How Utah Mascots Make Sure Kids with Serious Illness Don’t Have to Fight Alone


All the mascots involved with the Mascot Miracles Foundation might not root for the same team, but they all have one goal. 

The nonprofit works to make sure children with a life threatening or chronic illness do not have to fight alone! 

Ellie Elliott, a Mascot Miracles Board Member, said the foundation works by the mascots becoming best friends with each of the children, and planning events and activities to give the kids something fun to look forward to in their toughest times.

The foundation, which serves 300 families in Utah, contains many mascots such as  their most active members include Felix Falcon from the Utah Falconz, Jazz Bear from he Utah Jazz, Bumble from the Salt Lake Bees, Grizz Bee from the Utah Grizzlies, Leo the Lion from the Salt Lake Real, Willie the Wolverine from UVU, Wilson from UVU, Cosmo from BYU, Swoop from University of Utah, Griffin from Westminster College, Big Blue from USU, Captain Cutter from the Unified Fire Department, the Princesses, Kodiak from MMF, T-Bone from MMF, and Rocky the Moose from MMF.

The Mascots are hosting an event 2/18 at The Living Planet Aquarium at 6:00 PM. Head to their website,, for more information.

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