May 2, 2018
WHO: Wish child Kymberlyn, 6, from Rapid City, S.D., who suffers from muscular dystrophy and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, a genetic connective-tissue disorder.
WHAT: Granting Kymberlyn’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 Central & South Texas and Make-A-Wish South Dakota.
WHEN: Scheduled to arrive at 10 a.m. Friday, May 4, 2018.
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.: Non-profit Morgan’s Wonderland, which is completely wheelchair-accessible, features more than 25 attractions including rides, playscapes and gardens. It was proclaimed 2017 “Park of the Year” in the Golden Ticket Awards sponsored by Amusement Today, an international publication focusing on the amusement industry. For more information, visit www.MorgansWonderland.com.
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, visit www.cstx.wish.org.