What to Expect From Your First Slay-A-Thon

What should fans expect when they arrive at the 14th annual Slay-A-Thon event? When you arrive at the Showroom inside Dave & Buster’s, you will be welcomed by our registration crew. The crew will take your donation sheets, and keep track of everyone’s donations.

My Make-A-Wish Experience with Slay-A-Thon

Hey you! If you’re reading this, you’re at the website for a great event. A favorite of mine, actually. Slay-A- Thon helped me complete my Make-A- Wish years ago, and I only feel a little bit cheesy saying it changed my life. When

Why We Made a ‘Buffy’ Event for Make-A-Wish

Slay-A-Thon is a fan based benefit for The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Illinois. Fans of Joss Whedon attend an all-day Buffy the Vampire Slayer marathon full of pop culture goodness and raise money to grant wishes to kids with life-threatening conditions. As the creator of

Five Tips For Collecting Donations and Helping Children in Need

After registering on our website or Facebook event page, Slay-A-Thon attendees collect donations in the months or weeks leading up to the event. All donations are tax-deductible, and 100% of donations directly benefit ill children supported by The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Illinois.