Indiana Children’s Wish Fund Celebrates 35 Years of Wish Granting

Birthday Bash Celebration Coming Up July 14 At Pinheads

If you had the chance to make one child’s wish come true, what would it be? What if you could make thousands of children’s wishes come true? Since 1984, Indiana Children’s Wish Fund has been doing just that.

To help celebrate 35 Years of wish granting, Indiana Children’s Wish Fund. along with event sponsor Imavex, are hosting The Wish Fund Birthday Bash on Sunday, July 14 at Pinheads in Fishers (13825 Britton Park Road) from 3 to 6 p.m. Hundreds of Wish kids and their families will be treated to the private event and an afternoon of bowling, arcade games, music, pizza and birthday cake.

“The Birthday Bash will be a magical day for our brave Wish kids and their families,” says J’Lynn Cooper, Director of Wish Fund Operations. “To see the smiles on their faces is incredible. We also want to give a huge shoutout to our sponsors — Imavex and Pinheads. This day would not be possible without their generosity.”

Pinheads is excited to host the Birthday Bash event.

“Pinheads is very honored to partner with the Indiana Children’s Wish Fund,” says Karen Darnaby Smith, Sales Manager at Pinheads. “We are grateful to have the ability to engage our community and have a small part in helping local children forget about any hardships they may be enduring in their lives, even if it is just for a few hours. We give our sincerest thank you to The Indiana Children’s Wish Fund. We are elated to work with this amazing organization and hope to make this a lasting partnership for many years to come.”

Over the past 35 years, more than 3,200 wishes have been granted to brave Wish children. Wishes have included meeting celebrities such as Luke Bryan, Janet Jackson, Jim Carrey, Dolly Parton, the entire Star Trek crew and President Donald Trump, along with sports figures like Peyton Manning, Robert Mathis, Anthony Rizzo, Reggie Miller, Magic Johnson, Brett Farve and the list goes on. Children have traveled with their families to places all over the world – including London, Puerto Rico, Italy, Spain, France, Japan, New York, Arizona, California and, of course, Disney World.

Other unique wishes include swimming with the dolphins, going on a New York Shopping spree and owning a new baby calf.

Happy 35th Birthday to the Indiana Children’s Wish Fund and thanks to all the volunteers, companies and the community for helping wishes come true for Indiana kids.

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