Tag: Claire’s


Wish Kid Kyla’s VIP Day(s) of Shopping at West Town Mall

April 27th, 2016

When Kyla lost 15 pounds in the span of two weeks, was showing signs of exhaustion, and complaining of strong pain and cramping in her legs, her dad recognized the symptoms of diabetes. Kyla’s blood results showed a glucose level was at 564, more than twice the norm. She now has an insulin pump to […]

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Kalissa’s Royal Shopping Spree

April 6th, 2016

“The limo, tiara, and fairy dust made her feel like a princess” When Kalissa was in the fourth grade, she started to fall behind in school. She complained of having a brutal headache. On the way to the doctor’s office, Kalissa began screaming because the pain was so severe. A CT scan in the ER […]

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Cabela’s and Hilltop Mall Treat Wish Kid to a Grand Shopping Spree

February 8th, 2016

“He wore a grin from ear to ear” During his traumatic delivery, Cordell’s umbilical cord was wrapped tightly around his neck twice. Immediately after his birth, doctors administered CPR, but it was unknown how long Cordell went without oxygen. His physicians were unable to give his frantic family any answers as to whether or not […]

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Teen with Chiari Malformation Enjoys Lavish Shopping Spree

October 30th, 2015

“From a deluxe makeover to private dressing rooms and personal attendants, Jaylin had it all” Jaylin took a hard fall that resulted in a concussion, but she continued to suffer from headaches and slowed speech long after the initial injury. An MRI showed that Jaylin has Chiari malformation, a condition that she was born with, […]

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Kyla at Picture People Photo Shoot

Kyla’s Sensational Shopping Spree & Day of Glamour

October 2nd, 2015

“The professional photographer, private fashion photo shoot, and special attention made her feel like a celebrity” Flu-like symptoms landed Kyla in the hospital when she was one year old, but blood work revealed that influenza was not the cause of Kyla’s sickness. She was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when tests showed that her blood […]

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Style Icon on the Rise

August 26th, 2015

“Daniella was glowing from the whole experience” Daniella was born premature at only 33 weeks and was immediately diagnosed with cerebral palsy and hydrocephalus. She required immediate surgery to place shunts in her brain and stayed in the hospital for 8 weeks afterwards. As she got older, doctors realized that Daniella also has scoliosis. She […]

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Solei crowned as Princess of Rogue Valley Mall

January 16th, 2015

“Solei loved shopping and becoming Princess” Over the course of several months, Wish Kid Solei started developing various concerning symptoms. First, she started to bruise easily, and then her fingers and feet started hurting. After visiting a specialist, Solei was diagnosed with lupus, an autoimmune disorder that affects many parts of the body including joints, […]

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“I Don’t Want This Night to End:” Allie’s Evening Meeting Luke Bryan

December 16th, 2014

“She felt like a star” Country music fan Allisen had the wish of a lifetime granted when she got to meet country star, Luke Bryan, after attending his concert in North Carolina as part of his “Kick up the Dust” tour. Allisen is 9-years-old and has a primary immune deficiency, a life-threatening condition where the […]

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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.