Wishes In Flight
Any child who has had chemotherapy gets to make a wish with Make-A-Wish Minnesota. There are so many ways to get involved and help make these wishes a reality, and one includes a commitment of only a few hours.
Airline miles donated by WCCO viewers are bringing a smile to the face of a 5-year-old New Richland boy. Isaiah is on his way to Disney World this morning thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation’s “Wishes in Flight” drive.
WCCO viewers raised about 12 million total airline miles during during Make-A-Wish Foundation’s “Wishes in Flight” drive in February.
WCCO viewers raised over 85 percent of the total airline miles donated nationwide during Make-A-Wish Foundation’s “Wishes in Flight” drive in April. According to Make-A-Wish Minnesota’s development director, the organization raised 21 million miles nationally during the drive, and 18 million of those came directly from viewers of WCCO.
When our neighbors need a hand, Minnesotans always seem to be there to help. So on Tuesday, we’re proud to tell you about Accomplish Minnesota. It’s a way for all of us to get involved in the community we care so much about through a program called Wishes in Flight.