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Alexis Severson - May-r

Alexis- Hero of the Month

July 14th, 2015

“Alexis displayed extraordinary strength and determination” Diagnosed with epilepsy earlier this year, Alexis came to Ministry St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital for a routine 24-hour VEEG. However, 4-year-old Alexis ended up staying far longer than a day. Doctors soon diagnosed Alexis with pancytopenia, a condition in which the body has a reduction of red and white […]

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Jaqueline Lewis- June -r 2

Jacqueline- Hero of the Month

July 14th, 2015

“Jacqueline was thrilled to be a Hero of the Month” Three-year-old Jacqueline from Texas is a sweet, kind-hearted, and loving little girl. Born with a positional club foot on her right side, her entire life has been filled with hospitals. Jacqueline has endured several non-invasive corrective procedures, but so far, nothing had helped the little […]

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Larkin Spencer 2- May

Larkin- Hero of the Month

July 10th, 2015

“Larkin kept a smile on her face even during the hardest days” After suffering from abdominal pain for three days, 6-year-old Larkin was admitted to Nationwide Children’s Hospital for dehydration. Shortly after, she was escorted to the OR where a central line was placed in her neck to begin apheresis, the separation and integration of […]

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Luke- Hero of the Month

May 14th, 2015

“Luke is very proud of his award” For 21 long days, Luke suffered from a high fever and spent time in two hospitals. While at Orange Regional Medical Center, Luke impressed the staff so much that they nominated him as a Hero of the Month! “ORMC provided our son with excellent care for those difficult […]

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Jacob Azulay-r2

Jacob- Hero of the Month

May 13th, 2015

“Jacob bravely coped with the loss of his toes” After surviving a traumatic accident, 10-year-old Jacob is now bravely battling another trauma. As a result of the accident, Jacob needed four surgeries to correct the damage to his leg and foot. Among these surgeries was the amputation of several of Jacob’s toes; something that has […]

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Logan- Hero of the Month

May 13th, 2015

“Logan has shown how tough she can be” Bacterial meningitis can be a very scary and very devastating infection. For our Hero of the Month, Logan, it brought out her bravery. Logan was suffering from a fever, felt confused, and then had a seizure. The 3-year-old was quickly rushed to Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital where […]

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Xakkary- Hero of the Month

March 27th, 2015

He was admitted for a severe and rare case of pneumonia After spending over 18 days at BSA Health System hospital in Texas, 3-year-old Xakkary demonstrated bravery many, many times. He was admitted for a severe and rare case of pneumonia that required multiple procedures. Xakkary courageously suffered through a central tube, chest tubes, a […]

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Avery - First name only

Avery- Hero of the Month

March 16th, 2015

Avery experienced constant pain that was only partially relieved by medication The last few weeks of January for 6-year-old Avery were spent at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center. After undergoing multiple labs and tests, doctors were able to determine Avery was suffering from disseminated mycobacterium avium-intracellular complex (DMAC), an infection that causes patients to suffer […]

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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.