There are two very exciting events this July benefiting Make-A-Wish Philadelphia, Delaware and Susquehanna Valley. Don’t miss these family-fun events that everyone wants to join: the Philadelphia and Vicinity Club Managers’ Golf Classic and the Wear Your Wish River Run.
World Oceans Day is a day to celebrate the world’s oceans, their products and marine life. The mission of this holiday is to take action to conserve the ocean and all it has to offer.
Celebrate World Oceans day by reading these interesting facts about each of the world’s oceans.
A lot of negativity tends to surround the word "cancer," but National Cancer Survivors Day (NCSD) offers a more positive message. June 5, 2016 is set aside as the day to celebrate survivors, inspire those who were recently diagnosed, support families and bring the community together.
Are you looking for a way to help Make-A-Wish Missouri this summer? If you're a biker or fashion enthusiast, there's a Make-A-Wish Missouri event that's perfect for you. The 8th Annual Ride For Wishes motorcycle ride is taking place June 11-12 and the To The Moon Fashion Show takes place June 23. Both events are fun ways to help raise money so more Missouri kids can have their wishes granted this year!
During the month of July, it is Bladder and Gastrointestinal Cancer Awareness Month. There are fewer than 200,000 cases of bladder cancer per year in the U.S. Bladder cancer also has a low mortality rate because it is usually caught in the early stages. Gastrointestinal cancer involves many organs within the digestive tract including the esophagus, gallbladder, liver, pancreas stomach, small intestines, bowel (large intestines and rectum) and anus. This cancer involves a large area of the body, making this one of the most common types of cancers. Gastrointestinal Cancer involves many organs making it difficult to detect, and, because of that, it has a high mortality rate.
Memorial Day was once only a day of remembering those who have fallen serving our country. Most people now view this day as a day of hosting the big family/friend BBQ and having fun with loved ones. We must not forget this day was once called Decoration Day. This was the day that people would put flowers on the graves of loved ones. After WWII it was renamed Memorial Day to remember all of the fallen soldiers. Don’t get too busy planning the big get-together that you forget what this day is all about. Here are some fun festive activities you can do before you celebrate with your friends and family.
Make-A-Wish Oregon has two events coming up this June that you won't want to miss. The Summer Wishes Cocktail Party is June 4 and the Jebner's Wish Golf Tournament is the following weekend on June 11. Both events give you the perfect opportunity to get out and help make wishes happen!
On June 12 get out your car or motorcycle that catches everyone’s eye, and go for a cruise over to the Angels With A Dream event. This free event benefits Make-A-Wish South Dakota, and will be held at Great Bear Recreation Park near Sioux Falls, S.D. Last year they were able to grant two wishes. This is the fifth annual event, and they hope to grant even more wishes.
The Onondaga Beverage Make-A-Wish Open and the Nelcorp Make-A-Wish Open are bringing all the excitement of a fantastic golf tournament to Central New York this June. When you carry your clubs onto the course at one of these golf tournaments, you are helping to benefit Make-A-Wish Central New York, granting wishes for local children with critical illnesses. So pack your clubs, tell your friends and go to one or both of these fun tournaments.
Now that summer weather is here to stay, it's time to start thinking about more ways to get active. Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana has got you covered with 7 different events throughout the summer. If you're in the mood for a charity walk or run, don't miss these great opportunities to get involved with Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. Each event has its own style, so there's something for everyone.
Walk For Wishes is taking steps to grant wishes in Jacksonville, Fla. on June 4. Make-A-Wish Central and Northern Florida is hosting a Walk For Wishes in Jacksonville to raise money toward granting wishes for local children with critical illnesses. Your participation in this event will make an important difference!
Making wishes come true is always a fun experience. On June 9 you can get dressed up and meet some wonderful people at the Metro New York Gala. This night is all about celebrating the effect of wishes big and small. It’s a time to honor the children that had wishes come true and to all the people who helped in making these wishes possible.
Want to do something you love and be able to help make wishes happen while doing it? This year for the “Grip It ‘N Rip It” golf tournament the sole beneficiary is Make-A-Wish Northeast New York. The golf tournament will be held at Hiland Park Country Club, in Queensbury, Friday June 3. All of the proceeds after expenses will go towards local kids and family’s wishes.
Summer is a beautiful time at Hilton Head Island in South Carolina—the perfect time for a walk or run. On June 4, Make-A-Wish South Carolina is hosting a Walk For Wishes in Lowcountry to help raise money to grant wishes for local children with life-threatening diseases. Your participation in this event will make a huge difference!
May is Cancer Research Month, and it's a great time to learn more about the lifesaving advances that researchers have made over the years. Cancer research is a major field of study, and new discoveries are made on a daily basis. Our understanding of cancer has grown immensely over the past few decades. In honor of Cancer Research Month, here are a few interesting facts you may not have known about cancer research.
May and June are filled with opportunities to help Make-A-Wish Illinois at a fun event. If you're looking to walk or golf to help grant wishes, you have five different events to choose from. The Edwardsville Walk For Wishes is May 14 and the Moline Walk For Wishes is June 4. Golfers can take part in the Clarendon Hills Golf Classic or the Racks Tap Golf Outing June 11, or the Charity Golf Classic on June 17. All of these great events benefit Make-A-Wish Illinois and help them grant more wishes all over the state!
Edwardsville Walk For Wishes
Moms do so much for their families on a daily basis. From cooking meals to scheduling events and chauffeuring kids, moms wear a lot of hats. It's easy to take these things for granted, but Mother's Day serves as the perfect reminder to say "thank you." Gifts can be thoughtful and heartfelt, but making memories together can often be a lot more meaningful. Even if you are getting your mom a gift, doing a family activity together can make the day even more special.
In the United States, we often assume that Cinco de Mayo celebrates Mexico’s Independence Day. That is not true. Sept. 16 is actually Mexico’s Independence Day, and Mexico won its independence before the date of May 5, 1862, the day that Cinco de Mayo actually commemorates. Cinco de Mayo is actually a significant holiday in the United States to celebrate a relatively insignificant battle between the French Army of Napoleon III and Mexican President Benito Juarez’s resistance. The victory over the French army by a ragtag team of fighters possibly helped to save the American Union.
May is the peak season for spring allergens, which is why the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) has declared it to be National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. More than 26 million Americans suffer from asthma, including 6.3 million children. Not only does spring weather make asthma attacks more common, it's also when pollen and seeds are released, causing spring allergies in millions of people.