Par Mar Hosts Make-A-Wish Event

The Par Mar Convenience Store in Fairmont, Va. hosted an event on Aug. 1 to support the Make-A-Wish Campaign,  WBOY News 12 reported.

The OMEGA and Make-A-Wish campaign are selling “Wish Stars” for $1 at convenience and grocery stores all month long, with the proceeds going to help grant wishes for sick children, such as a trip to Disney World.

“It gives the families hope. It gives them something to look forward to. A lot of them, like the Disney World, it gives them something to look forward to. They take the trip as a family. Then they have their pictures and albums to show. It brings a lot of hope and joy and excitement to everyone,” said Jan Vineyard of OMEGA.

The OMEGA and Make-A-Wish campaign raised more than $200,000 last year and granted more than 60 wishes.

Par Mar operates 50 stores in Ohio, Virginia and Kentucky.

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