Tag: Nascar

KWN is going to the 2012 Ford EcoBoost 400!

November 2012

Kids Wish Network is going to the 2012 Ford EcoBoost 400! Isn’t that exciting? We’ve been working with a company called Grazie Media to put together a great public service announcement that will be played all throughout the weekend on the jumbotron screens around the Homestead-Miami Speedway track! The video we made features some of the […]

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Kaiden ‘Races’ to the Finish Line with Jimmie Johnson

March 2010

Name: Kaiden Age: 5 State: WI In November of 2004, Kaiden was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. ALL occurs when cancer cells accumulate in the bone marrow and spread to other organs including the liver, spleen, lymph nodes, central nervous system, and kidneys. Since his diagnosis, this brave little boy has undergone rigorous and painful […]

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Jonathon Meets NASCAR Star, Jimmie Johnson!

March 2010

Name: Jonathon Age: 10 State: MI Jonathon was born with cerebral palsy, which is a group of brain disorders that are most often characterized by seizures and spasticity. Jonathon experiences small brain seizures about every four seconds; his condition has left him developmentally delayed. In addition, Jonathon has experienced difficulty with his mobility and has […]

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Timmothy Gets the “Checkered Flag” on his Wish!

March 2010

Name: Timmothy Age: 11 State: NM Timmothy has cystic fibrosis, a condition that is very serious and often leads to life-threatening lung infections; those with the disease must endure frequent breathing treatments. Timmothy has been in and out of the hospital much of his young life. He must take daily medications and visit his doctors […]

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Tyson and his Hero, NASCAR’s Kevin Harvick!

January 2010

Name: Tyson Age: 14 State: NE In March of 2006, Tyson was diagnosed with a condition known as limb girdle muscular dystrophy. LGMD primarily affects the muscles around the legs, arms and hips. Over a period of time, those who suffer with LGMD lose muscle mass and strength. Tyson is experiencing increasing difficulty with his […]

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Luis’ NASCAR Dream Come True

January 2010

Name: Luis Age: 7 State: TX At eighteen months old, Luis was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy. SMA is a motor neuron disease that affects all of the muscles in the body but most severely attacks the shoulders, hips and back. When it affects the respiratory muscles, children become at high risk for developing pneumonia […]

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Mikey Meets Nascar Hero, Dale Earnhardt, Jr.

May 2009

Wow! I just had the honor of putting together a wish for the sweetest little boy! Mikey may only be 4 years old, but he has more NASCAR knowledge than most adult fans. Mikey’s only wish was to meet Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and once again Dale, Jr. didn’t disappoint. Thanks to the Dale Jr. Foundation […]

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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.