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Walk For Wishes

MAY 2, 2015
2015 Walk For Wishes - Southeast Michigan

Join Make-A-Wish® Michigan for the 17th Annual Walk For Wishes® - Southeast Michigan on May 2, 2015 at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak.

In 2014, walkers in Southeast Michigan helped raise more than $400,000 to help grant the wishes of Michigan children with life-threatening medical conditions, making it the largest grossing Make-A-Wish walk in the country. Join us May 2 and help us keep that record!


Detroit Zoo
8450 West 10 Mile Road
Royal Oak, MI 48067-3001

7 AM           Registration opens outside of main zoo entrance
8:30 AM      Opening ceremony with WXYZ Anchor Alicia Smith and wish child
9 AM           Ribbon cutting with wish children and walk begins

There are no registration fees to attend the event. Each walk participant is encouraged to raise a minimum of $100.

Morning Refreshments 
Complimentary lunch following the walk
Family-fun entertainment and activities
Full access to the Detroit Zoo until 5 p.m.
The joy of helping make children's wishes come true


More than 3,000 attend 2014 Walk for Wishes at the zoo

More than 3,000 participants raised nearly $380,000 during our 16th Annual Walk For Wishes - Southeast Michigan at the Detroit Zoo on Saturday, May 3. The 2014 Walk For Wishes, sponsored by J. Ferrantino Charitable Foundation, was the largest grossing Make-A-Wish walk in the country. The event was emceed for the third consecutive year by WXYZ Channel 7 Anchor Alicia Smith. Stay tuned for pictures and highlights from the event.

To view photos from the 2014 Walk For Wishes at the Detroit Zoo, click here.

2014 Walk for Wishes – West Michigan success

Make-A-Wish® Michigan hosted the 2014 Walk For Wishes® - West Michigan and celebrated our 30th Birthday,on Sept. 13, 2014 at the John Ball Zoo in Grand Rapids to help grant the wishes of Michigan children.

Click here to view the 2014 Walk For Wishes - West Michigan photo gallery.

For more information on sponsorships, please contact:

Laura Town
Director of Corporate Development

Learn More.
Make-A-Wish® Michigan
7600 Grand River Avenue
Suite 175
Brighton, MI 48114
(734) 994-8620
Toll Free Michigan Only (800) 622-9474
Make-A-Wish® Michigan, Grand Rapids Office
648 Monroe Ave NW
Suite 104
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 363-4607
Toll Free (877) 631-9474