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Make-A-Wish Foundation

He's going to Disney World!

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A trip to Disney World means the world to one Brunswick County child. The 10-year-old found out he is going to Disney World in January. Eldon, who is autistic, suffers from a nervous-system disorder, and many other ailments, but hopefully he'll be able to forget about that for a bit when he goes to Florida. Full story...
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Granting wishes, changing lives

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videoFamilies at Sunday's Walk for Wishes say the Make-A-Wish foundation changed their lives. We hear some of their stories. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Wine Women and Shoes

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videoLive singing and a fashion show lit up the stage at this year's fun filled event, raising thousands of dollars for the Make a Wish Foundation. Full story...
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Southport girl makes a wish to go to Disney

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videoOne little girl's dream to go to Disney is coming true thanks to Live Oaks Bank, who sponsored the trip. Six-year-old Dacey Houghtaling has been fighting Congenital Heart Disease since birth. Her mother says it has been a rough road trying to take care of her and provide her with a normal childhood the last six years. Full story...
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Boy battling cancer gets wish granted

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videoTrey Stephens is 7 years old and has been battling acute lymphoblastic leukemia for over 6 months. Saturday, his parents brought him to the Hoggard High School field house where the wrestling team crowned Trey honorary team member for the day, and Make-A-Wish granted Trey’s dream of going to Wrestlemania. Full story...
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Make-a-Wish sending UNCW freshman to Super Bowl

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video A UNCW student's wish of going to the Super Bowl is coming true thanks to the people at the Make-a-Wish Foundation. Freshman Alex Harris is one of just 12 kids in the United States getting an all-expense paid trip to the big game from Make-a-Wish. Full story...
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Man bikes cross-country for a cause

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videoHe's already run from coast to coast. Now, Chris Nicholas has his sights set on bigger goals. Full story...
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Make-A-Wish Foundation pays college freshman's tuition

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video A UNCW student is beating the odds one day at a time. Now, thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, paying for his freshman year of college is one less thing to worry about. Full story...
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Duplin Co. teen profiled in ESPN 'My Wish' series

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Tonight ESPN profiles a Duplin County teen battling leukemia who got to met his hero. Jesus Reyes, 14, is preparing to play football for East Duplin High School. He is also undergoing chemo treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia at Children's Hospital at UNC Chapel Hill. Full story...
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Blue Knights tee off to help charities

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The Beau Rivage Golf Course was taken over by the Blue Knights for a good cause today. The Blue Knights are a non-profit fraternal organization of active and retired law enforcement officers who enjoy riding motorcycles. Full story...
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