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Latest Press Releases

October 6, 2006  Make-A-Wish Honors Financial Supporters

September 15, 2006  New Board Members Announced

September 14, 2006  Young Professional Advisory Council Established

May 22, 2006  Make-A-Wish Raises Over $570,000 to Grant Wishes to Local Children

February 9, 2006  Make-A-Wish Hits Record Setting Milestone

December 13, 2005  Make-A-Wish Child's Wish to Be Unveiled at Macy's Union Square

November 2, 2005  Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Child to be Honored as an Unsung Hero of Compassion

September 8, 2005  Make-A-Wish Awarded "Best In America" Seal of Excellence 

August 30, 2005   New Board Members Announced


Ben's Game
Recent Coverage

11-year-old boy honored by Dalai Lama in S.F.
November 7, 2005 

Dalai Lama to honor 3 people from county
November 5, 2005 


Ben's Game
Archive

The Unveiling of "Ben's Wish" - a new computer game that battles cancer cells
May 4, 2004

Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation Partners with Eric Johnston... 
May 7, 2004

UCSF Children's Hospital and the Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation®  partner with Eric Johnston of LucasArts to launch “Ben's Game” at www.makewish.org/ben
June 29, 2004

Make-A-Wish kid debuts cancer-fighting video
San Jose Mercury News (subscription), CA - June 30, 2004
When the fabled Make-A-Wish Foundation asked the now 9-year-old leukemia patient for a wish, the Greenbrae resident said he wanted to make a video game that ...

FIGHTING Cancer One Game at a Time
Gigex - USA July 12, 2004
... After six months of hard work, the duo recently placed the finishing touches on Ben's Game. "I really like video games," Ben explained. ...

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Video battle against vomit, colds, hair loss
San Francisco Chronicle, CA - Jun 29, 2004
Colds, vomit, chicken pox, fever, rashes, bleeding and hair loss. They are the stars of a new video game designed by a 9-year-old ...

 

Boy inspires cancer video game
BBC News, UK - Jun 28, 2004
By Janet Ball. A nine-year-old boy with leukaemia has inspired a video game to help children understand and deal with cancer. In ...

 

SHIPBOARD fireworks to help museum
San Francisco Chronicle - San Francisco,CA,USA 6/25/04
... 
Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation Silicon Valley Symphony Maestro
Theo Alcantara conducts a sunset symphony on a lawn overlooking the Pacific
Ocean at ...

DREAMS come true with help of golf tournament
Tri-Valley Herald - Pleasanton,CA,USA 6/24/04
... With the help of the Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation, which
grants wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions, Zach
got his wish. ...

Santa Cruz Sentinel - Santa Cruz,CA,USA 6/13/04
... The Aptos High School Make-A-Wish Club presented a $1000 check to the
Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation at the local chapter’s meeting
this week. ...

BOY'S video game battles cancer
Globetechnology.com - Canada - 5/14/04
... His parents approached the Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation with their son's unique request. The foundation, which fulfills ...

Game for a Little Therapy?
BusinessWeek - 5/13/04
... Game, a joint effort between 9-year-old leukemia patient Ben Duskin, who is ... The pair were brought together by the Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation to ...

Boy's wish eases pain for others
Marin Independent-Journal, CA - 5/12/04

Biz Buzz -- May 10, 2004
Gamespy.com, CA - May 10, 2004

'Ben's Wish' makes fighting cancer a lark
Contra Costa Times, CA - May 9, 2004

Water Cooler Games - Health & Medicine Games Archives

LucasArts engineer and 9 year-old create cancer game May 09, 2004

Leukaemia Patient Helps Create Chemotherapy Game
Slashdot - May 8, 2004

Leukaemia patient gamer gets wish made true
Ferrago, UK - May 8, 2004

Ntlworld - Games News

Story filed: Saturday 8 May 2004 Leukaemia patient gets game wish LucasArts and Eric Johnson make it possible

 

WHP CBS21 [NEWS]

May 06, 2004 Serious game

 

CNN.com - Transcripts

Aired May 6, 2004 - 10:30   ET In Ben's game, the hero battle cancer cells.

Make-A-Wish Kid Debuts Cancer-Fighting Video Game
Local6.com, FL - May 5, 2004

Young cancer victim designs video game to help others fight ...
WTNH, CT - May 5, 2004

Make-A-Wish kid debuts cancer-fighting video game
USA Today - May 5, 2004

9-year-old leukemia patient teams up with programmer
SiliconValley.com, CA - May 5, 2004

9-year-old leukemia patient teams up with programmer
Pioneer Press, MN - May 5, 2004

9-year-old leukemia patient teams up with programmer
San Jose Mercury News (subscription), CA - May 5, 2004

local6.com - News - Make-A-Wish Kid Debuts Cancer-Fighting Video ...

Make-A-Wish Kid Debuts Cancer-Fighting Video Game Game Hero Kills Cancer Cells KWMG POSTED: 1:33 pm EDT May 5, 2004

 

News Channel 9: Kid Designs Game to Battle Cancer

Kid Designs Game to Battle CancerStory by Jonathan Brines on Wed, May 5th 2004 (6:07 PM)

 

Cancer Patient Helps Develop Cancer Game

WTKR - Cancer Patient Helps Develop Cancer Game (Health News, May 5th, 2004, 1:47 p.m.)

 

leukemia patient teams up with programmer

 9-year-old leukemia patient teams up with programmer

Published in SiliconValley.com- May 5, 2004 

 

File under Aww...

May 05, 2004 LucasArts gets the Nice Guy of the Week Award for making one sick boy's dream come true.

Make-A-Wish kid debuts cancer-fighting video game
San Luis Obispo Tribune, CA - May 4, 2004

Make-A-Wish kid debuts cancer-fighting video game
Sarasota Herald-Tribune, FL - May 4, 2004

Make-A-Wish kid debuts cancer-fighting video game
Monterey County Herald, CA - May 4, 2004

Make-A-Wish kid debuts cancer-fighting video game
San Jose Mercury News (subscription), CA - May 4, 2004

Video Game Brings A Boy's Wish To Life
KTVU.com, CA - May 4, 2004

abc7news.com: Make-A-Wish Kid Debuts Cancer-Fighting Videogame

... Make-A-Wish Kid Debuts Cancer-Fighting Videogame. May 4 (AP)

 

KCBS: Regional Wire

Make-A-Wish kid debuts cancer-fighting video gameTuesday May 04, 2004

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