For McDonnell and Jacobsen, it’s hard to believe they started their fundraising efforts doing bake sales and other small events, and have now grown to hosting one of the biggest and well-attended parties of the year.
In order to grant the big wishes, big efforts have to be made. And Jacobsen and McDonnell wouldn’t have it any other way.
“It’s what they give to us; not what we give to them,” Jacobsen said. “There are some truly incredible stories and we’ve had some pretty rough ones, but it’s all worth it in the end.”