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Be A Hero 5K Run/Walk & One Mile Fun Run

Calling all superheroes, big and small! Join us Saturday, October 24th and help grant wishes for children in Mississippi battling life-threatening medical conditions for the Annual Be A Hero 5K Run/Walk.  Dress up as your favorite superhero for a USTA timed 5K course through the beautiful Florence Gardens subdivision in Gulfport.  Children 12 and under will race through a one mile fun run course.

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Evening of Wishes - Greenville

Please join us for An "Evening of Wishes" - Greenville at Harlow's Casino for a night of hope, strength and joy!  The evening will be filled with dinner, live entertainment by Eden Brent and a live auction.

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We grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.

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  • The "Evening of Wishes" at Harlow's Casino is Thursday, November 19th, from 6-8:30PM. The evening includes a social hour, seated dinner, Live Auction and entertainment by Eden Brent and her sisters. The event will feature remarks from a family who was impacted by Make-A-Wish. For ticket and sponsorship information, go to

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  • Be a Hero 5K on 10/24 @Florence Gardens Gulfport. Dress as your favorite hero to support our MAW Heroes. Register @

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Make-A-Wish® Mississippi
576 Highland Colony Parkway
Suite 120
Ridgeland, MS 39157
(601) 366-9474
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Gulfport, MS 39506
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