Avena's Wish

Avena is 11 years old and lives with Leukemia. For her one true wish, she wished to go to Walt Disney World® Resort with her family. 

Avena loves movies, hockey and superheroes. While at Walt Disney World, Avena and her brother were sure to meet numerous characters including Spiderman and Chewbacca. They even had a pirate makeover at The Pirates League in Walt Disney World! Avena and her family experienced everything they could while on their trip.

Avena's Mom had this to say about the impact of the wish: “After she was granted the wish, we would talk about how great the wish will be. We especially talked about it when she was going through rough days of chemo treatment. Her wish was definitely thought of as that experience that will make up for all of this terrible stuff that she was going through. It was also important for her brother to know that all the sacrifices that he was making for the good of our family would be rewarded with this amazing trip. The actual trip to Disney World was the highlight of our last three years. It did not disappoint! Our faces hurt from all the laughter and scary rides we took in. We did it all and felt so blessed to have this chance to have such an amazing time together!”

Thank you to everyone who made Avena's wish come true. You have changed the lives of Avena and her family. 

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