Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington, the local nonprofit organization that grants wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions, has recently hired Mackenzie Sipiora as a Wish Coordinator.
In this position, Sipiora will oversee and manage granting wishes, as well as provide support to volunteers. Prior to this position, she interned at the local chapter.
Sipiora earned her B.A. from Seattle Pacific University with a major in Sociology and minor in Studio Arts. She currently resides in Seattle.
About Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington:
Since 1986, Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington has granted wishes to more than 5,200 children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. This year, the local chapter will grant more than 300 wishes. According to a 2011 U.S. study of wish impact, most health professionals surveyed believe a wish-come-true can influence the health of children. Kids say wishes give them renewed strength to fight their illnesses, and their parents say these experiences help strengthen the entire family. For more information about Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington and how you can share the power of a wish® please call 800.304.9474, visit akwa.wish.org or connect with us on Facebook at facebook.com/northwestwishes or on Twitter at @MakeAWishAKWA.
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