Tag: cerebral palsy child

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Indiana 6-year-old with life-threatening illness has dream come true

March 13th, 2015

DEMOTTE, Ind. (March 13, 2015): For 6-year-old Laila Hamstra of DeMotte, IN, hospitals and doctors’ offices are extremely common destinations. Diagnosed with a life-threatening condition at birth, Laila suffers through frequent complications as a result. But recently, thanks to children’s charity Kids Wish Network, Laila was whisked away to her dream destination: Disney World. “We […]

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Wish Granted for Military Family With Ill Child Before Father Deploys

January 26th, 2015

BLACKLICK, Ohio (Jan. 12, 2014): Children’s charity Kids Wish Network worked quickly to grant the wish of 3-year-old Hunter Miller to visit Disney World and SeaWorld before his father, a major in the Ohio National Guard, deployed for another year. For the Miller family, time together is extremely precious. Dewey Miller, Hunter’s father, was actively […]

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Megan says ‘Hi Hi Hi’ to Paul McCartney

March 20th, 2010

Name: Megan Age: 16 State: GA Megan has spastic diplegic cerebral palsy and severe asthma. Each year for the past several years she has been losing 5% of her lung capacity and may soon be in need of a lung transplant. While Megan is confined to a wheelchair, needs help with most of her daily […]

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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.