Tag: Dale Earnhardt Jr.

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KWN is going to the 2012 Ford EcoBoost 400!

November 16th, 2012

Kids Wish Network is going to the 2012 Ford EcoBoost 400! Isn’t that exciting? We’ve been working with a company called Grazie Media to put together a great public service announcement that will be played all throughout the weekend on the jumbotron screens around the Homestead-Miami Speedway track! The video we made features some of the […]

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Tamara Shares a Laugh with Dale Earnhardt, Jr.

January 25th, 2010

Name: Tamara Age: 13 State: MI Tamara was born with a very rare muscle disorder known as arthrogryposis which results in severe joint limitations and generally affects the hands, wrists, elbows, hips, shoulders, feet and knees; it also often causes severe respiratory distress and extreme muscle weakness. Tamara’s particular condition is progressive. She has endured […]

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Natalie Meets Dale Earnhardt, Jr.!

January 25th, 2010

Name: Natalie Age: 12 State: GA Natalie has Long QT syndrome, which is a heart condition that causes arrhythmia and frequent fainting. Because of this, she has had both a pacemaker and a defibrillator implanted in her chest. Natalie loves watching NASCAR races and her greatest wish was to meet Dale Earnhardt, Jr. She never […]

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Mikey’s Racing Dream Comes True!

January 25th, 2010

Name: Mikey Age: 5 State: OH When Mikey was born, doctors informed his parents that their little boy suffered from a serious medical condition called VATERL Syndrome, which is a term that describes a variety of problems related to a child’s vertebral, cardiac, trachea/esophageal and renal systems, and affect their limbs. As part of this […]

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Mikey Meets Nascar Hero, Dale Earnhardt, Jr.

May 14th, 2009

Wow! I just had the honor of putting together a wish for the sweetest little boy! Mikey may only be 4 years old, but he has more NASCAR knowledge than most adult fans. Mikey’s only wish was to meet Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and once again Dale, Jr. didn’t disappoint. Thanks to the Dale Jr. Foundation […]

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Woo Hoo!

October 30th, 2008

After having been here since October sixth and having written and sent out quite a few press releases, I’ve finally got two stories published! It made me giddy when I found out, but I’m cool with it now. Check one out at Paddock Talk, which is actually word for word as I wrote the press […]

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Dale, Jr. Grants Natalie’s Wish!

October 29th, 2008

What a great weekend for one of our wish kids!  12 year old Natalie has long QT Syndrome, a heart condition whereby the heart beats erratically and fast which can be life-threatening.  Natalie has a pacemaker and defibrillator implanted in her chest. Natalie’s one wish was to meet her NASCAR Hero, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. so […]

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Vernon “Gears” Up for Meeting With Earnhardt

December 22nd, 2000

Up until a year and a half ago, Vernon was just like any other 14-year old boy. At that time, he was diagnosed with a progressive brain disease and within six months, was confined to a wheelchair. The illness does not affect mental abilities but causes major problems with balance, coordination and mobility. A professional […]

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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.