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Wish Kid Colten Met His Favorite Characters at Disney

February 2016

“He was able to give out hugs and trained to be a superhero” Two weeks after Colten turned five, he lost all functioning in his legs. He went from being able to walk normally to not even being able to stand on his own. Colten was originally diagnosed with dopamine-responsive dystonia (DRD), a rare condition […]

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A Swimmingly Good Time for Sophia

September 2015

“SeaWorld was her favorite part of the trip” Sophia is a 9-year-old girl who woke up one morning paralyzed. The entire right side of her body wasn’t functioning. Sophia had an enormous bleed on her brain, and weak blood vessels had started growing in Sophia’s brain. They had leaked and caused an enormous bleed on […]

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A Glass Slipper for Adeline

July 2015

“PRINCESS-PACKED WISH TRIP WAS SPECTACULAR” Adeline was diagnosed at birth with Down syndrome, a congenital disorder that can cause intellectual impairment and physical abnormalities. She was placed in the NICU for six days where she then contracted E-coli. After her release, Adeline was diagnosed with hypothyroidism at 6 months old when she didn’t reach her […]

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A Detour from the Dangers of Diabetes

June 2015

“Rachael’s glucose levels were the furthest thing from her mind” At age seven, Rachael started suffering from night terrors and was always thirsty. After checking her blood glucose, Rachael’s doctor diagnosed her with type 1 diabetes. She was admitted to the hospital as doctors worked tirelessly for four days to regulate her spiked blood sugar […]

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Wish Granted for Military Family With Ill Child Before Father Deploys

January 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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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.