Galleria Dallas Helping Make-A-Wish North Texas Raise Crucial Funds

The mall is hosting 'The Art of A Wish' silent auction, featuring pieces created by Make-A-Wish children.

NBC DFW|August 4, 2020

Written by: Alanna Quille

Six major events have been canceled since March, according to president and CEO Scotty Landry.

“But the demand and the need is there,” he said. “Make-A-wish is in the hope business. We’re delivering hope to kids at a really difficult time in their lives. And during this pandemic, hope has never been more essential. We need to get to every one of these kids, they’re deserving of a wish.”

He said their fundraising efforts have stalled out but the wishes are still coming in.

“The wishes are getting stockpiled because they’re not able to travel and we’re not able to send them off on their destinations the way we like to. We’re trying to get creative on how we grant the wishes for them,” said Landry.    

The organization says it’s doing what it can virtually and now, they’re getting…

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