CALENDAR OF EVENTS The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Wisconsin always has something happening to make wishes come true. From signature events such as Wish Night to outside fundraisers like Friends of Make-A-Wish Golf Outing, our calendar is packed with plenty of events for you to take part in.
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Donate Your Car to Make-A-Wish
Wheels for Wishes, benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Wisconsin, is proud to offer an attractive, convenient alternative to selling or trading in your vehicle. Donate your car, truck, motorcycle, SUV, RV or boat today to our charity car donation program, 'Wheels for Wishes'. Our vehicle donation process is quick and easy and you will eliminate the hassle of selling your vehicle at the same time. You don't have to place an expensive ad to sell your car, take repeated phone calls, show your vehicle over and over again or haggle over a sales price. We do all the work for you! For information call 855.332.9474. Proceeds from the sale of the donated vehicles go to Wheels for Wishes benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Wisconsin. Help children in our own community and keep your vehicle donation proceeds here.
April - December
Paving the Way to Brighter Tomorrows
Black Diamond Group, Inc., an asphalt paver and producer, will be assisting the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Wisconsin in their efforts to grant wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions by “Paving the Way to Brighter Tomorrows”. The fund raising campaign will begin this spring and run throughout the entire construction season. The group will be donating a percentage of revenue for every ton of hot-mix asphalt manufactured at their RAMIX Plant located in Franklin, WI.
Black Diamond Group will be accepting donations and raising awareness of the cause through various media outlets. Black Diamond understands that improving the lives of children is an experience everyone can celebrate and looks forward to helping further the efforts of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Wisconsin. Please join them on their journey in “Paving the Way to Brighter Tomorrows”.
Benveuto’s Italian Grill
Benvenuto’s Italian Grill is proud to partner with Make-A-Wish® Wisconsin. We have always believed in the idea of communities working together to build a better place to live. Our Fitchburg location has a Wishing Well located in the center of the restaurant. We have decided to give any money dropped into it to Make-A-Wish® to help grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. Children are the future, and we wish to fulfill the wishes of the children with the hardest battles to face.
Chironut provides corporate onsite chiropractic wellness adjustments to businesses - corporate or manufacturing. Each chiropractic adjustment costs $25 - paid directly by patient for maintenance care - not billable to insurance although can be paid for utilizing Health Savings Accounts or Flex Spend with most companies. Utilizing ChiroNut reduces insurance utilization, improves health, reduces work injury risk and is convenient and affordable. Most patients love the convenience of ChiroNut right at work.
ChiroNut will donate $1 for EVERY paid chiropractic adjustment provided by ChiroNut doctors in 2013 to Make-A-Wish Wisconsin.
Contact Dr. John Friedrichs at 414-303-1005 if you have any questions or visit the Web site chironut.com.
Clicks for a Cause
100% non-profit photography studio specializing in infants, children and families. All proceeds go directly to 3 area non-profits. The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Wisconsin, CASA of Brown County and Marion House.
Clicks for a Cause is a natural light studio located on the Fox River in De Pere. It is run by Leanne Haddad, her goal is to make everyone feel relaxed and at home so we can capture special moments, real smiles and have lots of fun doing it. To book your session contact her at 920.403.1038.
Hruby Chiropractic Wellness and Tree of Life Wellness is a holistic chiropractic wellness center that focuses on eating right, moving right and thinking right. We remove chemical, emotional and physical stresses in the body by adjusting the spine and removing nerve interference and educate on healthy lifestyle changes that turn into healthy lifestyle habits.
We will be donating $20 for each new patient examination and $20 for each xray(if necessary) in 2013 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Our goal for 2013 is to raise $10,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Ongoing through 2013
For a $20 donation to the Foundation you can receive a complimentary initial visit exam and consultation. Call 920.738.9997 for more information.
A Year of Wishes
Foti Chiropractic, Wauwatosa, is celebrating 2013 by raising donations for Make-A-Wish to help enrich the lives of some of the bravest children in our community. In return for your donation of $30 or more we will donate our first day services so that you (or your designated family or friends) will receive a case history, examination and x-rays (if necessary). A report of findings will also be included. Together we will raise enough money to grant two wishes. To set up your consultation please call Foti Chiropractic at 414.259.9008.
King for a Cure
Looking for a really amazing performer for your next party or gathering? Call the King, not that stuffy old king across the pond, but rather the coolest King there ever was.Elvis Presley! For a donation to the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Wisconsin Elvis Presley will make an appearance and perform at your event. To book the King for your event call Michael "Elvis" at 262.634.1911.
Bubba’s Frozen Custard
Visit Bubba’s at 1276 Capital Drive in Pewaukee and make a wish in the wishing well. While you’re there, try the Flavor of the Day or a Turtle Sundae and toss your change in the wishing well. All ‘wishes’ are matched by Bubba (up to $1,000 / year) and donated to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Wisconsin.
Chiro-Med, S.C. will offer complimentary initial day chiropractic service in return for a donation to Make-A-Wish Wisconsin. Chiro-Med is located at 1921 Silvernail Rd., Suite 101, Pewaukee. To make an appointment call 262.542.4700.
