On April 26th, Make-A-Wish® Orange County will host the fourth annual Walk For Wishes® event at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine. MacKenzie is excited to be participating in this amazing event again this year. More than 2,000 walkers will participate in this event to support Make-A-Wish in their mission to grant wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.
WHY: Powered by wish families, volunteers, donors and friends, Walk For Wishes® is a nationwide Make-A-Wish fundraiser that celebrates the thousands of wishes that have already been granted, while raising funds for future wishes. By participating in one of the two walks taking place in Orange County and the Inland Empire this spring, you can help bring the life-changing impact of a wish to a child battling at life-threatening medical condition.
WHO: Anyone can be part of this special day! Individuals or teams can walk and join the festivities for a $25 registration fee per person. A Walk For Wishes T-shirt will be given to all registered participants!
WHEN and WHERE:
INLAND EMPIRE: Saturday, April 12
8:30 a.m. – Registration/Check-in
9 a.m. – Party begins!
Castle Park, 3500 Polk St. – Riverside, CA 92505
For directions go to: http://www.castlepark.com/directions.html
ORANGE COUNTY: Saturday, April 26
8 a.m. – Registration/Check-in
9 a.m. – Party begins!
Orange County Great Park- Irvine, CA
See directions below or go to: http://www.ocgp.org/visit/hours-directions/
* Important: There is currently no physical address to the Orange County Great Park. Please do not rely on GPS systems or online maps!
By participating in the Walk, you will raise funds to help grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. This fun walk and festival is an opportunity to be a part of something that can literally change the lives of children here in Orange County and the Inland Empire! It’s your chance to inspire, be inspired and help turn dreams into reality!
Registration is $25/person and includes a T-shirt and entry into the festival the day of the Walk.
You can register as an individual or a team. There are also opportunities available for Corporate Sponsorship—visit http://ocie.wish.org/content/walk-for-wishes-2014 for details! While the Walk is not competitive, there will be prizes for individuals and teams who reach fundraising milestones!
Types of Teams:
Corporate Teams: Teams comprised of employees, friends and family from local businesses.
Friends and Family Teams: Teams made up of friends, family and community members. This could be your family, your soccer team, your book club, or just a group of friends who love to have fun together!
Individuals: Don’t have a team to walk with? That’s okay! You can walk as an individual and be an important part of our event! Join Team / Donate Here