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Boston Scientific 5K
A big thank you to Boston Scientific for including us at the Annual Boston Scientific National Sales Meeting! Enjoy the pictures of the 5K run they hosted for employees. Through this event, Boston Scientific raised over $34,000! Thank you so much!

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Kimberly Clark Corporation
Thank you Kimberly-Clark Corporation for adopting Tim’s wish through your annual workplace giving campaign! Enjoy the pictures of Tim’s party and the Kimberly-Clark plaque presentation.

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Evening of Wishes
The inaugural Evening of Wishes gala was held Oct. 26 at the Balboa Bay Club in Newport Beach. Part of our special evening was granting the wish of 3-year-old Avery to be a princess.

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I Survived Real Estate!
Make-A-Wish would like to thank the Norris Group for selecting our chapter as one of the beneficiaries of this year's I Survived Real Estate event! Congratulations on a wonderful evening and a successful event raising more than $77,000 for Make-A-Wish and St. Jude! Thank you for your partnership and for helping Make-A-Wish grant wishes to children in our community!

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OC Weekly- Decadence 2012
Thank you OC Weekly for throwing a great party benefiting Make-A-Wish! We appreciate your support!

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Farrells Ice Cream Eating Contest
A big thank you to Farrell's Ice Cream Parlor for hosting another great ice cream eating contest! It was a memorable day with ice cream, raffle prizes, and games.

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Course of the Force
Thank you to Lucasfilm Ltd., Nerdist Industries and Octagon for bringing Course of the Force, an Olympic torch style relay run with lightsabers, to the Huntington Beach Pier. We had some local wish kids come out to cheer on the runners and participate in the special Conival event in the afternoon. Participants are making the journey from Santa Monica to San Diego with proceeds benefiting Make-A-Wish.



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Enzoani Fashion Event
Thank you to Couture bridal designer Enzoani for hosting a silent auction at their 6th Annual Enzoani Fashion Event. All proceeds from the auction benefited Make-A-Wish. In addition to the silent auction, Enzoani used social media, specifically Twitter, to raise funds for our chapter .The event and Twitter campaign were a wonderful success. Thank you Enzoani for your support!


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Enzoani Fashion Event
Thank you to Couture bridal designer Enzoani for hosting a silent auction at their 6th Annual Enzoani Fashion Event. All proceeds from the auction benefited Make-A-Wish. In addition to the silent auction, Enzoani used social media, specifically Twitter, to raise funds for our chapter .The event and Twitter campaign were a wonderful success. Thank you Enzoani for your support!


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Total Wine & More Wine Tasting Event
Thank you Total Wine & More at Tustin Market Place for hosting an incredibly successful Wine Tasting event and to everyone who attended for helping raise more than $700! Also, thank you to Citizens Business Bank for coming to the event and adopting the first wish of summer with a $5,000 donation! If you or your company are interested in adopting a wish this summer, please contact Rebecca at rkwait@wishocie.org or 714-573-9474 ext 212.

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Volunteer Appreciation 2012
we celebrated and saluted our incredible volunteers for their hearts, their hours and their love for our mission. Thank you again to all our volunteers who contribute countless hours to provide hope, strength and joy to children in Orange County and the Inland Empire.

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Walk For Wishes 2012
We want to thank our terrific walkers, volunteers, donors and sponsors who made our 2nd Annual Walk For Wishes so spectacular! This year, we were able to raise over $195,00. Thank you to Bob Ortiz, Mystic Lake, Andre Chavez, Chris Nichols , Sieg Weber, David Klukken and Todd Bischoff for sharing their photos with us.

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Elie Tahari and Make-A-Wish
Thank you Elie Tahari for partnering with Make-A-Wish Orange County and the Inland Empire and for hosting an “Evening of Spring Fashion” at the Fashion Island boutique. The event was a wonderful success raising awareness, as well as $1,000 to help our local wish kids! We look forward to working with them again for future events!

