The Issue: Young Girl with Cystic Fibrosis
Jordan is a 9-year-old girl from Plymouth, Minnesota, who struggles daily with cystic fibrosis and has spent a significant portion of her life in hospitals. She loves watching Disney movies, eating popcorn, and playing with her puppies, and her wish is to visit Walt Disney World with her family.
The Campaign: Funding Theme-Park Passes for Jordan
All donations to this Grassroots campaign will be used by Wishes & More to grant wishes for children with life-threatening illnesses. With the first $430 raised, Wishes & More can provide one week of passes to Orlando theme parks for Jordan. With these tickets, Jordan, along with her sister and her parents, can go to Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, and SeaWorld in Florida, where they can seek out her favorite characters and create lasting happy memories during a weeklong trip. Each additional $10 raised will go toward granting wishes for other children.
Wishes & More
Wishes & More fulfills the wishes of youth up to age 19 who have a terminal or life-threatening illness to help bring joy into lives that have become burdened with fear and trauma. Wishes can range from items, such as nursery equipment or new cars, to once-in-a-lifetime experiences, including a trip to South Africa for the FIFA World Cup, a family ski vacation, and the chance to meet a personal hero, be it Garfield cartoonist Jim Davis or Jackie Chan. Wishes & More also provides $1,000 memorial-fund grants to the parents of children who did not live to experience their wish and $1,000 Scholarship of Hope grants to fund young people's transition to higher education following a terminal diagnosis and recovery.
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