Tag: hero of the year


Josie – Hero of the Year

August 11th, 2014

Meet Josie; this 8-year-old is an incredible example of a Hero of the Month. She is more than deserving of this award, and KWN, along with Beaumont Children’s Hospital, is honored to recognize her determination.

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Olivia – Hero of the Month & Hero of the Year

June 26th, 2014

When Olivia was just days old, her mother knew something wasn’t quite right. The infant felt “squishy” when being held so she was rushed to the emergency room. Through many struggles and obstacles, Olivia was finally diagnosed with Osteogenesis imperfect, more commonly referred to as brittle bone disease.

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Kids Wish Network celebrates 5-year-old Florida girl as Hero of the Year

June 24th, 2014

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.: Children’s charity Kids Wish Network and community sponsor Andy Gottlieb are excited to celebrate 5-year-old Olivia Burka of Tamarac, FL, as the Hero of the Year. Olivia was first honored as a Hero of the Month in February 2013 as part of Kids Wish Network’s program to recognize children who may not […]

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I’ll Spend a Weekend Meeting Heroes

January 21st, 2010

This weekend, the winner of the Corvette Dream Giveaway will be presented with his two very special Corvettes; the Hero of the Year will also be presented with his award during the ceremony. I simply cannot wait!!! It is a special honor to be able to meet these two heroes face to face. Our Hero […]

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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.