WHO: Wish Kid Erika, 17, of Healdsburg, Calif., who deals with cerebral palsy, and her family.
WHAT: Granting Erika’s wish to visit ultra-accessible™ 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 Central & South Texas and Make-A-Wish Northeastern & Central California and Northern Nevada. More than 100 Make-A-Wish Kids have visited Morgan’s Wonderland since it opened in 2010.
WHEN: Scheduled to arrive at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019.
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 kids 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.: Non-profit Morgan’s Wonderland, which is completely wheelchair-accessible, features more than 25 attractions including wheelchair-accessible, rides, playscapes and gardens. For more information, visit www.MorgansWonderland.com.
Make-A-Wish creates life-changing wishes for kids with critical illnesses. Established in 1984, Make-A-Wish Central & South Texas has granted over 4,800 wishes with the help of more than 250 active volunteers and a community of generous donors. Research shows that kids who have wishes granted build the emotional and physical strength to fight their illness. A wish has the power to change lives and produce better health outcomes. For more information, visit www.cstx.wish.org.