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Evening of Hearts and Wishes

2017 Hearts and Wishes Atlanta

  • The Evening of Hearts and Wishes took place at the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center.

  • The Louisiana Bistreaux was one of the event's biggest sponsors.

  • The WISH Society is a group of Women Inspiring Strength and Hope.

  • The evening has been taking place in Atlanta for seven years.

  • Wish mom Vicki Bunke told the story of her daughter Grace.

  • Thanks to all of the WISH Society members for joining us!

  • A number of local board members were also in attendance, including Walt Davis.

  • One of our chapter's founding board members, Dr. Rhona Federer (right), was also in attendance.

  • Former board member and Atlanta Falcon Coy Wire and his wife Claire

  • In addition to the Atlanta event, there is also an Evening of Hearts and Wishes in Augusta

  • The Evening of Hearts and Wishes always takes place around Valentine's Day each year

  • Board member Phil Martens and his wife, Carol, who co-chaired the event

  • Thanks to all of our sponsors who made the event possible

  • WISH Society founder Cathy Lefar with event co-chairs Carol Martens and Michelle Surette

  • The event traditionally raises over $50,000 to support local wishes

  • The guests enjoyed a program to learn more about Make-A-Wish Georgia

  • Wish mom Vicki Bunke tells about her daughter Grace's wish experience

2016 Hearts and Wishes Atlanta

The 6th Annual Evening of Hearts and Wishes raised over $75,000 at the ADAC in Atlanta.

  • The 6th Annual Evening of Hearts and Wishes was held on February 6, 2016.

  • The event raised over $75,000 for local wish kids.

  • The Evening of Hearts and Wishes was held at ADAC in Atlanta.

  • Now in its sixth year, the W.I.S.H. Society has over 50 members.

  • Wish kid Thiago shows off his shoes signed by LeBron James.

  • Wish kid Thiago was our guest of honor for the evening.

  • Party guests mingling at the Evening of Hearts and Wishes.

  • The Atlanta Decorative Arts Center (ADAC) served as the venue for the event.

  • The members of the Atlanta W.I.S.H. Society

  • Thanks to all of the volunteers who made this event possible.

  • Thanks to all of the volunteers who made this event possible.

2016 Hearts and Wishes Augusta

The second annual Evening of Hearts and Wishes Augusta raised $40,000 for local wishes.

  • 2016 was the second year for the Evening of Hearts and Wishes in Augusta.

  • The annual Evening of Hearts and Wishes supports the wishes of local children

  • This event brings together people from across the community

  • The evening was hosted at the home of one of the W.I.S.H. Society members

  • CEO Tim Early addresses the crowd

  • Wish kid Margaret was the featured speaker for the evening

  • Members of the W.I.S.H. Society listen to Margaret's story

  • Nothing is sweeter than granting wishes!

  • Members of the W.I.S.H. Society Augusta

  • The Evening of Hearts and Wishes happens around Valentine's Day every year

  • Make-A-Wish Georgia staff members and W.I.S.H. Society leadership

  • Wish kid Margaret with W.I.S.H. Society founder Kathy Lefar

2015 Hearts and Wishes Atlanta

On February 7, 2015, the WISH Society hosted their 4th Annual Evening of Hearts and Wishes event at the Muse Art Gallery in Roswell, Ga.

  • The 2015 WISH Society

  • 2015 Evening of Hearts and Wishes

  • 2015 Evening of Hearts and Wishes

  • 2015 Evening of Hearts and Wishes

  • 2015 Evening of Hearts and Wishes Programs

  • 2015 Evening of Hearts and Wishes

  • 2015 Evening of Hearts and Wishes

  • Make-A-Wish Georgia Staff Members Becky Burkett, Vic McCarty and Celeste Pendarvis

  • 2015 Evening of Hearts and Wishes

  • 2015 Evening of Hearts and Wishes

  • Make-A-Wish Georgia CEO John Brennan and WISH Society founder Cathy Lefar

  • Wish mom Michelle Helton tells about her family's wish experience

  • Wish kid Alana finds out her wish to go to Hawaii is going to come true!

  • Wish kid Alana and her family

  • Wish kid Alana with her family and wish volunteer Ron Grady

  • 2015 Evening of Hearts and Wishes Patrons

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