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7-year-old with cerebral palsy recognized as Hero of the Month

January 29th, 2015

OMAHA, Neb. (Jan. 28, 2015): Children’s charity Kids Wish Network, along with Shriners Hospitals for Children® – Twin Cities, is excited to honor Omaha 7-year-old Cooper Stiles as a Hero of the Month. Cooper was nominated for the award for his continued strength and bravery throughout many medical struggles. Kids Wish Network’s Hero of the […]

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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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Holiday of Hope is Tomorrow!

March 2nd, 2011

Since I was hired here at Kids Wish, I’ve got to hear all about the two big Holiday of Hope parties that have occurred: Shriners – Philadelphia in 2009 and White Memorial Medical Center in 2010. They were each huge events and the groups from our organization who attended had an absolutely wonderful time at […]

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Kids Wish Network is headed to Shriners in Tampa!

February 14th, 2011

While you probably know that Kids Wish Network grants wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses, you may not have known that we also have several other programs that bring joy to sick and deserving children all across the country. On March 3, we are headed to Shriners Hospital for Children – Tampa to throw a […]

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Holiday Smiles at Shriners Hospitals for Children

December 18th, 2009

This past weekend was probably one of the best weekends I have ever had. A team from KWN headed north to Philadelphia to host a Holiday of Hope party at the Shriners Hospitals for Children. After months of planning, we finally got to see everything come together and it couldn’t have gone any better! Hundreds […]

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Corporate Generosity Is Alive and Well in Philadelphia!

December 17th, 2009

The term “corporate greed” has been used in abundance this past year. It’s impossible to pick up a newspaper, magazine or scan a website without reading/hearing about selfish, swindling Executives whose gluttonous actions and decisions have resulted in the massive downward spiral of our economy. ATTENTION all cynics, pessimists, skeptics and untrusting citizens out there […]

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Holiday of Hope is Almost Here!

November 10th, 2009

Things are starting to get a little hectic around here. Our big Holiday of Hope party with Jakks Pacific and CDI is less than one month away. I can see a lot of people scrambling around trying to secure last minute details. I know that everyone is working hard to make this party something special […]

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Getting ready for the Holiday…Holiday of Hope, that is!

October 20th, 2009

I have been working on getting a few things done for our big Holiday of Hope event that will be at Shriner’s Philadelphia in December. It is a HUGE holiday party for children and it’s going to be a blast for these deserving kids. I have helped to get a photographer for the event, and […]

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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.