Social Media Philanthropist Makes WMS Student's Dream Come True

Check out this amazing story! Social media philanthropist Isaiah Garza known for his random acts of kindness made 7th Grader Chase Merriweather’s dream of meeting NBA superstar Luka Doncic a reality! Thanks to Garza, Chase attended the NBA All-Star Game in Utah February 17-19 as the special guest of Doncic. Chase, who lost his hands & feet when he was three years old, has long been a Wiss Nation hero. He never let the loss of his limbs slow him down! With help from the Challenged Athletes Foundation, Chase participates in multiple sports and lives life to its fullest. Chase’s journey is the inspiration for Chase UR Dream, a nonprofit organization his parents founded that raises money to provide support and resources to individuals with limb differences and their families. Shout-out to Garza and Doncic for providing this unforgettable experience for Chase, to the Merriweathers for their incredible work to help others, and to Chase for continuing to inspire us.


Another Highlight: When Mr. Garza visited WMS to surprise Chase with the NBA All-Star trip, he also visited a couple of classes to share his story about the power of helping others!

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