Statesboro Walk for Wishes Set to Benefit Make-A-Wish® Georgia
The Statesboro region's Season of Wishes begins on Make A Difference Day, Saturday, October 27th, with the Walk for Wishes. 95% of the funds raised from this event and fall campaign activities will benefit Make-A-Wish Georgia.
What: Statesboro Walk for Wishes
Where: Georgia Southern University Anderson Sports Complex
When: Saturday, October 27, 2012. Check-in, entertainment and festivities begin at 9:00am and Walk begins at 10:00am.
RSVP: www.walkforishesstatesboro.org or contact Jeremy Foreman at 912-225-9781
Interested in participating as an individual, starting a team, being a sponsor or hosting a fundraising event? Visit www.WalkForWishesStatesboro.org or contact event director Jeremy Foreman at 912-225-9781 for details. Can't make the Walk for Wishes? Contribute to your county's local fundraising efforts through December 14 at walkforwishes.org.
Make-A-Wish Georgia is the local chapter of the national Make-A-Wish network. We grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. According to a 2011 study of wish impact, most health professionals surveyed say that a wish come true can affect a child’s health outcomes. Kids say wishes give them renewed strength to fight their illness, and their parents say these experiences strengthen the entire family. We have granted over 5,000 wishes locally, and seek to grant 400 wishes this year. To learn more about Make-A-Wish, visit us at georgia.wish.org and discover how you can share The Power of a Wish®.