The Sixth Annual Wish Ball Aims to raise $275,000 to benefit Make-A-Wish® South Carolina

Stars shine at Make-A-Wish South Carolina’s premiere event, The Wish Ball. More than a gala, The Wish Ball celebrates wish granting for children in South Carolina battling critical illnesses. With a dynamic show full of fun, inspiration and heartwarming surprises, Make-A-Wish delivers a powerful front-row seat to the life-changing effect of wishes.

The evening of charitable giving, helps fund wishes to deliver strength and sparks imagination for more wish kids. Guests are treated to a delightful array of amenities and activities including an incredible cocktail hour, a silent auction, an elegant seated dinner, and musical entertainment.

Celebrate the transformational power of a wish and the tremendous impact a wish can have on a child’s health and recovery at The Wish Ball. The gala will be held on February 23, 2019 at the University of South Carolina Alumni Center in Columbia S.C. at 6pm. This event sells out, so we encourage purchasing your tickets now at

Here are more ways you can support The Wish Ball:

Become a Sponsor
Sponsors are vital to the success of the gala and our goal to raise a record $275,000 to directly benefit the children we serve and their families.
Sponsorships are available at several levels to accommodate varying budgets and provide maximum benefits of brand alignment for your company. Visit to download a Sponsorship Opportunities brochure.

Donate an Auction Item
Highlights at each gala are the live and silent auctions. From destination getaways, to housewares, to art, auctions provide exciting entertainment for guests and help raise needed funds for wishes. If you have an item or service you would like to donate to the auction, please download the Auction Donation Form at Your gift can make the difference in a local kid with a serious medical condition receiving his/her wish.

For more information, contact Kea Wade at or 864-250-0702 x109 or Mary Silverberg at or 843-817-4251. You may also visit

We encourage supporters to spread the word about the 2019 Wish Ball using the hashtag #SCwishball on their favorite social media network.

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Make-A-Wish® creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. We are on a quest to bring every eligible child's wish to life, because a wish is an integral part of a child's treatment journey. Research shows children who have wishes granted can build the physical and emotional strength they need to fight a critical illness. Make-A-Wish South Carolina granted 207 wishes last year, averaging to a wish every forty-eight hours. The chapter receives funding through private donations, individuals, companies and special events. For more information about Make-A-Wish South Carolina, visit and discover ways you can help make wishes come true.

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