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Make-A-Wish volunteer online training session tonight

Punxsutawney, PA – The Make-A-Wish regional office in Punxsutawney is hosting an online volunteer training via Zoom tonight at 5:30 p.m. To become a wish volunteer, individuals must be at least 21 years of age, pass a criminal background check and attend a training session.

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Punxsutawney, PA – Children who are living with critical illnesses need the transformational power of a wish. Make-A-Wish needs local residents to make it happen by volunteering their time and compassion to assist with fulfilling wishes.

The Make-A-Wish regional office in Punxsutawney is hosting an online volunteer training via Zoom on Wednesday, September 8, at 5:30 p.m.

As members of “wish teams,” volunteers are the faces of Make-A-Wish in their local communities.

Working together, the “wish team” is assigned to a child in their area, meets with the family and aids in determining the most suitable wish for the child.

To become a wish volunteer, individuals must be at least 21 years of age, pass a criminal background check and attend a training session.

The Punxsutawney regional office is currently looking for new volunteers in the following counties: Blair, Cameron, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Elk, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, McKean and Potter.

To RSVP to the virtual training on September 8, please visit http://wish.org/greaterpawv/pxytraining-rsvp.

There are few experiences more powerful than making a wish come true.

Join the community. Experience a wish. Make a life-changing impact, and transform lives – one wish at a time.

For more details, please contact Tasha Huey at thuey@greaterpawv.wish.org or 814.938.8888.

For those who are unable to commit to becoming a volunteer at this time, please consider donating to help grant local wishes at http://wish.org/greaterpawv/donate-punxsy-pr.

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ABOUT MAKE-A-WISH

Make-A-Wish® Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia is a nonprofit organization that creates lifechanging wishes for children, aged 2 ½ to 18, with critical illnesses. Currently, the local chapter is one of the most active in the country, having fulfilled nearly 20,000 wishes. For more information, please call Make-A-Wish at 800.676.9474 or visit wish.org/greaterpawv.