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Wish granted for Illinois boy awaiting kidney transplant

February 2015

ROCK FALLS, Ill. (Feb. 18, 2015): For 5-year-old Colton Egan of Rock Falls, IL, traveling with a dialysis machine has become part of life. But the most recent situation where it needed to be dragged along was one that delivered some of Colton’s happiest memories. Children’s charity Kids Wish Network granted Colton’s wish for a […]

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Glendora child with rare form of CP granted wish

February 2015

GLENDORA, Calif. (Feb. 18, 2015): A 4-year-old from Glendora, CA, recently had his dream come true when Kids Wish Network granted his wish to visit Legoland and the rest of the California theme parks. Wish Kid Gavin Gonzalez has struggled daily with multiple medical issues since his premature birth but now has other, happy memories […]

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Gavin LOVES Legoland!

October 2014

“Gavin had an amazing time” Wish Kid Gavin has struggled daily with multiple medical issues since his premature birth. In searching for answers, Gavin was diagnosed with intermittent exotropia, an eye condition that is common in children with cerebral palsy, just after his second birthday. Then, in August 2012, Gavin was diagnosed with ataxic dyskinetic […]

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Texas girl gets magical wish granted by Kids Wish Network

August 2014

CYPRESS, Texas: For 7-year-old Emileigh Marsh of Cypress, TX, seeing horses at Disneyland was the best experience of her life so far. Emileigh suffers from a few life-threatening illnesses and uses horses as part of her therapy; so when children’s charity Kids Wish Network granted her wish to visit Disneyland, Emileigh was overjoyed to see […]

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Wish granted by Kids Wish Network for California 4-year-old

July 2014

PARADISE, Calif.: Four-year-old Jace Carmack is a joyful little boy who loves to go fast, especially when his older brothers push him around in his wheelchair. Unfortunately, the Paradise, C.A. boy has spent more time in the hospital than at home in the past year. His most recent trip away from home, however, was filled […]

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Cameron meets the “Cars” characters!

July 2014

“This was the best day of my life!” When Cameron was 9 months old, he went in for a routine wellness exam, and doctors noticed the size of his head had increased tremendously. Physicians immediately ordered X-rays and a CT scan; it revealed the image of a very large cyst on Cameron’s brain. Doctors diagnosed […]

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Colton’s Cars Land Wish Comes True!

June 2014

“The smiles Colton had were just amazing” Right before Wish Kid Colton turned 4 years old, he fell gravely ill. At the hospital, Colton was diagnosed with hemolytic uremic syndrome, a condition that results from abnormal premature destruction of red blood cells which starts to clog the filtering system in the kidneys. Colton soon began […]

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Meet Princess Anna Marie

May 2014

“Anna Marie has memories for a lifetime.” Anna Marie had an extremely hard start to life and was diagnosed with multiple illnesses. Born premature in unhealthy conditions, Anna Marie defied the odds and survived her first night. She suffers from a seizure disorder defined by small body tremors that can last for hours. She takes […]

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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.