Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. A wish come true empowers children to fight harder against their illnesses. When they are granted a wish, they get more than just a great experience for a day, two days, or a week. The experience improves the quality of life for the "wish kid" and their entire family. It helps the child feel stronger, more energetic and more willing and able to battle their circumstances. For many, it marks a turning point when they actually begin to fight for their well-being. For doctors, nurses and other health care professionals, the wish experience works in concert with medicine to make their patients feel better emotionally and sometimes, even physically.
Phoebe is donating her 8th birthday celebration to support Make-A-Wish and the meaningful work they do each and every day. In lieu of receiving traditional gifts this year, it's Phoebe's birthday wish that friends and family make a donation in her honor. Empathy can only be learned through exposure; please share this video and Phoebe's mission with your children and join the Rice family in championing her cause.
The most priceless gift Phoebe can receive on her birthday is the power to make a difference: Donate
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