Tag: Disney

Helena Lees

Helena Meets “Monster High” Characters

April 28th, 2015

“She would want to do it all over again” The last time Helena was at a theme park, she spent the whole time in search of water fountains and restrooms. This trip was a whole different story though. Diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, Helena’s illness is controlled with insulin injections. She has to check her […]

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Savannah Quick getting ready to take off

Savannah’s Magical Adventure

January 26th, 2015

“Savannah’s dreams came true” Born with a diaphragmatic hernia, Wish Kid Savannah was rushed into emergency surgery immediately after birth. The condition is caused by an abnormal opening in the diaphragm that allows the internal organs to travel from the abdomen into the chest cavity. While doctors were able to reposition her organs and repair […]

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Claudia and SpongeBob

Magical Wish Trip for a Miraculous Wish Kid

December 16th, 2014

“Claudia was so excited to meet Mr. SquarePants” Wish Kid Claudia’s medical journey is nothing but miraculous. At just 4 months old, Claudia fell into cardiac arrest and was diagnosed with severe dilated cardiomyopathy. With just days to live, a surgeon performed an experimental surgery that gave her enough time to await a heart transplant. […]

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Ethan and Mykayla Peterson

The Best Family Vacation

December 7th, 2014

Ethan and Mykayla had a wonderful family wish trip Ethan and Mykayla are very different siblings. Ethan loves to crack jokes and have fun while Mykayla is more reserved and responsible. One thing they do share in common is their life-threatening illness. Both siblings suffer from type1 diabetes, an autoimmune disease in which the pancreas […]

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Laila’s sit-down with Cinderella

December 7th, 2014

“Laila was so happy to meet Cinderella” Born at only 25 weeks with a grade 4 brain bleed, Wish Kid Laila has dealt with life-threatening health complications her entire life. A CAT scan revealed only half her brain had developed causing doctors to diagnosed Laila with cerebral palsy. After a four-month stay in the hospital, […]

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Hunter’s Happily Ever After

December 4th, 2014

“I’ve never seen Hunter so happy” Hunter was born three months premature when his mother required an emergency C-section. He spent the next 403 days in the NICU during in which time he had his first heart surgery at just 10 days old. Hunter suffers from multiple life-threatening illnesses: chronic lung disease, cerebral palsy, asthma, […]

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Faith’s Fairytale Wish

December 4th, 2014

Faith is joyful little girl who loves playing dress up, taking dance class, and anything with the Disney Princesses.

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Chandler’s Goofy experience

July 3rd, 2014

“Chandler was in a coma for an entire year” When Chandler was 6 1/2 years old, he was severely injured by a car. The child was rushed to the hospital where doctors struggled to keep him alive. After six hours, Chandler went into surgery where he was placed in a medically-induced coma with a breathing […]

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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.