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Christopher's wish enables him to safely camp with his family this summer

  • 7-year-old Christopher smiles from ear to ear as he relaxes inside his new camper.

  • 7-year-old Christopher smiles from ear to ear as he sits outside the door of his new camper.

  • A table full of camping chairs and snacks is on offer to Christopher and his family as they picked up their camper. The tablecloth is patterned with a forest scene and displays the General RV Center logo.

“ This [wish] is life-changing. He seems to have a whole new lease on life! ”


- Debora, wish mom

A very enthusiastic 7-year-old boy pulled up to General RV in Mt. Clemens and excitedly jumped out of his family's car. Christopher's wish was being granted!

Due to Christopher's seizure disorder, he needs to be within 40 minutes of a hospital. A pop-up camper will enable his family to go camping at an area park and still be able to quickly get to a hospital if needed.

"He loves camping," Christopher's mom, Debora, said. "We thought it would be perfect for him to have his own camper so that we can do our own little trips yet still be close to home if medical attention is needed."

Christopher can't wait to spend the rest of the summer going to the woods, playing games with his family and roasting marshmallows.

"We are looking forward to some downtime," Debora said. "Because of the coronavirus, we have basically been trapped in the house. It's just such a special gift for Christopher. He's going to love being in this camper. Every summer is going to be special because of Make-A-Wish."

Christopher and his family went camping at an area park the day after picking up the pop-up camper.

"This [wish] is life-changing," Debora said after their first outing with the camper. "He seems to have a whole new lease on life! Words cannot begin to express how grateful we are."

Make-A-Wish® Michigan continues to grant wishes this summer. Will you donate today to help grant wishes to other Michigan kids Christopher?

This [wish] is life-changing. He seems to have a whole new lease on life! ”

— Debora, wish mom

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