Walk For Wishes is a community-driven walk to help grant the wishes of South Carolina children who have life-threatening medical conditions. Powered by wish kids and families, volunteers, donors, corporate sponsors and friends, Walk For Wishes celebrates the thousands of wishes that have already been granted, while raising funds for future wishes. Participants will walk arm-in-arm with wish children and their families to celebrate the hope, strength and joy that a child's one true wish captures.
This year’s walk will be held on World Wish Day. World Wish Day takes place annually on April 29, in honor of the day that inspired the founding of Make-A-Wish 37 years ago. Since then, Make-A-Wish has expanded from granting a handful of wishes a year to granting a wish every 17 minutes worldwide, on average. On World Wish Day, Make-A-Wish South Carolina along with more than 100 Make-A-Wish chapters and affiliates around the world will recognize all the supporters who fuel the wish granting movement by giving their time and resources.
Register. Fundraise. Walk. Grant Wishes.
Join the Walk For Wishes April 29, 2017 at Furman University’s Lakeside Amphitheater. Registration/Check-in opens at 9am and the walk begins at 10am. Participants who fundraise a minimum of $100 will receive an official Walk For Wishes t-shirt. Register and fundraise at: http://walkforwishesSC.org
About Make-A-Wish® South Carolina
Make-A-Wish® South Carolina grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. We believe a wish can be a game-changer in the life of a wish kid, providing transformative experiences that allow wish kids to anticipate something positive and empowering in their lives. Make-A-Wish South Carolina granted 180 wishes last year, averaging to a wish every forty-eight hours. The chapter receives funding through private donations, individuals, companies and special events. For more information about Make-A-Wish South Carolina, visit sc.wish.org and discover how you can share the power of a wish®.
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Media is invited to attend for photo and B-roll ops. This event is open to the public.
- Bounce House
- Face Painting
- Wish Kid V.I.P. Activities Area
- Fundraising Awards
WHEN: Saturday April 29, 2017. Registration: 9am, Walk Begins 10am
WHERE: Furman University Lakeside Amphitheater, 3300 Poinsett Hwy Greenville SC. Follow signs to parking for the amphitheater.
On-site Contact: Maggie Morton, Walk For Wishes Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org and Crystal Alifanow, Communications Manager cell: 864-626-8510.