WCCO Helps Grant 11-Year-Old Jack's Make-A-WishAs part of Accomplish Minnesota, we've held Wishes in Flight phone drives, where viewers have donated miles to help make kids' dreams come true, and we've helped facilitate others, like when we built a treehouse on the 'CCO rooftop. But on Monday, WCCO got to grant a wish.
Accomplish With Kylie: Make-A-Wish's Meet & GreetersAny child who has had chemotherapy gets to make a wish with Make-A-Wish Minnesota. There are so many ways to get involved and help make these wishes a reality, and one includes a commitment of only a few hours.
Accomplish With Kylie: Komfy KozyKendall Emfield throws a lot of parties for a 16-year-old, but these aren’t your typical teenage get-togethers. "It's very social because it’s not something you have to concentrate too hard on," Kendall said. "We'll have 15 people over and they kind of come and go throughout the day."
Make-A-Wish Kid Heads To Disney World With Locally Donated Airline MilesAirline miles donated by WCCO viewers are bringing a smile to the face of a 5-year-old New Richland boy. Isaiah is on his way to Disney World this morning thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation's "Wishes in Flight" drive.
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.
Accomplish MN: Make-A-Wish Recipient Noah Heads To AtlantisAll day Wednesday, WCCO will be sharing the stories of Minnesota kids that Make-A-Wish Minnesota helps. WCCO is trying to raise 20 million airline miles for these kids, to help their wish come true. With the help of our viewers we can send kids like Noah on the trip of a lifetime.
Accomplish MN: Make-A-Wish Recipient, Noah, Documents Trip To AustraliaWCCO teamed up with Make-A-Wish Minnesota last March to accomplish something big. Through your generosity, over 18 million airline miles were raised to grant the wishes of local kids. One of those kids was Noah, a teenager from Rochester.
Farmington Teen’s Snocross Wishes Come TrueThursday's snow was the perfect complement to a Farmington teen's dream come true. Nick Kraml, 14, is battling a cancer so rare that his mom says only three patients have been seen with it at Children's Hospital. He's been responding to treatments though, and was well enough to show up at Canterbury Park's Snocross track in Shakopee.
Kaleb Gets Clubhouse, Plays Ball With ‘The Great Hambino’It's a wish that was weeks in the making. A little boy named Kaleb wanted a clubhouse like the one in his favorite movie, "The Sandlot." So WCCO teamed up with Make-A-Wish Minnesota to make his dream a reality.
Accomplish MN: Caleb Swims With Dolphins Your generosity is already helping kids' dreams come true. Earlier this year, you helped us raise 18 million airline miles for Make-A-Wish Minnesota.
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.
Viewers Donate 15.8 Million Miles To Make-A-WishThanks to our WCCO viewers and listeners, Tuesday's Accomplish MN Make-a-Wish drive turned out to be a huge success. Our goal was to raise 10 million airline miles for Make-a-Wish Minnesota through your donations. Those miles would help get kids to their dream destination.