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Wish Kid Melinda with US Olympic Gymnast Simone Biles

Wish Kid Melinda Met Her Gymnastics Olympic Heroes

November 2016

“They all gathered around her and talked with her and signed pictures for her” As Chicagoan Wish Kid Melinda Ortega grew, so did her passion for gymnastics, training 25 hours a week and dreaming of one day being an Olympian in the trapeze. Unfortunately, that all came to a stop when she was diagnosed with […]

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Wish Kid Melinda with US Olympic Gymnast Simone Biles

Kids Wish Network Partners With U.S. Olympic Women’s Gymnastics Team to Grant a Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience for Chicago Wish Kid

November 2016

Holiday, FL. (November 2016): Kids Wish Network, a children’s charity that grants wishes for kids with life threatening illnesses, partnered with USA Gymnastics and the Kellogg Tour of Gymnastics Champions 2016 to grant a Wish Kid’s dream of meeting some of the best women gymnasts on the planet. Kids Wish Network and the U.S. Olympic […]

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Wish Kid Kalissa - Kids Wish Network

Kalissa’s Royal Shopping Spree

April 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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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.