Tag: Minnesota

Jacob is Recognized as Kids Wish Network and Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital Hero of the Month

Jacob is Recognized as Kids Wish Network and Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital Hero of the Month

September 2016

“He exhibited every quality that a hero should have: courage, strength, and bravery” These were the profound words stated by Jacob’s child life specialist, Carly Thompson, when she nominated Jacob as Kids Wish Network’s Hero of the Month in August stating that he was “the bravest, most stoic patient I have ever worked with”. Over […]

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Wish Kid Cooper

August 2016

Kids Wish Network is hard at work planning an incredible experience for Cooper; make sure to stay up to date by checking back soon for all of the details of their once-in-a-lifetime wish!  

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Dakota is Recognized as Kids Wish Network and Shriners Hospitals for Children – Twin Cities Hero of the Month

June 2016

“After his four day post-op stay, Dakota still faced up to eight weeks of physical therapy” Dakota was first treated for juvenile osteochondrosis of the hip and pelvis at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Twin Cities when he was 9 years old. Osteochondrosis is a self limiting developmental derangement of normal bone growth and may […]

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Wish Kid Lacey Gets to Find Nemo

May 2016

Lacey suffered a stroke at birth, and at just a few days old was diagnosed with cerebrovascular disease. With this disease, plaque builds up and limits or completely obstructs the blood flow to the brain. Lacey takes anti-seizure and pain medication. She wears a leg brace 24 hours a day to help stretch her leg […]

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Wish kid Spencer - Kids Wish Network

Wish Kid Spencer

May 2016

Kids Wish Network is hard at work planning an incredible experience for Spencer; make sure to stay up to date by checking back soon for all of the details of their once-in-a-lifetime wish!  

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Brayden’s Illness Prevents Him From a Future He Dreamed of

May 2016

Brayden’s preschool teachers noticed his excessive thirst and use of the restroom and brought the information to his mother’s attention. As soon as mom described the symptoms to Brayden’s doctor, the doctor ordered a blood test that confirmed his suspicion. Brayden had Type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes happens when your immune system destroys the […]

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Wish kid Triston- Kids Wish Network

Wish Kid Triston

April 2016

Kids Wish Network is hard at work planning an incredible experience for Triston; make sure to stay up to date by checking back soon for all of the details of their once-in-a-lifetime wish!  

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Hannah’s Viva Las Vegas Vacation

October 2015

“She learned that she is capable of doing more in one day than she ever realized was possible” Hannah was born 12 weeks early with a hole in her heart and was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. A disorder of movement, muscle tone, or posture, cerebral palsy heavily affects muscle control and coordination. Vital functions that […]

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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.