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[23 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
‘Make-A-Wish’ Girl Going to Disney World After All

Last week, we told you about 4 year old cancer survivor McKenna May, who was denied a Make-A-Wish trip to Disney World because her father wouldn’t authorize the trip, sources said. The Make-A-Wish Foundation requires both parents to sign off on a sponsored trip, but May’s father believed that she shouldn’t benefit from the foundation’s support because she was cured.
However, May’s mother and grandmother were collecting donations from local businesses in order to fund the trip themselves, and the outpouring of help was more than they expected. On Friday, online …

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[20 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
Young Girl Denied Make-A-Wish Disney Trip

Cancer survivor McKenna May, a 4 year old who was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010, was denied a trip to Walt Disney World due to the rule the Make-A-Wish Foundation has that requires two parents to authorize a sponsored trip. McKenna’s father, William May, refused to sign off on the trip.
He says:
What she’s been through sucks. But I think any money that the organization hands out to children, should go to dying kids. Not cured ones.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation, which grants a new wish every 38 minutes, has the two-parent signature …