May Announcements

May 21, 2019

Dear Friends,

It is hard to believe that I have been the Executive Director of A Wish Come True for five months now! change creates uncertainty, but we can assure you that A Wish Come True is committed to our vision and our goals of helping kids and their families. The Board of Directors and I can promise you that A Wish Come True is on the rise! There is new energy, new ideas, & it is a new day for us all!

Introducing our new Executive Director, Mary-Kate O'Leary

December 18, 2019

We are very excited to introduce our new Executive Director, Mary-Kate O’Leary.

Cruizin' for a Cause goes into high gear for A Wish Come True

August 09, 2018

Although Old Man Weather hasn’t been kind to the Johnston Street Machines during the 2018 Cruisin’ for a Cause season, the non-profit brought a smile to the face of Debbie Richard last Thursday night.

Bowl-a-thon raises $1,500 for patients

June 23, 2018

A Wish Come True sponsored their first “Bowling for WISHES” Bowl-A-Thon on Saturday, June 23 at Lang’s Bowlarama, located at 225 Niantic Ave., in Cranston. Approximately 35 people participated, raising approximately $1,500 dollars.

Mark Patinkin: Her wish is to meet Taylor Swift, but she’s an inspiration herself

May 30, 2018

Ella Integlia is 13 and fighting off lymphoblastic leukemia. Her dream is to meet Taylor Swift.

David Price, Red Sox lefty, wants cancer survivor and 'fighter' Ella to meet her idol Taylor Swift

May 21, 2018

BOSTON -- Red Sox pitcher David Price wants 13-year-old Ella Integlia to meet her idol, singer Taylor Swift.

Price and Ella met a couple springs ago when Ella and other Jimmy Fund patients made their annual visit to Red Sox spring training camp in Fort Myers.

Ella's wish to meet her idol Taylor Swift

May 18, 2018

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WJAR) — A teenage girl who’s in remission after battling leukemia is asking for help granting her wish to meet Taylor Swift.

Ella Integlia, 13, was diagnosed with leukemia in 2016.

Matt Light Foundation, Bruins Alumni and Little Heroes Spotlight A Wish Come True

March 24, 2018

For the 4th time in as many years, The Light Foundation and The Little Heroes Fund teamed up with the Boston Bruins Alumni for their annual Light Heroes Bruins Alumni Charity Game at Providence College’s Schneider Arena in Providence, Rhode Island. Almost seamlessly, these three great organizations deliver an entertaining and heartwarming family event, while providing the opportunity to see Boston Bruins legends skate with some of the best local RI hockey players.

Michaela meets SNL Writer and Comedian Colin Jost!

December 29, 2017

On December 8th, 19-year-old Michaela Sullivan and her family traveled from North Kingstown to New York City to watch a live taping of the historic comedy sketch program Saturday Night Live.


“Since I’d been a kid, it’s been my dream to work there,” Sullivan says.

The trip was provided by the Rhode Island wish-granting organization, A Wish Come True. 

Joseph Spiezio Adds Support for 'A Wish Come True' Pediatric Cancer Organization

July 11, 2017

Until now, Joseph Spiezio has kept his personal life relatively quiet. However, a recent article has shed some light on his passion for helping families who are dealing with serious illness.

Cranston East senior class presented a $5,000 check to A Wish Come True for Justen’s Wish.

June 15, 2017

Debbie Richard from A Wish Come True was on hand at Cranston East on May 31 as the entire senior class presented a $5,000 check to the organization for Justen’s Wish.

Historic moments for the senior class at Cranston East

February 01, 2017

The Cranston High School East senior class council along with faculty adviser Andrea DiCicco were proud to announce that the class had reached their goal of providing a free prom to every senior who is eligible and had achieved several other goals as well. To leave a lasting legacy behind, the class has chosen to do one final fundraising push to grant the wish of a local child through the organization, “A Wish Come True.”

Local athlete and cancer patient has ‘big’ wish granted

January 26, 2017

Bobby has always been an athlete. Before heading to the University of Alabama to throw for the track team, grew up playing football in Rhode Island. True fans, he and his father are headed to the big game, a trip made possible by the A Wish Come True Organization.

WACTC makes a little girl’s playhouse wish come true

January 04, 2017

For 8-year-old Julia, the “wish” was her dream playhouse: a two-story rainbow-covered miniature home complete with a double balcony and a pulley system to transport snacks and toys to the second floor...

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