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Kids Wish Network Partners with Chef Kevin Gillespie to Grant Culinary Inspired Wish

April 2016

ATLANTA (April, 2016): Children’s charity Kids Wish Network (KWN) recently partnered with all-star chef and Bravo season six Top Chef finalist and “fan favorite” Kevin Gillespie to grant a wish for a girl with lupus nephritis. Wish Kid Angel’s life-threatening condition resulted in kidney failure and necessitated that she receive regular chemotherapy. KWN arranged for […]

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Ayden’s Beach Adventures

January 2016

“It was a beach vacation specifically tailored to his tastes” Ayden experienced major blood loss during his emergency birth, sending him to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Because Ayden was showing signs of Down syndrome, doctors ran a diagnostic test and he tested positive for Trisomy 21, also known as Down syndrome. Ayden was finally […]

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Water Boy

October 2015

“Colton was in paradise the second that his feet hit the sand and water” Colton was born at 25 weeks and weighed a mere 1 pound. He has since been diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Currently 6 years old, Colton is just now starting to walk a little. He uses a walker to help him keep […]

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Jordan’s Adventures in Nashville

October 2015

“She was so grateful for the opportunity to explore all of the sights and sounds of the city” Jordan was taking two to three hour naps every day after school in the seventh grade. Rapidly losing weight for two months and experiencing extreme thirst all of the time were symptoms that prompted Jordan’s parents to […]

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A Wild Ride with Madeline

September 2015

“A pianist at heart, she loved seeing the orchestra perform” At age 12, Madeline was experiencing chronic stomach pain, digestive problems, failure to thrive and was underweight. Madeline’s doctors discovered that her kidneys were too small and had lost 1/3 of their total function. She was diagnosed with Vesicoureteral reflux and Celiac disease. Veiscoureteral reflux […]

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Makayla’s Splash Mountain Memories

September 2015

“She radiated happiness throughout the entire trip” At 18 months old, Makayla’s mom noticed that her daughter’s eyes were puffy. Thinking the symptoms were allergy related, Makayla’s doctor gave her antibiotics and a steroid to reduce the swelling. When the symptoms persisted despite the medicine, a series of tests revealed that there was a lack […]

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A Swimmingly Good Time for Sophia

September 2015

“SeaWorld was her favorite part of the trip” Sophia is a 9-year-old girl who woke up one morning paralyzed. The entire right side of her body wasn’t functioning. Sophia had an enormous bleed on her brain, and weak blood vessels had started growing in Sophia’s brain. They had leaked and caused an enormous bleed on […]

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Park Hopping Palooza

July 2015

“Hannah’s most treasured memory was experiencing Disney” It took nine years for doctors to officially diagnose Hannah with Cockayne syndrome, a rare neurodegenerative disorder characterized by growth failure, impaired development of the nervous system, abnormal sensitivity to sunlight, eye disorders and premature aging. There is no cure for this disease, and the prognosis is poor. […]

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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.