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Makayla Has a Sweet Sixteen Party

Makayla Brown Nicole Wood Photography

“ It was exactly what she wanted. Everything she wanted. ”


- Makayla's mom

Meet Makayla

Makayla loves make-up, trendy hairstyles, and getting her nails done. She may have dealt with acute lymphoid leukemia in 2012, but is now cancer free and ready to have her very own glamorous sixteenth birthday.

Makayla knew that having an enchanting sweet sixteen was exactly what she wanted as her wish. Makayla had everything she could have dreamed of and more at her special sweet sixteen.

A Community Comes Together

Her local community came together to give Makayla an Egyptian themed extravaganza! The Dezign Project helped garnish her party with beautiful purple and gold décor and helped coordinate the elaborate event. 

The party was called “Makayla’s Sixteen Years of Slay” and it was fit for the Egyptian queen. She wore a beautiful pink fluffy dress and she was carried into her party provided by The Riverdale Town Centre

Thanks to D & D Catering and Events and Hot 107.9 there was everything from delicious food, cotton candy martinis, Egyptian statues, an awesome DJ, belly dancers and henna tattoos. 

The party would not have been complete without an Egyptian pyramid cake made especially for Makayla from Cakes by Darcy. Along with Makayla’s family, she had a large amount of support from her friends to celebrate her birthday and enjoy a wonderful night just for her.

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A Wish Come True

Dancing to the music with her guests and taking photos at the photo booth are memories that Makayla will remember forever. Wishes are powerful; Makayla has felt the energy of her wish in such a positive way. 

Hearing about all the people in the community that helped make her wish come true was breathtaking. Since her wish experience, she is motivated to helping make wishes a reality for other children, like her, who are battling life threatening illnesses. 

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