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From the Desk of Barbara Askin

April 2010

I am so excited by the donation that just arrived from Borders! We just got in some amazing children’s books with so many wonderful titles as well as beautiful plush animals. Because of the generosity of Borders and their customers, many children will soon be smiling and full of joy! I feel happy that so […]

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From the Desk of Barbara Askin…

January 2010

As the Director of the Kids Wish Network Distribution Department, I see so many wonderful toys and products for children come through our warehouse. It makes my heart so happy to know that children across the nation are going to smile and be comforted by the various different toys and merchandise that companies so generously […]

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From the Desk of Barbara Askin…

November 2009

As the Director of Distribution for Kids Wish Network, I am grateful for our ever faithful donors that give to our organization. Every day I come into the office and my goal is to ensure that every child we encounter will have what they need and then some. It brings me so much joy to […]

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From the Desk of Barbara Askin…

November 2009

The Distribution Department has had an incredibly super busy week but it has all been worth it. We were able to assist four local charities that desperately needed our help and now these well deserving children will have a very happy holiday! It brings us so much joy to watch as these gift banks are […]

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From the Desk of Barbara Askin…

October 2009

We had another very exciting week here in the Distribution Department and I guess you could say that there is never a dull moment! You see, we just had the privilege of receiving 44 pallets from Fashion Angel of paper doll fashion design kits and fantastic pencils that are full of wonderful color and designs. […]

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From the Desk of Barbara Askin…..

October 2009

OMG! I am so excited to announce that Kids Wish Network has been chosen as the Charity of Choice for CSX! Kids Wish will literally be “Santa’s little helper” while participating in The Santa Train event, and it’s such an honor! The Santa Train is an annual event that goes through the Appalachian Mountains where […]

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From the desk of Barbara Askin…

October 2009

What exciting surprises came our way in the Distribution Department last week! Our faithful and consistent donors at King Features Syndicate sent us a whole bunch of merchandise that we were not expecting: 15 boxes filled to the brim with an assortment of Betty Boop merchandise including pajamas, t-shirts, slippers, purses, pillows, and plush to […]

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High Five!

September 2009

Today I received a survey from one of our facilities regarding the pallet of toys we sent to them. After rating the program a “5” (out of 5), this is what the facility had to say: “The other day a little girl (age 4) who had been in for a full abuse assessment, including a […]

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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.