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Are you ready for the 1st Annual Walk for Wishes, Delaware?

Make-A-Wish Delaware
Only FOUR more days until our Walk for Wishes® Event at the Nemours Mansion and Gardens is here and we are so excited to see you all there!

Address & Parking

Park with *Free Parking* at the Nemours Hospital Located at 1600 Rockland Rd, Wilmington, DE 19803. (*There will be volunteers stationed to guide you to the spectacular mansion after you park). 

Registration, Opening Ceremonies & the Walk

  • Registration & Gates open at 8 AM
  • Registration Tables
    • 1 Wish Child Registration Table
    • 4 Pre-Registration Table — Check-In by Last Name (A-D) (E-L) (M-R) (S-Z)
    • 1 Onsite Registration Table (registration is $30/adults; $10 kids and can be paid by cash, check or credit card)

***Reminder: Participants are guaranteed an official Walk for Wishes t-shirt by raising at least $50 prior to Sunday (this includes the $25 registration fee for adult members and the $5 registration fee for youth members)

  • Opening Ceremonies will begin at 8:45 AM with WJBR-FM Radio Station
  • Walk will begin at 9 AM
    • 2017 Walk for Wishes Delaware will conclude at 11:00 AM!

Vendors & Games

  • There will be corn-hole and 5 tables for fall themed games, activities and even face painting!
  • Zumba warm up before the walk!
  • Special guest for the event: Rocky Bullwinkle from the Wilmington Blue Rocks!
  • Lucky’s Cafe is will be providing coffee, as well as, other tents will have snacks available for hungry tummies!

Additional Information

  • This event is rain or shine so make sure to check the weather before you leave the house on Sunday…fingers crossed for sun!
    • We will be selling umbrellas and ponchos just in case!

***Reminder fundraising for our presenting sponsor Cheap Caribbean’s amazing offer will be announced Friday November 10th, so keep going teams we are almost to the finish line! If you need a reminder: the amazing offer is an all-expenses paid trip for 2 to Playa Del Carmen! Any team who raises $5,000 or more will qualify! Get started go to your participant center!***                       

Social Media

We absolutely love seeing gall of your pictures and posts from our events so make sure you tag us! Our username for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & Snapchat is @MakeAWishPHL. You can also use #walkforwishesDE to connect with others!

***If you have any questions please reach out to jnyx@cuvynqrycuvn.jvfu.bet

See you there!

If you have not registered, there’s still plenty of time! Click the link to get started: http://philadesv.wish.org/ways-to-help/walk-for-wishes/delaware-walk

For more information about the Nemours Mansion and Gardens visit their website at and to take a virtual tour: http://www.nemoursmansion.org/welcome.html



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