Strangers Help 4000 Foster Kids, One Wish at a Time

Strangers Help 4000 Foster Kids, One Wish at a Time

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Wishes for foster kids-CNNHeroesMany 16-year-olds might ask for s smartphone, an Xbox, or even a new car.

But a foster care child like Ronald Hennig might just want a simple suit for wearing to a relative’s funeral.

Anonymous benefactors are stepping in to help kids like Hennig, using a website called One Simple Wish.

Danielle Gletow started the website to help grant the wishes of children in foster care — from tangible items such as a bicycle, a varsity jacket or school supplies to an experience like music lessons or a trip to the theater.

Since 2008, the nonprofit has granted more than 4,000 wishes for children living in 35 states.

(READ the story from CNN Heroes)

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