Crane-Making Folds Hope Into Helping
Ekata Martial Arts and Fitness will host "Origami for Wishes" on Sunday, December 11 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Participants will learn how to make origami stars (stars are the symbol for the Make-a-Wish Foundation) and origami cranes (symbols of hope and good luck). Both the cranes and stars can be used as tree ornaments.
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As part of Ekata's ongoing philanthropy projects, 85 percent of the proceeds from the even with go directly to the Make-a-Wish Foundation. Origami for Wishes is open to children and adults. Cost to attend is just $15. Space is limited; RSVPs are required.
Make-a-Wish Foundation grants wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions. Since 1980, more than 250,000 wishes have been granted.