Make A Wish Comes To Tallahassee

By: Ashley Mitchem Email
By: Ashley Mitchem Email

Make A Wish grants wishes to children with life threatening illnesses.

MAW had wish granting training in Tallahassee Saturday from 9 am - 2 pm at the Hampton Inn and Suites on Lonnbladh Rd. at Raymond Deihl Rd.

To receive the training each person had to complete an application and submit $20 to cover the costs for a background check, training materials and lunch.

MAW has to take these precautions (background check) because wish granters are working directly with the effected children. MAW has not had this training in Tallahassee in about 4 years, so this was an opportunity that may not come this way for a while.

Wish stories and fund raising opportunities may be viewed at

Since 1994, Make-A-Wish® of Central and Northern Florida has granted more than 3,500 wishes, inspiring children, volunteers, and others to believe in the power of a wish. The Make-A-Wish Foundation® was founded in 1980 in Phoenix, AZ, has a network of more than 25,000 volunteers, and has completed more than 110,000 wishes worldwide.

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