McAlister’s Deli Hosts a Make-A-Wish Night to Benefit Local Children

The Bessemer, Huntsville, Prattville, and Tuscaloosa McAlister’s Deli locations will be hosting a Make-A-Wish Night on Wednesday, July 11. Twenty percent of all business proceeds received between the hours of 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. will be donated to Make-A-Wish® Alabama.  All donations will be used to grant the wishes of local children suffering from life-threatening medical conditions.

Make-A-Wish®Alabama has been granting wishes locally since 1995.  “With nearly 200 pending wishes in Alabama, we are so excited to have local partners join us in helping children with life-threatening medical conditions have their most heartfelt wishes come true,” says Nora Banks, the Alabama Coordinator of External Events.  Participating restaurant locations include:McAlister’s Deli of Bessemer: 4977 Promenade Parkway, Suite 121, Bessemer, AL 35022 (205) 426-0387

McAlister’s Deli of Huntsville: 1480 Perimeter Parkway, NW, Huntsville, AL 35806 (256) 425-0034

McAlister’s Deli of Prattville: 2747 Legends Parkway, Prattville, AL 36066 (334) 285-3334

McAlister’s Deli of Tuscaloosa: 101 15th St., Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 (205) 758-0039

Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.  With the help of generous donors and over 30,000 volunteers worldwide, Make-A-Wish grants a wish somewhere in the world every 23 minutes and has granted over 280,000 wishes since its inception in 1980.  The Georgia and Alabama Chapter of Make-A-Wish has granted over 5,000 wishes locally and has over 800 children waiting for their most heartfelt wishes to come true.  To learn more, visit and connect with us on Facebook and Twitter @MakeAWishGA @MakeAWishAL.
In 1989, a dentist with a passion for restaurants with fast, personal service and great food opened the original McAlister’s Deli restaurant in a converted gas station in Oxford, Mississippi.  By 1995, McAlister’s Corporation had gained recognition by INC. Magazine as one of America’s fastest-growing privately held companies, and in 2009, McAlister’s was recognized by Parents Magazine as one of the Top 10 Best Fast Casual Restaurants.  To learn more about McAlister’s Deli, please visit