In April 2013, we granted Wish Kid Emma a once-in-a-lifetime experience to visit the set of CBS’s award-winning show NCIS.
Besides granting wishes to children suffering from life-threatening illness, KWN also has multiple programs to help reach other kids in need. Whether they are suffering from homelessness, abuse, neglect or illness, the comfort of a new gift can ease a difficult situation. That’s why we are so grateful to our Guardian Angel donors who help […]
Hello! My name is Kiara, and I started with Kids Wish Network a couple of months ago as a Wish Funding Specialist. My previous non-profit experience was focused on breaking the barriers of extreme poverty in third-world countries. It may seem like a big change to go from advocating for children and families in extreme […]
In late 2013, 12-year-old Jessica was diagnosed with an atrial septal defect and was informed that she needed open heart surgery. Doctors went in and repaired a valve in her heart, which, unfortunately, lead to more complications. The attempted surgery resulted in a complete heart block, and Jessica now needed a pacemaker. Jessica was nominated […]
For Wish Kid Gage, all he wanted was a beach vacation. So we sent the Ohio-teen on an amazing adventure in Palm Coast, Florida. Gage suffers from a life-threatening version of Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory bowel disease that causes dangerous complications, so his beach vacation wish was the perfect time to relax. One great activity […]
It’s that time of the year again when summer comes to an end and kids head back to school. For parents, now is the time for “back to school” shopping. Kids will gather their pencils and paper, pick out a new lunch box, strap on their backpack and start the new school year. Unfortunately for […]
As the Product Coordinator for KWN, I am always impressed by other peoples’ generosity. I get the chance to work with incredible companies that go above and beyond to help us provide joy to kids facing difficult circumstances. The past few months, I’ve been working with a fantastic company called Sophia’s Doll Clothes that really […]