Biggest pass the parcel: Make-A-Wish Foundation sets world record (HD Video)
LONDON, UK -- Measuring nearly 10ft (3m) in length and weighing a hefty 72 stone (457kg), the parcel created by Make-A-Wish Foundation, covered around 1,680 miles (2,704km) during its 10-day journey; a total of 25 wishes were granted to mark the charity's 25th anniversary
- setting the new world record for the Biggest pass the parcel. Photo: The World's Biggest Pass The Parcel finished its tour of the UK at London's Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, where four-year-old Lois Ladkin-Brown was granted her wish of becoming a princess for the day. (enlarge photo)
The previous Guinness world record for The largest pass the parcel measured 1.82 m (5 ft 11.65 in) in height, 2.26 m (7 ft 4.98 in) in width, 2.53 m (8 ft 2.61 in) in length and was achieved by Woolworths.co.uk in Manchester, UK.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the most stamps on a parcel: 4500 - sent by Ramesh Babu Mutyala (India) on a parcel from Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Neil Jones, Make-A-Wish chief executive, said: "We've had a fantastic 10 days on the Pass the Parcel tour. It has been a magical experience, granting 25 wishes to mark this special anniversary for the charity.
"It's official that we have broken the world record, which is a brilliant achievement, and we hope that the tour and our milestone birthday this month will encourage everyone to support us by donating whatever they can to help make our 25th anniversary year our best year ever."