Event helping bring hope, joy to Oklahoma children with life-threatening illnesses

Make a Wish girl

OKLAHOMA CITY – An event today is helping to bring a bit of hope and joy to Oklahoma children with life-threatening illnesses.

Residents, businesses and groups across the state are raising money for the Make-A-Wish foundation at the If Purses Were Wishes lunch.

The 7th Annual Make-A-Wish luncheon at the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club starts at 10:30 a.m.

Shannon Presti, mother of the OKC Thunder’s Sam Presti, is hosting the event with NewsChannel 4′s own Ashton Edwards as the emcee.

If you cannot attend the event but wish to help the Oklahoma Make-A-Wish foundation, click here for more information.

Make A Wish poster