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Make-A-Wish® Eastern North Carolina to Host 2017 Wish Ball on April 22


April 12, 2017

Make-A-Wish® Eastern North Carolina to Host 2017 Wish Ball
April 22, 2017 at Raleigh Convention Center

Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina will host its 2017 Wish Ball presented by Power Home Technologies at the Raleigh Convention Center on Saturday, April 22nd.  Tickets can be purchased by visiting the chapter’s website at

“Experience the Magic of a Wish” will feature an emotional program highlighting several of the more than 3,300 children who have been granted wishes during the chapter’s 29-year history.  Hosted by WRAL-TV anchor Lynda Loveland and Fox Sports Carolinas TV and Web Host Mike Maniscalco, the 2017 Wish Ball will portray a live television format enabling the audience to play an active role during the on-stage production.  

The evening will include a cocktail party, silent and live auctions, a plated dinner and a lively after party.  Showcased during the live auction is a series of exclusive items including an Ultimate UNC v. NC State football Rivalry package that features a behind the scenes tour of the David Glenn Show; a New York City weekend getaway complete with tickets to Broadway’s hit new musical, Hamilton; and a private chef experience from 18 Seaboard that will be hosted at a local residence.  Following the live auction, the Bailey Box Showcase presented by Bailey’s Fine Jewelry will provide event attendees an opportunity to win a sterling silver 19mm starburst stud earrings with Hampton blue topaz center stones or a sterling silver 14mm buckle necklace with Pave diamonds each valued at more than $3,000.  

2017 Wish Ball Ticket information is available by calling 919-821-7111 or visiting  

WHAT: 2017 Wish Ball

WHERE: Raleigh Convention Center (500 S Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27601) 

WHEN: Saturday, April 22, 2017; 5 pm

Press Contact

Luanne Lane
Director of Events & Promotions
3809 Computer Drive Suite 201
Raleigh, NC  27609

Phone : (919) 821-7111 x207
Fax : (919) 832-0079

Thank you to the 2018 Presenting Sponsor!

Power Home Technologies

Stacey P. WebbFor more information about how you can become a Wish Ball sponsor, purchase a table, donate silent or live auction items, or purchase individual tickets, please contact Stacey Webb at 919-821-7111 ext. 205 or via email.

Make-A-Wish® Eastern North Carolina
3809 Computer Drive
Suite 201
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 821-7111
Toll Free (800) 432-9474