‘WISH FOR A WOW’ Winner Announced: Steven Ruiz Given a Chance to Fulfill His Wish of Walking Again

MIAMI, Nov. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WOW Factor Marketing Group celebrates their 10-year anniversary by granting a ‘WISH FOR A WOW’ to Steven Ruiz, a 22-year-old young man that became a quadriplegic following a life-changing car accident. Ruiz will receive a $10,000 donation from WOW Factor towards his treatments and wish of walking again, with the help of iAm Able Fitness. A matching donation will also be presented to iAm Able Fitness, a non-profit organization improving the quality of life for individuals with paralysis through intense therapeutic exercise, mentoring and support. Any individual person, group, organization or charity was invited to submit their stories and present why their ‘WISH FOR A WOW’ should be granted an opportunity to have a life-changing wish come true.

Juliet Campino, the cousin of winner Steven Ruiz who accepted the check on his behalf, Jose and Heide Dans of WOW Factor Marketing Group and Alfredo Iglesias of iAm Able Fitness. Photo credit: Christopher Allen Buchanan


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“One of our main goals when we founded this company was to give back to the local community. We are pleased to have the opportunity to make a difference in the life of someone truly in need,” said Jose Dans, Chief Innovator at WOW Factor Marketing Group.

This year marks the 10-year anniversary of WOW Factor Marketing, a full-service marketing agency specializing in media, event marketing, and creative services. WOW Factor chose to celebrate this milestone by giving back to the same community that has assisted and supported the growth of the agency for the past decade. Since its inception, the agency has donated over $900,000 to charities across South Florida. The “WISH FOR A WOW” campaign included a panel of celebrity judges assisting in the selection of five finalists. The judges included: Albita, Ana Maria Polo, Javier Romero, Jon Secada and Laurie Jennings. The public selected the winner through an online voting method.

For more information about WOW Factor Marketing Group and the ‘WISH FOR A WOW’ campaign, visit wowfactorusa.com.

About WOW Factor Marketing Group
WOW Factor Marketing Group is a full-service advertising agency headquartered in Coral Gables, Fla., which opened its doors to embrace the art of customer centricity in 2005. It's a full-service marketing agency specializing in media, event marketing and creative services. WOW Factor Marketing Group offers its clients a unique and unparalleled mix of creativity, ingenuity and attention to detail, while mirroring the diversity of the ever-changing local and global marketplace.

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Source: Bristol Public Relations