The wish trip was packed with exciting excursions including visits to three different museums, tours of the Capitol and the White House, and dinners at extraordinary restaurants. Ty had the time of his life soaking in all the historic sites and learning about new technologies. Visiting the National Geographic Museum was the highlight of his trip, and eating “the best burger in D.C.” at Bobby’s Burger Palace was another experience to remember.
Name: Joel Age: 12 State: MI At the age of three, Joel was diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, which causes rapid deterioration of the muscles. This debilitating disease has left Joel fully reliant on a wheelchair for movement and he must endure hours of physical therapy a week. While visiting our nation’s capitol on his […]
Name: Anthony Age: 5 State: LA Anthony is an intelligent 5-year-old boy who was diagnosed with Biliary Atresia just shortly after being born. This disease causes the bile ducts of the liver to shut down. At just three months of age, Anthony underwent a liver transplant, as he was fortunate enough to have his father […]
For the past few weeks I’ve been trying to fund Anthony’s wish to see the dinosaurs at the Smithsonian. In the process of making phone calls to businesses and organizations in Anthony’s home town of Baton Rouge, I met the most wonderful gentleman named Jimmie. Jimmie is deeply involved in his organization’s fundraising efforts and […]