Tag: disneyland

Amina’s Disney Dream Becomes a Reality

January 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 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 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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My Wish was Awesome!

October 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 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 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 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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Andrew Loved Meeting Mickey Mouse!

March 2010

Name: Andrew Age: 3 State: ID When he was just one-year-old, Andrew was diagnosed with having a condition called Congenital Tufting Enteropathy. This is a disorder of the intestinal tract in which his body is unable to absorb the vital nutrients he needs to grow. Because of this, Andrew cannot gain weight and he is […]

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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.