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Make-A-Wish foundation cutting 2 jobs in Spokane

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SPOKANE, Wash. - The Make-a-wish foundation plans to cut 2 jobs from the Spokane office, communications managers said Thursday. Administrators say the economy has made fundraising difficult and they plan to centralize their fundraising employees in the Seattle area.

The Spokane office will continue to employ two "Wish Managers" who plan and organize wishes for children battling life-threatening conditions across the Inland Northwest.

"I think the positive that come of this is we can save money so we can do more wishes for children," said Angela Geiss, Wish Manager. "If anything we're going to have a stronger wish granting presence here (in Spokane)."

Geiss says the organization plans to grant approximately 60 wishes by the end of the summer.

The Spokane office opened 10 years ago and grants approximately 100 wishes per year.

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