Wish is in the Works


Fireman Erik to the Rescue

October 23rd, 2015

“He is permanently unable to move or feel his arms and legs” Erik only weighed 1 pound and 8 ounces when he was born at 24 weeks. Hospitalized for a subsequent 3 months, Erik had a shunt placed in his brain to drain excess fluid. Erik has cerebral palsy, and due to the nature of […]

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Yevhen Wants to Add to His Collections

August 11th, 2015

“Yevhen loves designing and building all kinds of things” For the first two and a half months of his life, Yevhen remained in the hospital unable to come home. He was born premature at 26 weeks and needed close monitoring. At home, Yevhen did not meet the typical milestones that most healthy babies do during […]

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Gage’s Dream Come True

July 30th, 2015

“Gage was only 7 when he was diagnosed with an incurable, life-threatening illness” At just 7 years old, Gage was diagnosed with an incurable, life-threatening illness, a reality that can be difficult for anyone to accept. But Gage has been able to manage his illness with positivity and uses inspirational athletes to keep his spirits […]

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John Riley

Making Movies with Wish Kid John

June 11th, 2015

“John’s cancer is rare and aggressive” Last August, Wish Kid John came down with a simple cold and started suffering from chest pains. But after three weeks with no improvement, his “simple” cold needed another look. Doctors conducted an ultrasound on John’s chest and found a disturbing mass. On October 8th, the mass was revealed […]

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Leah Berthiaume

Making Leah’s Dream Come True

June 3rd, 2015

“Leah had inpatient chemotherapy treatments for five months” Just last year, Wish Kid Leah was ready to start a brand new chapter in her life, but in November, a life-threatening medical diagnosis changed everything. After feeling ill for a few weeks and suffering from fatigue, Leah visited a local medical center. The nurse immediately told […]

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Brad Chesney (2)

Brad’s Ultimate Wish

March 24th, 2015

“Brad’s autoimmune disorders carry a fatal prognosis” Less than one year ago, Wish Kid Brad was your average teenager. He loved to skateboard and listen to rapper Eminem, but his entire life changed in August 2014. Brad started suffering from horrible headaches, couldn’t keep food down, and his pupils were dilated. Once he started losing […]

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Making Seth’s dream come true

January 29th, 2015

“Seth has already suffered through many surgeries” When Wish Kid Seth was 9 years old, he started feeling nauseous frequently. He couldn’t keep his food down and began to rapidly lose weight. Soon, he started suffering from dizzy spells, bouts of physical pain, and muscle weakness. Doctors diagnosed Seth with severe Crohn’s disease and recommended […]

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Super Terry’s Superman Wish

July 22nd, 2014

“There is no effective treatment to slow the deadly progression of Terry’s disease” Terry was initially a very happy, normal little boy. He hit all his developmental milestones like walking, talking, running and playing. When he was 3 years old, Terry started stuttering his words and having to repeat a lot of what he was […]

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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.