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Walk for Wishes Suburban Chicago

September 22, 2019

Walk for Wishes
Time :

9 a.m.

Location :

Busse Woods
Grove #28 - New Location
Elk Grove Village

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Join your community in granting wishes to children with critical illnesses in Illinois at Walk for Wishes®.

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.


  • Pets are not allowed in most areas of Busse Woods, including our event area. 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.

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  • After experiencing the power of a wish in 1993, wish alum Janie has helped to shape Make-A-Wish Illinois' impact on countless wish children as a staff member. Now serving as the Alumni Manager, Janie is working to make sure wish alumni and their families continue to stay involved with Make-A-Wish. #HopeIsMedicine It isn't a last wish; it's an everlasting one. If you know a child with a critical illness who hasn't received a wish, do your part. Refer a child today at

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