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Walk For Wishes® Athens

2016 Walk for Wishes Athens

  • UGA mascot Hairy Dawg poses with a local walk participant.

  • The 3rd annual Walk For Wishes Athens took place on October 16, 2016.

  • Thanks to the UGA chapter of Chi Omega for their support at the Walk!

  • Walk festivities included face painting and tailgating games.

  • Walk participants warm up with Hairy Dawg.

  • The Walk for Wishes raised over $20,000 for local wishes.

  • Eight local wish families attended the Walk to share their wish stories.

  • Over 200 walkers attended the Walk for Wishes Athens.

  • Chi Omega sisters cheer on walkers at the finish line.

  • The Walk for Wishes Athens took place at the UGA intramural fields.

  • There are currently 38 wish kids waiting for their wish in the Athens area.

  • We granted 22 wishes in the Athens area during 2016.

  • Thanks to all of those who attended the Walk to support local wishes!

  • Lowes set up a fun activities table for Walk participants.

  • Chi Omega members cover the registration table.

  • A local wish kid learns how to build at the activities table.

  • The Walk for Wishes is always focused on family fun.

  • Thanks to the University of Georgia for their support of local wishes!

2015 Walk For Wishes Athens

  • Wish ambassador Sophia and her family.

  • Anna Kate was one of five wish ambassadors at the Walk.

  • Thanks to the sisters of UGA's Chi Omega chapter for their support.

  • The Walk was full of family fun.

  • And brought over 250 participants.

  • Our five wish ambassadors led the Walk For Wishes.

  • The Walk brought smiles to many faces around Athens.

  • The Walk took place at Oconee Veterans Park in Watkinsville.

  • There were several door prizes, including a signed UGA football.

  • The route around the park was beautiful!

  • Walk participants take a photo with the UGA mascot.

  • The UGA mascot plays corn hole in the activity area.

  • Wish ambassador Ethan is all smiles.

  • Balloon animals were one of many fun activities.

  • Henry is one of many kids waiting for their wishes in the Athens area.

  • Face painting was on display at the arts and crafts table.

  • There were five wish ambassador families present at the Walk.

  • The UGA Wishmakers on Campus provided the families with arts & crafts.

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