Foundation grants Colebrook child’s wish

Ten-year-old Ayla Fritz looked on as her treehouse was unveiled at a surprise party on Thursday, March 30. Photo by Shaw Israel Izikson

COLEBROOK —  The state branch of the Make-A-Wish Foundation granted 10-year-old Ayla Fritz’s wish on Thursday, March 30, by unveiling a treehouse at her family’s home.

Launched in 1986, the foundation’s goal is to fulfill the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions.

According to a press release, the Connecticut chapter has fulfilled more than 2,700 wishes since its inception.

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