Development Department

An Outstanding Guardian Angel

July 27th, 2012

Our “Guardian Angel” donors are all fantastic. It’s as simple as that. All of them care and they all want to help our kids in whatever ways they can. Sometimes, some of them really go above and beyond, and I’d like to tell you all about one of those instances. We just received a donation […]

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Awesome Heroes

August 3rd, 2011

As a Hero of the Month coordinator here at Kids Wish Network, I get all sorts of great stories sent my way by child life specialists and other caretakers all the time. Each and every story is special and many of them really tug at your heartstrings; they’re all little heroes. Every now and then […]

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Aaron’s Wish

July 14th, 2011

Kids Wish Network is fulfilling Aaron’s wish to meet the cast of his favorite TV show, “iCarly”. Thanks to the efforts of Lieutenant Brian Michelli of the Fruitport Fire Department and many other generous sponsors from the Fruitport community, Aaron will make memories he will never ever forget. Yesterday at the Fruitport Fire Department, Aaron […]

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July 14th, 2011

We just received an anonymous donation here at Kids Wish Network! While we receive plenty of anonymous donations, this one touched my heart because it came from two children. Their letter read that they had searched the internet to determine what charity they would want to make a donation to. They came across Kids Wish […]

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My First Wish

July 13th, 2011

Hello! My name is Nafie and I’m a Wish Funding Specialist here at Kids Wish Network. I have to tell you that I am very excited right now because I just funded a wish for a little girl named Alyssa from California! YEAHHHHHHHH! Alyssa’s wish is to visit the set of her favorite show, “iCarly,” […]

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Lovely Lions

June 20th, 2011

Emma is 3-years-old and she has retinoblastoma. As a result, her right eye has been removed and replaced with a prosthetic; she has very limited vision in her left eye. Emma’s wish is to visit Disney World, so I’m reaching out to her local community for funding. The Lions Club made a very generous donation […]

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Julio’s Day

March 14th, 2011

When I contacted the Police Department in Altamonte Springs to help fulfill a wish for Julio, I didn’t know how important that one phone call would be. I spoke with Officer Anthony who let me know that the police will escort Julio through his shopping spree, but more importantly, they will also be honoring him […]

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Shout Out to the Sponsors

February 7th, 2011

There is nothing more exciting for the Development Team than witnessing firsthand the amazing outpouring of generosity by our sponsors when they help grant the wishes of these amazing children. Not only are you bringing joy, but you’re creating smiles, building hope and bringing families in crisis closer together. I can’t tell you how often […]

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48,632 kids helped this last fiscal year through our many programs and services.

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.