Tag: Compassion Partners Program

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Jaylen’s Disneyworld Adventure

December 10th, 2015

“He can’t wait to go back!” At 2 months old, Jaylen’s mom Katherine noticed something odd about her baby boy. Whenever she called his name, Jaylen’s eyes would search for the source, but never landed on her. A doctor informed Katherine that her son had loose muscles behind his eyes. An MRI showed that in […]

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Wish granted for Illinois boy awaiting kidney transplant

February 18th, 2015

ROCK FALLS, Ill. (Feb. 18, 2015): For 5-year-old Colton Egan of Rock Falls, IL, traveling with a dialysis machine has become part of life. But the most recent situation where it needed to be dragged along was one that delivered some of Colton’s happiest memories. Children’s charity Kids Wish Network granted Colton’s wish for a […]

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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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Gavin LOVES Legoland!

October 3rd, 2014

“Gavin had an amazing time” Wish Kid Gavin has struggled daily with multiple medical issues since his premature birth. In searching for answers, Gavin was diagnosed with intermittent exotropia, an eye condition that is common in children with cerebral palsy, just after his second birthday. Then, in August 2012, Gavin was diagnosed with ataxic dyskinetic […]

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Princess Lianna meets Princess Cinderella

September 26th, 2014

This was truly magical for Lianna In 2011, Lianna suffered her first seizure that lasted a full five minutes. After a specialty doctor performed multiple tests, Lianna was diagnosed with epilepsy, a life-threatening brain disorder characterized by recurrent seizures. She was started on medication to treat her condition but still suffered from dangerously long seizures. […]

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Justin’s Tyrannosaural Trip

April 8th, 2014

“This was a trip Justin will always remember” In early 2010, Justin’s infant baby brother was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, a genetic disease that primarily affects the lungs and digestive system. This news prompted the entire family to get tested, and Justin tested positive. Cystic fibrosis is characterized by the production of abnormal mucus that […]

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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.