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May 20, 2017

Walk For Wishes 2017

Fifth Annual Walk for Wishes Fundraiser


Making a wish come true doesn't have to happen after blowing out your candles. Hundreds of people were walking for wishes around downtown today. The event started at Main Street Square and those attending walked around downtown to raise money for Make-A-Wish South Dakota. This is the fifth year Walk for Wishes has been around.

May 20, 2017

Walk For Wishes 2017

Make-A-Wish grants a wish during annual fundraiser


Make-A-Wish hosted its 5th annual Walk for Wishes in downtown Rapid City Saturday. About 700 participants walked a mile and a quarter, and raised $65,000, toward granting wishes. A wish costs on average $7,000 per child, and one lucky child had their wish granted Saturday at the event. Four-year-old Grace Snyder received a two-story playhouse with a balcony built by Black Hills Home Builders volunteers.

May 05, 2017


Rapid City student gets her wish, a trip to Africa

KOTA Territory News

Wishes come in all shapes and sizes, and one young girl received the trip of a lifetime this morning from Make-A-Wish South Dakota, an African Safari.

Apr 15, 2017

Anthony's Car Makeover

A Make-A-Wish Makeover

It was a memorable night for one Harrisburg teenager. Anthony Wagner recently got some good news after he found out his leukemia was in remission. On Friday, he got even more good news thanks to Make-A-Wish South Dakota and Sioux Falls Ford.

Mar 01, 2017

Alexis Rings in 2017 from New York City

Lexi and family reflect on dream trip to NYC on New Year's Eve


Lexi and her family, of Mitchell, got to watch the ball drop in Time's Square on New Year's Eve from 22 floors up.

Mar 01, 2017

Wishes in Flight

Asher's Wish


Asher had his wish granted from Make-A-Wish® South Dakota in May of 2016.

Feb 28, 2017

Wish Kid Cash

Make-A-Wish South Dakota: Cash's Wish


Cash was born with lungs too small to support his body. Doctors performed a tracheostomy, inserting a ventilator to help him breathe. Now, his mother, Wendy Roberts, says he’s a happy and healthy boy.

Feb 28, 2017

Kinsey in New Zealand

Teen gets Make-A-Wish trip of a lifetime to New Zealand


It was the trip of a lifetime for Kinsey. She qualified for Make-A-Wish because she faced a Mycoplasma Pneumonia. What looked like flu-like symptoms turned into much more in October 2015.

Feb 27, 2017

Steph Gaston

Make-A-Wish has lasting effect on local cancer survivor


When Stephanie was just 16 years old, she noticed a lump on her neck. At first, she thought it was nothing, but after a while with the lump still present, she decided to take a trip to the doctor.

Feb 27, 2017

Jett & his family

Make-A-Wish helps Markman family experience the magic of Disney


"He's just been in love with Mickey Mouse since he was little," said Tasha Markman, Jett's mom. So it was only fitting that he chose to go to Disney World when he found out Make-A-Wish was going to grant him a wish.

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1400 West 17th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
(605) 335-8000
Toll Free (800) 640-9198
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