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Wish Kid Maddy’s Princess Adventure

Wish Kid Maddy’s Princess Adventure

March 8th, 2016

When her daughter was first born, Maddy’s mom was heartbroken to find out that her sweet baby girl was suffering from kidney reflux. Serious complications include permanent kidney scarring and eventual kidney failure. To correct the malformation, Maddy had surgery at the tender age of two. It was only a few years later that Maddy […]

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Wish Kid Alexander’s Magical Adventure

December 31st, 2015

“He met all his favorite characters and more” Alexander was born with a birthmark about the size of an inch on his hip, and it seemed to cause him discomfort. He was finally diagnosed with a vascular malformation, characterized by painful abnormal clusters of blood vessels that occur during fetal development. He was referred to […]

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Maliya’s San Francisco Smiles Excursion

December 2nd, 2015

“Mom, when am I going back?” At 3-years-old, Maliya contracted a cold, and her mom, Joy, noticed that her daughter’s balance was off. Antibiotics cleared up Maliya’s cold, but it didn’t help her regain her sense of balance. As her ability to walk continued to decline, Maliya also complained of her neck hurting. Joy took […]

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Paige’s Passion for Princesses

June 26th, 2015

“Meeting her favorite Disney characters meant the world to her” Paige was diagnosed at birth with biliary atresia, a blockage in the tubes that carry bile from the liver to the gallbladder. It can lead to liver damage and cirrhosis, which is deadly if not treated. Paige was constantly suffering from infections as a result […]

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Mickey, LEGOS, and even a Hulk Cake!

April 28th, 2015

“The highlight of his day was meeting the cast of Cars” It was a traumatic first week of life for now 5-year-old Oregon native Tristan who was diagnosed with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia after rapid weight loss in infancy. “He was jaundiced and kept vomiting. I knew something wasn’t quite right. I knew the difference between […]

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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.