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."
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.