Research a Life-Threatening Illness

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

June 2011

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is an illness that affects the nerve cells in the brain that help control voluntary muscle movement. Over time, the nerve cells begin to break down and are unable to send messages to the muscles of the body, slowly robbing a person of their ability to […]

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Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

June 2011

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, also known as ALL, is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow. ALL affects immature blood cells and spreads rapidly attacking the body’s white blood cells. While adults can be diagnosed with ALL, it is most commonly found in children. Although no cancer is predictable, ALL is the most common type […]

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Cystic Fibrosis

May 2010

Cystic Fibrosis is a life-threatening, inherited medical condition that is caused by abnormal cells that produce sweat, mucus and digestive juices. In normal cells, these liquids are thin and slippery, but patients with Cystic Fibrosis have thick, sticky secretions that clog air passages in the lungs, pancreas and other organs. Cystic Fibrosis primarily affects Caucasians […]

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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.