23rd Annual Have-A-Heart Wish-A-Thon raises $164,931.82

23rd Annual Have-A-Heart Wish-A-Thon raises $164,931.82

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - The 23rd annual Have-A-Heart Wish-A-Thon helped to raise $164,931.82 for children in Region 8.

People had the opportunity to help make wishes come true during the 23rd Annual Have-A-Heart Wish-A-Thon for Make A Wish Friday.

Your donations will help grant the wishes of children battling critical illnesses right here in Northeast Arkansas.

A wish come true helps children feel stronger, more energetic, more willing, and able to battle their critical illnesses.

Wish kids are some of the bravest and sweetest kids you’ll ever know, and their creativity is the driving force behind some incredible wish experiences.

Join the Jonesboro Radio Group from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on 104.9 The Fox, Mix 106.3, 100.5 The Eagle Rocks, and Hot 107.5 to hear from wish kids who will share their wish stories and will no doubt touch your heart and make you smile.

Help make wishes come true on Friday, Feb. 19 with Jonesboro Radio Group and KAIT.

How to donate:

  • ON THE PHONE - (870) 933-8800.
  • ONLINE - You can donate online, through a secure server via the Make-A-Wish donation page
  • TEXT - Text the word WISH to 77000 to get a donation link sent to your phone. (Message & data rates may apply)
  • IN-STORE & SELECT LOCATIONS - Donation flyers will be set up at various grocery stores and banks on Fri., Feb. 19. Scan the QR Code with your cell phone camera on one of those flyers while you’re out running errands. It’ll direct you straight to our donation page.

Online Bucket Brigade Locations:

There are text keywords that will send back a link to the individual roadblock giving sites:

  • If you normally give at the Bay roadblock, text BAY to 77000 to receive the link for giving to that location’s roadblock. Standard messaging rates apply.
  • If you normally give at the Bono roadblock, text BONO to 77000 to receive the link for giving to that location’s roadblock. Standard messaging rates apply.
  • If you normally give at the Brookland roadblock, text BROOKLAND to 77000 to receive the link for giving to that location’s roadblock. Standard messaging rates apply.
  • If you normally give at the Caraway roadblock, text CARAWAY to 77000 to receive the link for giving to that location’s roadblock. Standard messaging rates apply.
  • If you normally give at the HARRISBURG roadblock, text HARRISBURG to 77000 to receive the link for giving to that location’s roadblock. Standard messaging rates apply.
  • If you normally give at the Caraway and Highland roadblock in Jonesboro, text HIGHLAND to 77000 to receive the link for giving to that location’s roadblock. Standard messaging rates apply.
  • If you normally give at the Marked Tree roadblock, text MARKEDTREE (all one word) to 77000 to receive the link for giving to that location’s roadblock. Standard messaging rates apply.
  • If you normally give at the Paragould roadblock, text PARAGOULD to 77000 to receive the link for giving to that location’s roadblock. Standard messaging rates apply.
  • If you normally give at the Piggott roadblock, text PIGGOTT to 77000 to receive the link for giving to that location’s roadblock. Standard messaging rates apply.
  • If you normally give at the Pocahontas roadblock, text POCAHONTAS to 77000 to receive the link for giving to that location’s roadblock. Standard messaging rates apply.
  • If you normally give at the Rector roadblock, text RECTOR to 77000 to receive the link for giving to that location’s roadblock. Standard messaging rates apply.
  • If you normally give at the Red Wolf and Nettleton roadblock in Jonesboro, text REDWOLF (all one word) to 77000 to receive the link for giving to that location’s roadblock. Standard messaging rates apply.
  • If you normally give at the Southwest Drive and Culberhouse roadblock in Jonesboro, text SOUTHWEST to 77000 to receive the link for giving to that location’s roadblock. Standard messaging rates apply.
  • If you normally give at the Trumann roadblock, text TRUMANN to 77000 to receive the link for giving to that location’s roadblock. Standard messaging rates apply.
  • If you normally give at the Walnut Ridge or Hoxie roadblock, text WALNUT to 77000 to receive the link for giving to that location’s roadblock. Standard messaging rates apply.
  • If you normally give at the Weiner roadblock, text WEINER to 77000 to receive the link for giving to that location’s roadblock. Standard messaging rates apply.

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