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Make-A-Wish South Dakota has near-record year for wishes granted

January 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

In 1980, a little boy named Chris Greicius who was battling leukemia wished to be a police officer, “to catch bad guys.”

The 7-year-old’s wish was granted by U.S. customs agent Tommy Austin and Arizona Department of Public Safety officers. G…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Make-A-Wish South Dakota has near-record year for wishes granted

January 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

In 1980, a little boy named Chris Greicius who was battling leukemia wished to be a police officer, “to catch bad guys.”

The 7-year-old’s wish was granted by U.S. customs agent Tommy Austin and Arizona Department of Public Safety officers. G…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Double lung transplant patient granted wish of Alaskan fishing trip

November 26, 2013 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Jordan Peterson was momentarily silent as he stood Tuesday in the fishing department of the Scheels sporting goods store.
The 11-year-old, who received a double lung transplant in June, was quietly and quickly trying to comprehend why the …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Double lung transplant patient granted wish of Alaskan fishing trip

November 26, 2013 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Jordan Peterson was momentarily silent as he stood Tuesday in the fishing department of the Scheels sporting goods store.
The 11-year-old, who received a double lung transplant in June, was quietly and quickly trying to comprehend why the …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Make-a-Wish restores pickup for Belfield student

October 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

When the Heart River cheerleaders called former Cougars mascot Theron Lee to come forward, he had no idea why he was being summoned to the football field in Belfield.
That’s when Dickinson Noon Lions Club member and Make-a-Wish volunteer Kelly Braun came over the loudspeaker. He asked Theron to turn around.
Theron, 16, saw his newly restored 1996 Ford pickup, sponsored by the Make-a-Wish Foundation of North Dakota through the Noon Lions Club’s annual fundraiser. Continue Reading

Make-A-Wish holds scavenger hunt to reveal destination

August 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Seven-year-old Treyson Walker ran around Rocky Butte Park during an Army mission scavenger hunt arranged by his Make-A-Wish team on Aug. 10. He was looking for the clues to the wish granted to him. Continue Reading

What is Becker’s muscular dystrophy?

August 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The first clue of an impending illness was when Treyson Walker had leg spasms on a bouncy castle last summer. Continue Reading

Make-A-Wish: Noon Lions Club helps foundation grant wishes

March 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The Tim and Amy Kreidt family is looking forward to the benefit for Make-A-Wish North Dakota on Saturday in Dickinson. In fact, they wouldn’t miss it for the world. Continue Reading

Chamberlain teen meets wish-granters

September 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Cabela’s workers, Make-A-Wish send Brady Bunker to Nashville for CMAs.
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Summer’s Last Dance will benefit state’s Make-A-Wish group

September 7, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Summer’s Last Dance this weekend will offer a chance to show some love to kids who really need it.
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