by Nick Delgado
Guam - The 2011 Guam X-Terra event announced its partnership with the Make-A-Wish Foundation today. The partnership formed the corporate challenge relay where majority portion of the entry fees will go directly to the local foundation. The Foundation grants wishes to children to help them forget about the illness that they are battling.
Foundation Executive Director Victor Camacho says the partnership will help grant these wished specifically for Kyanu Andersen, who is being treated for a highly malignant primary brain tumor. "With this X-Terra Challenge being just that a challenge for participants to mirror that as a representation of what this kid is going through in his regular life, to be able to put a face to the funds that these corporations are going to be raising for Make-A-Wish," Camacho said.
Camacho says he will they will be granting Andersen's wish when he returns from Manila in March.
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