More than $339,000 raised for Make-A-Wish Foundation - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

More than $339,000 raised for Make-A-Wish Foundation


The hard work of volunteers and the big hearts of Region 8 residents led to one of the most successful Have-A-Heart Wish-A-Thons, with more than $339,000 raised from in a 13-hour span.

Friday, Region 8 donated $339,410. All of that money will stay to grant the wishes of children in northeast Arkansas and southeast Missouri.

All day Friday, the 2015 Have-A-Heart Wish-A-Thon Region 8 heard heart-warming stories of children who have received their wish from the Make-A-Wish Foundation by KAIT and the Jonesboro Radio Group.

There were also several road blocks set up, where both Jonesboro locations brought in more than $50,000 combined. Other cities participated as well.

If you'd like to learn more about the Make-A-Wish Foundation, please visit or call 1-888-376-WISH (9474). To refer a child please click here.

*Editor's Note: On behalf of everyone at KAIT and the Jonesboro Radio Group, thank you for supporting us in the 17th annual Have-A-Heart Wish-A-Thon.*

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(Do not watch this video, unless you are ready to donate... you have been warned.)
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