Tag: Snow White

Wisconsin cancer survivor granted magical wish

February 2015

GREENFIELD, Wis. (Feb. 25, 2015): For 7-year-old Olivia Wiltzius of Greenfield, WI, visiting the doctor or having life-saving treatments is a common occurrence. Diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia when just 2 years old, Olivia underwent 2 ½ years of harrowing treatment. But, thanks to children’s charity Kids Wish Network, Olivia enjoyed a once-in-a-lifetime wish trip […]

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Princess Olivia’s Magical Adventure

May 2014

“Olivia’s dream came true” In the middle of 2009, Wish Kid Olivia spiked a fever of over 103 degrees. Olivia had always been a healthy child, so her parents became extremely concerned. At the doctor’s office, the 2-year-old underwent blood work, x-rays and a variety of tests that all came back inconclusive. It wasn’t until […]

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I Got to Meet Cinderella!

January 2010

Name: MacKenzie Age: 3 State: NE MacKenzie is an adorable 3-year-old little girl who was diagnosed with a cancerous brain tumor called an Astrocytoma. The tumor is located near her spinal cord and brain stem, and affects MacKenzie’s ability to know whether or not she is hungry. Doctors removed about 85 percent of the tumor […]

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Holiday Smiles at Shriners Hospitals for Children

December 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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Hooray for the Holiday of Hope!

December 2009

Our Holiday of Hope party at Shriners Hospitals for Children-Philadelphia was awesome! When everyone got in Monday morning, they all had wonderful things to say about the event. I am excited that I got to be a part of the party. Although I didn’t get to attend, I was definitely there in spirit! I helped […]

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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.