Meet 18-year-old Marquis from New Britain. Marquis has many hobbies and interests, especially sports. Marquis’ teenage years have been filled with ups and downs, as he has had to battle through the struggles that come with a life-threatening medical condition. But with his mother at his side, Marquis has been steadfast and determined to overcome his condition and never let it get him down.
Marquis’ wish was to go on the shopping spree of his dreams. What better way to celebrate the happy end to a long road then by filling your life with the things you love and you’ve missed the most???
Marquis’ wish started off with a bang - he and his mother were picked by a limosuine at their house and escorted to the mall, where for an entire day he shopped in all his favorite stores. From Ralph Lauren, to Macy’s, to Champs, fye, and even Holister, Marquis made sure not to miss a thing! And to top it all off, he and his mother enjoyed a delicious feast at one of Marquis’ favorite restaurants, Chilli’s. In fact, Chilli’s was so excited to be a part of Marquis’ wish that they donated gift certificates to cover his meal!
Marquis went home with a brand new TV, some top notch sneakers, and a whole bunch of new CDs and clothes. But the best part about Marquis’ wish was that everytime he turns on his TV, listens to one of his CDs, or wears one of his new t-shirts or sneakers, he will be able to relive the happy memories he and his mother shared on that special day, when they celebrated Marquis’ health and the long happy road he has ahead of him.
Marquis’ wish came true thanks to the generosity of the Jewelers for Children Wish A State Program. Thank you, Jewelers for Children, for making another wish come true!
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