Tag: bullying

Catherine is Recognized as Kids Wish Network and YWCA Alaska’s Hero of the Month

Kids can be bullied for all kinds of reasons

November 2016

Kids can be bullied for all kinds of reasons. Catherine wrote about the bullying she faced growing up in the Native villages in Alaska and feeling like an “outsider” because she didn’t look like the other kids. I grew up in “the bush”, also known as Native villages in Anchorage, Alaska, where taking the easy […]

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Female Stars Who Were Bullied

November 2015

“From Victims to A-List Celebrities: Beating the Bullying Culture” Bullying is an epidemic that many of our Wish Kids know all too well due to their life-threatening illnesses. Pacer’s National Bullying Prevention Center states that children facing life-altering medical situations or a life-threatening illness are two to three times more likely to be bullied. They […]

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You are Not Alone: A Message of Hope from Michael J. Fox

October 2015

“One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered.” – Michael J. Fox October is anti-bullying awareness month. Sadly, many of our Wish Kids have been victims of bullying simply because of their illness or condition. Just like Kids Wish Network, our very own […]

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Bulldozing Bullying with Country Singer Noah Garner

October 2015

“Guest Blogger Noah Garner Addresses Personal Struggle with Bullying” Noah Garner is an up and coming country music singer and songwriter. This star on the rise is currently headlining for Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge, located in the nation’s country music capital, Nashville Tennessee. Noah is a compassionate sponsor for Kids Wish Network with a personal understanding […]

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“Girl Meets World” Tackles Bullying

October 2015

“Always Be True to Yourself” Do you remember watching Cory Matthews juggle school, friends, family, and romance from his middle school years all the way through his college graduation on the hit television show, “Boy Meets World?” Every Friday night, I made sure to catch the latest episode featuring my favorite cast of characters: Cory, […]

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Electronics Fit for One

September 2015

“Her favorite new toy is the BIG TV” Diagnosed at age 7 with Type 1 diabetes, Mary Jane has been hospitalized 10 times. It is extremely important that she closely monitor her blood sugar levels or risk disabling complications that could be life-threatening. At 10 years old, the outgoing youngest of four in her family […]

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Overcoming obstacles- Officer Friendly’s story about bullying

March 2015

“I know that I am not supposed to be perfect; I am just supposed to be myself and be happy with who I am” Hello Everyone, I had a very difficult time starting this project, but I guess the best way is to just be who I am. I am a storyteller, and here is […]

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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.