Media Advisory - Six-year-old Dartmouth Girl to receive her Wish to meet Ariel at Disney!

DARTMOUTH, NS, May 24, 2016 /CNW/ - The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Chapter, will be presenting Megan Guest her wish to meet Princess Ariel on her Disney Wish trip! This little hamburger and onion ring lover was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia when she was 4.


Friday May 27th at 2:00 pm


Lindsay Construction Office –22 Fielding Avenue, Dartmouth, NS B3B 1E2 (902)-468-5000


Wish child, Megan; her Mother, Shannon; Father, Matthew; Sisters, Brianna & Leah; Children's Wish Coordinator, Jacob Rafuse and team from Children's Wish, Nova Scotia Chapter; Executive Assistant Lindsay Construction, Jacqueline Power and team from Lindsay Construction


The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada is the largest all Canadian wish granting charity dedicated to granting wishes to Canadian children between the ages of 3 and 17 who are diagnosed with a life-threatening illness.  For more than 30 years, Children's Wish has worked tirelessly to grant heartfelt wishes to nearly 25,000 children and their families.

This year, the Children's Wish Foundation of Canada expects to grant over 1,000 new wishes across the country with the help of volunteers and generous donors; that is approximately three wishes each and every day, all year long. In Nova Scotia we have granted almost 1100 wishes so far and have 101 wishes being worked on at this moment to be enjoyed.  Each wish is the child's most heartfelt wish, and carefully structured to meet the particular needs of the child and their family.

Already this year, we are experiencing unprecedented increases of wish referrals through our strong medical community relationships for our wishes granted to children with life-threatening illnesses. Now more than ever, we are encouraging Canadians to donate and support The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada to help us continue to grant the next most heartfelt wish. Children's Wish is a national charity with chapters in every province and territory. Visit for more information and to donate.

Facebook: Childrenswish.ns
Twitter: @childrenswishNS
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SOURCE The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada

Image with caption: "Wish child Megan and Roary the lion (CNW Group/The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada)". Image available at:

For further information: Jacob Rafuse, Wish Coordinator, The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Chapter, T: 902-492-1113 | F: 902-492-1908,; Cheryl Matthews, Chapter Director, The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Chapter T: 902-492-0025 | F: 902-492-1908,


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