Potawatomi, Make-A-Wish surprise girl with trip to Disney World

MILWAUKEE — Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, through its Heart of Canal Street program, teamed up with Make-A-Wish Wisconsin to give a 13-year-old girl some special treatment.

Iyanna suffers from a brain tumor. On Tuesday, Sept. 18, she learned Make-A-Wish is sending Iyanna and her family to Disney World!

Iyanna said she’s grateful so many people came together to make her dream come true.

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“I’m excited. These people don’t know me a lot, but they would do all this for me and it made me happy,” Iyanna said.

To top it all off, before she left, they threw her a Disney princess-themed party at Potawatomi on Tuesday — complete with pizza and chocolate cake.

Iyanna said she’s looking forward to riding the “big roller coasters” at Disney World.