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Foundation Grants Wish

Rogers High School Students Celebrate Child's Battle

Posted: February 14, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Max Rogers, 4, and his father, Brian Rogers, pose for photos Wednesday with Disney characters on at Rogers High School. Max, who has been diagnosed with leukemia, and his family were honored with a week trip to Walt Disney World through the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The high school’s Deca group raised $5,000 to help pay for the wish.

Four-year-old Max Rogers got his wish this week.

Fast Facts

Make-A-Wish Foundation

• Make-A-Wish Foundation serves children who have a life-threatening medical condition.

• There are 136 children on the Arkansas Make-A-Wish wait list; 30 of those are in Northwest Arkansas.

• Parents, the child or physicians can refer children into the program, but children are declared eligible by their physician.

• There are 85 schools in Arkansas that raised money through the Kids for Wish Kids program last year.

• Arkansas is in the Mid-South division of Make-A-Wish. To visit the website go to www.midsouth.wish.org

Source: Miranda Harbor, Make-A-Wish Foundation Mid-South

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Moments like this make me so proud to be a Mountie Mom!

Posted by: RogersMom

February 14, 2013 at 8:28 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Great story, I and my wife sure hope and pray that he is going to be OK.

Posted by: JailBird

February 14, 2013 at 9:53 a.m. ( | suggest removal )