Sale of the Christmas ale generated just under $6,440, which will cover the cost of the trip for the 9-year-old Kettering boy and his family, according to Dave Seyer, executive director of A Special Wish Foundation Dayton Chapter.
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The boy is battling cancer, and he expressed the desire to meet Mickey Mouse and visit Disney World, Seyer said. The trip will also include a visit to Universal Studios, also in the Orlando area.
Special Wish trips, Seyer said, give ill children and their families a chance to step away from the grueling schedule of doctor visits, lab work and treatment regimens that accompany a life-threatening diagnosis.
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“They can be a kid again, and their families can be a family again,” Seyer said. “They can spend time with their brothers and sisters, and build memories.”