Tag: football

Wish Trip Granted to San Francisco Includes Meeting the 49ers

August 2015

Holiday, FL (August 28, 2015):: John Phillips has always been a very active kid and athlete. And, as a Californian, he loves the San Francisco 49ers. Kids Wish Network was pleased to be able to send John and his family to a pre-season practice session where he was able to meet some of the players […]

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Playing Catch with the 49ers- John’s Dream Come True

December 2014

“John is always at risk for internal bleeding” John has always been a very active kid and excellent wrestler, so a bump or bruise was normal for the teen. But after the wrestling season ended and John’s latest bruise didn’t go away, his family grew concerned. Add in the fact that he started coughing up […]

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Dillon Scores with the FSU Seminoles

August 2013

Dillon got to meet his favorite player Rashad Green Dillon is a very cheerful and upbeat kid who is a dedicated football fan; he always cheers for the Dallas Cowboys and the FSU Seminoles. Unfortunately for Dillon, he will always have to watch from the sidelines. Born a quadruplet at 26 weeks, Dillon had complications […]

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Kids Wish Network and UT Longhorns Grant Special Wish for Teen with Life-Threatening Illnesses

November 2012

AUSTIN, Tex. – International children’s charity Kids Wish Network announced today that, thanks to the University of Texas Longhorns and generous sponsors, a Texas boy’s fondest dream has come true. Mikal Gasch attended a Longhorns practice session, met the coaches and the team, and attended his first Longhorns game. Kids Wish Network is an international charitable […]

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Kids Wish Network and Seahawks grant special wish to Bellevue boy

November 2011

A Bellevue boy suffering from cystic fibrosis has his wish to meet the Seattle Seahawks granted through national children’s charity Kids Wish Network. Jake was born with cystic fibrosis, a life-threatening lung condition, and has been in and out of the hospital constantly since he was born. He must take daily medications, endures nebulizer and breathing […]

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West Virginia Teen gets Serenaded by the Pittsburgh Steelers…

January 2010

JULIAN, W. Va. – A teen with a life-threatening illness had her wish to meet the Pittsburgh Steelers granted through Kids Wish Network and the generosity of the Steelers. At 6-years-old, Cynthia was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease, an autoimmune disorder that affects the gastrointestinal tract. Because of this, she has endured multiple traumatic surgeries and […]

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Boone County teen meets Pittsburgh Steelers

January 2010

JULIAN – A teen with a life-threatening illness had her wish to meet the Pittsburgh Steelers granted through Kids Wish Network and the generosity of the Steelers. At 6-years-old, Cynthia Gay was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease, an autoimmune disorder that affects the gastrointestinal tract. Because of this, she has endured multiple traumatic surgeries and dealt […]

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The Pittsburgh Steelers Serenade Cynthia

December 2009

As I returned to the office today, I thought about my great experience meeting with the most wonderful family over the past weekend. I met wish teen Cindy, her mom and sister in Pittsburgh, where her wish came true to meet the Pittsburgh Steelers. We all arrived at the Steelers practice field on Saturday and […]

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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.