Tag: cancer

Wish Kid Luke on his wish getting his new Ipad

Wish Kid Luke’s Wish For a Brand New iPad Comes True

March 2016

“This was something he never thought a possibility” During a routine six-month wellness check up for their baby boy, Luke’s parents got the shock of their lives. The pediatrician found a lump in Luke’s abdomen. Further testing revealed that he had a large tumor on his liver, and a biopsy confirmed it was cancerous. The […]

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LeRone’s Los Angeles Clippers Experience of a Lifetime

January 2016

“One LA Clippers fan’s lymphoma journey” At age 14, LeRone was diagnosed with stage IV Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphatic system. He immediately began chemotherapy and radiation treatments. After a couple of months, he was declared to be in remission, but 6 months later the cancer returned. New scans prompted LeRone’s doctors to […]

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Maliya’s San Francisco Smiles Excursion

December 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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Tarleton State University Student in Texas Gets Surprise-of-a-Lifetime

October 2015

STEPHENSVILLE, Texas (Oct. 20, 2015): It was the surprise of a lifetime when college freshman and cheerleader, Cheyenne Holt, heard her name being called over the loud speakers at Tarleton State University’s ‘Midnight Madness’ basketball practice on October 15. With approximately 5,000 students, alumni, and community members present, Cheyenne found out that Kids Wish Network […]

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Kenyell’s Fairytale Family Wish

March 2015

“Kenyell and her family had a great day” When Kenyell started suffering from a back ache that wouldn’t go away, doctors began running tests: one discovered her white blood cell count was low; another discovered a tumor in her brain. Kenyell was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a solid cancerous tumor that develops in the nerve tissue, […]

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Cameron’s Tropical Paradise

February 2015

“Kids Wish Network does real work for real families” Cameron was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a cancer of the white blood cells, after suffering from upper back pain and discovering a lump. She immediately started chemotherapy treatment and underwent seven rounds and two bone marrow transplants, but still faced issues. In June 2010, Cameron’s body […]

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Rene Met Derrick Rose and Sat Courtside at a Chicago Bulls Game!

November 2013

“I can’t believe I got to meet Derrick Rose and sit courtside at the game.” In February of 2013, Rene went to what was supposed to be a routine doctor’s appointment. The visit changed dramatically when physicians discovered a cancerous tumor. The teen immediately began chemotherapy but after months of treatment and no response, doctor’s […]

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Kids Wish Network Grants Disney Wish to West Allis Boy with Cancer

November 2012

WEST ALLIS, Wisc. – International children’s charity Kids Wish Network just granted 6-year-old Valentino Alioto’s wish to meet Mickey Mouse at Disney World in Florida. Kids Wish Network is an international charitable organization dedicated to infusing hope, creating happy memories, and improving the quality of life for children having experienced life-altering situations. “It is such […]

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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.