Hero FAQ

How does a child qualify?
The child must have been treated at the nominating facility and not have a life-threatening illness. They must not have received a wish from any other organization.
How does a facility become a Hero of the Month member facility?
Contact Kids Wish Network at 888-918-9004 and ask to speak to a facility coordinator.
How often may a hospital nominate a child?
Member facilities may nominate five children per month for the length of their agreement.
Is there a cost to the facility?
There is no cost to the facility. However, we may seek sponsorship to cover the costs of the program.
Is there a waiting list?
Yes, this is an extremely popular program. In general, you can expect to receive a commencement date for the program within 3 to 6 months of signing the agreement.
What does the nominee receive?
The child receives a beautiful personalized certificate, a Hero t-shirt, a Hero stuffed bear, a gold medallion, and a gift card for a personal shopping spree.
What is the age range for nominees?
3 to 18 years of age.
Who may nominate a child?
A child advocate – such as a nurse, physician, social worker or child life specialist – employed by a facility which participates in the Hero of the Month program.

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Our Mission

Kids Wish Network is a charitable organization dedicated to infusing hope, creating happy memories, and improving the quality of life for children having experienced life-altering situations. Kids Wish Network assists children and their families through several key programs.