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Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada to Host 16th Annual “Walk For Wishes” Presented by Allegiant, Caesars Foundation

February 24, 2017 by  

Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada to Host 16th Annual "Walk For Wishes" Presented by Allegiant, Caesars Foundation
Powered by wish families, volunteers, donors, and friends, Walk For Wishes is a nationwide Make-A-Wish fundraiser celebrating thousands of wishes that have already been granted, while raising funds for future wishes s (Pictured: Hailey and Dana Wagner at a previous event)

Proceeds from this event help fund wishes that bring life-changing joy and hope to children battling life-threatening medical conditions in our community. On March 11, 2017, Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada partners with Caesars Foundation to present its 16th annual Walk for Wishes.

Register at www.snv.wish.org

WHEN: Saturday, March 11, 2017

7:00 a.m. – Registration Opens
8:00 a.m. – Opening Ceremonies

  • Bozarth Elementary Choir Students

8:30 a.m. – 5K Run Begins
8:35 a.m. – 1 Mile Walk Begins

WHO:

  • Wish Kids and Families
  • Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada Volunteers, Wish Granters, Staff, Board Members
  • More than 3,000 participants

Sponsors:

  • Presenting Sponsors: Allegiant, Caesars Foundation
  • Mission Sponsors: Hooters Casino Hotel, Reagan Outdoor Advertising, House Advantage
  • Fundraising Advocates: House Advantage, Sunrise Children’s Hospital, Resorts World, Aristocrat & Barrick Gold

WHERE: Town Square Las Vegas (Northwest Corner of Town Square Blvd and North St.)
6605 Las Vegas Blvd South
Las Vegas, NV 89119

Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. According to a 2011 U.S. study of wish impact, most health professionals surveyed believe a wish-come-true has positive impacts on the health of children. Kids say wishes give them renewed strength to fight their illness, and their parents say these experiences help strengthen the entire family. Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada is part of one of the world’s leading children’s charities, serving children living in Clark, Nye, Lincoln and Esmeralda Counties. With the help of generous donors and more than 500 volunteers, Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada has granted over 1600 wishes since its inception in 1996.Visit Make-A-Wish at www.snv.wish.org to learn more.

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