8 YEAR OLD ENTERS 4th YEAR OF RAISING MONEY FOR MAKE-A-WISH.
In 3 years Nico has raised about $6000 for Make A Wish and last year alone raised of $5000. This year his goal is $10,000.
Online PR News – 29-June-2013 – Plainville, CT – 8 YEAR OLD ENTERS 4th YEAR OF RAISING MONEY FOR MAKE-A-WISH.
PLAINVILLE, CT JULY 13, 2013: On July 13th, Nico’s Annual Lemonade Stand will raise more money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation this year. This is the 4th year that Nico will be setting up his table at the end of his driveway at 109 Northwest Drive in Plainville, CT. Last year he set a goal of $1000 and donations totaled over $5000. This was enough to send a wish recipient, his parents and grandmother to Walt Disney World. This year Nico has his sights set on $10,000. “I want to be able to send more kids and their families to Disney World”, says the young philanthropist.
Last year’s 3rd Annual Nico’s Lemonade Stand raised $5051 for the foundation by giving away lemonade, popcorn, cotton candy and cookies “The cookies were my idea,” says Nico Fasold, the 8 year old founder of the Annual Lemonade Stand. In three years, Nico has raised $5919 for Make-A-Wish helping children with life threatening medical conditions.
The Lemonade Stand started in 2010 when Nico went to his father, Kyle Fasold, and asked to have a lemonade stand. Nico chose to donate all proceeds to Make-A-Wish, “because it helps kids dreams comes true”.
The news of the 4th Annual Nico’s Lemonade Stand is being spread through friends, family, press and Facebook. You can visit Nioc's Annual Lemonade Stand on Facebook for more information, view photos from last year’s event and even donate.
About Make-A-Wish® Connecticut
The Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Connecticut grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Wish-come-true experiences can do wonders by providing a much-needed break from lengthy hospital stays and medical treatments. They give back to a child what a serious medical condition can take away—the chance to simply enjoy being a kid. Wish kids choose something that will inspire happiness, and allow them to spend precious time with their families. The Connecticut chapter has made over 2,200 wishes come true since its inception in 1986. Learn more about Connecticut wishes at www.ct.wish.org, or join Make-A-Wish on Facebook (search Make-A-Wish Foundation of Connecticut, Inc.).