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Ezell Harding Grants a Wish

Date

May 09, 2012

Location

Ezell Harding High School 574 Bell Road Antioch, TN

EZELL HARDING CHRISTIAN SCHOOL TO CELEBRATE GRANTING JOANA’S WISH TO GO TO DISNEY WORLD WITH A SURPRISE ANNOUNCEMENT ON WEDNESDAY

The Event:  Six year old Joana is battling with Rhabdomyosarcom, which is a malignant neoplasm of the bladder (tumor). Several months ago, Joana learned she was eligible for a wish from Make-A-Wish® Middle Tennessee. Since then, Make-A-Wish staff, Ezell Harding Christian School, and volunteers have been working hard on her Wish behind the scenes. When we asked Joana what she wanted for her wish he told us; she wanted to go to Disney World, so she could see the princesses like she see’s on T.V. On Wednesday, Joana’s family and wish granters will arrive at Ezell Harding Gymnasium where the students will announce to Joana she will be going to Disney World to meet Aerial and all her favorite princesses.

The Background: Ezell Harding Christian School has raised money through several community and school fundraisers, through out the school year.  Ezell Harding Students decided to donate their gift to Make-A-Wish® Middle Tennessee to grant Joana’s Wish.  This is part of a program called Kids for Wish Kids® and $7000 will be donated to grant Joana’s wish.

THE PLACE:           

Ezell Harding High School

574 Bell Road Antioch, Tennessee

WHEN:            

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. 

(Note: Event will take place in High School Gymnasium)

CONTACT:            

Ashley Davis, Director of Development & Communication

Make-A-Wish® Middle Tennessee

Cell:  615.973.4644 / Email:  nqnivf@zvqqyrgraarffrr.jvfu.bet

About the Make-A-Wish®:  Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Founded in 1980 when a group of caring volunteers helped a young boy fulfill his dream of becoming a police officer, Make-A-Wish is one of the world’s leading children’s charities, with 62 chapters in the United States and its territories. With the help of generous donors and nearly 25,000 volunteers,  Make-A-Wish grants a wish every 38 minutes and has granted more than 200,000

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wishes in the United States since inception.  For more information about the Make-A-Wish® Middle Tennessee, visit www.middletennessee.wish.org and discover how you can share the power of a wish®.

About Kids for Wish Kids®:  Ezell Harding Christian School fund-raising campaign is one of many Kids for Wish Kids events that took place this school year.  Kids for Wish Kids is a program affiliated with the Make-A-Wish®  Middle Tennessee that gives students the opportunity to raise money to help fund wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions.

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