News Releases

March 15, 2016

WHO:Wish child Zylea, 14, and accompanying family members from Ridgeland, Miss.  Because of a brain injury, Zylea must rely on a wheelchair for mobility.   

WHAT: Granting Zylea’s one true wish to visit Morgan’s Wonderland, the world’s first theme park designed with special-needs individuals in mind and built to be enjoyed by everyone.  This magical wish will be granted by Make-A-Wish, an international organization that grants wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.

WHEN:Scheduled to arrive at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 16, 2016.

WHERE:Morgan’s Wonderland, 5223 David Edwards Drive (at the intersection of Wurzbach Parkway and Thousand Oaks Drive a half-mile west of IH 35 in Northeast San Antonio).

WHY: To enable Wish children to enjoy a day of fun, create lasting memories with family members and provide a respite from the day-to-day regimen of medical treatment.

ETC.: Morgan’s Wonderland, which is completely wheelchair-accessible, features more than 25 attractions including rides, playgrounds and gardens.  For more information, visitwww.MorgansWonderland.com.  It’s the anchor of a family fun destination called Wonderland, Texas, that also includes The Academy at Morgan’s Wonderland school for students with special needs next to the theme park. 

Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.  Established in 1984, Make-A-Wish Central & South Texas has granted over 3,800 wishes with the help of more than 250 active volunteers and a community of generous donors.  Make-A-Wish believes the magic of a wish not only benefits the wish child, but the entire community.  For more information, visitwww.cstx.wish.org.

CONTACT: Jessica Rivera at Make-A-Wish – (512) 329-9474 orThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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