Portland, February 29th. The Waffles & Wishes breakfast raised nearly $60,000 to help grant wishes of local children with life-threatening medical conditions.  Guests enjoyed a rain of confetti to celebrate the work of the nonprofit. A highlight of the  Make-A-Wish Oregon event was cheering on 10-year-old Mira as she enjoyed an exciting a shopping spree wish. 

Sweet 10-year-old Mira receieves the star treatment on a shopping spree wish.

Sweet 10-year-old Mira receieves the star treatment on a shopping spree wish.

 

 

KATU’s Debora Knapp (left) was emcee at Make-A-Wish Oregon’s Waffles & Wishes breakfast on Feb. 29. At the event – which raised nearly $60,000 for local children’s wishes – guests help send 10-year-old Mira (center) accompanied by her grandmother Linda on a shopping spree wish.

KATU’s Debora Knapp (left) was emcee at Make-A-Wish Oregon’s Waffles & Wishes breakfast where guests help send 10-year-old Mira (center) accompanied by her grandmother Linda on a shopping spree wish.

  

It’s a red-carpet procession of personal shopper, make-up artist and limo driver for Mira’s shopping spree wish

It’s a red-carpet procession of personal shopper, make-up artist and limo driver for Mira’s shopping spree wish

 From Make-A-Wish Oregon.

The mission of the Make-A-Wish Foundation® is to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.

The Foundation is one of the world’s leading children’s charities, serving children in every community in the United States and its territories. With the help of generous donors and more than 25,000 volunteers, the Make-A-Wish Foundation grants a wish every 38 minutes. It has granted more than 212,000 wishes in the United States since its inception in 1980. Locally, the chapter serves children ages 2 ½ through 18 who live in Oregon and Clark County, Washington. For more information about how you can share the power of a wish®, visit http://www.orwish.org/.

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