Make-A-Wish Western Pennsylvania opens its first regional office, the Northwest Regional Office in Erie, to oversee wish fulfillment and fundraising activities in Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Forest, Mercer, Venango, and Warren counties.
Make-A-Wish Southern West Virginia, headquartered in Charleston, opens. It oversees wish fulfillment and fundraising activities in Boone, Cabell, Calhoun, Clay, Fayette, Greenbrier, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, McDowell, Mercer, Mingo, Monroe, Nicholas, Putnam, Raleigh, Roane, Summers, Wayne, Wirt, and Wyoming counties.
The 1,000th wish is fulfilled. Teddy, a barrel racing enthusiast from Pittsburgh, PA, asks for board and equipment for his horse.
The Southeast Regional Office, headquartered in Altoona, opens to oversee wish fulfillment and fundraising activities in Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Mifflin, and Somerset counties.
The Northeast Regional Office, headquartered in Punxsutawney, opens to oversee wish fulfillment and fundraising activities in Cameron, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Elk, Jefferson, McKean, and Potter counties.
The 2,000th wish is fulfilled. John is an 11-year-old from Pittsburgh, PA, who went on a day-long shopping spree.
The 3,000th wish is fulfilled. Seventeen-year-old Jason of Latrobe, PA, is a Civil War buff and asked for an authentic Union Army uniform.