the time he joined, he is always willing to help and do whatever is needed to
see our committee succeed!,” said Diane Roelfs, local committee chair. “He has
been at every fundraiser we've held faithfully doing whatever he can...and he
does it in such a happy and humble way!
He has a huge heart for our wish kids and is a great representative of
what Make-A-Wish stands for! We love
having Matt as part of our committee!”
Burlington area committee meets on a monthly basis and varying locations. Their
group primarily focuses on granting wishes in the southeast area of the state.
proud of our entire committee in the Burlington area,” said Chris Voggesser,
CEO of Make-A-Wish Iowa. “Matt deserves recognition for his efforts to help
make our presence known in this area of the state so we can grant more wishes.”
Iowa granted 153 wishes in their last fiscal year and anticipate granting 185
in our current year – that’s about a wish every other day.
grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to
enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. The Foundation has
granted wishes to more than 3,000 children with life-threatening medical
conditions since 1987 and currently grants a wish every other day in
Iowa. To find out more, visit iowa.wish.org. Share
the Power of a Wish®.