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Wish Kid Trevor meets Astronaut Ken Cameron

Trevor’s Wish Treats Him to Disney and An Astronaut

April 6th, 2016

In one day, Trevor was so thirsty that he drank eight bottles of water, a pint of milk, a half gallon of iced tea, and a liter of soda. His blood sugar results were so high that they wouldn’t register on the machine’s scale. He had also lost 19 pounds since his last visit. His […]

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Wish Kid Michael’s Get-away Fishing Trip to Florida

Wish Kid Michael’s Get-away Fishing Trip to Florida

December 10th, 2015

Michael was a high school baseball player when he was diagnosed with talengiectatic osteosarcoma, an extremely rare and aggressive type of bone cancer. Michael went through four cycles of chemotherapy. To salvage his limb, surgeons performed a 6 inch resection on Michael’s right femur. He was also diagnosed with cardiomyopathy, an abnormal heart muscle disease. […]

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Wish Kid Emily’s “Fantastic, wonderful” Wish Trip to San Diego

December 10th, 2015

“Emily survived a tornado and cancer” Emily has faced so much in her life already. A tornado ripped through her home town, leveling her home completely. With all the chaos and stress that ensued, Emily tried to downplay the severity of pain she had been feeling. When it worsened, her parents knew she needed to […]

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Max’s Mickey Mouse Fantasy is Fulfilled

October 23rd, 2015

“This experience provided him with happy memories that will last a lifetime” On New Year’s Day, newborn Max was rushed back to the hospital by his concerned parents. Max was spitting up, hadn’t had his first bowel movement, and had a distended belly. Placed in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, doctors inserted an internal colon […]

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A Curious Spirit’s Quest for Knowledge

October 1st, 2015

“The wish has not hit me yet, it was just such a wonderful experience” Angel was 15 years old when she began feeling tired all of the time, lost her appetite, developed sores in her mouth and noticed her hair was falling out. An allergist diagnosed Angel with Lupus Nephritis, which sent her down a […]

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Sun, Sand, & Spiderman: Liam’s Beach Vacation of a Lifetime

July 1st, 2015

“A wonderful trip filled with happy memories” Liam wanted to ride a boogie board over the ocean waves with his dad, build sand castles with his older brother, and look for shells along the shoreline with his mom on a tropical beach getaway, and that is exactly what Kids Wish Network gave him! The warm […]

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Rio Savage

Surf’s Up for Rio

May 7th, 2015

“He dreamt he was surfing in his sleep!” Along with his brother and father, Rio was in a catastrophic car accident that affected him greatly. While driving to the bus stop one morning, another car crashed into theirs on his side which resulted in a traumatic brain injury for Rio. With the vast number of […]

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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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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.