Youth Leadership Committee of Make-A-Wish Southern Florida Presents Mac N’ Cheese challenge on March 25

Make-A-Wish® Southern Florida’s Youth Leadership Committee (YLC) will be hosting a Mac N’ Cheese challenge event on Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 11 am to 3 pm at Estero High School located at 21900 River Ranch Road in Estero.

The food filled fundraising event will have more than a dozen restaurants and catering companies showcasing their most delicious mac n’ cheese creations. Guests will enjoy samples of the classic comfort food and vote for their favorite.

The YLC has set a goal to raise enough money to grant 20 local wishes. Tickets are $20 per person and may be purchased online at If unable to attend, donations for the YLC fundraiser will also be accepted online.

Participating companies include Applebee’s, Beach Brothers BBQ, Bravo, Hyatt House, Hyatt Regency Coconut Point, Jason’s Deli, New York Pizza & Pasta, Publix, Seasons 52, Shula’s Steak House, The American Gastro Pub, The Colony Country Club, The Terraces at Bonita Springs, and Wendy’s.

The Youth Leadership Committee is a group of students from seventh to twelfth grades who work together to help spread the mission of Make-A-Wish as well as raising funds to grant local wishes; all while learning important leadership skills.

To get involved in supporting the Youth Leadership Committee, sponsor this event, or enter your company’s mac n’ cheese into the challenge, please call or email Taylor Marini at 239-992-9474 extension 23 or

Make-A-Wish Southern Florida grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. The Southern Florida chapter grants a wish every 16 hours and has granted more than 10,000 wishes since its inception in 1983. The chapter’s vision is to make every eligible child’s wish come true. For more information about Make-A-Wish, visit or call 239-992-9474.
This article was submitted by a Guest Author of the Above Board Chamber.