Media Advisory - Wish comes true for 13 year old Hamilton boy



    TORONTO, Aug. 25 /CNW/ -

    
    WHAT:     Thirteen year old Johnathon from Hamilton will be receiving his
              wish - a home entertainment centre featuring a Nintendo Wii
              gaming system donated by Duracell. Johnathon will also receive
              a big screen television, DVD player, CD player, sound system,
              all hardware and cabling required for operation of the system,
              a selection of games, movies and music, an entertainment unit
              to house components of the system and one year of digital cable
              service.

              Johnathon, who has acute lymphoblastic leukemia, has his wish
              coming true thanks to The Children's Wish Foundation and the
              generosity of Duracell.

    WHO:      Johnathon, Wish Child
              Lyanne Goulin and Angela Anderson, Children's Wish
              David Rabu, Duracell

    WHEN:     Tuesday August 26, 2008
              11:15 a.m.

    WHERE:    97 Cheever St
              Hamilton, ON
    

    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 life-threatening illnesses. Since its inception, Children's
Wish has granted more than 14,000 wishes for children and their families and
fulfills approximately 900 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 Director, Communications, 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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