WWE® Superstar John Cena; Johnny Depp; and Steve Harvey encourage others to harness their collective muscle to make wishes come true
Stavros is one of more than 200 wish kids who have attended the Super Bowl since 1982
Feb. 6, 2018, MONTREAL — Make-A-Wish® Quebec sent Stavros, a 16-year-old with Friedreich’s ataxia, to Minneapolis for a football experience fit for a true champion. Stavros joined a team of 14 kids with critical illnesses hailing from eight different states and Canada for their wish to attend Super Bowl LII. These wishes are only possible thanks to volunteers and generous donations from supporters, like the National Football League (NFL).
(Back row, left to right) Tom Jubb, Gary DesRoches, Sean Whittaker, Iain Loughran
(Front row, left to right) Wayne Davies, Joe Spiteri, Ronan Berry, Carman Charron, Nick Reeder, Andrew Dawes
We sat down with Wayne Davies, general manager of Torbram/City Electric Supply, to find out why he and his team support Make-A-Wish®.
1. Tell us about Torbram/City Electric Supply and your role within the organization.
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Jan. 26, 2018) - Today, TELUS Health announced the launch of the TELUS Baby Health app, a free digital tool to create a health record for infants and an educational resource for new and expecting parents.
Jan. 23, 2018, TORONTO — It started with one wish, 35 years ago.
Campaign Kicks Off With Initial Donation of $150,000
January 22, 2018 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time
PHOENIX, Jan. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Make-A-Wish® is bringing its own team of 14 kids with critical illnesses to Minneapolis for their wish to attend Super Bowl LII. These life-changing wishes are only possible thanks to volunteers and generous donations from supporters, like the National Football League (NFL).
Fans around the world helped unlock $1 million donation, which Disney doubled to $2 million due to the overwhelming outpouring of support to grant life-changing wishes to children fighting critical illnesses. Thanks to the support of everyone and our amazing friends at Disney Parks, more lives will be transformed by our mission!
Update: Thank you to Natrel and their generous customers for supporting Make-A-Wish during the 2017 holiday season. The Natrel Taste the Joy of Giving campaign raised $25,000 to help grant life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses across Canada.