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SIMPSONVILLE STUDENTS GRANT WISHES FOR LOCAL KIDS

Date

February 01, 2018

Hillcrest High school kicks off Spirit Week to benefit Make-A-Wish® South Carolina

Hillcrest High School is in the spirit of granting wishes! This Spirit Week is taking place from February 2-9. Over the past several years, Hillcrest High School has worked hard to raise funds for Upstate charities and this year Hillcrest has chosen Make-A-Wish® South Carolina as its beneficiary.  Spirit Week provides the community many ways to take part in fun fundraising events, from talent shows to pancake breakfast to roller skating. Spirit Week proves that raising awareness for a good cause feels good.

On Friday, Hillcrest High students will host a kick-off assembly followed by a wish send-off party for a local wish kid. Representing the heart of the campaign, wish kid, Kathleen, will join the students of Hillcrest High for an afternoon filled with delight.

Five-year-old Kathleen battles Tetralogy of Fallot, a heart condition that changes the normal flow of blood through the heart. Kathleen wishes to go to Walt Disney World® Resort, a magical destination that has become a haven for many wish families. One her wish, Kathleen will be able to replace anxiety with hope. As a special surprise, students will present Kathleen with her own princess dress!

Make-A-Wish is proud to have the caring students of Hillcrest High School host Kathleen and her family for a special wish party during their Spirit Week fundraising campaign. We feel there are few things more powerful and moving than kids helping kids in times of need.

You can follow Spirit Week on Twitter at @hhsspwk2018. You can also support Hillcrest High’s efforts by giving at: http://bit.ly/2BJkEeJ

Press Contact

Crystal Alifanow
Director of Communications
225 South Pleasantburg Drive C17
Greenville, SC  29607

Phone : (864) 250-0702 x103
Fax : (864) 250-0704
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Wishes give strength
Make-A-Wish® South Carolina
225 South Pleasantburg Drive
C17
Greenville, SC 29607
(864) 250-0702
Toll Free (800) 293-9474