To create awareness of their mission, Make-A-Wish had asnowman building contest this afternoon at Val Bialas opened to the community.
One area “Wish kid” says the Make-A-Wish Foundationhelped him get through a tough battle with leukemia.
“It’s probably important because it gives hope topeople that have these kind of diseases. People will help you. I have somefriends that have parents and stuff like that they had cancer and i tell themthey can get through it and stuff like that,” said 10-year-old Zach Ellingson.
A representative says the number of children theorganization serves has doubled in the past year – and they’re always lookingfor people to help the cause.
Make-A-Wish is looking to grant ninety wishes this year.