Make-A-Wish Foundation Schedules Local Events

Meridian, Miss.

Make-A-Wish Mississippi has important events set for the month of February in Meridian.

The first is a fundraiser, the Make-A-Wish Pancake Breakfast. It will be held Saturday, Feb. 1, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Beef O'Brady's at Bonita Lakes Mall.

Tickets are $5.00 and all proceeds go directly to Make-A-Wish Mississippi.

The Walk for Wishes Meridian Kickoff Party will be held Thursday, Feb. 6 at 5:30 p.m. at Community Bank, 301 22nd Avenue. Information will be available about the annual Walk for Wishes fundraiser.

Make-A-Wish Mississippi says nearly 27,000 children are diagnosed with a qualifying medical condition every year. Officials say this fundraiser helps reach the goal of granting the wish of every eligible child.