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Make-A-Wish Central New York Announces New Program Services Coordinator


February 06, 2012


Syracuse, NY

Syracuse, NY – February 6, 2012 - Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Central New York is pleased to announce the addition of Amanda Timmerman as Program Services Coordinator.Amanda

Timmerman has been working for the Make-A-Wish Foundation since 2008. Prior to this position, she worked as the Celebrity Project Coordinator for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of America in Phoenix, Arizona. Timmerman is a graduate of Arizona State University where she earned a BS in psychology and a minor in public relations and strategic communications. She worked at the university as an Honors Thesis Researcher and Sr. Alumni Relations Specialist @ Office of Annual Giving. She also worked as an Administrative and Public Relations Specialist at Moses Anshell. Timmerman lives in Syracuse with her husband Travis.

“We are very excited to add Amanda to the Central New York chapter. Her impressive background and experience working for the National office are valuable assets which will help further strengthen the chapter’s ability to grant wishes,” said Diane Kuppermann, President and CEO of Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central New York.

Incorporated in 1985, the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central New York, Inc. is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to granting special wishes to children between the ages of 2-1/2 and 18 who are living with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central New York has granted over 1300 Wishes since its inception. In granting a favorite wish, the Foundation strives to provide the wish child and family with extra-special memories of joy and laughter, which are in dramatic contrast to the hospital, doctors, and treatment programs.

Make-A-Wish Foundation continues to “bring the magic of a wish” to special central New York kids because of the generous support of the central New York Community both individuals and corporations throughout the fifteen county region it serves. The counties being served are: Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, Otsego, St. Lawrence, Tioga and Tompkins.

For more information on the Make-A-Wish Foundation and to learn how you can become involved call (315) 475-WISH (9474) or (800) 846-WISH (9476) or email: Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

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