This past Sunday (Dec 17) Grammy-nominated rapper Future and The FreeWishes Foundation presented its 5th Annual Winter Wishland Extravaganza. The foundation treated over 600 families in the Metro Atlanta area and allowed them to enjoy an afternoon filled with holiday joy and gifts. Hosted by V-103 radio station’s DJ Greg Street, the event was held at Bessie Branham Park in the Kirkwood area of Atlanta.
This year’s extravaganza featured giant nutcracker statues, a station to decorate Christmas cookies, a musical picture booth with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Each child was gifted with a brand new coat and toys, while family members received customized hoodies and t-shirts, donated by Freebandz Touring. Food and drinks were also provided to all to enjoy.
A special musical performance was given by the Atlanta Music Project, along with dancing by the Kali Dance Studio. Special raffles were also held, providing kids with special gifts like bicycles, iPads, Halo Boards, and an Xbox game systems.
Founded by Future and his mother, Stephanie Jester, the FreeWishes Foundations has provided philanthropic efforts to the community for 5 years. Stephanie is also the president of the foundation, uphold its mission to deliver a message of hope, perseverance, and resilience to our communities by lending support and making dreams come alive and wishes come true!
Special thanks to this year’s sponsors, Freebandz, BMI, Toys For Tots, The Atlanta Music Project, DJ Greg Street, Kali Dance Studio, Alpha Industries, and Vibe Ride.