Make-a-Wish Foundation Founder Frank Shankwitz Joins Barry Shore on VoiceAmerica


Phoenix, AZ -- (SBWire) -- 03/28/2019 --VoiceAmerica, the leader in online media broadcasting and the largest producer and distributor of live internet talk radio, today announced the upcoming show "Making WISHES Come True" interview with Barry Shore, and World Renowned "Wish Man" Frank Shankwitz as they discuss a life of giving and the values learned along the way. The episode which played live on on Tuesday, March 26th and can be found here on VoiceAmerica at

Barry Shore, Ambassador of JOY and VoiceAmerica Host, says "Frank is a pioneer of JOY! Children, families, and communities have and continue to witness the power of LOVE and JOY through the remarkable service Make-A-Wish delivers." However this is only one facet of Mr. Frank Shankwitz. Join us this week as we learn more about Frank's story of Service – You will not want to miss this episode!

In addition to serving his country in the United States Air Force Frank experienced a distinguished career in law enforcement as a Highway Patrol Motorcycle Officer. It was in this capacity of service the opportunity arose to unite Frank's heart with the heart of a dying child. The outcome became what we know today as THE worldwide movement known as the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Barry Shore commented "Frank exemplifies the rugged American spirit of 'CAN DO' and 'Being of Benefit'. His personal story is one of Triumph despite the odds. From humble beginnings Frank has grown to become a "Forbes Top Ten Keynote Speaker" and a Worldwide Proliferator of JOY!"

About Frank Shankwitz
Frank Shankwitz is best known as the Creator and Founder of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, a charity that grants the wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses on an average of every 28 minutes. Frank is an Air Force veteran and an Arizona Highway Patrol Motorcycle Officer, and retired Homicide Detective with 42 years of service. He has been featured in numerous publications and television programs. In 2015 Frank joined six U.S. Presidents as well as Nobel Prize winners and industry leaders as a recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor. In 2015, Frank was presented with an Honorary Doctorate Degree from The Ohio State University. Frank was identified as one of the "10 Most Amazing Arizonans". In 2016, Frank was identified in a Forbes Magazine article as a "Forbes Top Ten Keynote Speaker". Frank was presented the Unite4: Humanity Celebrity ICON Social. Frank's book, "Wish Man", was released in O 2016 and his life story will be featured in a motion picture, "Wish Man". For more information on Frank Shankwitz please visit:

About Barry Shore
Barry Shore is an ambassador of JOY. ( Barry is focused on transforming the giving space with his mission to make every day giving effortless and his big hairy audacious goal to facilitate the giving of one billion dollars without costing any giver a penny. A successful serial entrepreneur, he sold more than $100 million dollars of diamonds. After a brief retirement at age 33, he returned to business and built an innovative process in 1999 that enabled faxes to be sent and received via email to 17 countries for FREE. Barry had two patents and built a company that sold for more than $10 million dollars and the acquirer is today a $4 Billion company. On September 17, 2004, Barry became a quadriplegic overnight from a rare neurological disease (GBS). His journey since to regain mobility caused him to GO MAD: Go Make A Difference and build the system that enables giving at no cost. He is the Founder of the KEEP SMILING Movement which has distributed more than 1.2 MILLION KEEP SMILING Cards throughout the world.

Barry is also the Founder of the MOL (Minute of Love) Podcast and his show The JOY of LIVING can also be heard on iHeartRadio. With intensive therapy he has become an avid swimmer (2 miles per day, 6 times per week) and has accumulated enough miles over 9 years to swim from his home in Venice, California to Shanghai, China.

About VoiceAmerica
VoiceAmerica is the original digital broadcast company for the production and delivery of Live Internet Talk Radio programming and continues to be the industry leader in digital media, marketing, and distribution. We are the pioneers of digital radio programming and have been since 1999. We create and distribute over 500 unique and innovative radio programs for our millions of engaged listeners worldwide. Our network channels distribute live programs daily that reach a growing domestic and international audience who connect through all devices via our mobile, desktop, and tablet VoiceAmerica destinations. Learn more at . Download the VoiceAmerica App now to listen live on Apple and Android. follow us on Facebook and Twitter . Call us any time to find out how VoiceAmerica can help you reach your audience, 1-855-877-4666.

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