ONTARIO: Inland Empire's First Walk for Wishes with the Make-A-Wish Foundation
Local Chapter Aims to Raise Hope and Funds During It’s Inaugural Walk For Wishes® Event.
ONTARIO, Calif. — Join Make-A-Wish® for the Inland Empire’s first Walk For Wishes® on Sunday, August 26 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. The festivities include a spirited walk at the Ontario Convention Center and a World of Wishes festival area to continue the fun.
Online registration for the walk is only $25 now until Friday, August 17, and $35 from August 18 to Friday, August 24 at midnight. On site registration is available for $40 at the event site. Registration gains you an event T-shirt, food, a day pass to the World of Wishes Festival area, and entry into the Inland Empire Auto Show. Click here to register.
At Inland Empire Auto Show families can explore the Kid Zone, which features face painting, games, and inflatables. The Sunday Auto Show schedule features the famous car show, the popular Food Tuck Festival, and free test drives through the Ride and Drive Program.
Walk For Wishes® consists of a non-competitive, half-mile walk for both teams and individuals, as well as the World of Wishes festival exhibiting themed booths for each of the different kinds of wish experiences: I wish to have, I wish to be, I wish to go, and I wish to meet. World of Wishes will also give the public a chance to meet with wish kids and families to learn about their experiences.
To learn more about the Inaugural Inland Empire Walk For Wishes®, including how to become a walk sponsor, visit www.wishocie.org or contact Sarah Pizzaruso at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the event or to see how much we have raised so far, visit our Walk For Wishes® event page.
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 40 minutes and has granted more than 200,000 wishes in the United States since its inception. For more information about the Make-A-Wish® Orange County and the Inland Empire, visit wishocie.org and discover how you can share the power of a wish®.