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Mermaid Sadie at Magical Wishes/Make a Wish 5k

Come meet Michigans Mermaid Sadie at Magical Wishes 5K! 

Magical Wishes 5k helps to make wishes come true by raising funds to benefit Make-A-Wish® Michigan, a statewide nonprofit that grants the wishes of Michigan children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.
This is the fourth annual 5k and family event. All proceeds will benefit Make-A-Wish Michigan. Magical Wishes 5k will also have activities held before during and after the race, DJ, face paint, bounce house, carnival games, ice cream, dunk tank, raffle and more!! Come join the fun – don't miss out on this quickly growing 5k in your area

Magical Wishes 2018 registration is now open! Please sign up as soon as possible as it makes it easier for us to keep track and know what to plan for. This year we are adding food and a couple other changes. 
Some to be aware of:
1. We will be serving food. Something easy, I believe hot dog, with chips and a drink. We will still have the end of the run waters and fruit. 
2. We will be doing tickets for everything, no handing out money and any location. We will have a separate area to purchase tickets. 
-Game tickets
- Food tickets
-Raffle tickets. 
3. Credit cards! We have upgraded. If you do not want to carry cash or checks, we now take credit cards. We have a square reader. This will be used at day of registration and ticket booths. You may also use it if you win the Silent Auction. 
4. As of now the route is the same, but pending the finish of an add on at the school it might change, this new route will be easier, not so many laps. Keep eyes open when it gets closer for that information. 
5. Registration IS NOW OPEN!…/distance-runni…/magical-wishes-2018
6. If you are a wish family and your wish child would like to be involved, Please visit
7. If you are interested in sponsoring, please email me at
Thank you to everyone, We cannot wait to see you all there! Lets make 2018 the best year yet! 
First year we were just getting our feet wet.
Second year we granted one wish.
Third year we granted 2 wishes
Fourth year...CAN WE GRANT 3?!

About Make-A-Wish®

This one belief guides us in everything we do at Make-A-Wish®. It inspires us to grant wishes that change the lives of the kids we serve. It compels us to be creative in exceeding the expectations of every wish kid. It drives us to make our donated resources go as far as possible.

Most of all, it's the founding principle of our vision to grant the wish of every eligible child.

Wishes are more than just a nice thing. And they are far more than gifts, or singular events in time. Wishes impact everyone involved - wish kids, volunteers, donors, sponsors, medical professionals and communities. The impact varies. For wish kids, just the act of making their wish come true can give them the courage to comply with their medical treatments. Parents might finally feel like they can be optimistic. And still others might realize all they have to offer the world through volunteer work or philanthropy.

Whatever the odds, whatever the obstacles ... wishes find a way to make the world better.

Learn more about Make-A-Wish® and how you can get involved at

Earlier Event: July 30
Mermaid Monday