Tag: disneyland

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Katie’s “Frozen” Adventure: Meeting Princesses Anna and Elsa

July 7th, 2015

“Katie’s doctors didn’t think she would survive” Four-year-old Katie is an outgoing and happy little girl who loves to talk and spend time with her family. You wouldn’t be able to tell from her bright personality that she only has one working kidney or that her legs never developed properly. Katie doesn’t let anything stand […]

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Amina with Anna and Elsa

Amina’s Disney Dream Becomes a Reality

January 16th, 2015

“Amina made unforgettable memories” Diagnosed with cortical dysplasia, a condition that occurs when the top layer of the brain doesn’t form correctly, Wish Kid Amina started suffering from seizures immediately after birth. In an attempt to stop the seizures, doctors were forced to remove part of the right side of Amina’s brain when she was […]

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Kids Wish Network Grants Disneyland Wish to California Boy

October 3rd, 2013

PALMDALE, Cali – International children’s charity, Kids Wish Network sends 9- year-old Blake, who is suffering from a life-threatening illness, on an all-expenses paid trip to Disneyland. Kids Wish Network is a Florida-based organization dedicated to infusing hope, creating happy memories, and improving the quality of life for children having experienced life-altering situations. At 19 […]

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I Loved Disneyland!

November 20th, 2012

Name: Airrian Age: 3 State: NM As a baby, Airrian was very clumsy and often felt pain in her legs. Earlier this year, she began having drop attacks where her legs would give out for no reason and she would drop to the floor. After 2 MRIs, Airrian was diagnosed with a cyst or cavity […]

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Ava and her sister

My Wish was Awesome!

October 23rd, 2012

Name: Ava Age: 8 State: MO Ava is an energetic eight-year-old who loves writing and playing games on her Nintendo Wii system. Her favorite TV show is Spongebob Squarepants and her favorite color is light blue. Ava is also a great fan of Taylor Swift and the band Train, and she also enjoys spending time […]

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Local girl’s dream comes true with trip to Disney

September 29th, 2011

WATERLOO — A girl with a life-threatening illness has had her wish to visit California’s Disneyland granted by national children’s charity Kids Wish Network and sponsors. Tessa Anderson, 13, has spina bifida, a birth defect that occurs when a portion of the spinal column fails to develop and close properly. Her mother, Sarah, referred her […]

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Kids Wish Network fulfills wish for Farmington triplet with life-threatening illness

November 23rd, 2010

FARMINGTON, Ill. (MMD Newswire) November 22, 2010 — National children’s charity Kids Wish Network partnered with local groups to grant the wish of a 5-year-old little boy battling a life-threatening illness. Liam is a triplet who was born at 27 weeks.  Along with his brother and sister, Liam spent the first three-and-a-half months in the […]

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Riddick Meets His Favorite “Toy Story” Heroes!

March 4th, 2010

Name: Riddick Age: 5 State: CO Riddick has lived his full 5 years with a serious heart condition called Williams Syndrome. For Riddick, this condition has resulted in an enlarged heart and narrowed pulmonary arteries. Because of this, his heart has to work harder than average and, at one point, Riddick suffered through 6 cardiac […]

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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.