Tag: cruise

Kids Wish Network Grants Tropical Cruise Wish to Local Teen with Life-Threatening Illnesses

December 2012

LITHIA, Fla. – International children’s charity Kids Wish Network sent Lithia girl Flor Cruz, who is suffering from juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and diabetes, on an all expenses paid cruise to fulfill her fondest wish. Kids Wish Network is an international charitable organization dedicated to infusing hope, creating happy memories, and improving the quality of life for […]

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I Loved My Tropical Cruise Wish!

October 2012

Name: Flor Age: 13 State: FL Flor was born with rheumatoid arthritis, although she was not diagnosed with it until she was five. rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic condition that causes extreme pain and swelling in the joints. Flor’s fingers and feet, as well as her joints, have been severly affected to where she is […]

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Tropical Cruise Wish Granted by Kids Wish Network and Sponsors

June 2012

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – A girl with a life-threatening illness has her wish granted by international children’s charity Kids Wish Network and generous sponsors. Hope is a local teen who has been diagnosed with a disease called spina bifida, a birth defect that occurs when a portion of the spinal column fails to close properly. […]

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I Enjoyed my Cruise Wish!

May 2012

Name: Christian Age: 8 State:KY Christian was born with a genetic condition called neurofibromatosis type 1 that causes tumors to grow in the body’s nerve tissues. He was also born with an enlarged kidney, which was surgically corrected when he was only 10 months old. After he turned 2, Christian’s doctors discovered a tumor, called […]

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Cruise was a wish come true for SPHS senior

October 2011

MERRIMAC — When the national children’s charity Kids Wish Network granted Sauk Prairie High School Senior Gage’s wish to go on a cruise, it meant a break from the rigors of his life-threanening illness. His grandmother and guardian Linda said Gage had been increasingly sick for the last year and lost 15 pounds. At the […]

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Elgin family learns to live with debilitating disease

December 2010

ELGIN — Spencer Hightower is much like many other 13-year-old boys: He loves sports — football, basketball and baseball are his favorites. He also loves animals. He has his own steer and hogs that he has shown at fairs and wildlife expos for several years. But in one important way, the Elgin boy is very […]

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Kids Wish Network Grants Elgin Boy’s Wish for a Cruise

November 2010

ELGIN, Ok.  (MMD Newswire) November 16, 2010 — A boy suffering from a debilitating illness has his wish for a tropical cruise granted in high style, thanks to Kids Wish Network and local sponsors. Sometimes, all it takes is a simple phone call to turn a dream into reality; in 13-year-old Spencer’s case, this is […]

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Cruise ‘wish’ wins out for Madison

October 2010

The Kids Wish Network just made Mooresville resident Madison Moody’s longtime dream come true. Amy Moody, Madison’s mother, describes Madison as a smart, curious girl who attends Lakeshore Elementary and loves the Jonas Brothers. The only difference between Madison and her classmates is her condition, arthrogryposis, which reduces the mobility of the joints in her […]

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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.