Kids Wish Network is hard at work planning an incredible experience for Derrin; make sure to stay up to date by checking back soon for all of the details of their once-in-a-lifetime wish!
When Tyler was a young child, tests showed that he had some abnormalities known to cause epilepsy. At 8 years old, Tyler had his first grand mal seizure. Tyler is the family comedian. He’s smart as a whip with a wonderful sense of humor. Known to be a little dare-devil, Tyler has a wildly adventurous […]
“Liam left his illness behind to root for his team” When Liam was 9 years old, he started losing weight rapidly and drinking a lot of water. A blood glucose test showed that Liam’s blood sugar levels were over 1000. Any level over 200 suggests diabetes and Liam’s levels were five times that. Liam spent […]
Gabby, a twin, was born 3 months premature. It wasn’t until she was a year old that doctors diagnosed her with cerebral palsy. Gabby is determined to not let her illness define her. Her favorite pastimes include watching TV’s The Voice and Project Runway, as well as listening to pop star Meghan Trainor. She is […]
SPRINGFIELD, Ma. (Oct. 5, 2015): Kids Wish Network (KWN) has recognized numerous pediatric patients at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Springfield (SHC) as Heroes since the beginning of their affiliation with KWN in 2009 through the Hero of the Month program. The Hero of the Month program honors children who have experienced life-altering situations by […]
“He faces every challenge set in his path with a courageous smile and determination” Jeremy is 18 years old, and for the last 15 years, he has been receiving treatment at Shriners Hospital in Springfield, Massachusetts for bone disease. Numerous extended inpatient hospitalizations throughout his childhood, countless surgeries, and several post-operation setbacks in his treatment […]