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You hold the ticket to a child's wish

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KENNEWICK, Wash. -- All day Friday, you'll have the opportunity to help grant a child's wish. NBC Right Now and the Make-A-Wish foundation are teaming together for the "Wishes in Flight" telethon. Volunteers will be maning phones from 4:30 AM until 7:00 PM Friday. They'll be accepting your donated frequent flyer miles. The miles will help grant wishes for local children battling life-threatening illnesses. Often times their wishes involve travel to places like Disneyland or Hawaii. 

If you would like to call in and donate, the number for Yakima is 225-2380. In the Tri-Cities, call 737-6705. All donations stay local. You can also text a $5 donation by sending the word "WISH" to 27722.

Airlines participating are:

Alaska/Horizon Airlines
Delta Airlines
Continential Airlines
United Airlines
U.S. Airways