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Supporters to Converge at FDR State Park October 30 for Make-A-Wish ® Hudson Valley’s 11th Annual Walk & 5K Run for Wishes


September 23, 2016


Tarrytown, NY

Tarrytown, NY -- Make-A-Wish® Hudson Valley is seeking walkers and runners to join in its eleventh annual walk and 5K run for wishes benefit. The fundraiser will be held rain or shine on Sunday, October 30 at Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park in Yorktown Heights, NY.

The Foundation is currently working on over 150 pending wishes with the average cost of a wish ranging between, $7,500 – $10,000. 

This will be the grand finale to what has been a highly successful 30th anniversary campaign year,” said Thomas J. Conklin, President and CEO of Make-A-Wish® Hudson Valley, adding: “We are confident that the tremendous generosity by our family of loyal and new supporters will help raise the funds necessary to ensure a wish for every eligible child.

Participants can register online in advance and also make a donation to a team or other participant by visiting  In addition, the chapter offers sponsorship opportunities ranging from $250 to $3,000. For more information about how to become a sponsor and the benefits of supporting one of the most highly regarded causes and aligning with one of America’s most respected brands, contact Tara Thorne:, (914) 478-9474. 

Press Contact

Thomas J Conklin
President & CEO
832 South Broadway The Wish House
Tarrytown, NY  10591

Phone : (914) 478-9474
Fax : (914) 478-8245

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Make-A-Wish® Hudson Valley
832 South Broadway
The Wish House
Tarrytown, NY 10591
(914) 478-9474