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Make-A-Wish Child Gets Wish of Toys “R” Us Shopping Spree
Toys“R”Us, Inc. announced the grand opening of its new “R” Superstore in McDonough on Friday, March 30, 2012. In conjunction with the opening, Toys “R” Us helped Make-A-Wish grant the wish of Jacobi, age 11.
In conjunction with the grand opening, Toys “R” Us helped Make-A-Wish grant the wish of Jacobi Dulaney, age 11, who had hoped to have the shopping experience of his dreams at a Toys “R” Us store. Children are at the heart of Toys“R”Us, Inc., and, together with the Toys“R”Us Children’s Fund, the company supports organizations that keep children safe and help them in times of need.
The company has enjoyed a long-standing relationship with Make-A-Wish through both its national headquarters and local chapters. Since 1995, the Toys“R”Us Children’s Fund has provided more than $1.8 million to help fulfill the Make-A-Wish mission. Over the last three years, Toys“R”Us, Inc. has donated $150,000 in gift cards to Make-A-Wish to make the holidays brighter for wish kids and their families. In addition, Toys“R”Us stores across the country work with their local Make-A-Wish chapters throughout the year to host shopping spree wishes for very deserving children.