STATEWIDE (November 30, 2018) – Make-A-Wish South Carolina was recently honored to be awarded a $10,000 grant for "Wish-Granting in the Lowcountry Project" by The Employees Community Fund of Boeing South Carolina. The fund awarded $268,765 dollars in grants to 46 local charitable organizations at a check presentation ceremony held on November 9, 2018. The employee-funded pool has donated over $1.5 million dollars since 2012.
With this grant, Make-A-Wish South Carolina will be able to grant even more wishes to children who have critical illnesses. Wishes are more than just a nice thing. They give kids strength and hope to fight their illnesses and increase their chances of better health.
For more information about Make-A-Wish, visit sc.wish.org.
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Make-A-Wish® creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. We are on a quest to bring every eligible child's wish to life, because a wish is an integral part of a child's treatment journey. Research shows children who have wishes granted can build the physical and emotional strength they need to fight a critical illness. Make-A-Wish South Carolina granted 207 wishes last year, averaging to a wish every forty-eight hours. The chapter receives funding through private donations, individuals, companies and special events. For more information about Make-A-Wish South Carolina, visit sc.wish.org and discover ways you can help make wishes come true.
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