The Event: Paisley Kelley is like any 8 years old girl, she loves playing outside, and watching her favorite Disney characters. Paisley suffers from Niemann-Pick Disease. Several months ago, Paisley learned she was eligible for a wish from Make-A-Wish® Middle Tennessee. Since then, Make-A-Wish staff, Ravenwood High School, and volunteers have been working hard behind the scene, on her Wish. When we asked Paisley what she wanted for her wish she told us she wanted to go to Disney World, so she could meet all her favorite princesses, along with Minnie and Mickey Mouse. On Friday, Paisley’s family and wish granters will arrive at Ravenwood High School, where the High School Student Council will announce to Paisley that her wish to go to Disney World is coming true.
The Background: Ravenwood High School grants a wish for Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee each year. The Student Council host several community and school fundraisers, including their annual dodge ball tournament. Ravenwood is a strong supporter of the Kids for Wish Kids® Program and $7000 will be donated to Make-A-Wish® Middle Tennessee to sponsor Paisley’s wish.
THE PLACE: Ravenwood High School (Library)
1724 Wilson Pike
Brentwood, TN 37027
WHEN: Friday April 20, 2012
CONTACT: Ashley Davis, Director of Development & Communications
Make-A-Wish® Middle Tennessee
Cell: 615.973.4644 / Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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, the Foundation 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, the Make-A-Wish grants a wish every 38 minutes and has granted more than 200,000 wishes in the United States since inception. For more information about the Make-A-Wish, visit www.middletennessee.wish.org and discover how you can share the power of a wish®.
Surprise Wish Celebration for Paisley– Hosted by Ravenwood High School
April 17, 2012
About Kids for Wish Kids®: Ravenwood High 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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