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Walk For Wishes Atlanta

2016 Walk For Wishes Atlanta

On April 23, 2016, hundreds of participants gathered outside of Philips Arena in downtown Atlanta to raise support for local wishes.

  • 2016 marked the 14th year of Walk For Wishes in Atlanta.

  • Hundreds gathered outside Philips Arena for the Walk For Wishes.

  • The Walk For Wishes took place on April 23, 2016.

  • The Walk brings together people of all ages into a community for wishes!

  • The Walk generates real excitement and support for local wishes.

  • Walk For Wishes truly brings people together.

  • Make-A-Wish Georgia CEO Tim Early and family.

  • Ellie was one of four wish ambassadors at the event.

  • Ellie wished to be a guest judge on Master Chef Junior.

  • Wish ambassador Leah chose to ride instead of walk.

  • Wish ambassador Joshua wished for a basketball court.

  • Princess Elsa and Thor were just two of the celebrities at the Walk For Wishes.

  • Wish kid Callie with her family and service dog Doodle Dandy.

  • Drive Thru Junkies provided live music during Walk For Wishes.

  • A photo booth allowed participants to snap goofy pictures.

  • Atlanta Hawk's mascot Harry the Hawk with some wish kids.

  • Homer of the Atlanta Braves with some Chi Omega sisters.

  • The Walk For Wishes is a fun-filled community event.

  • Face painting was just one of the fun activities at the Walk.

  • Emcee Melissa Long of 11Alive News interviews the four wish ambassadors.

2015 Walk For Wishes Atlanta

In 2015, the Walk For Wishes Atlanta recognized the chapter's 20th Anniversary by inviting all former wish recipients to join the Walk efforts. The event raised over $350,000 for local wishes!

  • Wish kid Emory found out her wish was coming true!

  • Emory and her family at the Walk

  • Khadijah was one of our four wish ambassadors

  • Dozens of our former wish kids and their families participated in the Walk

  • Thanks to Chi Omega for their support of Make-A-Wish

  • Our family fun area included activities like face painting

  • The Walk for Wishes took place outside Philips Arena in downtown Atlanta

  • The Walk For Wishes celebrates the hundres of wishes we are able to grant each year

  • The Walk route was about two miles around downtown Atlanta

  • Wish ambassador Callie and her family walking for wishes.

  • Almost 1,000 people participated in the Walk For Wishes

  • Taking steps forward is what the Walk For Wishes is all about.

  • Thanks to all of our sponsors who participated in the Walk!

  • Some superheros came out to help promote wishes

  • Wilson Parker Homes was one of many of our great sponsors

  • The Home Depot was another of our amazing sponors

  • The WISH Society always helps to support the Walk

  • Thank you to Novelis for being our presenting sponsor!

  • Al Petrangeli served as the 2015 Walk For Wishes chairman

  • The Walk For Wishes is a fun community event for all

2014 Walk For Wishes Atlanta

The 10th Annual Walk for Wishes took place on May 3, 2014. Over 1,000 participants walked the 2 mile course around Philips Arena. Over 90 teams, made up of companies and individuals, participated in this signature event, helping Make-A-Wish Georgia raise over $335,000!


  • AT&T Team

  • Balfour Beatty & Heery Team

  • Becca-Poodles Team

  • John Brennan & Al Petrangeli with Wish Kid Journey

  • John Brennan and Al Petrangeli

  • John Brennan with Make-A-Wish Families

  • Joseph, Belle, John Brennan & Journey

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  • Wish Kid Ambassadors leading the Walk

  • Wish Kid Belle cheering on the crowd

  • Wish Kid Joseph getting the crowd excited

  • WISH Society Team

2013 Walk For Wishes Atlanta

The 9th Annual Walk for Wishes took place on April 20, 2013. Over 2,000 participants on more than 30
corporate teams participated in this signature event, helping Make-A-Wish Georgia raise over $285,000!


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Make-A-Wish® Georgia
1775 The Exchange SE
Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30339
(770) 916-9474