Wishes to be Granted LIVE & Live Streamed
to Homes and Gyms Nationwide

Online PR News – 20-January-2012 – – On Saturday, April 28, 2012, thousands of ‘HEROES’ across the country will take to their cycles and participate in Wish Upon a Hero’s ‘Be a Hero Event 4.28.12’. www.beaheroevent.com

Wish Upon a Hero is a new breed of direct, charitable giving – the world’s largest online social helping network which connects people in need with people willing to help. It is the “Facebook of Philanthropy.” Since its launch in 2007, more than 87,000 wishes have been granted.

Proceeds from the one-day Be A Hero Event will benefit the Wish Upon a Hero Foundation (WUAHF), the 501(c)3 non-profit arm of Wish Upon a Hero. WUAHF grants the wishes of Americans in need, and provides assistance with: basic needs, living needs, healthcare needs, pet needs, service needs, and educational needs. WUAHF has partnered with RealRyder® International LLC, creator of the revolutionary RealRyder® ABF8 indoor bicycle. RealRyder International serves health clubs, boutique cycling studios, rehabilitation and wellness facilities, professional athletic training centers and is a proud supporter of the U.S. Military.

Other participating studios include: MultiSport Fitness, Future Fitness Centers, HealthTrax Fitness and Wellness, Cyclates, 360 Health Club, Arena District Athlectic Club, Northeast Racquet Club & Fitness Center, AFC Fitness, Cornerstone Clubs, B&R Full Health and Fitness Center and more!

EMG LIVE Fitness is our online host for the Be A Hero Event. They will be LIVE streaming cycle classes from four locations while simultaneously streaming LIVE wishes being granted to wish seekers.

All registered participants receive a free Event T-Shirt and can create Personal Fundraising or build Team Fundraising Pages to support the Be A Hero Event and qualify for our Incentive Program! Incentive prizes – including Apple products like the iPod Shuffle, iPod Touch, MacBook Air and the iPad2 will be awarded to participants who raise money at various levels. You do NOT have to register as a rider to participate as a fundraiser to earn incentive prizes. ANYONE is eligible to raise funds.

BE A HERO! Help us continue to grant wishes to children living with cancer, help struggling military families, provide meals to those less fortunate, provided medical needs & devices to families in need and help prevent homelessness.

For additional information, please contact National Event Director Jill Pavel at jill@wishuponahero.com or 732-423-2070.