From March until May, you have three great ways to make wishes come true for kids in Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Miami Gardens, Cape Coral, Hialeah, Miami, and Port St. Lucie. Whether you attend the March 21 Spring Fling in Miami Beach, Walk For Wishes in Fort Myers on April 18, or Walk For Wishes in Miami on May 3, you can help Make-A-Wish Southern Florida with granting wishes for local children battling life-threatening medical conditions.
Flashback To An 80s-Themed Prom At The Spring Fling
Whether you went to prom in the 80s or wish to re-live an 80s-themed prom, the Make-A-Wish Southern Florida Spring Fling is the perfect place to flashback to the 80s for a night. Held at the Sierra Tavern (404 Washington Avenue in Miami Beach), the event invites young professionals who want to become more familiar with the mission of Make-A-Wish.
From 7-10 p.m., guests can enjoy passed hors d’oeuvres and an open bar. Don’t wait to purchase your tickets – the first 75 tickets sold are $100 and remaining tickets are $135. Earned proceeds from this fun event will benefit Make-A-Wish Southern Florida and help to grant wishes for local children. Learn more by contacting Jackie Perl.
Walk For Wishes In Fort Myers
Lace up your tennis shoes and get them worn in before more than 700 walkers and runners gather together in Fort Myers on April 18 to walk or run for an amazing cause. The Walk For Wishes in Fort Myers will be held at Florida Gulf Coast University (10501 FGCU Blvd S) and will begin bright and early with registration at 7:30 a.m., and the race beginning at 8:30 a.m. Family Fun Day will be held from 9:30 to 11 a.m.
Child runners and walkers can register for $10 each, and students ages 13 and over are $15. Adults can walk or run for $25. A T-shirt will be provided for those who register before April 2.
Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Become a Shooting Star Sponsor ($500), a Water Station Sponsor ($1,000), a Wish Family Tent Sponsor ($2,000), a Mile Marker Sponsor ($3,000), a Family Fun Day Sponsor ($6,000), a Finish Line and Medal Sponsor ($7,500), or a Presenting Sponsor ($10,000). Learn more about the event here and register today to Walk For Wishes in Fort Myers on April 18!
Walk For Miami Kids
Taking place at Jungle Island (1111 Parrot Jungle Trail) in Miami on May 3, adults and children can walk or run to grant the wishes of Miami kids. Child walkers or runners under the age of 12 can register for $15, and adults can walk for $30 or run for $35.
Register by April 17 to receive a free T-shirt, or register on the day of the walk between 7:15-8:15 a.m. Enjoy a Zumba warm up from 7:45-8 a.m. The 5K race will begin at 8:15 a.m. and the awards ceremony will be held between 9-10 a.m. Jungle Island Fun Day will be held until noon.
Sponsorship opportunities are still available, and your help is needed to ensure that Make-A-Wish Southern Florida is able to grant the wishes of each and every deserving child this year. Choose from the Shooting Star Sponsor ($500), Wish Family Tent Sponsor ($2,000), Mile Market Sponsor ($3,000), Photo Booth Sponsor ($5,000), Jungle Fun Day Sponsor ($6,000), Finish Line and Medal Sponsor ($7,500), or the Presenting Sponsor ($10,000).
Fundraise For Make-A-Wish
If you are attending the Walk For Wishes events, it is encouraged that you help to raise money for Make-A-Wish, which will help to grant wishes for children in your community. You can also sponsor another participant or make a general donation to the events.
If you can’t attend any of these three exciting events this spring, consider doing some spring cleaning by donating your car. If you have an unwanted vehicle taking up space in your driveway, garage, or shed, consider donating it to an excellent cause which will also provide you with some benefits as well.
When you donate a car to Wheels For Wishes, benefiting Make-A-Wish, you are helping to contribute to the green movement, you are helping to grant wishes for children in your community, and you are getting rid of a vehicle in an easy way, but you also receive a great tax deduction and free pick-up or towing for your vehicle donation.
Donate your car today to make wishes come true for Southern Florida children. Call 1-877-431-9474 or make your donation online by using our online car donation form.