DuBois, PA – As we continue our 25th Annual Light Up a Child’s Life campaign in DuBois for Make-A-Wish, you might be wondering about the kids who benefit from your donations. Keep reading to learn about some of the kids and their families!

Every wish kid is different and there is no average family, so we’ve been introducing you to local families who wanted to say thank you and share their story.

Skye Houge is a 9-year-old boy who had a traumatic brain injury when he was younger. Since then he’s been through at least 15 surgeries and had to have half of his brain removed. Sky came in to visit and talk about his wish to go to Disney World two years ago and how much he loved it. In fact, he loved it so much that Disney characters are still on his Christmas list for this year.

From another family, 14-year-old Tessa Hiles qualified for a wish to go to Disney World 8 years ago because she had leukemia. Tessa’s mom says it was a hard time for the entire family… in fact, Tessa’s brother Johnny was 4 years old at the time and decided to help by providing the bone marrow Tessa needed for a transplant.


Make-A-Wish grants magical wishes to children dealing with critical illnesses, allowing them to forget about their medical conditions and just be a kid.

Some kids wish for vacations, to redecorate their rooms, for pets, to meet one of their heroes or anything that they could dream of. It’s about more than just one day of fun… these memories last a lifetime and can truly make a difference.

Keep listening all this week on Sunny 106 to hear the stories of Make-A-Wish families.

You can make a donation at our radio station offices at 12 West Long Avenue in DuBois all week long or give us a call at 814-372-1065, and don’t forget to bid on the auction items, happening live this Friday.

Listen to the full Contact Show with Joe Taylor, interviewing Lindsey Herzing and Lacy Bair of our regional Make-A-Wish team.


For a quarter of a century, we’ve invited Make A Wish families into our lives and YOU have helped up raise nearly $1.9 million!

Join Sunny 106 December 3rd through the 7th for our 25th Annual Miller Home Furniture and Mattress Make A Wish Light Up A Child’s Life Campaign. Featuring special live interviews with local business owners, generous community members, dedicated students, and Make A Wish families.

Check out our 2018 Make A Wish Auction Items here.

Our Wish kids have made us laugh, cry, and BELIEVE!!!

Help us give them the gift of love and happiness though magical wishes.

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Donate by calling 814-372-1065 or stopping by our Sunny Studios on West Long Avenue in DuBois.

The 25th Annual Miller Home Furniture and Mattress Make A Wish Light Up A Child’s Life Campaign. Presented by Herbology on Sunny 106.

Participating Make A Wish Sponsors: Matson Insurance, Southern Airways, Amerigas, Carol Foltz a Coldwell Banker and ACE Fix It Hardware

Here’s Our Make A Wish Hourly Sponsors:

Monday, December 3rd

7a Wish Hour-Advanced Disposal

8a Wish Hour-CNB Bank

9a Wish Hour-Herbology

Tuesday, December 4th

7a Wish Hour-CNB Bank

8a Wish Hour- Brockway Center of Arts and Technology

9a Wish Hour-Herbology

Wednesday, December 5th

7a Wish Hour- CNB Bank

8a Wish Hour-Herbology

9a Wish Hour- Advanced Disposal

Thursday, December 6th

7a Wish Hour-Herbology

8a Wish Hour- CNB Bank

9a Wish Hour- Royer 322 Motors

10a Wish Hour- ReMax of DuBois

11a Wish Hour-Ms Cats Cache

12n Wish Hour-Linda Weis of State Farm Insurance

1p Wish Hour-Key Settlements

2p Wish Hour-The DuBois VFW Post 813

3p Wish Hour-Harvey’s Country Cupboard

4p Wish Hour- H&R Block of DuBois

Friday, December 7th

7a Wish Hour- Advanced Disposal

8a Wish Hour- CNB Bank

9a Wish Hour-Firehouse Pizzeria

10a Wish Hour- The Swift Kennedy Insurance Group

11a Wish Hour- Edner Kness Insurance

12n Wish Hour- Shankels Pharmacy

1p Wish Hour- Brockway Center of Arts and Technology

2p Wish Hour- Treasure Lake POA

3p Wish Hour-Herbology

4p Wish Hour- The American Legion Post 17