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Kids Wish Network Partners with Face Off to Grant Wish for California Girl

April 1st, 2016

CITRUS HEIGHTS, Calif. (April 1, 2016): Children’s charity Kids Wish Network (KWN) recently partnered with Syfy’s reality TV Show Face Off to grant the wish of a young girl with type 1 diabetes. KWN arranged with Face Off to bring Emmy and her entire family to the set of her favorite show produced in Burbank, […]

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Wish Kid Colten Met His Favorite Characters at Disney

February 19th, 2016

“He was able to give out hugs and trained to be a superhero” Two weeks after Colten turned five, he lost all functioning in his legs. He went from being able to walk normally to not even being able to stand on his own. Colten was originally diagnosed with dopamine-responsive dystonia (DRD), a rare condition […]

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Wish Kid Christina is a Princess For a Day in San Francisco

January 21st, 2016

At age five, Christina began having persistent headaches and felt nauseated and fatigued for two weeks straight. Doctors performed an MRI and results showed a fast-growing and high-grade tumor located in her cerebellum, a stage IV Medulloblastoma. Over time, Christina has endured surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy as treatment. She is a shy and creative girl, […]

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Wish Kid Camryn Meets Her Hero Kenny Chesney

January 21st, 2016

“More than anything, she loves singing along with him” Camryn lost her twin sibling in the womb, and she herself was born at only 28 weeks. During Camryn’s stay in NICU, she was diagnosed with epilepsy. A few months later, she was given an additional diagnosis of quadriplegic cerebral palsy. Camryn has been in a […]

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Wish Kid Tyler and His VIP Boston Red Sox Experience

January 13th, 2016

When Tyler was a young child, tests showed that he had some abnormalities known to cause epilepsy. At 8 years old, Tyler had his first grand mal seizure. Tyler is the family comedian. He’s smart as a whip with a wonderful sense of humor. Known to be a little dare-devil, Tyler has a wildly adventurous […]

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Wish Kid Liam and His VIP Boston Red Sox Experience

December 31st, 2015

“Liam left his illness behind to root for his team” When Liam was 9 years old, he started losing weight rapidly and drinking a lot of water. A blood glucose test showed that Liam’s blood sugar levels were over 1000. Any level over 200 suggests diabetes and Liam’s levels were five times that. Liam spent […]

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Jaylen’s Disneyworld Adventure

December 10th, 2015

“He can’t wait to go back!” At 2 months old, Jaylen’s mom Katherine noticed something odd about her baby boy. Whenever she called his name, Jaylen’s eyes would search for the source, but never landed on her. A doctor informed Katherine that her son had loose muscles behind his eyes. An MRI showed that in […]

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Maliya’s San Francisco Smiles Excursion

December 2nd, 2015

“Mom, when am I going back?” At 3-years-old, Maliya contracted a cold, and her mom, Joy, noticed that her daughter’s balance was off. Antibiotics cleared up Maliya’s cold, but it didn’t help her regain her sense of balance. As her ability to walk continued to decline, Maliya also complained of her neck hurting. Joy took […]

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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.