Fisher Family Chiropractic of Mequon, Wisconsin will be donating Chiropractic services to the community including complimentary case history, orthopedic and neurological examinations and the doctor’s report of findings in exchange for a suggested $20 donation to Make-A-Wish.
Maggiano’s Little Italy restaurants across the country will encourage their guests to “Eat-A-Dish for Make-A-Wish” to help raise funds for Make-A-Wish from April 25 – July 3, 2013. The campaign includes donations to Make-A-Wish through the purchase of featured menu items as well as by guest donations through the purchase of Star Cards. Also, for each new "like" Maggiano’s receives on Facebook during the campaign, $1 will be donated to Make-A-Wish, up to $25k! Click here to find the closest Maggiano’s
Fashion show to benefit Make-A-Wish Wisconsin starting at 7:00 p.m. For directions click here to go to the Hot Water Wherehouse Web site.
This annual event has become one of our largest, and most unique fundraisers. Clark County Fairgrounds, Neillsville Registration is from 8:30 am to 11:30 am. Convoy leaves at noon sharp. Any vehicles welcome with donation at the door. Events include a food stand, silent auction and door prizes. For more information contact Punk Montgomery at (715) 238-7797 with questions or donations.
All Wisconsin Timber Rattlers baseball players will wear custom Star Wars jerseys. After the game all jerseys will be autographed and auctioned off to benefit Make-A-Wish. Don’t miss appearances by the 501st Legion of Star Wars characters.
Visit www.timberrattlers.com to purchase tickets and learn more.
June 8 - 10:00 a.m. to Noon
A great event organized by kids for kids! Dashing for Dollars will include soccer, a 50/50 raffle, bake sale and dollar donations per goal. For more information contact Greg or Candice Wimmer at 262.787.5977.
June 8 - 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Get your car sparkling clean and help grant a wish! Visit the Sole Sisters Club at the West Allis Wisconsin Athletic Club at 1939 S 108th St West Allis, WI 53227 and get your car washed.
This annual Golf Outing continues to be a major partner in granting wishes in the Fox Valley area. It is a four person scramble format played on nine holes with events, games and more after golf. To sign up your group contact Carla Kobs at 920.766.5588.
The 6th Annual Angie Wenzel Scramble will be held at Silver Spring Golf Club in Menomonee Falls, WI on June 22. Foursome includes 18 holes of golf, cart, range balls, hole events, pressure ball, lunch and door prizes. Foursome fee is $300 per team.
Contact Don Lichucki, 414.708.7771 to register.
Get your tickets now for Community Connection Night at the Madison Mallards baseball game on Thursday, July 25 at 7:05 p.m. Tickets are $10 each, and $2 from every ticket purchased through the special group portal will be donated to Make-A-Wish Wisconsin. To purchase tickets, go to: www.mallardsgroups.com and enter "wish" to reach the portal and choose your seats. The entire family will enjoy an action-packed night of baseball as the Madison Mallards take on the Battle Creek Bombers at the "Dock Pond."
One of our special wish kids will be throwing out the first pitch, there will be a 50/50 raffle and other raffles for great prizes, kids' activities, giveaways and more. Call Nicole Williams at 608-252-4322 for more information.
Milwaukee Brewfest is an annual craft beer tasting event held at the Old Coast Guard Pavilion Park on Milwaukee’s lakefront. This year’s fourth annual event will be held on Saturday, July 27th. In addition to unlimited sampling of hundreds of craft beers and micro beers from around the world, there will be a number of other on-site activities:
Back by popular demand, the 2013 Milwaukee Brewfest will also have special German and Cider Rows for festival participants to enjoy.
Milwaukee Brewfest will take place from 3pm-7pm with 2pm early admission for all VIP ticket holders. General admission tickets are $40 in advance and $45 at the gate. VIP tickets are $60 in advance or $65 at the gate.
As an added bonus, our partnership with Milwaukee German Fest gets you a free German Fest ticket with the purchase of every Milwaukee Brewfest ticket. Visit www.milwaukeebrewfest.com
This annual golf outing has raised over $100,000 for the Foundation and granted dozens of wishes. You can help their efforts by putting together a foursome and golfing on August 3rd. For more information contact Sandy Jaskulski at 414.978.6156.
The Rock Sports Complex, located at 7900 W. Crystal Ridge Drive, Franklin, Wisconsin is proud to partner with the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Wisconsin for our very first American Gladiator Mud Run Series. The American Gladiator Race Series – is not just “another mud run.” Fans of the 90’s series can expect a true themed event! With Gladiators in singlets attempting to protect the course obstacles, participants will be challenged and entertained throughout the entire event.
In the Eliminator Challenge, participants will have the opportunity to square off and challenge friends to one of our hard-hitting Eliminator games. All of the proceeds raised in the eliminator challenge will go to support Make-A-Wish.
Owner Mike Zimmerman and his wife Bridget have been proud supporters and wish granters with Make-A-Wish for over 10 years. Bridget was also a Make-A-Wish volunteer for a number of years.
For more information on The Rock and to register for the American Gladiator Series, please visit www.rockcomplex.com
Prove to them that the Black Widow and Koboayashi have nothing on you. Steny's is located at 800 S. 2nd Street, Milwaukee. For more information visit facebook.com/thehotdogdaddy.
* Denotes external event planned to benefit the Foundation.