Tag: Development Department

An Outstanding Guardian Angel

July 27th, 2012

Our “Guardian Angel” donors are all fantastic. It’s as simple as that. All of them care and they all want to help our kids in whatever ways they can. Sometimes, some of them really go above and beyond, and I’d like to tell you all about one of those instances. We just received a donation […]

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Welcome our newest Development Diva!

December 14th, 2009

I’d just like to welcome Jill, our new internet researcher. She’s getting some really great information for our wish funding specialists and is well on her way to becoming a real “Development Diva”! We’re glad to have you, Jill! Welcome to the team! Melissa Development Department

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I’ve been everywhere, man…

August 24th, 2009

I receive many calls a day regarding our sweepstakes mailings, direct mailings and donation inquires; I talk to people from all over the nation. I like speaking to these people and many have interesting stories they share with me. While the “Development Divas” are busy making calls, there’s always someone who wants to talk to […]

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Just Imagine…

August 20th, 2009

Even though we work with children who have life-threatening illnesses on a daily basis, Kids Wish Network has an upbeat atmosphere and a team of individuals who love to laugh. Our team will find a bright side to every challenge. Can you imagine being able to positively impact the lives of hundreds of children and […]

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One Special Person Can Make a World of Difference!

August 14th, 2009

I truly believe that we are purposely put in the paths of certain people… and such was my destiny with Chris. I recently had the pleasure of working with Chris, a very special guy from the California Police Youth Charities. When I told him about Ludwick and his wish for a Playstation 3 and a […]

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Little Dark Clouds

August 13th, 2009

Most of our days at KWN are lots of fun. We have a great team, a wonderful mix of personalities and we all share a common goal – to make a wish come true for a child with a life-threatening illness. We have fun and we stay focused on our goal though sometimes we have […]

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With a Great Job Comes a Greater Responsibility!

August 12th, 2009

Since I started at Kids Wish Network in May, I’ve met new friends in the office and have heard so many inspiring stories from some really brave kids. Just like my fellow “development divas” say, Kids Wish Network is truly an amazing experience to be a part of. I am the administrative assistant for the […]

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A New Development Diva

July 25th, 2009

It has been almost eight months since I started at Kids Wish Network. Boy has time flown by! I can’t tell you enough how lucky I am to be working at such an amazing organization. I work in the Development Department, and my official title is Research Specialist. When we get a new “wish kid,” […]

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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.