Find out how you can get involved with this weekend’s Walk for Wishes through the Make-A-Wish foundation. Gina Marsh and two friends tell us all about it in today’s segment.
The Midwest Garrison is part of the 501st Legion.
The 501st is an international group of Star Wars fans that costume as the “bad guys”.
They give back to the community through volunteering for events like Walk for Wishes along with many others.
They are bad guys doing good.
Walk for Wishes
Saturday, May 4
Registration at 9/ Walk at 10
A wish experience can be a game-changer for a child with a critical illness.
This one belief guides us in everything we do at Make-A-Wish®. It inspires us to grant wishes that change the lives of the kids we serve. It compels us to be creative in exceeding the expectations of every wish kid. It drives us to make our donated resources go as far as possible.
Most of all, it’s the founding principle of our vision to grant the wish of every eligible child.
Wishes are more than just a nice thing. And they are far more than gifts, or singular events in time. Wishes impact everyone involved – wish kids, volunteers, donors, sponsors, medical professionals and communities. The impact varies. For wish kids, just the act of making their wish come true can give them the courage to comply with their medical treatments. Parents might finally feel like they can be optimistic. And still others might realize all they have to offer the world through volunteer work or philanthropy.
Whatever the odds, whatever the obstacles … wishes find a way to make the world better.