Newspapers, magazines and other media do a lot to spread the word of the Foundation’s work. Click a story below to see incredible stories about wish kids, volunteers and more.
Don't be deceived by the appearance of the sleek and shiny three-wheel bike with the Jaguar pennant waving in the breeze. While it appears to be a ready ride fit for 16-year-old Kayla Weaver, it's really a bicycle built for seven. \With the gift from Make-A-Wish Foundation of Mississippi, Kayla is ready to hit the road with her dad, mom and sister plus her uncle, aunt and cousin when they all head for Natchez Trace or other biking trails. Read More
ABERDEEN, Miss. (WTVA) - His entrance was fit for a king. Police escorts, a limousine and people were waiting on his arrival, with cameras flashing. Marcus Edmond soon found out what the fuss was all about. "The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Mississippi is not only flying Marcus and his family to Jamaica, but they will be getting a check for $1,995," Barbara Buggs, Make-A-Wish volunteer, said. Read More
Lea Lawrence, front and center, shares her dreams with the Leake Academy varsity and junior varsity cheerleaders. Diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a common form of childhood cancer, Lawrence wished for a trip to Disney World, and the cheerleaders raised $1,658 for the Foundation and the trip. They also made Lawrence their guest of honor during their Christmas party, making it a Princess Party, complete with crown scepter and glass slippers. Read More
Currently we are privileged to have the sponsorship the Chi Omegas at Mississippi State University, University of Southern Mississippi, and Millsaps College who make it a continual goal to raise money for Make-A-Wish Mississippi!