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Alison is Recognized as Kids Wish Network and Maimonides Medical Center Hero of the Month

Alison is Recognized as Kids Wish Network and Maimonides Medical Center Hero of the Month

November 2016

“She was brave throughout all of the procedures and during her hospital experience” The statistics are staggering: one in every 15 Americans will experience appendicitis which usually guarantees that the doctor will call for emergency surgery to remove the appendix. Appendicitis occurs when the appendix becomes inflamed. No one has ever been able to fully […]

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Shelton teen gets wish to meet inspirational singer Darius Rucker

July 2015

SHELTON, Conn. (July 23, 2015): Whenever Anna May was heading off to another procedure to treat her life-threatening illness, she was always listening to one song: “Wagon Wheel” by country star Darius Rucker. The lyrics could brighten her spirits and give her hope; and now, thanks to children’s charity Kids Wish Network, Anna has renewed […]

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Mauston 4-year-old honored for strength and determination

July 2015

MAUSTON, Wis. (July 22, 2015): Together with Ministry Saint Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, children’s charity Kids Wish Network is excited to honor Mauston 4-year-old Alexis Severson as a 2015 Hero of the Month. Alexis was nominated for the award after demonstrating extraordinary strength and determination throughout a lengthy stay at the hospital. Kids Wish Network’s Hero […]

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Sophia- Hero of the Month

July 2015

“Sophia’s courage and spirit inspired us all” After suffering from abdominal pains for a few days, Sophia was admitted to Mercy Medical Center for further evaluation. The 7-year-old had a ruptured appendix and needed surgery. While in recovery, Sophia was unable to eat, rest or relax. She suffered extreme pain getting in and out of […]

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Alexis- Hero of the Month

July 2015

“Alexis displayed extraordinary strength and determination” Diagnosed with epilepsy earlier this year, Alexis came to Ministry St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital for a routine 24-hour VEEG. However, 4-year-old Alexis ended up staying far longer than a day. Doctors soon diagnosed Alexis with pancytopenia, a condition in which the body has a reduction of red and white […]

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Jacqueline- Hero of the Month

July 2015

“Jacqueline was thrilled to be a Hero of the Month” Three-year-old Jacqueline from Texas is a sweet, kind-hearted, and loving little girl. Born with a positional club foot on her right side, her entire life has been filled with hospitals. Jacqueline has endured several non-invasive corrective procedures, but so far, nothing had helped the little […]

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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.