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Wish granted for Stillwater boy with life-threatening illnesses

July 29th, 2015

STILLWATER, Minn. (July 30, 2015): Keagen Dyson, a 6-year-old from Stillwater, MN, has been dreaming of visiting LEGOLAND for as long as he can remember. And recently, thanks to children’s charity, Kids Wish Network, Keagen’s wish finally came true. Kids Wish Network is a national organization that provides joy to kids facing life-altering circumstances; among […]

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Rio Savage

Surf’s Up for Rio

May 7th, 2015

“He dreamt he was surfing in his sleep!” Along with his brother and father, Rio was in a catastrophic car accident that affected him greatly. While driving to the bus stop one morning, another car crashed into theirs on his side which resulted in a traumatic brain injury for Rio. With the vast number of […]

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Keagen’s Dream Come True

May 7th, 2015

“Keagen had a blast on his trip” At 4 months old, Wish Kid Keagen was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, a neurological disorder that permanently affects body movement and muscle coordination. Shortly after the diagnosis, Keagen started physical therapy in an attempt to relieve his muscles of the stiffness caused by the disorder. Unfortunately, the therapy […]

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tristan ready for legoland

Mickey, LEGOS, and even a Hulk Cake!

April 28th, 2015

“The highlight of his day was meeting the cast of Cars” It was a traumatic first week of life for now 5-year-old Oregon native Tristan who was diagnosed with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia after rapid weight loss in infancy. “He was jaundiced and kept vomiting. I knew something wasn’t quite right. I knew the difference between […]

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Jameson’s Extraordinary Disney Experience

March 23rd, 2015

“This was the perfect wish” After 2-year-old Jameson became increasingly thirsty, his parents were rightfully concerned. Once at the doctor’s office, multiple tests were run and Jameson was quickly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. His blood sugar levels were at 900, 720 points above the healthy average. Jameson was rushed to a local children’s hospital […]

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Pirate Elliot

Pirate Elliot’s Magical Adventure

March 6th, 2015

“Elliot like being chased by minions” At just 10 months old, Wish Kid Elliot was diagnosed with a life-threatening and incurable illness: brittle type 1 diabetes mellitus, a term meaning the illness is extremely hard to control. Elliot’s body was too tiny for full doses of insulin so it took an entire weekend to regulate […]

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Zander with Transformer-r

Zander meets Robots in Disguise!

January 26th, 2015

“Zander was the happiest kid around” When Zander was just 2 years old, his mom noticed he was drinking a lot of fluids, had sweet-smelling breath, and was lethargic. After taking him to the hospital, Zander was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and admitted for six days, including two spent in the ICU. It took […]

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Gavin LOVES Legoland!

October 3rd, 2014

“Gavin had an amazing time” Wish Kid Gavin has struggled daily with multiple medical issues since his premature birth. In searching for answers, Gavin was diagnosed with intermittent exotropia, an eye condition that is common in children with cerebral palsy, just after his second birthday. Then, in August 2012, Gavin was diagnosed with ataxic dyskinetic […]

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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.