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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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Kids Wish Network Delivers $40,000 in Toys & Necessities to Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital of Hollywood

August 8th, 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, […]

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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.