Kevin's wish to go to a Raptors game!

Kevin lives with Hodgkin Lymphoma and has always dreamed of going to see his favourite basketball team, the Toronto Raptors. We surprised Kevin on his birthday week with a lot of Raptors' swag in preparation for his wish at the big game!

In January 2017, Kevin's wish story began. He was picked-up in a big white limousine and transported to the Ottawa Train Station where it was first class all the way! Upon arriving in Toronto Kevin and his family were treated like Royalty by the staff at The Ritz-Carlton Toronto. They had balloons, basketball themed cake and a VIP access to the Club Lounge. Kevin had fun exploring Toronto before the wish day. They family visited the Hockey Hall of Fame, The Ripley's Aquarium and even had a chance to visit family.

Later in the week, Kevin's wish came true! Kevin was invited to the pre-game warm-up where he met all the Raptors' players. He had a chance to watch them practice and was surprise with signed swag including a signed DeMar DeRozan jersey! Kevin was blown away with the warm-up and was extremely excited for his first ever live NBA game. Kevin cheered on the Raptors from his courtside tickets. The game experience was better than he could ever imagine!

Kevin enjoyed every minute of his wish. He had a phenomenal experience that he will not soon forget!

Special thank you to Make-A-Wish Toronto and Central Ontario , Canadian Tire , Sony, The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto, VIA Rail Canada, Sony, Hockey Hall of Fame and Ripley's Aquarium of Canada and for helping make Kevin's wish come true.

A special thank you to Toronto Raptors for allowing Kevin to realize his dream! 

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