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Positive News To Brighten Your Summer

Posted by: Car DonationFriday, August 1, 2014

Positive News To Brighten Your Summer

With all the tragic events happening across the world lately, it can help to step back and take a look at the good things that are happening too. At Wheels For Wishes, through our car donation program, we are committed to helping Make-A-Wish grant wishes for children facing life-threatening medical conditions. We also like to start off the month by sharing a few positive stories with our supporters, such as ESPN’s recent My Wish series. Below, these six stories from the past month are sure to bring a little sunshine to your day. We hope you enjoy them! 

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The My Wish Series Will Warm Your Heart

Posted by: Car DonationWednesday, July 30, 2014

The My Wish Series Will Warm Your Heart

Throughout the year, the chance to meet an athlete is one of the most highly wished-for experiences. Each year ESPN highlights a few of these wishes in the My Wish Series. These touching stories will warm your heart as you see how looking up to athletes has helped these kids through tough times in their lives. Read these stories to meet the kids and teens who were inspired by baseball, gymnastics, football and soccer athletes, and one day each had the wonderful chance to meet their role models.  

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10 Simple Ways To Celebrate Parents' Day

Posted by: Car DonationSunday, July 27, 2014

10 Simple Ways To Celebrate Parents' Day

Whereas Mother’s Day and Father’s Day celebrate Mom and Dad individually, Parents’ Day is a holiday for celebrating all the work they do together as a team. The day was established in 1994 to recognize, uplift, and support the role of parents in raising their children, according to the Congressional Resolution that made it a holiday. Today is the perfect day to do something special together as a family and say “thank you” to your parents for all the work they do! If you need ideas for the day, we’ve created a list of simple ways to spend a little extra time together today and celebrate family.  

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Are You Up For Seven Days Of Seven Worthy Challenges?

Posted by: Car DonationFriday, July 25, 2014

Are You Up For Seven Days Of Seven Worthy Challenges?

Are you still looking for a summer project to complete before September rolls around? August 4 to August 10 is the perfect opportunity to make a difference in a wide variety of causes, including environmental issues, animals, bullying and discrimination, physical and mental health, poverty and homelessness, and education. All you need to do is sign up on DoSomething.org and you will be registered to participate in seven miraculous days of challenges to better the world. 

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Exciting Ways To Help Make-A-Wish This Summer

Posted by: Car DonationFriday, July 18, 2014

Exciting Ways To Help Make-A-Wish This Summer

If one of your goals is to better the world this summer, helping Make-A-Wish may be of interest to you. In 2012 alone, Make-A-Wish granted nearly 14,000 wishes! Make-A-Wish grants a new wish on average, every 38 minutes, and you can contribute to their efforts in several fun and exciting ways! 

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Find A Summer Car Show Event In Your Area

Posted by: Car DonationFriday, July 11, 2014

Find A Summer Car Show Event In Your Area

Summer is car show season, and car shows make for a fun day or evening browsing through all the different hot rods and classic cars. If you have a classic car that you’d like to show off, or maybe you’d just like to browse through the other awesome cars out there, take a look at our list of car shows all over the United States! Get the family together, pack a cooler and enjoy one of America’s favorite pastimes. 

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Have A Red, White, Blue, And Green Independence Day!

Posted by: Car DonationThursday, July 3, 2014

Have A Red, White, Blue, And Green Independence Day!

That’s right; it’s time to have a green Independence Day! You can still celebrate red, white and blue in style, but what if you knew how important it was to live as eco-friendly as possible, especially on the holidays? The United States produces 70 percent of the world’s solid waste and 80 percent of the products used in the United States are used once and then thrown away. You can add a little green to July 4, a day filled with red, white and blue, with just a few of our eco-friendly tips. 

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Grant A Wish During Sarcoma Awareness Month

Posted by: Car DonationTuesday, July 1, 2014

Grant A Wish During Sarcoma Awareness Month

July is National Sarcoma Awareness Month, and because sarcoma is so common in childhood, it is important to know the signs and symptoms. Thankfully, Make-A-Wish helps to grant the wishes of children with sarcoma and other medical conditions so that children and their families can partake in a life-changing event to bring them hope and strength once again.

If you would like to play a part in helping to grant a wish for a child with sarcoma this July during National Sarcoma Awareness Month, consider a car donation to Wheels For Wishes, benefiting Make-A-Wish. 

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