The Times West Virginian

April 27, 2013

Make-A-Wish raises funds to help kids live their dreams: PHOTOS

By Jonathan Williams
Times West Virginian

FAIRMONT — On Sunday, 5-year-old Reilly Albertson and her family are leaving for Disney World.

Friday evening, the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northern West Virginia hosted its annual fundraiser to help make sure kids living with life-threatening conditions like Reilly will have the chance to live their dreams.

“We’re raising money for wishes for children of Marion County,” said Marian Silverstein, president and CEO of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northern West Virginia. For the last 15 years, the organization has put together a fundraiser to grant the wishes local children living with a life-threatening condition, and each year has featured a different theme.

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