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2017 Wish Ball

2016 Wish Ball

  • Twelve wish families were in attendance at the Wish Ball.

  • Emcee Zain Asher with wish kids Connor and Ruby

  • Emcee Zain Asher and VP of Marketing Amy Alvarez with wish kid Connor

  • Board member Mitch Nelson with Make-A-Wish Georgia CEO Tim Earley

  • A dinner by Riz-Carlton Buckhead executive chef Franck Steigerwald was one of the live auction items

  • Two original paintings by local artist Steve Penley were also up for auction

  • Wish kid Ruby performed a dance choreographed in the dance studio from her wish

  • Emcee Zain Asher and wish kid Ruby address the crowd

  • All of thos in attendance received a special Wish Ball swag bag

  • A Wish Ball patron bids on one of the live auction items

  • Dancing the night away at the champagne reception after party

  • The 12th Annual Wish Ball was held at The Ritz-Carlton in Buckhead

  • Wish kids Oliver, Henry, Danielle and Ruby greeted guests

  • The event took place on Saturday, October 22, 2016

  • The marching band leads everyone into the ball room for the evening's program

  • Thanks to presenting sponsor Intercontinental Exchange and event chairs Scott & Hilary Hill!

  • Wish kids Ruby and Connor, their families and emcee Zain Asher

  • Emcee and CNN Anchor Zain Asher welcomes the guests

  • Nearly 500 patrons were in attendance at Wish Ball 2016

2016 Patron Party

  • The 2016 Wish Ball Patron Party was held on September 15.

  • Wish dad Jonathan Kaufman shares about his daughter Ruby's wish experience.

  • The party was hosted at the home of Mitch and Stephanie Nelson.

  • Thanks to Intercontinental Exchange for being the Wish Ball presenting sponsor!

  • Make-A-Wish CEO Tim Earley with wish dad Jonathan Kaufman.

  • Several top Wish Ball supporters and sponsors were invited to the annual Patron Party.

  • The Make-A-Wish Georgia development team ready to greet the guests.

  • Our goal is to raise $900,000 for local wishes at the 12th annual Wish Ball.

  • The Patron Party is another opportunity for supporters to engage with the Make-A-Wish Georgia mission.

  • Guest have the opportunity to meet, mingle and share the power of a wish!

  • There are over 700 children in Georgia waiting for their wishes to be granted.

  • Make-A-Wish Georgia CEO Tim Earley addresses the crowd.

  • Patron party guests enjoy good food and conversation.

  • Thanks to all those who supported Wish Ball as patrons!

2015 Wish Ball

  • The 2015 Wish Ball raised over $1 million for local wishes.

  • Twenty former wish kids served as ambassadors for the evening.

  • The Wish Ball took place at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Buckhead.

  • Guests check in to the sold out event.

  • Thanks to board member Susan Been for serving as the event chairman.

  • Guests take a look at all of the great silent auction items.

  • In addition to the silent auction, there were several super silent auction items.

  • Just a few of the 20 wish ambassadors for the evening.

  • Wish kid Addisyn and her family.

  • Over 600 patrons attended the Wish Ball.

  • Twenty former wish kids served as ambassadors for the evening.

  • A marching band led guests into the grand ballroom.

  • The sold out evening was a major success.

  • Wish kid Addisyn found out her wish was coming true.

  • Wish kids Addisyn and Henry with their families.

  • The theme of the evening was Reaching Higher.

  • Wish kid Henry found out his wish to go on a Star Wars cruise was coming true.

  • Patrons bidding on items during the live auction.

  • Wish kid Oliver thanked all of the guest for supporting local wishes.

  • A procession of wish ambassadors led the guests into the ball room.

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Wish Ball 2016
Make-A-Wish® Georgia
1775 The Exchange SE
Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30339
(770) 916-9474