The 7th Annual Cooking For Wishes and Wish Madness are two Make-A-Wish Central and Northern Florida events benefiting local children with critical illnesses. Whether you prefer to dish recipes in the kitchen or dish assists on the court, these are two great options for you in February and March 2017. For more information on these events, check out the calendar.

7th Annual Cooking For Wishes

Cooking for Wishes’ theme this year is a Taste of the Hawaiian Islands. Guests will get to experience the delicious flavors of Hawaiian Cuisine, a silent auction and a special appearance from a local wish kid. Over 200 guests will likely sell out this dinner as they do every year, so get your tickets while you can! For cooking, fun and fundraising to support an important cause, Cooking for Wishes is the event for you! 

  • Location: Michael’s on East Ballroom (1212 East Avenue South, Sarasota, Fla.)
  • Date: Feb. 23, 2017
  • Event Time: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Check-in Time: 10:30 a.m.
  • Price: Tables of eight cost $3,000

Wish Madness

Wish Madness is a social event for sports fans to get together, watch the games, eat great food, drink a wide selection of craft beer and play silent auctions. For fans of March Madness, Wish Madness is a must-attend event! You and your friends can show up, watch Sweet 16 basketball games, eat delicious cuisine served to you and enjoy 30 local breweries’ craft beer. 

While you enjoy this awesome event, you will simultaneously benefit local children with critical illnesses. Your ticket purchase will help make dreams come true!

  • Location: Mercedes of Jacksonville (10231 Atlantic Blvd, Jacksonville,  Fla. 32225)
  • Date: March 23, 2017
  • Time: 6:30 to 10 p.m.
  • Presale Price: $75
  • Price at Door: $100
  • Age Restriction: Ages 25 and up

Prefer To Watch The Game At Home? You Can Still Help!

If you can’t make it to these events, there is still a really convenient way to make dreams come true for local kids with critical illnesses through Make-A-Wish Central and Northern Florida. If you have an unwanted vehicle sitting in your driveway or garage, donate it to Wheels For Wishes!

Wheels For Wishes is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization benefiting Make-A-Wish Central and Northern Florida. When you donate, of course it helps make dreams come true for local children, but it also helps you by clearing space with free towing and paying you with a 100 percent tax-deductible receipt!

Donate today by calling 1-877-431-9474 or fill out an online donation form.