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Walk for Wishes Chicagoland

September 30, 2018

Walk for Wishes Champaign
Time :

9 a.m.

Location :

Busse Woods
Elk Grove Village

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Join your community in granting wishes to children with critical illnesses in Illinois at Walk for Wishes®, returning to the beautiful Grove 5 at Busse Woods.

Walk for Wishes is a costumed family walk to benefit Make-A-Wish® Illinois. An event popular with families, Walk for Wishes features an easy walk and lots of fun and entertainment for all ages in our Wish Village. 

Participants are invited to celebrate the spirit of a wish by dressing up as their favorite hero or character.

IMPORTANT NOTES

  • Pets are not allowed in most areas of Busse Woods, including our event area. We ask that you leave dogs at home. Service animals are welcome.
  • The course is wheelchair and stroller friendly.
  • Donations will be accepted online and at the event. Donations will continue to be accepted online before the walk and in the weeks following the walk. Checks can be mailed to the Make-A-Wish office marked "Chicagoland Walk" and with any additional designation information.

Contact Us for sponsorship opportunities.

Latest Status Update

  • From July 16 - 29 participating Chicagoland Panera Bread bakery-cafes will donate $0.25 from every Lemonade and Frozen Lemonade sold to Make-A-Wish! Cafes will also host lemonade stands July 21, 22, and July 28-29 from 10 AM to 2 PM. Donate $1 or more for Make-A-Wish at the stand and receive a sample of Panera Bread's Homestyle Lemonade! Find out participating locations here: http://hamraenterprises.com/panera-bread/chicago/locations/

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Make-A-Wish® Illinois
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Chicago, IL 60654
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