There are currently 56 Make-A-Wish kids in Wyoming; 7 of them are in Fremont County

by | Jan 16, 2020 11:03AM

“We need community support more than ever before,” Make-A-Wish Wyoming CEO Morgan Poloncic told the County 10 Podcast. 

There are currently 56 Wyoming children battling critical illness who are on the “wish-list.” 7 of those are right here in Fremont County. At this time last year, Make-A-Wish Wyoming had 38 wish kids, so early 2020 has seen a significant increase.

Morgan attributes some of the increase to the fact that more people are aware of what Make-A-Wish Wyoming is doing. Currently there is a large demand for help through volunteering, financial contributions, and other donations. Poloncic explained that many of the wishes include travel, so airline miles are a large help.

Residents with “expertise” in certain fields are needed as well.

Currently, in Fremont County, Make-A-Wish is looking for someone who can help in vehicle restoration. Statewide, there’s a large demand for folks in the construction field to help out.

If you can help in any way, all the details about Make-A-Wish Wyoming can be found right here. 

Recently, Shoshoni Schools collected $2,400 in donations to the organization. 

And, the Lander Elk’s Lodge presented Make-A-Wish Wyoming with a $2,000 check.

Catch our conversation with the CEO in the player below or on the County 10 Podcast via your favorite podcast app!

The County 10 Podcast is made possible by;

The Wyoming Department of Transportation

The Shoshone Rose Casino

Rendezvous Dental 

Belles and Beaus Clothing Boutique

Elevate Rehab: Hand and Orthopedic Physical Therapy

Porter’s Supply Company in Riverton 

 

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