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Make-A-Wish South Carolina Partners with Magnolia Plantation & Gardens for Second Charity Event

Date

April 06, 2018

Location

Charleston

The special event will raise funds and awareness for children battling critical illnesses in the Lowcountry and other areas of South Carolina.

Make-A-Wish South Carolina and Magnolia Plantation and Gardens are proud to once again partner for a spectacular charity event.  Wishes in Bloom will be held on May 20, 2018 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the historic Carriage House of Magnolia Plantation and Gardens. Guests are invited to join the organizations at the stunning venue, nestled along the scenic Ashley River, in their best garden party attire for an unforgettable evening of music, dining and charitable giving.

This year, Make-A-Wish and Magnolia are excited to share with attendees the life-changing impact wishes have – for all involved in the wish granting process.  During the program, guests will discover the deeply moving and impactful way lives are altered by following the wish experience of wish kid, Jose, a Goose Creek child who recently received his wish for a professional drum set while at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens.

More evening highlights include guest speakers and wish family testimonials, fantastic dishes by prominent Lowcountry chefs, fantastic auctions, and musical entertainment by Emerald Empire Band.

Tickets and sponsorships are available at wishesinbloomsc.org. For more information contact, Misty Farmer at zsnezre@fp.jvfu.bet or 864-250-0702, extension 101 or Karen Lucht at cebzbgvbaf@zntabyvncynagngvba.pbz or 843-571-1266, extension 225.

For more information about Make-A-Wish South Carolina, visit sc.wish.org.



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ABOUT MAKE-A-WISH SOUTH CAROLINA

Make-A-Wish® creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. We are on a quest to bring every eligible child's wish to life, because a wish is an integral part of a child's treatment journey. Research shows children who have wishes granted can build the physical and emotional strength they need to fight a critical illness. Make-A-Wish South Carolina granted 184 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 ways you can help make wishes come true.

ABOUT MAGNOLIA PLANTATION & GARDENS

Magnolia has been selected as one of "America's Most Beautiful Gardens" by Travel and Leisure magazine. It is the only garden honored with this distinction in South Carolina. Founded in 1676 by the Drayton family, Magnolia has survived the centuries and witnessed the history of the United States unfold before it from the American Revolution through the Civil War and beyond. It is the oldest public tourist site in the Lowcountry, and the oldest public gardens in America, opening its doors to visitors in 1870 to view the thousands of beautiful flowers and plants in its famous gardens.


Press Contact

Crystal Alifanow
Communications and Community Relations Manager
225 South Pleasantburg Drive C17
Greenville, SC  29607

Phone : (864) 250-0702 x103
Fax : (864) 250-0704
pnyvsnabj@fp.jvfu.bet

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Make-A-Wish® South Carolina
225 South Pleasantburg Drive
C17
Greenville, SC 29607
(864) 250-0702
Toll Free (800) 293-9474