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Now Is The Season Of Granting Wishes

Posted in Donate Car News, Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Now Is The Season Of Granting Wishes

Tis the season of wishes, and to celebrate 30 years of granting wishes in the Mid-Atlantic region, our partner Make-A-Wish is throwing an evening celebration at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore. With the holiday season among us, now is a great time to give back to the community. You can start the holidays the right way by sponsoring a Make-A-Wish “Wish Kid.�

Sponsors of the Season of Wishes celebration will join each other along with wish families at the Hyatt Regency, Thursday, Dec. 6 from 6-9 p.m. The goal of the celebration is to raise enough money to allow for 25 wishes to come true! Enjoy seasonal cocktails of different varieties, delicious fare and a stunning view, while meeting with wish families who have benefited from Make-A-Wish. Become a part of the unforgettable wish experience by providing for a wish!

How To Become A Sponsor

The average cost for a wish at Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic is $7,500. With your individual or group donation, you will be responsible for making a wish come true! Along with your contribution toward a wish, your sponsorship will also get you 10 tickets to the event, social media recognition, mention in the press release, logo/name recognition in the event program, the opportunity to interact with Wish Kids at the event and acknowledgement in the Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic quarterly newsletter.

You can be a part of a child’s wish with your contribution. You can influence a child like Lauren, who wished to go to Hawaii to swim with dolphins, or Lonnie, who wished to be a superhero. Know that your sponsorship has helped grant the wish of a child with a life-threatening medical condition. Your sponsorship can bring hope and strength to a child today.

Help Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic Grant Wishes

Make-A-Wish as an organization grants a wish every 38 minutes in the United States. Each wish granted has a tremendous impact in the life of a child. Since its founding in 1983, Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic has granted the wishes of more than 7,800 children with life-threatening medical conditions. Their first wish was granted June 9, 1983, to a young girl named Jody who wanted to visit Ocean City and stay at the Carousel Resort. During the last year, the chapter granted 384 wishes and 61 wish-assists – of which 190 were Disney wishes! Wishes are made possible from individual contributions and fundraising efforts from events like the Season of Wishes celebration. Sign up today to become part of the celebration!

Other Ways To Help Wish Kids

If you are unable to attend the Season of Wishes celebration, or one of the many other celebrations that are thrown by Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic, there are other ways to get involved. You can make a general donation, fundraise, donate airline miles, volunteer, and so much more. Every contribution makes a huge difference.

Another option for helping Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic is donating your vehicle to Wheels For Wishes. Your donation can help grant the wishes of children in Alexandria, Wilmington, Washington D.C. and more! Donate cars, boats, SUVs, ATVs, RVs or motorcycles to Wheels For Wishes and benefit Make-A-Wish. You will also receive a tax deduction for your donation and we will pick-up or tow away your car at no cost to you.

The donation process is quick and easy. Just call 1-877-431-9474 or fill out a vehicle donation form online. We do the rest. Help Make-A-Wish by giving today.

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