Children's Wish Foundation of Canada

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The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada is a registered national Canadian charitable organization whose mission is to fulfill the wishes of children diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses. Founded in 1983, the foundation has chapters in every province and territory of Canada. As of 2012 has granted over 18,000 wishes.[1] The most popular wishes include travel and the opportunity to meet celebrities. Its mascot is named "Roary".

History[edit]

In 1984, the organization began at the kitchen table of volunteer Laura Cole. Originally granting fewer than 20 wishes a year, the foundation has established the capacity to fulfill upwards of 1,000 wishes annually. They help children all across Canada

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.childrenswish.ca/en-on/about

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