/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Wish comes true for 3 year old Hamilton boy/



    HAMILTON, ON, May 14 /CNW/ -

    
    WHAT:  Three year old Joshua from Hamilton will be receiving his wish - a
           screened in gazebo. Joshua, who was recently diagnosed with Acute
           Lymphoblastic Leukemia and Down's Syndrome, is unable to tolerate
           sunlight. He loves to play outdoors and will now be able to with
           this specially designed gazebo. Joshua's wish is coming true
           thanks to The Children's Wish Foundation and the generosity and
           talents of Country Side Gazebos Canada.

    WHO:   Joshua Nelligan and his family
           The team at Country Side Gazebos Canada

    WHEN:  Saturday May 16, 2009
           8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

    WHERE: 76 Claudette Gate
           Hamilton
    

    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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