ADVISORY, April 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Make-A-Wish, the global organization that grants life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to celebrate its annual World Wish Day on April 29.
In honor of the occasion, Phil Lussier, President & CEO, Make-A-Wish Metro New York and Western New York will ring the Opening Bell.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Friday, April 28, 2017 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
Make-A-Wish Foundation Media Contact:
Tracey Anton, Make-A-Wish Metro New York and Western New York
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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ABOUT MAKE-A-WISH Metro New York and Western New York
Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Since 1983, Make-A-Wish Metro New York and Western New York has fulfilled the wishes of more than 13,000 children, 11,000 of them residing in the Metro New York area. In Fiscal Year 2016, the chapter touched the lives of 867 wish children and their families by granting the wishes of 651 local children and facilitating 216 wish assists for children who reside in other areas, but whose wishes took place in New York. The chapter received the highest rating – 4 Stars – from Charity Navigator in June 2016. For more information, please visit www.metrony.wish.org or www.wny.wish.org.
Headquarters: 1111 Marcus Avenue, Suite LL22, Lake Success, NY 11042 • 516/944-6212 • 516/944-6441 (fax)
Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, Make-A-Wish is the world’s largest wish-granting organization, serving children in nearly 50 countries on five continents. With the help of generous donors and more than 40,000 volunteers worldwide, Make-A-Wish grants a wish somewhere in the world every 17 minutes on average. Since 1980, it has granted more than 415,000 wishes to children around the world. For more information about Make-A-Wish America, visit wish.org and for more information about Make-A-Wish International, visit worldwish.org.
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