Cara and Kevin Rich of Mansfield attended the 2012 Make-A-Wish Gala on April 28. Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island–– whose mission is to grant wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy –– celebrated its 25th Anniversary of granting at the InterContinental Boston.
Cara Rich welcomed her son Kevin to the 2012 Make-A-Wish Gala stage after speaking about his wish to go crab fishing with his family in Alaska. His wish was fulfilled last year, courtesy of Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
The Foundation’s Chairman, Steve Barnes and the CEO, Charlotte Beattie proudly awarded the Kraft family with the esteemed 25th Anniversary Wish Hero Award at the Gala for their incredible support in granting the wishes of children both locally and from throughout the country.
WCVB-TV’s Liz Brunner was Master of Ceremonies for the 500+ attendees that included Robert, Dan, who serves a member of the Foundation's Board, David, Joshua and Jonathan Kraft; and the New England Patriots cheerleaders.