Tag: pittsburgh steelers

Colorado boy’s recovery helped with Steelers visit

October 2012

GREELEY, Colo. — The scar that runs from behind Cesar Madera’s left ear, down his neck to below his front jaw, is barely visible anymore. The scar that the Ann Heiman Elementary School fourth-grader carries in his memory from the surgery that created it nearly five years ago to save his life is as visible […]

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Kids Wish Network and Pittsburgh Steelers Grant Special Wish for Young Bus Crash Survivor with Cancer

September 2012

PITTSBURGH, Penn. – International children’s charity Kids Wish Network announced today that, thanks to the Pittsburgh Steelers and generous sponsors, a Colorado boy’s fondest dream have come true. Cesar Madera attended a Steelers practice session, met the team, and spent some one-on-one time with his favorite player, Troy Polamalu. Kids Wish Network is an international charitable […]

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A Fun Football Wish

December 2009

Cindy’s wish is to meet the Pittsburgh Steelers, especially Ben Roethlisberger and Hines Ward. On Friday, December 4, Cindy will have her wish come true. Cindy was only 6 years old when she was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease. She has since endured many surgeries and has survived both respiratory and kidney failures. Through it all […]

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Cynthia Meets the Pittsburgh Steelers

November 2009

Name: Cynthia Age: 18 State: West Virginia At 6-years-old, Cynthia was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease, an autoimmune disorder that affects the gastrointestinal tract. Because of this, she has endured multiple traumatic surgeries and dealt with both respiratory and kidney failures. Cynthia is on a strict daily medication regimen and must visit her doctor frequently. Cindy’s […]

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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.