WMSJ Grants Big Christmas Wishes
January 3, 2006 at 10:59 AM (PT)
WMSJ (POSITIVE 89.3)/PORTLAND, ME granted a big Christmas wish for a family in AUSTRALIA whose two young children suffer from Batten’s Disease, a rare genetic disorder which has no cure. WMSJ gave the HOLDER Family a gift of $6,000 ($8,200 AUSTRIALIAN) to help with the cost of trip to NEW YORK where the children will receive medical treatment.
In all, WMSJ granted nine Christmas wishes ranging from providing needy families with food, gifts, heating oil and warm clothes to a scholarship in memory of a seventeen year old girl who passed away after a long battle with cancer.