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Elite OC and Make-A-Wish
Thank you so much to The Elite OC for partnering with Make-A-Wish Orange County and the Inland Empire for their March Entrepreneur Workshop! The event was a wonderful success raising awareness, funds and toys and backpacks for our wish kids! We can’t wait to work with them on future events. Thanks Elite OC!

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National Charity League Arabian Nights Fashion Show
Thank you to the NCL Rancho Irvine Chapter for hosting an incredibly successful fashion show! They have been wonderful supporters of our chapter.

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Rolling for Wishes
The 5th Annual Rolling for Wishes evening event (hosted by Jeff and Karla Kjellin-Elder) took place on Saturday, March 3rd. The event raised more than $50,000 as participants enjoyed an incredible evening at the fantastic Santiago Canyon Estate. Thank you to all those who made this evening so successful!

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Agel Enterprises and AgelCares Foundation
A big thank you to Agel Enterprises and AgelCares Foundation for their support during their company’s weekend event and softball game! Thank you for partnering with our Foundation and donating $5,000 to adopt Sabrina’s wish.

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Share the Love Charity Event
The 5th Annual Share The Love evening event (hosted by Paul and Arlynn Feldman) took place on Sunday, February 19. The event raised more than $190,000 as participants enjoyed a weekend of golf and tennis and an incredible evening dinner featuring more than 150 silent-auction items and a live auction.

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Make a swish for Make-A-Wish at California Baptist University
A huge thank you to California Baptist University for kicking off their Week of Wishes with Make A Swish for Make-A-Wish at the men & women’s basketball games. CBU’s Student Athlete Advisory Committee set a goal of raising $2,000 for our local chapter through the Make A Swish event, star sales and their upcoming Mr. Lancer event to take place on March 22. Also a big thank you to the Eastridge family for coming out to the game & speaking at halftime.

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Winter Wishes Fashion Show
Thank you to Eyekonic Photography and Visions for hosting their first Winter Wishes Fashion Show to benefit our local chapter. We had a great time at the event featuring one of our local wish kids Brigette and look forward to working with them again next year.

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Monster Energy Gives Back: E-Waste Event
Thank you to Monster Energy Gives Back for hosting an E-Waste event on Saturday, January 14th to benefit our local chapter. We had a great day welcoming the community to the Monster Energy Warehouse to recycle their old electronics and enjoy our festival area. This event will help grant a wish to a child in our local community!

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Monster Energy Gives Back - Pole Position Raceway
A huge thanks to Monster Energy Gives Back for their event at Pole Position Raceway in Corona benefitting our local chapter. Monster Energy athletes and artists attended the event to help raise money to help make wishes come true! We had some fun celebrity races and great food provided by West Coast Customs Chronic Taco. Thank you to everyone who was involved in making this event a success!

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Open House 2011
We were able to celebrate a great year of wishes with our volunteers, donors, friends, families and supporters at our Wish Suite in the Inland Empire and at our Wish House in Tustin. Thank you to all those who gave their time, talents and treasures to help us make wishes come true!

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Breakfast with Santa at South Coast Plaza
South Coast Plaza invited the wish children and their parents to enjoy breakfast with Santa at South Coast Plaza’s Santa’s Village in Carousel Court. It was a morning of good food, fun crafts, and pictures with Santa.

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Holiday Harbor Cruise
Electra Cruises, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, the Sheriff’s Harbor Division, and Diamond Parking, invited the wish children and their parents to an evening cruise around Newport Harbor. It was an evening of food, fun and entertainment to celebrate the holidays.


