Make-A-Wish: Ella Battled Cancer, Now She's Headed To ParisTo help prepare 13-year-old Ella for her Make-A-Wish trip to the City of Light, WCCO thought a little crash course in the ways of the French would be helpful.
Vikki Shoots For The Moon, Lands Among The Stars Thanks To MAWDuring our last Make-A-Wish miles drive we introduced you to Vikki. A 16 year old from Minneapolis who dreamed of going to Space Camp. Last summer, she got to go on her wish trip, so we caught up with her to hear all about it.
Minn. Attorney General Goes After Car Donation FoundationThe nation's largest nonprofit for car donations is accused of misleading the public about millions of dollars worth of donations. The Car Donation Foundation is accused of paying $36 million to two corporations owned by the executives who managed the charity between 2011 and 2014.
WCCO Viewers Donate Big To Make-A-Wish’s Nat’l Airline Miles DriveWCCO viewers raised about 12 million total airline miles during during Make-A-Wish Foundation's "Wishes in Flight" drive in February.
'Amazing Race' Fan With Leukemia Gets Thrill Of A LifetimeTo say 8-year-old Molly Vergin is a fan of the CBS reality show "The Amazing Race" might be an understatement. "I think there's only one season that I haven't seen," Molly said. "I think it's funny because they have to do a lot of weird different challenges." She's no stranger to adventure; she's already visited 37 states
Woman Attempts To Eat All Fair Foods On-A-Stick For CharityDuring the State Fair we forget about counting calories and just eat all things deep fried or on a stick. But one Twin Cities woman is taking over indulgence to the next level. Mandy Colten plans to eat every single fair food on a stick in the name of charity.
WCCO Viewers Dominate Make-A-Wish’s Nat’l Airline Miles Drive WCCO viewers raised over 85 percent of the total airline miles donated nationwide during Make-A-Wish Foundation's "Wishes in Flight" drive in April. According to Make-A-Wish Minnesota's development director, the organization raised 21 million miles nationally during the drive, and 18 million of those came directly from viewers of WCCO.
Make-A-Wish Sends Rochester Teen With Brain Tumor To ParisWhen our neighbors need a hand, Minnesotans always seem to be there to help. So on Tuesday, we're proud to tell you about Accomplish Minnesota. It's a way for all of us to get involved in the community we care so much about through a program called Wishes in Flight.
Make-A-Wish Sends Minnesota Teen To Super BowlThe Super Bowl is Sunday night in New York, and as always, it's one of the toughest tickets of the year. But one Minnesota teenager will be inside MetLife Stadium Sunday night thanks to the Make-A-Wish foundation. Our Wish of Month series continues with Anders' Super Wish.
Teen Gets Dream Car From Morrie’s & Make A WishSixteen-year-old Matthew Wood thought he was just taking a look at a collection of classic cars. However, it was just a detour to get to the one that was waiting for him. He knew that a project was in the works through the Make a Wish Foundation to restore his favorite car – a 1968 Dodge Charger. Make a Wish even had to ask Morrie's Automotive Group for extra help to make a teenage cancer patient’s dream come true.
Morrie's Automotive Expertise Maximizes Make-A-Wish MomentIt was a wish so big that even Make-A-Wish Foundation said they couldn't do it alone.
Santa Grants Wish To Special 4-Year-Old GirlChristmas came a little early for one special Twin Cities girl. Doctors diagnosed 4-year-old Summer with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.