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Birthday party for Ariah at a roller rink

Posted Sep 28, 2023
Ariah has a birthday coming! She would love to celebrate her first birthday in high school with 10 of her friends and foster brother at her favorite skating rink. The local skating rink will provide food, music, skate rental, and a party room for Ariah and all her friends to have some genuine fun in a healthy and safe environment.

Ariah is 15 years old and lives in NM

Ariah came into care several years ago and has not let it slow her down. She is academically driven and will not settle for anything less than her best. Ariah is very fond of books, particularly the Harry Potter series, and spends much of her time learning something new through books. She's a self-proclaimed "nerd." Ariah also enjoys spending time outdoors, including walking, camping, observing nature, and biking. Additionally, Ariah is excited about going to college but is often told that foster care kids "don't even graduate high school," and she is using this as her driving force to excel in school.

The Wish Story

Children Youth and Families Department requests this wish for Ariah.

One Simple Wish posts the wish to the website.

Awesome Human grants the wish for Ariah! Thanks Awesome Human.

"Ariah, I hope you have a super happy birthday and have a blast celebrating with your friends! I'm happy to help you along the way, and I understand you are a very dedicated student. A good education will take you a long way in life, and will open doors and opportunities for you. Balancing out all the work with some fun is also very important, so enjoy yourself, and go into your next year with curiosity, dedication to your goals, and an open heart. I'm cheering you on from Southern California! "

One Simple Wish sends the gift to the Children Youth and Families Department for Ariah.

Ariah receives the wish from NM CYFD - Bernalillo County

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