Make A Wish invited us to a party held yesterday at Insight Enterprises. It turns out that they are the ones that raised the funds for Andrew’s Make a Wish. It was so great to see the hundreds of employees that made it possible to grant Andrew’s and 25 other Make a Wish kids their wishes this quarter. They had a celebration of their successful fundraising and pulling in partners like IBM, HP, etc to help make the wishes a reality for kids like Andrew.
Andrew had so much fun with them…they even had him join in a Corn Hole tournament with the Make a Wish and Insight executives. Corn hole is a popular bean bag toss game (if you were wondering). Before each toss Andrew would take some time and get a good windup going…he definitely was working the crowd’s support before each of his turns. 🙂 Afterwards, they gave him his very own Corn Hole set. It is a very nice professional set.
We are so grateful for the many blessings that have come from Andrew’s circumstances…he truly has experience a lot more than the average kid in so many ways. He has overcome many scary situations, tough hospitalizations, but also received so many great opportunities from great organizations such as Make a Wish, Insight, Hope Kids, etc who make the rough road a little easier. In fact, I was talking with the Make a Wish folks about how much Andrew has perked up and really been doing so much better since the Disney Cruise. He really seems to have a lot more drive to keep pushing on and in some instances kind of seems to be getting better. Maybe it’s my/our perspective on things have changed since the trip, but whatever the case it’s been a very good change.
Well, I had better get ready for work. Thank you for continuing to follow Andrew’s journey in life and for your understanding when it takes me a long time to write in between posts.
Have a blessed day!