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Children's Wish, Canada's National Wish Granting Foundation Celebrates 25 Years
Date:3/2/2009

After 25 years Children's Wish to grant its 15,000th wish this summer

Pickering, ON, (PRWEB) March 2, 2009 -- Each year, thousands of Canadian children between the ages of three and 17 are diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. Every day more than two of these children will receive a special wish, thanks to the efforts of The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada and its incredible supporters. The Foundation marks its 25th anniversary in 2009, and will grant its 15,000th wish this summer.

"At Children's Wish, we've had the privilege of granting close to 15,000 children their most heartfelt wish," says Chris Kotsopoulos, National Executive Director, The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada. "While this is certainly an achievement, we are only able to accomplish this milestone because of the amazing support we continue to receive from thousands of volunteers, as well as individual and corporate donors."

Established in 1984 on the kitchen table of an inspired and committed volunteer, Children's Wish has grown into a national organization with chapters in every province. The Foundation has granted wishes to children from Canadian communities large and small, sometimes within a matter of days.

In honour of its anniversary, Children's Wish is distributing a special Public Service Announcement which commemorates one of the first wishes granted by the non-profit organization. The Locket is the moving s
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