Wild Animal Park in Chittenango is holding a very special event called "Walk on the Wildside." Proceeds for the event benefit Make-A-Wish of Central New York.

Make-A-Wish of Central New York specializes in granting requests of sick kids, and that's why we're inviting you out to support their cause this Friday night at Wild Animal Park.

According to CNYWish.Org:

This family-friendly event ticket includes zoo admission, shows and demonstrations, a welcome backpack with goodies (while supplies last), dinner for ages 3+, a Safari game card with prize drawings, games with prizes, and so much more!

Matt got a chance to catch up with 9 year old Isabella who suffers from a severe gastrointestinal disorder.  She lives in Madison County, and was a Make-A-Wish recipient. Her wish was to go to Hawaii...and it was granted.

Here she is surfing!

Make A Wish Central New York

and snorkeling!

Make-A-Wish Central New York

For Walk on the Wildside event details, check out the brief interview with Isabella, her mom, and Make-A-Wish CEO, Diane Kuperman.

For additional event information click HERE.


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