Tag: brain malformation


Behind the Scenes with Emily

March 10th, 2016

“She is missing parts of her brain” As a baby, Emily struggled to meet developmental milestones and accomplish basic motor skills. Noticing the abnormalities, Emily’s parents took her to the doctor. A CT scan showed that Emily was actually missing parts of her brain. Emily was diagnosed with schizencephaly, a very rare malformation of the […]

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My First Wish Kid Meet & Greet

September 23rd, 2015

“My First Wish Kid Meet & Greet” My name is Lauren, and it is my job to be the public face of Kids Wish Network and the voice of hope that we strive to share with the nation. Most mornings you’ll find me twirling the phone cord in my office while pitching a story to […]

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A Swimmingly Good Time for Sophia

September 16th, 2015

“SeaWorld was her favorite part of the trip” Sophia is a 9-year-old girl who woke up one morning paralyzed. The entire right side of her body wasn’t functioning. Sophia had an enormous bleed on her brain, and weak blood vessels had started growing in Sophia’s brain. They had leaked and caused an enormous bleed on […]

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Sun, Sand, & Spiderman: Liam’s Beach Vacation of a Lifetime

July 1st, 2015

“A wonderful trip filled with happy memories” Liam wanted to ride a boogie board over the ocean waves with his dad, build sand castles with his older brother, and look for shells along the shoreline with his mom on a tropical beach getaway, and that is exactly what Kids Wish Network gave him! The warm […]

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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.