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Halloween Spooktacular at the Shops at Dos Lagos
Thank you to everyone who came out to support our chapter on Saturday for the Halloween Spooktacular! A special thanks to our Face Painter, DJ, volunteers, high school clubs and both racing teams for taking the time to support this great event. We would also like to thank the Shops at Dos Lagos and all of the stores that participated in the Trick or Treat Route and raffle. We had a great time and look forward to doing more in our local community. If you would ilke to get involved and host a fundraising event for chapter, please email us at Getinvolved@wishocie.org

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Cold Stone Creamery
Thank you to all the Cold Stone Creamery locations in Orange County and the Inland Empire for hosting the 10th Annual World's Largest Ice Cream Social. Throughout September, every Cold Stone Creamery location sold paper stars for $1 each with all donations benefiting the Foundation. The month-long fundraiser concluded with the 10th Annual World's Largest Ice Cream Social on September 27. During the social, Cold Stone Creamery locations gave away free 3-ounce portions of Sprinkled with Wishes Creation. Sprinkled with Wishes was created by a wish child and was a delicious creation with Sweet Cream Ice Cream, moist Brownie, Rainbow Sprinkles and rich Fudge. Thank you to Cold Stone Creamery, volunteers and ice cream eaters everywhere!!

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Just For Kids Golf Tournament
Thank you to Ed Henry and all those who helped host this year's Just For Kids Golf Tournament. Since 2009, the high desert has hosted this tournament and fundraiser to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Orange County and the Inland Empire.

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Make-A-Wish Block Party in Downtown Riverside
Thank you to all the people who came out for the Riverside Make-A-Wish Block Party Event! This event is one of many to help support the wish kids in our community. We look forward to doing more in Riverside and working with the amazing companies in the area. Thanks again! We appreciate the support!!


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Red, White and Dine Wine Extravaganza at Kaleidoscope
The Red, White and Dine Wine Extravaganza was held August 10, 2011. Thank you to Kaleidoscope for helping make this event a memorable one! (photo credit: Oliver Yu)

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Night of A Hundred Angels
Thank you to Whelan Galleries and The Cottage Gallery in Laguna Beach for an amazing evening! Artwork from this international competition can be purchased at either gallery through September 20, 2011 and will benefit our Chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. (photo credit: Kathy Ochiai)

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Food Truck Festival - Los Alamitos and Fullerton
Thank you to all the Food Trucks, volunteers, and foodies in the community who came out to support Make-A-Wish in Los Alamitos and Fullerton! And a special thanks to Got Foodtrucks Angels on Wheels Project for organizing the event for us!!
(photo credit: Alvin Kim)

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Inland Empire Auto Show
A huge thanks to the IE Auto Show and Ontario Convention Center for making our chapter the Charity of Choice for the second year in a row! We had a great time at the Great Taste, Get out and Golf and Kids Fun Zone this weekend! We can’t wait for next year’s Auto Show and to continue sharing our great mission with the community!

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Wild Rivers 2011
Thank you to Wild Rivers for inviting our wish kids and wish families for a day of fun in the sun!! We'd also like to thank the Pacific Life Good Guys, Grainger Industrial Supply Volunteers, Mystic Lake Photography, Gilder Creek Band, and our Make-A-Wish volunteers for donating their time to help make the day extraordinary! If you would like to see more photos from the event, please go to the Mystic Lake Photography website.

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Fourth of July Harbor Cruise - 2011
Thank you to Electra Cruises, Orange County Sheriff's Department Harbor Division, American Legion Yacht Club, American Post 291 Family and Ace Parking for making the Fourth of July extra special for our wish kids!

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Walk For Wishes 2011
Tremendous thanks to all of the sponsors, supporters and volunteers who made our inaugural Walk For Wishes fundraising event a success! The event, which took place on Saturday, April 16, raised more than $115,000!

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Share The Love Charity Event, 2011
The 4th Annual Share The Love event (hosted by Paul and Arlynn Feldman) took place on Monday, February 21. The event raised more than $130,000 as participants enjoyed a golf and tennis tournament followed by an incredible evening dinner featuring more than 150 silent-auction items and a live auction.

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Volunteer Appreciation & Wish
The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim generously donated baseball tickets to help us thank our volunteers on Volunteer Appreciation Day. Our volunteers make a difference in the lives of countless wish families. Thank you to our volunteers and to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for their continued support.

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Thunderbirds Event
The United States Air Force Thunderbirds invited wish kids and their families to a spectacular pre-flight show.

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