Tag: make a wish

Lauren Santora

Norwalk Girl Gets Wish to Meet Hockey Idol

January 26th, 2015

NORWALK, Conn. (Jan. 9, 2015): Lauren Santora couldn’t believe her ears when Washington Capitals captain Alex Oveckin invited her to skate on the ice with him during her recent wish trip granted by Kids Wish Network. “Everything was really fun,” Lauren said. “I like Oveckin because he skates fast, plays hard, and makes things happen […]

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Fulfilling a dream: Kids Wish Network sends Brighton teen with cancer to Vegas to meet U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds

March 30th, 2011

In late 2009, while spending time with his grandfather, 18-year-old Matt Durland blacked out. “It panicked him more than it panicked me,” Matt remembered. “He made sure I got a doctor’s appointment.” Matt’s grandfather insisted he go to the doctor and, in an attempt to diagnose the cause of Matt’s blackout, a nurse marked which […]

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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.