Tag: CSX

Congratulations to Thompson Square!

April 2nd, 2012

Kids Wish Network would like to congratulate country music duo Thompson Square for winning The Academy of Country Music’s vocal duo of the year!! This incredibly talented husband-and-wife duo, Keifer and Shawna Thompson, volunteered side-by-side with Kids Wish Network during last year’s 69th annual CSX Santa Train. Read all about the heartwarming experience on our previouse […]

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Volunteers to gather Wed. night to prepare for Santa Train

November 17th, 2010

KINGSPORT, TN — Volunteers will gather at Food City on Wednesday, Nov. 17, to assemble more than 15 tons of gifts that will be given out by Santa from the Santa Train on Saturday, Nov. 20.  This event kicks off the Santa Train festivities. This year’s Santa Train marks the largest donation of toys in […]

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A Note from the Executive Director

December 14th, 2009

I watched the special on CSX’s Santa Train that aired on Great American Country over the weekend and it was amazing. If you haven’t seen it yet, I suggest you do. I am extremely proud to say that Kids Wish Network was a part of this wonderful endeavor to help the children and families in […]

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CSX Santa Train Trip

November 25th, 2009

Wow, where do I start? What an amazing adventure! I am still on a high from the whole experience! I had planned on blogging every day when away, but this didn’t work out because I had far too much to do there. So, I’m going to try and give you a daily synopsis and hopefully […]

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CSX Santa Train

November 17th, 2009

Well, the big day is very close now and I am super excited!! It is the 67th year of the CSX Santa Train and I get to go on it! How lucky am I??? This train ride has become a very memorable tradition for the many families living in the Appalachian Mountains. It’s an early […]

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From the Desk of Barbara Askin…..

October 11th, 2009

OMG! I am so excited to announce that Kids Wish Network has been chosen as the Charity of Choice for CSX! Kids Wish will literally be “Santa’s little helper” while participating in The Santa Train event, and it’s such an honor! The Santa Train is an annual event that goes through the Appalachian Mountains where […]

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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.