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Kids Wish Network Teams Up with the Orlando Magic & Victor Oladipo for Basketball Fan’s Wish

June 2nd, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. (June 2016): Children’s charity Kids Wish Network recently partnered with the Orlando Magic and player Victor Oladipo to grant the wish of a young boy with Down syndrome. Wish Kid Adriel was born with complications associated with Down syndrome including a low platelet count that required a transfusion, a heart murmur, and tracheomalacia, […]

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Wish Kid Adriel - Kids Wish Network

Adriel’s Orlando Magic Visit with Victor Oladipo

March 18th, 2016

“The basketball and fireman enthusiast had the time of his life on his dream wish trip” A prenatal diagnostic test confirmed that Adriel would be born with Down syndrome. Complications associated with Down syndrome became apparent after Adriel’s birth. These included a low platelet count that required a transfusion and a heart murmur that kept […]

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Wish Kid Alexander’s Magical Adventure

December 31st, 2015

“He met all his favorite characters and more” Alexander was born with a birthmark about the size of an inch on his hip, and it seemed to cause him discomfort. He was finally diagnosed with a vascular malformation, characterized by painful abnormal clusters of blood vessels that occur during fetal development. He was referred to […]

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Jayce Berryman

Yankees in Theme Park Paradise

July 7th, 2015

“It was a great experience that we are truly so thankful for” Three years ago, Jayce’s life was turned upside down when he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Suddenly, the 5-year-old was faced with radically unstable blood sugar levels, daily injections, and insulin pumps. The life-threatening condition has taken an emotional toll on the […]

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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.