Make-A-Wish postponing wish-related travel due to coronavirus

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Make-A-Wish in South Dakota has announced that they’re postponing all “wish-related” travel in order to ensure the safety of all the families and partners involved with the organization, from the coronavirus.

According to the organization, about 77% of wishes involve travel. Make-A-Wish has also postponed wish kid participation that involves large gatherings until further notice.

Make-A-Wish has postponed five out of the 50 currently pending cases in the state. Nationwide, 970 total wishes have been impacted while 30 more wishes are estimated to be postponed per day.

With the postponements, Make-A-Wish is starting a new national campaign by doing PSA’s and hold a press conference that will call attention to children who are awaiting their wishes to become true.

 

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