NEW YORK (AP) — Make-a-Wish helps ailing kids and teens have a wish granted, such as meeting a celebrity, becoming a VIP at theme parks or traveling to a dream destination.
It celebrated its 40th anniversary this week amid perhaps the most challenging time in its history.
Make-A-Wish CEO Richard Davis says 5,000 wishes are currently on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic. That includes 3-year-old Audrey, who is fighting cancer and wants to go to Disney World.
Until things lift, the organization is helping cheer up kids in other ways.
For Audrey, that included a car-themed parade with her favorite things for her birthday.