Tag: Troy Polamalu

Colorado boy’s recovery helped with Steelers visit

October 4th, 2012

GREELEY, Colo. — The scar that runs from behind Cesar Madera’s left ear, down his neck to below his front jaw, is barely visible anymore. The scar that the Ann Heiman Elementary School fourth-grader carries in his memory from the surgery that created it nearly five years ago to save his life is as visible […]

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Kids Wish Network and Pittsburgh Steelers Grant Special Wish for Young Bus Crash Survivor with Cancer

September 24th, 2012

PITTSBURGH, Penn. – International children’s charity Kids Wish Network announced today that, thanks to the Pittsburgh Steelers and generous sponsors, a Colorado boy’s fondest dream have come true. Cesar Madera attended a Steelers practice session, met the team, and spent some one-on-one time with his favorite player, Troy Polamalu. Kids Wish Network is an international charitable […]

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Boone County teen meets Pittsburgh Steelers

January 4th, 2010

JULIAN – A teen with a life-threatening illness had her wish to meet the Pittsburgh Steelers granted through Kids Wish Network and the generosity of the Steelers. At 6-years-old, Cynthia Gay was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease, an autoimmune disorder that affects the gastrointestinal tract. Because of this, she has endured multiple traumatic surgeries and dealt […]

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The Pittsburgh Steelers Serenade Cynthia

December 16th, 2009

As I returned to the office today, I thought about my great experience meeting with the most wonderful family over the past weekend. I met wish teen Cindy, her mom and sister in Pittsburgh, where her wish came true to meet the Pittsburgh Steelers. We all arrived at the Steelers practice field on Saturday and […]

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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.