Another Successful Wish-A-Thon, 15-Year Total Tops $2 Million


Thank you Stark County and beyond! $228,140.80 was raised during The 15th Annual Wish-A-Thon to benefit Wishes Can Happen.  And the running total after 15 years is $2,147,644!  Through the years, you’ve granted thousands of children with life-threatening illnesses thousands of wishes!

And the money stays local … to help local kids!

Remember, though, the Auction is live until midnight Sunday, August 14th.  Every bid is another step toward granting a wish!  Just click thru below and toggle down to the Auction section!  And you can still donate!  Just click on the donate button!

For the 15th year!  Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!


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You can still give: just click this website link.

Also, check out the auction items at the bottom of the WHBC Wishes page.

The online auction continues until Sunday night, but the Wish-a-Thon again ends at 6 p.m. Friday.

We know Cindy Morrow with Wishes Can Happen is amazed that her organization is in it’s 40th year…well, we here are 1480 WHBC and Mix 94.1 are also amazed that we are in our 15th year of our Wishes Can Happen Wish a thon. Pretty proud of that fact too!

If you hear us talk about Wishes Can Happen but you aren’t familiar with them..We would ask you to go to their website and find out more. They are special. They are local. They are important.

If you ARE familiar…spread the word. We want to make this a very special year for Cindy and Madelyn Sweeney. They works so hard to help grant wishes to kids with life threatening illnesses. And more importantly we want to make this a very special year for the KIDS! Make a point to tell someone about the organiziation, to talk about the wish a thon and how we are all preparing to raise some money for them.

We can’t do it without you Stark County…..again, it’s something that’s near and dear to our heart….check it out and you’ll see why. Meet these kids and you’ll know why. Hear their stories and they will never leave your heart. Go to the Wishes Can Happen website for more details