We spoke to Make-A-Wish two years ago, while clarifying what their procedure was for sites to have a Make-A-Wish Icon -and were told that they hold Michael Jackson in the highest esteem and that his kindness will never be forgotten by that organization. – Through his gentle nature many children benefited by the ability to visit him and/or his Neverland Ranch. God often works through earth bound angels and Michael Jackson is one of them.
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‘Make-a-Wish Wisconsin’ is one of 61 chapters in the U.S. It’s constantly working to make dreams come true across the state.
The first dream was for Tina Scharf. Doctors diagnosed her with a brain tumour at age 6. In 1984, when Tina was 11 years old, more than anything she wanted to meet Michael Jackson.
Make-a-Wish made it happen. It was the first wish ever granted by Make-a-Wish Wisconsin. In 1984, Make-A-Wish® Wisconsin sent Catina to New Jersey to meet Michael and see him in concert. Thirty years later, nearly 5,000 families across the state have experienced the transformative power of a wish. Doctors had only given Tina a few years to live, but she is here today to remember that special event.
Tina recalls, “I liked him. I thought he was cute.”
Patti Gorsky has been the Foundation President for 15 years.
“In the early days…
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