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Make-A-Wish celebrates 20 years granting 5,000 wishes to children and teens in Peru | MISCELLANY

Meeting an artist of the stature of Justin Bieber or Shawn Mendes, singing with Daniela Darcourt or Deyvis Orozco, becoming a pilot or a superhero are some of the wishes made by Make-A-Wish Perú , which manages to restore strength and hope to children. and teenagers who are going through life-threatening medical conditions, giving them strength and motivation to continue their treatments and face the difficult situation they are going through.

“A wish has a positive impact on the lives of children who experience critical illnesses. We witness the excitement of a child when he meets his favorite artist, the excitement of a girl when traveling on a place he always dreamed of, or the happiness of a teenager with a sport he loves. Reaching 5,000 fulfilled dreams means a transcendental milestone for the organization that inspires us and gives us strength to continue this important work,” said Sally Treistman, director and founder of Make-A-Wish Peru.

A wish is a life-changing experience for children with serious medical conditions, and its purpose is to restore the motivation, hope and strength that they have lost due to the difficult treatments they have to undergo. passable. Meanwhile, “our goal in the following years is to double the number of wishes fulfilled, consolidate our operations in the cities of Arequipa and Trujillo and increase the number of volunteers throughout the country,” added Treistman.

It is important to highlight the dedicated work of hundreds of volunteers who join the organization to create unique experiences for boys and girls who are going through a difficult time. Also, the support of private companies, institutions and supportive people allows it to become a reality.

About Make-A-Wish Peru

It is a non-profit organization that since 2003 fulfills the wishes of children and adolescents who experience serious illnesses. Thanks to the support of volunteers, companies and concerned people, 5,000 wishes have come true so far.

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