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Mayoral Proclamation - World Wish Day - 04.29.2018

04/29/2018

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  • WHEREAS, Make-A-Wish is the largest wish-granting organization with more than 450,000 wishes granted worldwide and more than 850 wishes granted in North Dakota; and

  • WHEREAS, Make-A-Wish North Dakota is a non-profit organization solely dedicated to creating life-changing wishes for children age 2 ½ to 18 years with critical illnesses; and

  • WHEREAS, The vision is to reach every eligible child and make their wishes come true; and

  • WHEREAS, Wishes have proven physical and emotional benefits that can give children with critical illnesses the strength they need to fight for better health; and

  • WHEREAS, It takes the collective force of doctors, donors, medical professionals, volunteers and many committed citizens – all working together to make the seemingly impossible possible;

  • WHEREAS, The greatness of the City of Fargo and the State of North Dakota lies in the heart and generosity of the people who together can transform lives, one wish at a time; and

  • WHEREAS, Wish kids and their families inspire us all with their
    life-affirming stories, many of which can be found on the Make-A-Wish North Dakota website www.northdakota.wish.org.

  • NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That I, Timothy J. Mahoney, Mayor of the City of Fargo, do hereby proclaim April 29, 2018 as World Wish Day in the City of Fargo, North Dakota.

  • IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of the City of Fargo, North Dakota to be affixed this 23rd day of
    April, 2018.