On December 19, 2012, country music sensation, Hunter Hayes, will be putting on a private concert for local Make-A-Wish® children. This special show will be occurring in conjunction with Macy’s Believe events taking place across the country, highlighting the partnership between Macy’s and Make-A-Wish. Macy’s will be encouraging children to participate in the Macy’s Santa Stop at Town Center Mall in Kennesaw Georgia taking place later on in the day.
Macy's "Believe" campaign invites children to mail letters to Santa using Macy's Santa Mail Letterboxes located in every Macy's. Macy's donates $1 for each letter mailed in store, up to $1 million, to Make-A-Wish.
Macy’s is the largest cash sponsor for Make-A-Wish, nationally, benefitting 59 chapters with Macy’s stores in their areas. Macy’s has donated more than $43 million to Make-A-Wish since 2003 and contributed $9.53 million (Nationally) to Make-A-Wish last year through their popular ‘Thanks for Sharing’ and ‘Believe’ programs.
WHO: Make-A-Wish Georgia and Macy’s
WHAT: Private Concert by Hunter Hayes for Make-A-Wish Georgia Children
WHERE: 94-9 The Bull/ WUBL-FM
1819 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta GA, 30309
WHEN: Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 12:00 noon
CONTACT: Fabiola Charles
770-916-9474 x24 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Interview Make-A-Wish Georgia CEO, John J. Brennan;
- Interview Make-A-Wish Families and children;
- Interview Hunter Hayes about his involvement with the charity;
- Capture images and photos of concert and children at event.
Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. According to a 2011 U.S. study of wish impact, most health professionals surveyed believe a wish-come-true has positive impacts on the health of children. Kids say wishes give them renewed strength to fight their illness, and their parents say these experiences help strengthen the entire family. Make-A-Wish Georgia was founded in 1995, and has granted the wishes of over 5,000 children suffering from life-threatening medical conditions since its inception. To learn more please visit http://georgia.wish.org or follow us on social media. Facebook: MakeAWishGAAL or Twitter: @MakeAWishGA.