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Kempner Teen Gets Refurbished Set of Wheels

Date

April 01, 2015

Location

Austin, TX

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Kempner Teen Gets Refurbished Set Of Wheels Thanks to
Make-A-Wish® Central & South Texas and Local Businesses


Austin, TX – On Monday, April 6th, 2015, Make-A-Wish® Central & South Texas, with the help of several local businesses, will present wish kid Sinjin with a refurbished version of his 2001 Chevy Lumina at his wish reveal in Copperas Cove, TX.

Sinjin, a native of Kempner, TX, suffers from a cancer of the lymphatic system called Burkitt’s Lymphoma, and wished to have a car re-do. With the generous support of Ned Roehrig and Auto Truck Clinic in Kempner, Sinjin’s wish has become a reality.

Make-A –Wish® would also like to thank Mid-Tex Paint & Body, Inc., Cove Window Tint, Discount Tires of Copperas Cove, Auto Zone Copperas Cove, RDG Professional Detailing, and Laura Lann for their help in granting Sinjin’s wish!

Friends, family, and supporters will gather together on Monday, April 6th to reveal Sinjin’s beautiful “new” car and to share in the celebration. They will meet at 3 P.M. at 1212 E. Highway 190, Copperas Cove, TX.

Sinjin, his family, and Make-A-Wish staff & volunteers will be in attendance and available to be interviewed. For additional information on Monday, April 6th, please contact Jill Skinner at 310-403-3161.

About Make-A-Wish®

Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. According to a 2011 U.S. study of wish impact, most health professionals surveyed believe a wish-come-true can have positive impacts on the health of children. Kids say wishes give them renewed strength to fight their illness, and their parents say these experiences help strengthen the entire family. With the help of generous donors and more than 250 volunteers, Make-A-Wish Central & South Texas has granted more than 3,900 wishes to children in 40 counties since 1984. During the last year, volunteers and donors made it possible for 233 kids to experience the magic of a wish.

A child with a qualifying life-threatening medical condition can refer him/herself or be referred by a medical professional, parent or guardian by calling 1-800-880-9474 or by visiting www.cstx.wish.org. Please help spread the word about our wish-granting work. A wish experience can truly change a child’s life…and so can you. For more information about Make-A-Wish, visit www.cstx.wish.org.

Press Contact

Jill L Skinner
Chief Communications Officer
2224 Walsh Tarlton Lane Suite 200
Austin, TX  78746

Phone : (512) 329-9474 x104
Fax : (512) 328-3326
wfxvaare@pfgk.jvfu.bet

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