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Superhero Wish Weekend

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We are excited to share with you TWO different opportunities to participate in wishes being granted in the downtown Chicago area this weekend! We invite you to participate in one or both. Details are below and please note that each wish is distinct with specific instructions for participation.
ECHO Superhero Movie - Saturday 10/17

Wish kid Donovan is becoming ECHO the Ninja in his very own film! We need volunteers to appear as extras in his movie and be a part of his special day.

  • Donovan's event is taking place on Saturday, October 17th at 1 p.m. at the Chicago Board of Trade Courtyard (141 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604). Expect to be there until approximately 3:30 p.m.
  • Extras will appear in a crowd scene as Donovan/ECHO receives an award from the "mayor" for his amazing ninja skills.
  • All filming will take place outside, so please dress accordingly. Also, please refrain from wearing any visible brand logos.
  • There will be tent shelter and bathrooms for the entire group. Please be prepared to take public transportation. Parking will not be reimbursed.
  • To participate, you MUST RSVP online.
  • For questions, contact Wish Manager, Lauren Levin.


Blue Steel Fights Villains - Sunday 10/18

Wish kid Eric transforms into Blue Steel, a superhero who will save Chicago from a vicious criminal organization by fighting the bad guys as they try to take over Navy Pier. We need as many people as possible to be part of the crowd. Help us make his wish day amazing by coming out to support him!

  • Enthusiastic Blue Steel supporters are needed to cheer on this crusader for truth and justice at Navy Pier between 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. Meet at Navy Pier's arched entryway near the water.
  • Bring energy, excitement and decorated posters to show your support.
  • No RSVP required. Please feel free to invite friends and spread the word via our Blue Steel Event Facebook Page.
  • Support Eric on social media with hashtags #kidhero and #BlueSteel
Make-A-Wish® Illinois
640 North LaSalle Drive
Suite 280
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 602-9474
Toll Free (800) 978-9474