Tag: shriners hero of the month

Alyssa 02-2015 Shriners Philadelphia

Alyssa- Hero of the Month

May 7th, 2015

“Alyssa never ceases to show her strength” Alyssa was born with neuroblastoma that covered 75 percent of her spine, wrapped around her right lung and compressed her windpipe. The rare, cancerous tumor was removed in an 11-hour surgery when Alyssa was just 3 weeks old. Afterwards, she started chemotherapy to further treat the cancerous cells. […]

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Laramie- Hero of the Month

March 10th, 2015

Laramie continues to push past the pain in every session On November 9, 2014, Laramie’s life changed forever. After getting caught in a house fire, the 5-year-old sustained severe burns on 75% of his body. When Laramie first arrived at Shriners Hospitals for Children- Cincinnati, he was in a medically-induced coma and had to undergo […]

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Cooper – Hero of the Month

January 26th, 2015

Cooper always gives 110% Cooper was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at 9 months old and utilizes regular therapy to increase his muscle strength. As a result of his condition, Cooper suffers from complete paralysis on his right side, known as hemiplegia. Recently, Cooper was once again treated at Shriners Hospitals for Children in the Twin […]

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Girl With Rare Medical Reaction Honored as Hero of the Month

December 21st, 2014

CINCINNATI, Ohio (December 2, 2014): When 4-year-old Nevaeh Kelly initially fell ill, neither her mother nor her doctors imagined that the medication being used to treat her would actually be the cause of another dangerous illness. Nevaeh was diagnosed with Stevens-Johnson Syndrome that lead to a complicated stay at Shriners Hospitals for Children®–Cincinnati, where she […]

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John – Hero of the Month

December 7th, 2014

John is a quiet and respectful 13-year-old boy who is smart and loves to read. He also is quite the competitive UNO player.

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Dylan hero of the month

Dylan – Hero of the Month

April 9th, 2014

When Dylan was only 18 months old, he was playing outside with his father and brother when a gas can exploded.

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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.