Season of Wishes: 11-year-old girl who battled leukemia becomes zookeeper thanks to Make-A-Wish
WASHINGTON - We want to introduce you to 11-year-old Susanna from Washington, D.C. She became sick when she was 7 years old, and was battling childhood leukemia. But the good news is that Susanna is feeling great and is in remission.
She has had a passion for animals ever since she can remember and has a dream of being a zookeeper one day.
Make-A-Wish has made that dream come true as Susanna got to be a zookeeper for a day at the Baltimore Zoo. She got to meet all of the other zookeepers and visited the elephants.
FOX 5 DC Cares is our station's campaign to highlight the work of charitable organizations and non-profits in our community. We hope by partnering with these groups, we can help them get their message out and reach their goals.
We are teaming up with Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic for their Season of Wishes campaign. Over the next several weeks, we will be sharing the wonderful work Make-A-Wish does in our area and how you can be part of the magic.
HOW YOU CAN HELP: SEASON OF WISHES
Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic needs your help to make more wishes come true! FOX 5 has partnered with them for this year's Season of Wishes, and there are several ways you can help:
DONATE MONEY: Of course, donations are needed to keep the wishes coming. Click here for a link to make a donation to Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic's Season of Wishes campaign.
DONATE AIRLINE MILES: Wish kids and their families often need transportation to make their wishes come true, and if you've got airline miles to spare, you can help. Click here for more info on how to help!
Note: All donations to Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic stay local!
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