His wish was to have a computer to help perform his school activities.
Before his special wish granting day arrived, we kept in touch with him and had a video call to keep his spirits up.
On his special wish granting day, we surprised Richard with a Wish Drone flying to his home, a special invitation stood on the drone asking him to come outside.
Waiting for him at the front door was a large box. At that moment, Richard was able to stand – because of the inspiration and motivation he received from this special wish granting experience! It was an amazing day, not only for Richard, but also for our Make-A-Wish staff and volunteers.
Thank you Make-A-Wish supporters!
Contributions of time, talent and money allow us to transform lives, one wish at a time. Wishes come true because of the caring actions of volunteers, donors, medical professionals and communities who come together for one purpose: To create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses.
Make-A-Wish showed me that there is nothing impossible, that dreams are the engine of life and that you only need to believe, have faith and hope.
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