WARREN, NJ -  Warren Middle School is celebrating 10 years of giving back with a Walk-a-Thon Friday to benefit One Simple Wish.

The annual walk-a-thon was created to promote healthy living, community service and is the final activity for the middle school Character Education Program. Themes rotate annually and this year's theme is happiness.

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The rotating themes are Happiness, Help and HOPE.

One Simple Wish was born in 2008 by Danielle Gletow. Children deserve happy childhoods. One Simple Wish helps to create them. 


In 2006, Danielle Gletow and her husband Joe became foster parents and saw the needs of foster care children.  She vowed to empower more people to support children who have been victims of abuse, neglect and abandonment.   

To help grant wishes, students are collecting online donations. To donate go to:


http://onesimplewish.org/giving/warren8  or



Students voted on some of the wishes to grant. Among them are: Kayla to help her reunite with her Mom and James who needs a communication APP to help him speak.

For class spirit, and kicking off Memorial Day weekend, each grade wears a color of the American flag: 

Grade 8 –white, Grade 7 – red and Grade 6 - blue.

Happiness. Children deserve happy childhoods. One Simple Wish helps to create them.