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Join Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic for the Third Annual Walk For Wishes Annapolis on April 21

Date

January 08, 2016

JOIN MAKE-A-WISH® MID-ATLANTIC FOR THE THIRD ANNUAL WALK FOR WISHES® ANNAPOLIS ON APRIL 21

Annapolis, MD – Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic invites individuals to participate in Walk For Wishes® on April 21 at the Annapolis Towne Centre in Annapolis, MD. The Annapolis community is encouraged to join Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic wish kids, friends, families and supporters to help grant the wishes of local children with life-threatening medical conditions. Local wish kid team captains will be leading the efforts at this community event.

Who: Wish kids, their families, and other friends and supporters of Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic

When: Thursday, April 21, 2016
5 p.m. – 8 p.m. 

Where: Annapolis Towne Centre 
1906 Towne Centre Boulevard 
Annapolis, MD 21401

What: Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic’s 2016 Walk For Wishes is a community-wide celebration and effort to grant wishes for local children with life-threatening medical conditions. Walkers of all ages will come together at the Annapolis Towne Centre to enjoy an evening that includes the walk and ongoing family-fun festivities including great music, face painting, balloon art and more.

Why: To raise awareness and funds supporting Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic’s efforts to serve local children. Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic relies on community support to grant wishes. However, 840 local children are expected to be diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition this year alone – and for each wish granted, at least two more local children are waiting for a wish. This local organization needs the community’s support to close the gap between children who are eligible for a wish this year and those who receive one.

About Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic
Make-A-Wish® grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic serves children who reside in central and southern Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland and northern Virginia. Founded in 1983, the Mid-Atlantic chapter has granted more than 8,500 wishes in the Mid-Atlantic region since its inception. Wish kids face any number of life-threatening medical conditions such as cancer, pediatric AIDS, Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Duchene’s muscular dystrophy, kidney and heart disease. This year alone, 840 local children are expected to be diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition. However, for every wish granted, at least two more local children are waiting. The community has the opportunity to make an impact today by helping Make-A-Wish to reach hundreds of kids whose wishes would go otherwise go unanswered this year. For more information, please visit: www.midatlantic.wish.org.

Press Contact

Tara Wilson-Jones
VP of Marketing & Communications
6555 Rock Spring Drive Suite 280
Bethesda, MD  20817

Phone : (240) 395-4338
Fax : (301) 656-2857
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Make-A-Wish® Mid-Atlantic, Inc.
6555 Rock Spring Drive
Suite 280
Bethesda, MD 20817
(301) 962-9474
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