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Kids Wish Network grants “Aloha” wish for Iowa teen

March 6th, 2014

SIOUX CITY, Iowa: The past year for Sioux City teen Haylee Parsons has been traumatic. Struck in February with a life-threatening illness, the outgoing young lady never let her struggles damper her passion to experience different cultures. And thanks to Kids Wish Network, a Florida-based children’s charity, Haylee recently got to absorb the unique culture […]

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Kids Wish Network grants wish for Texas teen with Derrick Rose of Chicago Bulls

February 19th, 2014

ODESSA, TX: Traveling to Chicago in February isn’t usually a Southern kid’s idea of a good time, but for Texas teen Guy “Rene” Vega this trip was definitely worth it. Braving the Mid-West cold, Rene patiently awaited the moment when Kids Wish Network would make his wish a reality; he was going to meet to […]

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Kids Wish Network honors brother/sister pair as Hero of the Month

February 19th, 2014

QUEEN CREEK, AZ: In the summer of 2013, brother and sister Honor and Hailey Humphries were injured in car accident in Arizona. They both suffered injuries and were hospitalized, but it’s what was accomplished after that makes them true Heroes. Children’s charity Kids Wish Network, along with Maricopa Integrated Health System’s Arizona Children Center, is […]

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Kids Wish Network Partner Giggle Moon Donates Over $10,000 of Adorable Fashion

February 13th, 2014

HOLIDAY, FL: Kids experiencing upsetting and often traumatic circumstances don’t always have a reminder of love, joy and laughter. Kids Wish Network partner Giggle Moon recently donated over $10,000 worth of adorable fashions to help keep that spirit alive for kids dealing with illness, abuse, neglect and homelessness. Giggle Moon is all about ‘love, joy, […]

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Turn Center Gift Bank

February 10th, 2014

Kids Wish Network Programs Department received a wonderful “thank you” from Chris Hale, the Executive Director at Turn Center in Amarillo, TX, for a recent Gift Bank delivery. With our Holiday of Hope Gift Bank program, Kids Wish Network is able to help great places like this and inspirational kids like Liberty (photo below). Hale […]

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Crayon Rocks Rock!

February 6th, 2014

As a Product Coordinator at Kids Wish Network, I feel like a “Big Kid” with one thing on my mind: Toys, Toys and more Toys. It is the first thing I think about when I wake up and the last thing I think about before I go to bed. The toy aisle is my new […]

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Kids Wish Network and Highlights for Children Provide Fun with a Purpose

February 6th, 2014

COLUMBUS, OH: Pursuing its mission to make childhood a joyous time, three-year-partner, Highlights for Children, Inc., donates over $18,000 worth of product to children’s charity Kids Wish Network (KWN). These educational-yet-fun magazines will help kids dealing with illness, abuse, neglect or homelessness develop positive self-worth by using creativity and imagination through key KWN programs. Created […]

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Kids Wish Network Makes Magic Happen for Alabama Child

February 3rd, 2014

MOBILE, AL: Facing major surgery in a few weeks to disconnect nerves in her back, 5-year-old Dakota Burford of Mobile, AL, distracts herself by talking about her magical wish granted by Kids Wish Network. Kids Wish Network is a Florida-based charitable organization dedicated to infusing hope, creating happy memories, and improving the quality of life […]

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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.