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Contact: Autumn Thatcher, 801.305.1935
Make-A-Wish® Utah announces 2013 gala presenting sponsor
Murray…Make-A-Wish® Utah announces the presenting sponsor of this year’s gala, the Larry H. and Gail Miller Family Foundation. The foundation has been a huge supporter of the Utah chapter of Make-A-Wish over the years and their contribution as a presenting sponsor for “An Evening of Wishes” gala affirms their commitment to help grant the wishes of Utah children.
Larry H. Miller built a legacy of giving back to the communities in which we live and work. His wish to “…go about doing good until there is too much good in the world,” continues to inspire his employees along with Gail Miller and the Miller family.
“We are honored to support such a worth-while organization. Make-A-Wish Utah continues to enrich the lives of so many children and their families by bringing them renewed hope and joy,” said Jay Francis, Executive Vice President of Family Affairs and Miller Family Philanthropy.
This year’s gala theme, “An Evening of Wishes,” is centered on Make-A-Wish Utah’s heartfelt mission to
“…grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy.”
“We are thrilled to work with the Larry H. and Gail Miller Family Foundation for our 2013 spring gala. By becoming our presenting sponsor, the foundation shows tremendous support of our efforts to grant the wishes of local children facing life-threatening medical conditions,” said Make-A-Wish Utah CEO, Shar Lewis.
“An Evening of Wishes” gala takes place on Saturday, April 27, at the Rail Event Center, located at 235 N. 500 West in Salt Lake City. The magical night of wishing begins at 6 p.m.
ABOUT MAKE-A-WISH® UTAH
Make-A-Wish® Utah grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Located in its facility in Murray, A Wishing Place, MAWU offers a quality wish experience. For more information about Make-A-Wish Utah, visit utah.wish.org.
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