Makaya's own movie theatre!

Makaya was referred for a wish by the amazing team at CHEO. She had been diagnosed with a Hodgkin Lymphoma December 9, 2016. During this time we met with Makaya to find out what her one true wish would be.

As a young teen Makaya told us how she likes hanging with her friends and family. She really enjoys watching movies too.

July 26th, 2018 was an incredible day for 13-year-old Makaya! It was two handed gasps as she looked around the room and saw the basement transformed into a real movie theatre room.

 “I just don’t even know where to start! This is SOOO amazing! This is above and beyond what I expected!! Everywhere I look it amazing….Thank you!!” -Makaya

“We would like to express our gratitude to the Make-A-Wish foundation, as well as Annie and everyone who took part in creating a wonderful space for our family to hang out. The team had put in long hours and hard work in bringing the wish to life. What an incredible thing you do for children who have survived cancer, and for those who were not as lucky. Makaya was one of the lucky ones, this room will be a constant reminder of how precious life, and we should not take it for granted. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you.”

We would like to thank everyone who was involved in helping make Makaya’s wish come true! Cohen & Cohen Full-Line Office Interiors, Mike, Kearnan, Ron Percy, Brian Mallette, Ron Delorme, Sam Pantalone, David Peever, Lauren Kearnan and Eila Peever. Adelphia Floor Surfaces Ltd, Sean Fougere Painting, That's my Vinyl Answer, Moe Saab, OBI, Redeuse Sustainable Office Solutions Inc. , Party Mart / Au Centre du Party Ottawa-Gatineau and Sony!

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