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Female Stars Who Were Bullied

November 20th, 2015

“From Victims to A-List Celebrities: Beating the Bullying Culture” Bullying is an epidemic that many of our Wish Kids know all too well due to their life-threatening illnesses. Pacer’s National Bullying Prevention Center states that children facing life-altering medical situations or a life-threatening illness are two to three times more likely to be bullied. They […]

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You are Not Alone: A Message of Hope from Michael J. Fox

October 30th, 2015

“One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered.” – Michael J. Fox October is anti-bullying awareness month. Sadly, many of our Wish Kids have been victims of bullying simply because of their illness or condition. Just like Kids Wish Network, our very own […]

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Bulldozing Bullying with Country Singer Noah Garner

October 20th, 2015

“Guest Blogger Noah Garner Addresses Personal Struggle with Bullying” Noah Garner is an up and coming country music singer and songwriter. This star on the rise is currently headlining for Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge, located in the nation’s country music capital, Nashville Tennessee. Noah is a compassionate sponsor for Kids Wish Network with a personal understanding […]

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“Girl Meets World” Tackles Bullying

October 2nd, 2015

“Always Be True to Yourself” Do you remember watching Cory Matthews juggle school, friends, family, and romance from his middle school years all the way through his college graduation on the hit television show, “Boy Meets World?” Every Friday night, I made sure to catch the latest episode featuring my favorite cast of characters: Cory, […]

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Boone County teen meets Pittsburgh Steelers

January 4th, 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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Holiday Smiles at Shriners Hospitals for Children

December 18th, 2009

This past weekend was probably one of the best weekends I have ever had. A team from KWN headed north to Philadelphia to host a Holiday of Hope party at the Shriners Hospitals for Children. After months of planning, we finally got to see everything come together and it couldn’t have gone any better! Hundreds […]

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Fear of the Phone Fades as Friendly Folks are Found

August 6th, 2009

I can admit it. I used to have a HUGE fear of making phone calls. For some reason, I was intimidated by the voice on the other end of the line. I was scared to make important calls, even scared to order pizzas… When I interviewed for the position here at Kids Wish Network, I […]

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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.