Evangeline's Wish – Granted on 18 Mar 2017
“I wish to have a Snorlax-themed birthday party”
A four-year-old girl with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a type of childhood blood cancer, Evangeline is a very sensitive and intelligent young girl who loves everything about Snorlax (the Pokemon character). It was no surprise that her wish was to have a Snorlax-themed birthday party with a bouncy castle, a giant ball pit, go on an egg-hunt and have her very first birthday cake.
To fulfil her wish, the room was perfectly transformed into a giant playroom with touches of Snorlax and Pikachu! A magician was engaged to entertain the jovial birthday girl and the first thing that Evangeline did when she entered the room was to run towards the ball pool and the egg hunt.
When the magic show ended, Evangeline could not wait to dive into the ball pool for her egg hunt! She appeared very happy and energetic and played in the ball pool for a long time before she stopped for lunch, giving the wish granters time to add an extra 50 eggs for the next
egg hunt. Shortly after lunch, Evangeline was beaming when the crowd gathered to sing her a birthday song, cut her cake and she quickly returned to the ball pool again. After the party, Evangeline and her family proceeded to the family suite where she excitedly opened one
present after another. It was a joy to watch the endearing girl’s face light up each time she unveils the Snorlax gifts.
It was indeed a satisfying wish planning experience for the wish granters when they witnessed the endless smiles and joyous expressions from Evangeline!
Evangeline was referred to Make-A-Wish by the Children’s Cancer Foundation at National University Hospital (NUH).