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Dakota is Recognized as Kids Wish Network and Shriners Hospitals for Children – Twin Cities Hero of the Month

June 2016

“After his four day post-op stay, Dakota still faced up to eight weeks of physical therapy” Dakota was first treated for juvenile osteochondrosis of the hip and pelvis at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Twin Cities when he was 9 years old. Osteochondrosis is a self limiting developmental derangement of normal bone growth and may […]

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Kids Wish Network Honors Hero at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Springfield

October 2015

SPRINGFIELD, Ma. (Oct. 5, 2015): Kids Wish Network (KWN) has recognized numerous pediatric patients at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Springfield (SHC) as Heroes since the beginning of their affiliation with KWN in 2009 through the Hero of the Month program. The Hero of the Month program honors children who have experienced life-altering situations by […]

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Jeremy – Hero of the Month

October 2015

“He faces every challenge set in his path with a courageous smile and determination” Jeremy is 18 years old, and for the last 15 years, he has been receiving treatment at Shriners Hospital in Springfield, Massachusetts for bone disease. Numerous extended inpatient hospitalizations throughout his childhood, countless surgeries, and several post-operation setbacks in his treatment […]

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Cooper – Hero of the Month

January 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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Nevaeh – Hero of the Month

December 2014

When Nevaeh received her Hero of the Month package, it just made her day!

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John – Hero of the Month

December 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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Dawson is named Hero of the Month for Kids Wish Network & Shriners Hospitals for Children – Cincinnati

December 2014

He moves around the hospital and playroom with such ease now that it is easy to forget how much work he has put into reaching this point!

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Daja – Hero of the Month

December 2014

She has shown resiliency and determination in her recovery and in meeting other goals she sets for herself!

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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.