Update from Make-A-Wish!

We received an update letter about a child that benefited from our recent donations to The Make-A-Wish Foundation. We organize many charity events throughout the year and are always amazed at how generous that you, our customers, are. You’ve helped us grant wish after wish for several years now, and we want you to see just how your donations are used:

Alyssa is a 3-year-old girl from Pennsylvania. Her favorite color is purple, and she loves applesauce, guacamole and the book “Goodnight.” She also has Trisomy 18, also known as Edwards Syndrome, which is a genetic disorder that occurs in approximately 1 in 3,000 births.

Swim therapy is an important part of Alyssa’s medical care, and so her wish was to have a pool so she could do her therapy at home. Last month, her wish came true, and Make-A-Wish arranged for an EndlessPool WaterWell therapy pool to be installed.

These pools are specifically designed for therapy and have water currents that keep you in the center of the pool even while swimming at top speed. For someone like Alyssa, who will have spinal surgery in a few months, a pool like this can allow them to use their muscles and build up the necessary strength without damage and stress on their spine and joints. And for Alyssa’s parents, the maintenance of the WaterWell is very easy: filter changes every 6 months, and just a cup or so of household bleach after each use. This will allow them to help treat Alyssa at home as much as possible, without having to waste too much time keeping it clean.

Thank you to everyone that donated to our recent charity collections, and to Make-A-Wish for sending us these touching updates! We’ll be sure to post any more we receive in the future!

About awcwire
Allied Wire & Cable is a value-added manufacturer and distributor of electrical wire and cable, tubing, and more. We are a family owned and operated company, serving a wide range of industries, including the military, automotive, aerospace, and telecommunications markets. Allied is headquartered in Collegeville, PA. Additional locations can be found across the US, in Phoenix, AZ; Bedford, NH; Pewaukee, WI; Rochester, NY, Tampa, FL; and Mt. Juliet, TN. For more information on Allied, visit our main website at www.awcwire.com.

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