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The Journey to the 1,000th Wish, begins with one step

Date

June 02, 2011

Long Term Care Partners, LLC hosts a Walk for Wishes,
helping the 
Make-A-Wish Foundation get one step
closer to granting their 1,000th Wish

Portsmouth, NH (6/2/11) – On June 6th - 8th, staff of Long Term Care Partners, LLC and members of the  Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Hampshire seacoast leadership group will host their first ever Walk for Wishes.

Monday, June 6th – Bake Sale
Tuesday, June 7th – Sorbet Day
Wednesday, June 8th – Walk for Wishes and BBQ (5pm – 6pm)

“Every wish needs caring people in the community to get involved and make it happen,” said Jason Tremblay, Director of Corporate Alliances, Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Hampshire. “We are incredibly fortunate to have the support of such a passionate group. Their desire to make a positive impact in the lives our wish children is contagious to everyone around them. This is a great way to do something fun and incredibly impactful at work, all while building camaraderie with your coworkers. This support will help us grant our 1,000th Wish here in N.H., this year, prior to our 25th Anniversary in 2012.

”For more information on how you can help a New Hampshire child’s wish come true, visit newhampshire.wish.org or call 603-623-WISH.

About the Make-A-Wish Foundation
The Make-A-Wish Foundation grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Founded in 1980 when a group of caring volunteers helped a young boy fulfill his dream of becoming a police officer, the Foundation is one of the world’s leading children’s charities, with 64 chapters in the United States and its territories. With the help of generous donors and nearly 25,000 volunteers, the Make-A-Wish Foundation grants a wish every 40 minutes and has granted more than 200,000 wishes in the United States since its inception. Locally the New Hampshire Chapter grants a wish every 4 days, with over 940 Wishes granted in New Hampshire since 1987. For more information about the Make-A-Wish Foundation, visit newhampshire.wish.org and discover how you can share the power of a wish®.

Press Contact

Donna Parker
VP of Development
814 Elm Street Suite 300
Manchester, NH  03101-2230

Phone : (603) 792-3023
Fax : (603) 623-2611
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Make-A-Wish® New Hampshire
814 Elm Street
Suite 300
Manchester, NH 03101-2230
(603) 623-9474