Portland, October 22nd. Make-A-Wish raised more than $290,000 at its annual gala! Make- A-Wish Foundation of Oregon‘s event, Food, Wine & Wishes was held at the Portland Art Museum and raised enough to grant 58 local wishes, including wishes involving the Portland Timbers and Addie’s Pendleton Roundup Court wish! (Photo Credit, Eugene W. Wong)

Wish kid Addie and KATU's Debora Knapp

Wish kid Addie and KATU's Debora Knapp

Guests flock to the Moonstruck Chocolate Bar

Guests flock to the Moonstruck Chocolate Bar

 

Wish kid Conall and Executive Director Andrew Asato

Wish kid Conall and Executive Director Andrew Asato

The event, emceed by KATU’s Deb Knapp, featured silent and live auction items, a decadent catered dinner, and appearances by local wish children who shared their touching stories with the nearly 400 attendees.

Guests made a night of it

Guests made a night of it

The event was held at the Portland Art Museum

The event was held at the Portland Art Museum

 

Rita Stolze accepts Katie's Star Award on behalf of Royal Caribbean International

Rita Stolze accepts Katie's Star Award on behalf of Royal Caribbean International

The Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Oregon serves children with life-threatening medical conditions living in Oregon and Clark County, Washington, from its headquarters in downtown Portland.  It grants about 180 wishes each year with the help of volunteer wish granters throughout the region.

Founded in 1983, The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Oregon is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization registered in the states of Oregon and Washington. Its mission is to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy.

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