Just three days after originally posting the article below, donations have poured in, almost doubling Jessie’s original goal of $500. This has energized her to strive even higher. Jessie has raised her personal goal to $2500.
Jessie Woodford, the daughter of AWR Racing’s owner, Tony Woodford, is asking for your help.
Jessie is the Wish Kid Ambassador for the Make-A-Wish foundation.
During her bout of a rare cancer-like disease, called Langerhan’s Cell Histiocytosis, Jessie was granted a Wish by the Make- A -Wish Foundation. Make- A -Wish has been such a positive experience for her and her family. Now that Jessie is well again, she is giving back. Read Jessie’s personal story here.
Through Rancho Buena Vista High School’s Internship program, Jessie has started a Kids for Wish Kids Club at her school. She is committed to raising money for the Make- A -Wish Foundation and sharing the Power of a Wish.
Jessie will be participating with others from her school in the Walk For Wishes, benefiting the Make- A -Wish Foundation of San Diego.
Jessie is asking for donations to help her with her personal goal of raising $2500 and her team goal of $5000. Any amount is appreciated!
Here is the donation page where you can help.
Walk For Wishes® presented by SeaWorld, will include a 1-mile route through SeaWorld, with an optional 4-mile course along beautiful Mission Bay. After the walk there will be activities, refreshments and entertainment for the whole family. And, all walkers will receive 50% off admission to SeaWorld! Please join us in raising important funds that will help make wishes come true for our special kids! For More info, please visit the Event Information page.
This is how your gift will be used:
Funds raised by the Make-A-Wish Foundation are used to fulfill children’s dreams and create special memories for the entire family. 82% of every dollar raised is spent on wishes. We rely on the generosity of our donors to fulfill our mission and every donation makes a difference!
$50 allows a wish child to purchase souvenirs on his/her wish
$100 will pay for a send-off party for a wish family
$250 will pay for a limo… the ultimate VIP treatment for a wish kid
$500 will pay for meals and treats on a special trip
$1,000 will purchase a brand new computer
$2,500 covers the cost of a shopping spree wish
$5,000 can send a family to Disney World
$10,000 will pay for an international travel wish
No amount is too small and will make an immediate impact on the life of a child who is battling a life-threatening medical condition. Thank you in advance for your support!