Make-A-Wish Foundation (pg. 2)

When You Wish Upon a Star

Through the Make-A-Wish Foundation, thousands of children have been able to meet their celebrity idols. Musicians, TV and [/KWLINK 1315]movie stars, athletes and many other celebs have lent their time to help fulfill the wishes of sick children. The Dixie Chicks have been a part of ten separate wish experiences since December 2000 and when their first child, Gus, was born, Dixie Chick Emily Robison and her husband requested that instead of gifts, well-wishers donate money to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Another music sensation, Madonna, made personal, daily phone calls to a young Canadian girl after granting her wish in January 2003. Madonna also sent the girl books and "healing water."

How Can You Help The Make-A-Wish Foundation?

Volunteer. If you have some extra time on your hands, and there is a Make-A-Wish chapter in your area, (you can find out on their Web site,) then make a call to find out what you can do. If volunteering isn't something you'd be up for, why not organize a penny or bottle drive at your school? All the proceeds can go directly to the Make-A-Wish Foundation and you'll have a great thing to add to your r

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