Making dreams come true at Walk For Wishes

Walk for Wishes

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV)-The rain didn’t stop supporters from stepping out at John Ball Zoo for the annual Walk For Wishes event. Walk For Wishes benefits local kids through Make-A-Wish Michigan. Make-A-Wish Michigan grants wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to bring joy and hope to families. The annual “Walk for Wishes” helps to raise funds for wish kids in the West Michigan community. More than $140,000 were raised, and funds are still coming in.

We are so pleased to sponsor Walk for Wishes-West Michigan that truly makes a profound impact in our youngest community members”. – Cathy Cooper, Senior Director of Community Partnerships and Giving for Meijer

To see highlights from the event, click the video player above.

Click here to see Walk For Wishes photos.

Fast Facts:

Make-A-Wish Michigan grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich their hope, strength and joy.

Since 1984 Make-A-Wish Michigan has granted more than 8,500 wish to Michigan children.

More than 80 percent of each dollar spend directly benefits the wish-granting program.

The average value of a Michigan wish is $10,000.

 

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