15th annual 'Walk for Wishes' kicks off Saturday at the Detroit Zoo

Granting wishes to kids facing life-threatening medical conditions is the goal of the "Make A Wish Foundation.

On Saturday, May 4... you can help make those wishes come true.

The 15th annual "Walk for Wishes" kicks off at the Detroit Zoo.

Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. 

The walk begins at 9:00 a.m.

Hundreds of walkers, volunteers and *Wish* families will be there.

The money raised goes toward making magical experiences come true for these kids.

Since 1984, Make-A-Wish Michigan has granted more than 7,000 wishes.  This year, the organization hopes to make wishes come true for 400 kids facing life-threatening illnesses.

WXYZ is a proud media partner for this event. 7 Action News Morning anchor Alicia smith is excited to emcee the walk for a second year.

Michigan Wish Kids will be there including 7-year-old Madison of West Bloomfield.  She went to Walt Disney World Resort last year thanks to Make-A-Wish Michigan. 

Another Wish Kid who will be there to share her story is 8-year-old Jena of Roseville. She attended the 2012 Nickelodeon Kid's Choice Awards.

More than 2,100 walkers are expected to participate. 

If you'd like to sign up to join us at the walk or make a donation, click here: http://www.wishmich.org

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