• Make-A-Wish Handbags and Happy Hour: Jacksonville raises over $53,000

    By: Karlyn McKell

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    Action News Jax was proud to help raise over $53,000 at the Make-A-Wish Handbags and Happy Hour event. 

    Throughout the evening, attendees bid on designer handbags, watched a fashion show and participated in a live auction, all to help Make-A-Wish grant wishes for local children with critical illnesses.

    The evening was hosted by Action News Jax morning anchor Letisha Bereola. Action News Jax anchor John Bachman attended the event as well. He serves on the board for Make-A-Wish Central and Northern Florida.

    CBS47'S "The Talk" host Sharon Osbourne even donated a Chanel bag for the live auction portion of the evening. 

    On average, it costs about $8,000 to grant a wish. In one night, Jacksonville helped grant at least 6 wishes To find out more about how you can help grant wishes for local children with critical illnesses, click here

     

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