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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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 […]
Kids Wish Network Delivers $40,000 in Toys & Necessities to Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital of HollywoodAugust 2013
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – International children’s charity Kids Wish Network has delivered toys and gifts approximately valued at $40,000 to the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital of Hollywood, Florida. Kids Wish Network’s Holiday of Hope Gift Bank is a unique gift-giving program that was created to bring comfort to kids in children’s care facilities across the country, […]