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Wish Kid Keri Share’s the Latest Chapter In Her Life Story

April 13th, 2015

“My wish was a great escape from the stresses of being sick” Where are they now? We want to know! That’s why KWN continues to be a part of the lives of our Wish Kids, long after the actual wish. Recently, we reached out to Keri, who received a wish from Kids Wish Network in […]

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Overcoming obstacles- Officer Friendly’s story about bullying

March 25th, 2015

“I know that I am not supposed to be perfect; I am just supposed to be myself and be happy with who I am” Hello Everyone, I had a very difficult time starting this project, but I guess the best way is to just be who I am. I am a storyteller, and here is […]

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Francesca’s Child Life Story

March 13th, 2015

“I feel so blessed to have the opportunity to help children” Child Life has been a part of my life since I was treated for an abdominal tumor at 14 years old. The part of my hospitalization that I remember the most was working with my Child Life Specialist. She helped me to understand why […]

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“Paula’s Broken Heart”

February 18th, 2015

“Our perfect, tiny, beautiful daughter was born with multiple congenital heart defects” “Paula’s Broken Heart” Guest blog by Cindy Rieber, Wish Kid Paula’s Mom His words hit me so hard that I took a step back and sat down. I couldn’t think; I couldn’t breathe. The words “open heart surgery” and “death” kept ringing in […]

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Life with Epilepsy – A Personal Story

February 5th, 2015

Epilepsy is a serious brain disorder; it’s the fourth most common neurological disorder in the United States. This potentially life-threatening condition affects 2.2 million Americans with nearly 500,000 being children. Our Wish Kid Lianna is just one of those many children who battle this disease on a daily basis. Lianna is only 10 years old […]

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Dreams Do Come True

January 28th, 2015

Guest blog by Lisa, mother to Wish Kids Jacob and Kasey Excerpt from: Dreams do come true Feb. 5, 2013 For years, my two children have been dreaming about their wishes. Both our children have cystic fibrosis, a life-shortening genetic disease that primarily affects the lungs. Our children knew that people with serious medical conditions […]

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Taking a Stand Against Bullying

January 26th, 2015

Bullying is a form of abuse and occurs more often than we realize. “You never know what someone else is going through. Dealing with an illness is really tough without people being mean”. This is something we hear time and time again from our Wish Kids. According to the PACER Center, children facing life-altering situations […]

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Helping Auriana Find Her Voice

January 9th, 2015

Last September, Kids Wish Network granted the wish of a sweet and easy-going 4-year-old from Georgia named Auriana. Her wish was for an iPad complete with learning games to help her development. Now, a year later, Auriana has reached a HUGE milestone; one that her mom says was greatly affected by her wish. KWN is […]

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56,620 kids helped this last fiscal year through our many programs and services.

Our Mission

Kids Wish Network is an international 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.