Makenna Schwab Make-A-Wish Project Makes a Difference


WENATCHEE, WA.- Makenna Schwab is at it again. The diminutive 16 year old Wenatchee teen is inspiring a new generation of local philanthropists. In 2016, Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington granted her wish to meet actor Chris Pratt. She chose to meet Pratt because she wanted to brainstorm ways they could work together to make a bigger difference for children facing critical illnesses just like her. Makenna’s wish continues to give back to children today, and this year she’ll be hosting a Make A Difference Day fundraiser and toy drive to benefit other wish kids. She talked about it with Lisa Bradshaw on this week’s Life With Lisa program on NCWLIFE . . .

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Makenna will be collecting the items this Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm at Wenatchee Pediatric Dentistry in Wenatchee. You can see MacKenna’s interview on Life with Lisa later today at 1:30 on NCWLIFE. Right now there are 10 kids in the Wenatchee area who are waiting to receive a wish, and Makenna wants to help.


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Steve Hair
Steve Hair is a 40-year veteran broadcast journalist who comes to NCW LIFE TV after a long career in radio. Steve and his wife Lynette and their three sons moved to the Wenatchee Valley from Central California in 1992. Steve served as News Director for KPQ News where he covered a multitude of stories of importance to North Central Washington, including two of Washington State’s largest wildfires. During his radio career Steve has received many awards from organizations such as the Associated Press, (Sacramento and Seattle Bureaus) The Washington State Farm Bureau, and the California Medical Association. Steve is a sports addict. Time off usually finds him sprawled out on the couch watching the Seahawks, Mariners or anything that prevents him from doing house chores.