Famous 4th Street Cookie Company in the Reading Terminal Market will donate all Oatmeal Cookie proceeds to The Make-A-Wish Foundation

 On April 29 and 30, Philadelphia’s beloved Famous 4th Street Cookie Company at Reading Terminal Market will offer $1 Oatmeal Cookies to celebrate National Oatmeal Cookie Day (April 30th) and World Wish Day (April 29th). From 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day, market goers who purchase an Oatmeal Raisin, Oatmeal Orange Cranberry or the exclusive Oatmeal Make-A-Wish Cookie for just $1 will directly support the Make-A-Wish Foundation. 100% of Famous 4th Street Oatmeal Cookie sales will be donated to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. 


“Oatmeal cookies are a popular treat and comfort food many of us remember fondly from our childhoods. So, to celebrate National Oatmeal Cookie Day this year, we want to not only share our timeless, thick and chewy oatmeal cookies, but also help to support a local charity doing great things for sick children and their families.” said owner, Tina Phillips. “With the help of the Reading Terminal Market shoppers, we can be a part of providing funds to support the programs of the Make-A-Wish Foundation”.  


Additionally, every hour on the hour between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.  Famous 4th Street Cookie Company will give away one dozen assorted Oatmeal Cookies at random to a customer at the Reading Terminal Market. 


Can’t make it to the Market? Order a box of 6 Make-A-Wish Cookies for $10 online at famouscookies.com with any purchase. All proceeds from the Make-A-Wish Box will be donated to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. 


About World Wish Day (April 29th)

Make-A-Wish started with a single wish on April 29, 1980, when 7-year-old Chris Greicius had his wish granted to become a police officer. Chris’ community in Phoenix came together to make his wish come true. Chris’ wish ignited a spark and a global movement that led to the creation of Make-A-Wish Philadelphia, Delaware & Susquehanna Valley in 1986, which has granted more than 7,900 wishes.  In honor of the wish that started it all, Make-A-Wish chapters and affiliates worldwide invite their communities to come together to help grant wishes throughout April, culminating in World Wish Day on April 29.


About The Famous 4th Street Cookie Company 

The Famous 4th Street Cookie Company was founded in 1978 with one goal: serving delicious, fresh-baked cookies made only with the finest ingredients. Using the same recipe for their award-winning cookies for more than 40 years, owners Brian and Tina Phillips have grown the original bakery concept – born in South Philadelphia and raised in the Reading Terminal Market – into an e-commerce and wholesale distributor of the most delicious cookies money can buy. Today, Famous cookies can be found throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and shipped anywhere in the US. For more information, please visit http://www.famouscookies.com/.


Make-A-Wish® creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses and seeks to bring every eligible child’s wish to life. Research shows children who have wishes granted can build the physical and emotional strength they need to fight their illness. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Make-A-Wish is the world’s leading children’s wish-granting organization, serving children in every community in the United States and in more than 50 countries worldwide. Together, generous donors, supporters, staff and more than 24,000 volunteers across the U.S., grant more than 25 wishes every day. For more information visit wish.org/philadesv.

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