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Rockford’s Make-A-Wish® Illinois Walk for Wishes

  • Presented By
    Make-A-Wish Illinois
  • Location
    Rock Valley College
    3301 N. Mulford Rd.
    Rockford, IL 61114
  • Phone
    (309) 530-0080
  • Date
    April 25, 2020
  • Time
    Saturday - Registration begins at 9 a.m. | Walk starts at 10 a.m.
  • Price
    $20 adult walker | $10 youth walker
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For children with critical illnesses, wish experiences can be life-changing, impacting both their emotional and physical health. Rockford residents can now support these experiences through Make-A-Wish Illinois at Walk for Wishes on Saturday, April 25 at Rock Valley College, 3301 North Mulford Rd, Rockford. Registration begins at 9:00 AM and the event begins at 10:00 AM. Registration fees: Adult Walker - $20 – Youth Walker - $10.

Registration for teams and individuals is open now at illinois.wish.org/walk and limited sponsorships are still available. Attendees will enjoy a festival-like atmosphere during an extraordinary morning to bring hope and resilience to wish kids and their families.

Walk for Wishes is a family-friendly event powered by wish families, volunteers, companies, donors and friends. In the spirit of Make-A-Wish, where anything is possible, participants are encouraged to wear costumes. The morning includes children’s activities, refreshments, music, and costumed characters.

Recent research indicates that a wish experience can be an important part of a child’s treatment plan. These life-changing wishes replace fear with confidence, sadness with joy and anxiety with hope – helping children battling critical illnesses see the impossible as possible.

Subarea:Rockford Northeast

Rockford’s Make-A-Wish® Illinois Walk for Wishes