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Make a Wish Kid Hugs Mickey at Disneyland

Disneyland Resort celebrated World Wish Day on April 29, 2023. The date marks the anniversary of the first wish that inspired the organization’s founding in 1980. To honor the Make-A-Wish foundation and the first two wish kids, Disneyland Park dedicated three of its Main Street, U.S.A. windows and decorated them accordingly. RELATED: Disney World Hosts Royal Ball for Make-A-Wish Colin’s Story ...

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New Disney License Plate Raises Funds for Make-A-Wish

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Disney and Make-A-Wish teamed up for World Wish Day this past weekend. As part of the celebration, the wish of 16-year-old Mikayla from Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, was granted. She received a memorable trip to Walt Disney World, including being Grand Marshals in the Festival of Fantasy Parade down Main Street, U.S.A. and staying overnight in the Cinderella Castle suite. ...

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World Wish Day Helps Dreams Come True for Sick Children

Mickey Mouse with Make a Wish Child

Make-A-Wish was founded based on the idea that children with critical illnesses deserve a chance to have their dreams come true. The organization’s hope is that these life-changing experiences can bring about a renewed sense of optimism and positively impact the lives of sick children and their families. Throughout the years, Disney has partnered with Make-A-Wish on many occasions. It ...

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