Tag: michael j. fox

Michael J. Fox Makes Teen’s Wish Come True

May 2010

Michael J. Fox recently granted the wish of Gideon Strohaver, a 16-year-old from Michigan suffering from cystic fibrosis, by spending some quality time with him at the Central Park Zoo in NYC where they bonded over being “Incurable Optimists.” Gideon caught Michael’s “The Incurable Optimist” special on television in his hospital and his teacher referred […]

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Meet Gideon! Our Guest from Kids Wish Network!

April 2010

The Roosevelt Hotel New York has always been proud and honored to be a small part of the Kids Wish Network, a non-profit organization dedicated to granting the wishes of children living with life threatening illnesses. This week we were graced with the presence of a happy (and chatty) 15 yr old boy from Michigan named […]

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Gideon Meets his Hero, Michael J. Fox!

January 2010

Name: Gideon Age: 15 State: Michigan In May of 2008, Gideon became very ill with a severe sinus infection caused by cystic fibrosis, a life-threatening lung condition. The illness resulted in a brain abscess which required serious medical attention. In the past year, Gideon has had various brain surgeries. The second surgery claimed Gideon’s vision, […]

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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.