Sunflowers Making Wishes Come True at Make-A-Wish Connecticut

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Community & Media Relations Manager Michael Dominick from Make-A-Wish Connecticut and Wish Kid Quinn Ostergen share how sunflowers are making a differences.

The 13th Annual Sunflowers for Wishes at Buttonwood Farm in Griswold will be in full bloom from July 23rd through July 31st. The event runs over 9 days and is open 10AM – Dusk.

More than 450,000 sunflowers are expected to bloom on fifteen acres of farm land yielding sunflower bouquets that will be sold to benefit Make-A-Wish Connecticut. Also returning to the farm this year will be the Buttonwood Farm hayrides through the sunflowers, bringing joy and happiness to everyone who visits. Hayrides are $5, Bouquets are $10. All proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish.

Last year, the Buttons surpassed the $1 Million milestone donated to Make-A-Wish over 12 years of Sunflowers for Wishes.

Make-A-Wish Connecticut grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.

For more information, call 877.203.WISH or go to www.ct.wish.org.

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