Skydiving fundraiser to benefit Make-A-Wish - NEWS10 ABC: Albany, New York News, Weather, Sports

Skydiving fundraiser to benefit Make-A-Wish

Posted:

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. – In a unique fundraiser Saturday, more than 30 participants will skydive for the third annual "Wish Jump 2013," a benefit to raise money for Make-A-Wish Northeast New York.

This year's participants include many first-time jumpers, along with a WWII veteran paratrooper and chapter CEO William Trigg.

"It's definitely one of the most exciting fundraisers ever," Trigg said. "We would appreciate support for the jumpers, and for our cause—granting wishes for local children with serious illnesses."

Mary Kenney, the event organizer and a jumper herself, invited the public to support the cause through donations, and by coming to the jump at Saratoga Skydiving Adventures.

Kenney said they are hoping to raise $35,000 for the local Make-A-Wish chapter.

Powered by WorldNow

341 Northern Blvd., Albany, NY 12204

Telephone: 518.436.4822
Fax: 518.426.4792
Email: news@news10.com

Can’t find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Young Broadcasting of Albany, Inc. A Media General Company.