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Sep 21, 2020

Whirlpool-Cleveland operations continue annual support of Make-A-Wish

Cleveland Daily Banner

Whirlpool-Cleveland employees helped grant wishes across East Tennessee for 24 years. In spite of the COVID-19 pandemic, that didn’t change.

Sep 11, 2020

Make-A-Wish adapting to pandemic, grants Kingsport teen’s wish virtually

WJHL, News Channel 11

The Make-A-Wish foundation is finding new and creative ways to cheer up critically ill children even during the pandemic. The charity recently granted Chloe's wish.

Feb 22, 2020

Make-A-Wish child drops puck at Knoxville Ice Bears game

WBIR TV

The Ice Bears hosted Make-A-Wish East Tennessee kids and their families.

Nov 14, 2019

Bristol Metals presents Make-A-Wish East Tennessee $10,000

WJHL, News Channel 11

Bristol Metals presented a $10,000 check to Make-A-Wish East Tennessee from funds raised at an annual golf event.

Aug 27, 2019

Tennessee Smokies Host Local Wish Kids

WATE.com

The Tennessee Smokies hosted local ‘Make-a-Wish’ kids and their families. Wish kid Luke got to throw out the first pitch.

Aug 24, 2019

Whirlpool raises $48,000 for Make-A-Wish

Cleveland Daily Banner

More than 10 wishes will be granted for sick children in East Tennessee through Whirlpool's donation of $48,000 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Apr 26, 2019

Evan wished to see Avengers: Endgame

Evan's Avengers: Endgame Wish

WATE.com

Evan, a wish kid from Knoxville, wished to attend the Los Angeles premiere of the Marvel movie "Avengers: Endgame."

Jun 27, 2017

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Bens Pontoon Wish

Leisure Kraft Pontoons in Crossville, TN jumped right in and Wade and his crew wasted no time getting the boat on the assembly line in their one-stop shop. Ben's family decided to keep the wish reveal a surprise so everyone was in on the fake plan to send Ben to Leisure Kraft for a special fishing excursion while he waited for his boat to get finished. The look on Ben's face was PRICELESS!

Aug 24, 2015

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Noahs Wish Assist

The folks at TVA went above and beyond to make Noah's wish so special and in the end they were the one's who were so touched.

Nov 18, 2013

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Bryanna's Wish

TV WJHL

Bryanna's Wish was to have a room makeover but more than that her own space within a room that she shared with her sister.

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