Tag: mickey mouse

Jasper’s Mickey Mouse Retreat

July 2015

“He was in theme-park paradise” Jasper was born with five heart defects because his heart developed on the right side of his body, pumped backwards, and had switched arteries. At 7 days old, he needed his first of three heart surgeries. Currently, Jasper visits his cardiologist every two weeks and the surgeon once a month […]

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Hunter’s Happily Ever After

December 2014

“I’ve never seen Hunter so happy” Hunter was born three months premature when his mother required an emergency C-section. He spent the next 403 days in the NICU during in which time he had his first heart surgery at just 10 days old. Hunter suffers from multiple life-threatening illnesses: chronic lung disease, cerebral palsy, asthma, […]

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Kids Wish Network Grants Disney Wish to West Allis Boy with Cancer

November 2012

WEST ALLIS, Wisc. – International children’s charity Kids Wish Network just granted 6-year-old Valentino Alioto’s wish to meet Mickey Mouse at Disney World in Florida. Kids Wish Network is an international charitable organization dedicated to infusing hope, creating happy memories, and improving the quality of life for children having experienced life-altering situations. “It is such […]

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Kids Wish Network Grants Disney Wish to Sallisaw Boy with Leukemia

September 2012

SALLISAW, Okla. – International children’s charity Kids Wish Network sent Sallisaw boy Dimitri Reherman, who is suffering from cystic fibrosis, on an all expenses paid trip to Orlando, Florida to fulfill his fondest wish. Kids Wish Network is an international charitable organization dedicated to infusing hope, creating happy memories, and improving the quality of life […]

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I Loved Meeting Mickey!

July 2010

Name: Sara Age: 3 State: CO Sara suffers from a life-threatening condition known as Neurofibromatosis Type 1. It took doctors a very long time to diagnose Sara with the illness, which causes tumors to grow in various parts of the body. The tumors in Sara’s body are located below her waist, including a baseball sized […]

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Ty had a Blast at Disney World!

January 2010

Name: Ty Age: 5 State: OH Six-year-old Ty was born with a condition called Treacher Collins Syndrome. His illness causes a deformity of the facial bones and tissues, which obstructs his airways. Ty was born without any ears and is 97 percent deaf without the aid of a hearing device. In his short life, Ty […]

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Hunter Dreams of Meeting Mickey and Kids Wish Network Makes his Dream a Reality

September 2009

GENEVA, Indiana – A little boy with a life-threatening illness has the wish of his life with Kids Wish Network. Born three months early, Hunter spent his first year of life in the hospital battling an illness called Hypogammaglobulinemia. He was placed on a ventilator and had a tracheotomy to assist his breathing until he […]

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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.