Media Advisory - 4-year-old Truro Boy to receive his wish to go to Beaches Negril to see Sesame Street character!

TRURO, NS, Feb. 22, 2017 /CNW/ - Children's Wish Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Chapter, will be granting 4-year-old Adam Davis' heartfelt wish. Adam was diagnosed with an Immature Teratoma Germ Cell Tumor when he was 3 years old.  

"It was Halloween day 2015. Adam had been vomiting and his eye appeared different. We thought something was wrong, but didn't anticipate a brain tumor. It was a very difficult thing to process." – Jane, Adam's mother


Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 3:30pm


MacQuarries Pharmasave - 179 The Esplanade, Truro, NS, B2N 2K6

Phone: (902) 895-1681


Wish child, Adam Davis; his family and friends; Mother, Jane; Dad, Peter; Brother, Matthew; Sister, Emily; Team from MacQuarries; Truro Children's Wish Sub-Chapter Volunteer, Dale Ling; Wish Coordinator, Jacob Rafuse and team from Children's Wish Foundation, Nova Scotia Chapter.  


About Children's Wish Foundation of Canada

Children's Wish Foundation of Canada is the largest and only 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 – that's three wishes each and every day, all year long!

Children's Wish has chapter offices and professional staff in every province, and each wish family is assigned a dedicated Wish Coordinator who is able to personally and carefully structure each heartfelt wish experience to meet the particular needs of the child and their family. Travel wishes include all siblings 21 years and under living in the same household, and families travel worry-free thanks to exclusive Blue Cross insurance.

Our newly expanded reach, which includes children diagnosed with a serious neurological or genetic illness, means continued strong wish referral support through our medical community. Wish referrals continue to increase year over year, and we are proud to maintain our 'no waiting list' policy, thanks to our generous donors.

Now more than ever, we are encouraging Canadians to donate and support Children's Wish Foundation of Canada. Help us grant the next single-most heartfelt wish. Visit for more information and to donate.

Each wish is carefully structured to meet the particular needs of the child and their family. In Nova Scotia, we have granted over 1100 wishes so far and have 98 wishes being worked on at this moment to be enjoyed. 

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SOURCE The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada

For further information: Jacob Rafuse, Wish Coordinator, Children's Wish Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Chapter, T: 902-492-1113 | Cell: 902-499-8421,; Cheryl Matthews, Chapter Director, Children's Wish Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Chapter, T: 902-492-0025 | Cell: 902-492-1908,


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