scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 531
Make A Wish Foundation The Make a Wish foundation originated in 1980 when a seven-year-old boy named Chris was diagnosed with Leukemia More than anything in the world what Chris wanted most before he died was to be a motorcycle policeman Considering the age circumstances and the impossibility of Chris having such an adult job friends of Chris family flew him to Arizona in a helicopter and from the airport where he landed was put in a police car Following his ride in the police car Chriss wish then came true he got to sit and ride on a motorcycle through the town with the sirens flashing Later that day Chris was initiated as an honorary Arizona Highway Patrolman in the states history complete with a Smoky-the-Bear hat his own official badge and signed honorary membership certificate After being sworn in Chris returned home That next day a motorcycle was delivered to Chriss house After receiving the motorcycle he was presented with a custom-made highway patrol uniform motorcycle helmet and his wings badge which he had earned on a specially designed course that was located in his familys driveway Sadly immediately following his earning of this badge merely two days later the Leukemia worsened Within three days the Leukemia has caused the death of the seven year old Routinely Chris was buried with full police honors He lay in his coffin with his police uniform on and his badge This concept of making one last dieing with was observed by two officers who attended Chriss burial these men felt that if a child could benefit as much as Chris did than why not give them a chance to This inspiration by these two gentlemen was the beginning of The Make a Wish Foundation The mission statement of The Make a Wish Foundation is to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses to enrich the human experience with hope strength
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA