CHICAGO (CBS) — The power of a wish was celebrated Sunday, as Make-A-Wish Illinois hosted two Walk for Wishes events.

One of the events was held on Chicago’s lakefront, the other in the northwest suburbs.

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For the lakefront event, the morning began with a little moving and shaking at Montrose Harbor.

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Supporters from all walks of life were on hand to raise money for the renowned charity, which makes wishes come true for children with critical illnesses.

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The northwest suburban event was held with Elk Grove Village.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff