Cupertino High School students raise more than $10,000 for Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area

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Saturday, March 9, 2019
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Cupertino High School students raised more than $10,000 for Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area and hosted a rally for a San Jose boy whose wish has been granted.

CUPERTINO, Calif. (KGO) -- Cupertino High School students on Friday honored a San Jose 13-year-old whose wish to go to Hawaii has been granted by Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area.

The school hosted a rally for Tony, who couldn't be there. The theme was "Moana," his favorite movie.

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Tony suffers from a nervous system disorder and spends most of his time in a wheelchair. In April he and his family will make the trip to Hawaii.

Cupertino High School students also raised more than $10,000, the average cost of a wish, for Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area.

Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area has granted more than 8,600 wishes to date.