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2019 Capital Conquest: Jean-Yves Theriault

A personal campaign sponsored by John Therien

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Inspired by Make-A-Wish®’s mission, Hanshi John Therien of the the World Kobudo Federation, is taking the lead for all of us in the martial arts to, together, raise $10,000 to help grant the wish of a critically ill child.

About Make-A-Wish®:
Make-A-Wish® creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. We are on a quest to bring every eligible child's wish to life, because a wish is an integral part of a child's treatment journey. Research shows children who have wishes granted can build the physical and emotional strength they need to fight a critical illness. Make-A-Wish Eastern Ontario has granted close to 750 wishes across our territory since 1999 ; and currently have over 115 children in our community waiting for their wish.   We also receive an average of 75-100 new referrals annually.  For more information about Make-A-Wish Eastern Ontario, visit