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Illeona’s Visit to Orlando

February 2016

“A welcome break from her regular life indoors” Illeonna was just four years old when she had her first seizure. The tiny tot spent a week in the hospital following the episode that would change the course of her life. Results from an MRI and EEG showed that Illeona had abnormal cerebral activity in the […]

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Wish Kid Alexis Has Been Troubled With Rett Syndrome Since Infancy

February 2016

“But her wish trip to Disney gave her the time of her life” As an infant, Alexis was not meeting her physical and development milestones. She was initially diagnosed as being mentally and globally delayed and then later with autism. It was a neurologist, though, that gave Alexis an all encompassing diagnosis. Genetic testing showed […]

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A Toddler’s Dangerously Starved Cells

February 2016

“Gracie did not want to leave Florida” At three years old, little Gracie had already been potty trained. When she began regressing, her mom thought she might have a simple bladder infection so she took her to the pediatrician. Gracie’s labs showed that her blood sugar levels were alarmingly high at 500; shocking news considering […]

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Wish Kid Alexander’s Magical Adventure

December 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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Wish Kid McKenzie on her travel wish to Clearwater Florida

Wish Kid McKenzie Heads to the Beaches of Clearwater/St. Petersburg for Her Wish

December 2015

“She felt pampered and spoiled on her wish” Severe mood swings and frequent trips to the bathroom alerted McKenzie’s mom that something was very wrong with her daughter’s health. At the age of 6, little McKenzie was diagnosed as having a pre – metabolic disorder and has struggled to regulate her blood sugar levels ever […]

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Jaylen’s Disneyworld Adventure

December 2015

“He can’t wait to go back!” At 2 months old, Jaylen’s mom Katherine noticed something odd about her baby boy. Whenever she called his name, Jaylen’s eyes would search for the source, but never landed on her. A doctor informed Katherine that her son had loose muscles behind his eyes. An MRI showed that in […]

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Frozen Fun for Brooklyn

June 2015

“Her favorite was when she met the ‘Frozen’ sisters” Adrenal Insufficiency or Addisons disease is a rare hormone disorder that affects about one in 100,000 people, and 12-year-old Brooklyn is one of them. The lack of cortisol in Brooklyn’s body requires her to take medication for her thyroid and for hormone growth. Having exactly the […]

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Mickey, LEGOS, and even a Hulk Cake!

April 2015

“The highlight of his day was meeting the cast of Cars” It was a traumatic first week of life for now 5-year-old Oregon native Tristan who was diagnosed with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia after rapid weight loss in infancy. “He was jaundiced and kept vomiting. I knew something wasn’t quite right. I knew the difference between […]

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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.