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Kids Wish Network grants wish for Oklahoma boy with life-threatening illness

July 28th, 2014

BARTLESVILLE, Okla.: Jack Britt, of Bartlesville, O.K., is an active and adventurous 12-year-old who loves to be outdoors and explore nature. Unfortunately last year, Jack was diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition, and his exploring days could have been numbered. His condition stabilized and, thanks to children’s charity Kids Wish Network, Jack was recently able […]

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“Captain” Jack snorkels for seashells

December 5th, 2013

“Jack’s lab results indicated kidney failure” During the summer of 2013, Jack started experiencing severe abdominal pain and doctors performed an appendectomy, expecting him to quickly recover. When Jack’s symptoms didn’t improve, his doctors ran more detailed tests. Jack was then diagnosed with hemolytic uremic syndrome, an anemia caused by the destruction of the red […]

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A Wish for Fish

May 3rd, 2010

Name: Chris Age: 18 State: MA 18-year-old Chris has always been an active person with interests ranging from snowboarding to saltwater fishing. His active lifestyle has led to many aches and pains over the years but just last year he began experiencing severe muscle pains like he had never felt before. Doctors checked but could […]

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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.