15 Years On, Make-A-Wish Kid Is Now An Airline PilotAs a kid in Minneapolis's Nokomis neighborhood, Anthony Lickteig-Carter grew up with the sound of jets flying over his house.
Wishes In Flight: Lillia Defeats Cancer With Smiling AttitudeLillia's father, Alex Iacono, has kept a running tally during what has been a very long year-and-a-half, counting seven different surgeries and 30 radiation treatments.
Make-A-Wish Minnesota Grants 5,000th Wish To Wild FanIt made for one very special day for a young hockey player, with the help of the Minnesota Wild.
Wishes In Flight: Vikki's Space DreamsVikki Inamagua, 15, is battling a painful metabolic disorder. But that's only part of the story -- she is space aficionado.
Wishes In Flight: Gabe Recalls 'Awesome' Trip To Super Bowl 50Last February, Gabe, a then 12-year-old with Burkitt's Lymphoma, saw his wish come true. I had a chance to catch up with him after his trip to Super Bowl 50.
Make-A-Wish Minnesota Sends Kids To The North PoleChristmas came early for some Minnesota children and their families Tuesday night. The children from Make-A-Wish Minnesota took a flight to the North Pole to see Santa.
Teen Celebrates Beating Cancer With Minnesota WildThe Minnesota Wild welcomed a new player Tuesday, but she has no experience on the ice. Bridget Villebrun, 18, spent the last year fighting Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. The Wild teamed up with Make-A-Wish Minnesota as part of "Hockey Fights Cancer" night to grant her wish of being with the team.
Make-A-Wish Minnesota Severs Ties With Car Donation FoundationMake-A-Wish Minnesota has cut ties with a vehicle-donation charity that is being investigated by Minnesota's attorney general. Car Donation Foundation was accused last week of putting little money toward its advertised mission while steering millions to for-profit companies owned by the group's founders.
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 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."