Media Advisory - Children's Wish to grant a milestone wish



    OTTAWA, May 27 /CNW/ -

    
    WHAT:     Eleven year-old Justin from Ottawa, who has Ewing's Sarcoma, is
              getting ready to receive his wish. Following his wish, Justin
              will be on Parliament Hill to hear two special statements being
              read in the House.

    WHO:      Justin and his family
              Mara Berzins, The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada

    WHEN:     May 28, 2009

    WHERE:    10:00 am Petsmart - 1851 Merivale Road
              12:00 Johnny Farina's Restaurant - 216 Elgin Street
              1:45 pm arrive at Parliament Hill
              2:15 pm Statements read in House of Commons
    

    BACKGROUND:

    Established in 1984, The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada is a
national non-profit organization dedicated to fulfilling a favorite wish for
children diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses. Since its inception,
Children's Wish has granted almost 15,000 wishes for children and their
families and fulfills approximately 950 wishes annually - each being an
individual adventure, carefully structured to meet the needs of that
particular child. For information on The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada,
log onto www.childrenswish.ca.





For further information:

For further information: George James, Communications Director, The
Children's Wish Foundation of Canada, o: (905) 839-4566, ext. 240, c: (416)
402-3783, e: george.james@childrenswish.ca


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