Tag: theme parks wish

My Wish is to Visit Disney World!

January 2013

Name: Katerin Age: 14 State: FL Katerin was born with cerebral palsy. This term refers to a group of disorders that affect muscle coordination and function. Because of this, Katerin is unable to walk and relies on a wheelchair for mobility. She is also unable to feed herself and talk, although she communicates by opening her […]

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I Loved my Disney Wish!

January 2013

Name: Ines Age: 5 State: PA Ines was born in a set of triplets and, at nine months old, her parents noticed that she was not hitting the same milestones as her brother and sister were. She was sent to a neurologist who immediately recognized that Ines suffered from a group of disorders that affect muscle […]

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I Met the Disney Princesses!

August 2012

Name: Makenleigh Age: 6 State: MO One day, Makenleigh developed a mysterious pain in her leg and her parents took her to the doctor. Thinking it was just a sprained ankle, she was given a walker and sent home, but the pain did not go away. In fact, Makenleigh started to develop new symptoms, including vomiting, […]

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I Met Mickey Mouse!

July 2012

Name: Kinley Age: 3 State: SC Kinley is a smiley 3-year-old who loves nothing more than watching Mickey Mouse and Goofy cartoons on TV. He also enjoys completing jigsaw puzzles, playing Elmo games on his Xbox game system, and shooting Nerf guns. Before he turned a year old, Kinley’s parents found him unconscious one day and […]

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I Loved my Trip to the Florida Theme Parks!

April 2012

Name: Kaden Age: 8 State: MN Kaden is a playful 8-year-old who enjoys watching baseball games, hockey games and “Spongebob Squarepants.” His favorite food is mac and cheese and he loves riding his bicycle and collecting Pokemon cards. At the age of five, Kaden was diagnosed with intractable epilepsy, an uncontrollable seizure disorder. Kaden is […]

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I Met Woody and Buzz Lightyear!

November 2011

Name: John Age: 5 State: OH John has acute lymphoblastic leukemia, which is cancer of the white blood cells. After his diagnosis in May, John has endured weekly chemotherapy treatments and will continue to do so for three years. Unfortunately, though his body is responding well to the treatments, it is taking a toll on […]

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I Met Spiderman and Mickey Mouse!

October 2011

Name: Kyle Age: 3 State: NY When he was just two weeks old, Kyle’s doctor told his mother that he had a rare condition called methylmalonic academia. This is an inherited metabolic disorder in which the body cannot break down certain proteins which build up and attack the body’s major organs. This can lead to […]

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I Met Mickey Mouse!!!

August 2011

Name: Noah Age: 12 State: OH Right after he was born, Noah suffered a bleed in his brain which caused brain damage. Then, at only 8 weeks old, his doctors diagnosed him with having cerebral palsy. This condition includes a group of disorders affecting the brain and nervous system functions, impairing activities such as movement, […]

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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.