Phoenix firefighters make wish come true for local boy - Ahwatukee Foothills News: Community Briefs

default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
Logout|My Dashboard

Phoenix firefighters make wish come true for local boy

Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Monday, October 24, 2011 10:00 am

On Monday, members of the Phoenix Fire Department will build a playhouse for 5-year-old Phoenix boy, Ori Wright, who has been battling Leukemia since the age of 2.

Last spring, he was referred to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Arizona for a wish by a social worker from Phoenix Children's Hospital. His wish was to have a playhouse that resembles a real firehouse.

"We are thrilled that the Phoenix Fire Department is going to take part in helping grant Ori's wish," said Elizabeth Reich, president and CEO of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Arizona.

The Phoenix Fire Department has a long history with the Make-A-Wish foundation of Arizona, dating back to the 1980s when they helped grant the first official wish for a Phoenix boy named Frank "Bopsy" Salazar.

More about

More about

More about

  • Discuss

Facebook on Facebook

Twitter on Twitter


Subscribe to via RSS

RSS Feeds


Uber Car

Ahwatukee Little League 11s win district title

Ahwatukee Little League Minors topped Chandler National North to win the District 13 title.

Despite excessive heat, some residents still active outside

By Jiahui Jia | Cronkite NewsFriday, June 24, 2016PHOENIX — It was 9 a.m. and the temperature had...

Online poll

prev next