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Help Make-A-Wish Illinois Celebrate Their 30th Annual Wish Ball

April 29, 2016

The Illinois Wish Ball is one of Chicago's premier fundraising events. You can be a part of this wonderful event, taking place May 21 at Navy Pier. More than 900 people attended last year's event, raising more than $2 million for Make-A-Wish Illinois. This year's event will be even more special, as it is the Wish Ball's 30th anniversary. 

Purchase Tickets Or Sponsor The Wish Ball Today

Tickets for this glamorous black tie event are $600 per person. Larger parties may wish to purchase a table of 10 for $6,000 each. Premium tables are also available for $12,000, but these are limited and will go quickly. Tickets are available online now. 

No matter how you get involved, your support plays an important role in helping Make-A-Wish Illinois grant more wishes for children facing critical illnesses. 

Wish Ball Details

This can't-miss event will be an evening of cocktails, dinner, dancing, raffles, auctions and celebrity entertainment. The cocktail hour and silent auctions will start at 6 p.m., followed by the dinner and Wish Program at 7:30.

Actor and comedian Paul Reiser will be this year's celebrity guest. Reiser is known for his role in the NBC sitcom Mad About You, as well as his appearances in many popular movies. He's also among Comedy Central's list of Top 100 Comedians of All Time. Don't miss your chance to see him in person!

The event will also include a raffle, silent auction and live auction filled with exciting items you won't want to miss. Some of the items include a trip to Hawaii, seats at the last-ever Grateful Dead concert, a visit to Jay Leno's personal garage, VIP sports packages for the Blackhawks, Bears, Bulls, White Sox and Chicago Cubs, and many other exclusive items.

With the chance to see a celebrity and bid on amazing auction items, all while helping Make-A-Wish, you won't want to miss the 30th Annual Wish Ball.

Donate Cars To Help Make-A-Wish Illinois

Not everyone can help by attending the Wish Ball, but anyone with an unwanted vehicle can support Make-A-Wish Illinois through the Wheels For Wishes car donation program. We accept nearly all vehicles, and the proceeds from their sale help Make-A-Wish Illinois grant more wishes. Not only can you help local children, you will also receive free vehicle towing and a great tax deduction.

If you have a car to donate, please call Wheels For Wishes at 1-855-278-9474 or use our online car donation form today. Each car donation helps Make-A-Wish Illinois reach more children with critical illnesses. 

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