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Walk For Wishes 2016

April 18, 2016

MAKE-A-WISH® GREATER LOS ANGELES’ 9TH ANNUAL “WALK FOR WISHES”®

WHAT: Make-A-Wish® Greater Los Angeles’ 9th Annual “Walk for Wishes” at Exposition Park

SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2016

WHEN: Saturday, April 23, 2016 / 8:00 a.m. – Noon

WHERE: Exposition Park / 700 Exposition Park Drive / Los Angeles, CA 90037

WHO:

WHY:

 Join wish kids and their families, along with walkers from all across the city

 Celebrate the thousands of wishes that have been granted 

 Raise the funds needed to grant 350 wishes this year to children in Greater LA

WISH VILLAGE: The walk culminates with activities and fun for the whole family, including 

face painting, food trucks, raffle prizes and more. 

 Wish Pillars: I Wish to BE, I wish to GO, I wish to HAVE and I wish to MEET come to life. 

Walkers can experience wish adventures and meet many favorite characters, 

including Barbie, Alvin the Chipmunk, the Frigo Cheesehead and many more.

 Wishing Well: Make a wish of your own – and help make a wish come true for a 

child. 

8:00 a.m. Registration opens

8:30 a.m. Walk ceremonies begin

9:00 a.m. Walk commences

9:30 a.m. Wish Village opens; activities till 12:00 Noon

Parking is located at the entrance to the Los Angeles Coliseum off of Figueroa Street.

($15 cash only)

Megan Henderson, KTLA News Anchor

Wish Kid Ambassadors and their families

Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles leadership

Make-A-Wish® grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to 

enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. 

 A wish is more than a nice thing – it has a lasting impact on a child’s life.

 89% of health professionals surveyed believe a wish-come-true can have positive 

impacts on children’s health. *

 Kids say wishes give them renewed strength to fight their illnesses. *

 Parents say these experiences help strengthen the entire family. *

(*According to a 2011 U.S. wish impact study.)

Now in its 33rd year, the Greater Los Angeles Chapter has granted more than 9,000 wishes.

 For more information visit la.wish.org

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