invited to …

 

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Build-A-Bear Workshop® Partners with Make-A-Wish® to  “Share Your Heart” for Valentine’s Day

February 6, 2015

Contributions in Ireland will help grant wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions In celebration of Valentine’s Day, Build-A-Bear Workshop® will be offering the opportunity to “Share Your Heart” by making a donation to help Make-A-Wish, who …

 

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Primark helps grant over 250 wishes for Make-A-Wish® across Europe with €1.4m donation

January 15, 2015

Largest ever single corporate sum donated to Make-A-Wish in Europe                                                  Primark has raised …

 

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IMELDA MAY SUPPORTS PENNEYS … BY MAKING A WISH!

December 7, 2014

IMELDA MAY SUPPORTS PENNEYS … BY MAKING A WISH!        Penneys is delighted to announce a very special Christmas collaboration with charity, Make-A-Wish®. For every full price Christmas jumper sold in any store between Saturday, 6th and …

 

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PRIMARK IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE THIS CHRISTMAS – BY RAISING FUNDS TO GRANT WISHES!

December 6, 2014

        For every Penney's Christmas Jumper sold in any store between December 6-13 Primark will donate €2 to Make-A-Wish Ireland Penneys is delighted to announce a very special Christmas collaboration with global charity, Make-A-Wish®. For every full …

 

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New “Wish Kindle” gift idea set to outshine Kris Kindle this Christmas

December 3, 2014

Forget giving a Kris Kindle this Christmas, the “Wish Kindle” gift idea is set to capture the hearts and minds of people as the gift that rekindles the real spirit of Christmas this year. A “Wish …

 

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Dealz proudly supporting Make-A-Wish this Christmas

December 2, 2014

Discount-retailer proudly supports charity of the year Make-A-Wish with Christmas cards available in stores nationwide. With Christmas just around the corner Ireland’s discount retailer Dealz is delighted to announce they will be selling Christmas cards once …

 

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Coffee with a conscience thanks to Maxol!

November 28, 2014

This week, Maxol presented Make-A-Wish Ireland with a cheque for €2,010. The money was raised over the October bank holiday weekend from Friday 24th through to Monday 27th October when Maxol donated 10cent from every tea and …

 

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Calling all Witches and Wizards! 5KM Fun Run

September 4, 2014

    What are you dressing up as this Hallowe’en? How about keeping it simple, dressing up as a wicked witch or magical wizard and join Make-A-Wish® at the Witches and Wizards 5km Fun Run on Saturday …

 

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Launch of first ever Annual Report

August 26, 2014

Make-A-Wish Charity granted a record 210 wishes to children with life threatening illnesses in 2013 – a 63% increase on the number granted in 2012.    Make-A-Wish Ireland granted a record 210 wishes to children with life …

 

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Skydive4Wishes: Make-A-Wish “Toss Your Boss” Challenge

January 5, 2011

Make-A-Wish “Toss Your Boss” Challenge     Ever wanted to throw your boss from a plane? Make-A-Wish ® Ireland is calling on employees all over Ireland to “Toss Your Boss” in a white knuckle Skydive experience to …

 

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Make-A-Wish® Ireland has one simple aim - We grant the wishes of children aged between 3 and 17 years living with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human

 

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Volunteering roles

Volunteering with us is a very special and rewarding experience, you are making a real difference to a child and their families lives.We need volunteers in every county in Ireland to assist us in making wishes …

 

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Fairy

For over 11 years Fairy has supported Make-A-Wish® Ireland to make even more magical wishes come true.Simply by purchasing one of the special Make-A-Wish Fairy Washing Up Liquid or Dishwasher Tablet packs in store, customers …

 

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Newbridge Silverware

  Newbridge Silverware celebrating its 80th year in business this year continue to their support of Make-A-Wish Ireland through their sponsorship of the gala Crystal Ball in May 2014. Thanks to the support of the ball was a tremendous success raising much needed funds to …

 

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Pure Telecom

Pure Telecom Ltd, Ireland’s fastest growing business and residential telecoms provider are delighted to be announced as the Make-A-Wish Foundation's latest corporate sponsor. Pure Telecom see this relationship as a fantastic opportunity to assist the …

 

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Snack Basket

Snack Basket have raised over €46,000 since 2012 to help us grant brave children's wishes! Snack Basket is a proud supporter of Make-A-Wish Ireland. With your help, they are aiming to donate a minimum of €12,000 to the …

 

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