RAYMORE, Mo. - A fundraising campaign kicks off Friday morning at Raymore Elementary school to help area children battling life-threatening medical conditions.
The fundraising effort is part of a Make-A-Wish Foundation program just for children called Kids for Wish Kids. The program engages students in fundraising efforts to help children in their own communities.
9-year-old Connor Ohlson will be the face of the new Kids for Wish Kids program. He is a student at Raymore Elementary and suffers from Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia.
During Friday’s assembly, Connor will talk about what it’s like to live with leukemia and his one wish of going to Disney World.
“It took me four years for me just to fill out an application and submit it because I look at him as a normal child and not as anyone who is sick,” Kris Ohlson, Connor’s mother said.
Schools in the Kids for Wish Kids program will raise money to help make Connor’s wish come true.
Schools interested in enrolling in the KC Kids For Wish Kids® should contact program manger Tiffani Kintchen, 913-341-9474, email@example.com
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