Make-A-Wish America wrote -
Adopt-A-Wish is one of the longest-running and best-known local charity campaigns in the region
Paper stars feature area children who have received wishes, and are sold for a $3 donation
More than 200 volunteers are involved in making the campaign successful each year
This is the 24th year that Make-A-Wish Northeast New York has held this annual campaign
More than a million paper ornaments have gone home with supporters since the campaign began in 1992
The Adopt-A-Wish campaign is the largest single fundraiser for the local Make-A-Wish chapter.
Proceeds from Star sales go to grant wishes for local children
Stars are available for a $3 donation at many area malls, schools, businesses, as well as at Trustco Bank branches.
Make-A-Wish Northeast New York grants about 100 wishes each year, and more than 1,650 since its founding in 1987.
For more information, visit www.neny.wish.org and share the power of a wish®
Proceeds from star sales go to grant wishes for local children.