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Northern New York Wish Granter Volunteer Training


October 30, 2014

Massena, NY—Make-A-Wish® Central New York will host a volunteer wish granter training session in Massena on Monday, Nov. 10 at 5:00 p.m. The training will be held at the Daily Courier-Observer, 1 Harrowgate Commons, Massena.

Make-A-Wish® wish granters are responsible for meeting with the child and family, helping the child determine his or her one true wish, and serving as a liaison between Make-A-Wish® and the family throughout the wish planning process. In order to serve as a wish granter, individuals must be at least 21 years old and must attend this mandatory training session.

The training session is limited to eight. Anyone interested must register by Thursday, Nov. 6 and complete and return a volunteer application, which is available at the Make-A-Wish website: Questions may be directed to Make-A-Wish Volunteer and Community Outreach Manager Jennifer Snyder at (315) 475-WISH (9474) or

Incorporated in 1985, Make-A-Wish Central New York is a nonprofit organization dedicated to granting the special wishes of children between the ages of 2-1/2 and 18 who are living with life-threatening medical conditions. Make-A-Wish® has granted more than 1,500 wishes since its inception.

Make-A-Wish continues to share the power of a wish® thanks to the generous support of individuals and businesses throughout its 15-county region, which includes Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, Otsego, St. Lawrence, Tioga and Tompkins counties. For more information, visit

Press Contact

Dyana Smolen
PR / Communications Manager
5005 Campuswood Drive
East Syracuse, NY  13057

Phone : (315) 475-9474
Fax : (315) 475-9476

Make-A-Wish® Central New York
5005 Campuswood Drive
East Syracuse, NY 13057
(315) 475-9474
Toll Free (800) 846-9474