Tag: Ben Roethlisberger

Kids Wish Network and Pittsburgh Steelers Grant Special Wish for Young Bus Crash Survivor with Cancer

September 2012

PITTSBURGH, Penn. – International children’s charity Kids Wish Network announced today that, thanks to the Pittsburgh Steelers and generous sponsors, a Colorado boy’s fondest dream have come true. Cesar Madera attended a Steelers practice session, met the team, and spent some one-on-one time with his favorite player, Troy Polamalu. Kids Wish Network is an international charitable […]

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Boone County teen meets Pittsburgh Steelers

January 2010

JULIAN – A teen with a life-threatening illness had her wish to meet the Pittsburgh Steelers granted through Kids Wish Network and the generosity of the Steelers. At 6-years-old, Cynthia Gay was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease, an autoimmune disorder that affects the gastrointestinal tract. Because of this, she has endured multiple traumatic surgeries and dealt […]

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The Pittsburgh Steelers Serenade Cynthia

December 2009

As I returned to the office today, I thought about my great experience meeting with the most wonderful family over the past weekend. I met wish teen Cindy, her mom and sister in Pittsburgh, where her wish came true to meet the Pittsburgh Steelers. We all arrived at the Steelers practice field on Saturday and […]

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A Fun Football Wish

December 2009

Cindy’s wish is to meet the Pittsburgh Steelers, especially Ben Roethlisberger and Hines Ward. On Friday, December 4, Cindy will have her wish come true. Cindy was only 6 years old when she was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease. She has since endured many surgeries and has survived both respiratory and kidney failures. Through it all […]

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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.