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Blue Buffalo Helps Anna’s Make-A-Wish Puppy Playroom Come True
November 11, 2015 – Wilton, CT
Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. When Anna, a young girl from Wilton who was diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition, was approached by Make-A-Wish Connecticut, she was asked what her one true wish would be --- and she wanted to create a puppy play room at a dog shelter. She envisioned a place that all families could enjoy with their furry friends. Anna wanted to create an in-door dog-like park for all of the rescue puppies and dogs to feel comfortable and have a nice place to meet potential adopters and families. It was a natural fit for Make-A-Wish Connecticut and Blue Buffalo to partner on this incredible wish that not only brings endless smiles to Anna but will provide memories forever for dogs and families to experience in the community.
Anna’s journey has been long and hard. But thanks to Blue Buffalo and Make-A-Wish Connecticut, she has a new journey to look forward to --- a journey filled with hope, strength, joy…and bringing happiness to her new furry friends!
BLUE hosted Anna, her best friend and her family with a kick-off wish celebration to share with Anna that her wish has been granted and the construction will begin immediately for her puppy play room at a local shelter.
About Blue Buffalo
Blue Buffalo, based in Wilton, CT, is a leading pet products company that makes natural foods and treats for dogs and cats under the BLUE Life Protection Formula, BLUE Wilderness, BLUE Basics and BLUE Freedom lines, and cat litter under the BLUE Naturally Fresh line.
About Make-A-Wish® Connecticut
The Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Connecticut grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Wish-come-true experiences can do wonders by providing a much-needed break from lengthy hospital stays and medical treatments. They give back to a child what a serious medical condition can take away—the chance to simply enjoy being a kid. Wish kids choose something that will inspire happiness, and allow them to spend precious time with their families. The Connecticut chapter has made over 2,700 wishes come true since its inception in 1986. Learn more about Connecticut wishes at ct.wish.org, or join Make-A-Wish on Facebook (search Make-A-Wish Connecticut) and follow them on Twitter and Instagram (@MakeAWishCT).