Tag: Universal Studios


Kids Wish Network Partners with Face Off to Grant Wish for California Girl

April 1st, 2016

CITRUS HEIGHTS, Calif. (April 1, 2016): Children’s charity Kids Wish Network (KWN) recently partnered with Syfy’s reality TV Show Face Off to grant the wish of a young girl with type 1 diabetes. KWN arranged with Face Off to bring Emmy and her entire family to the set of her favorite show produced in Burbank, […]

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Jayce Berryman

Yankees in Theme Park Paradise

July 7th, 2015

“It was a great experience that we are truly so thankful for” Three years ago, Jayce’s life was turned upside down when he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Suddenly, the 5-year-old was faced with radically unstable blood sugar levels, daily injections, and insulin pumps. The life-threatening condition has taken an emotional toll on the […]

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Teen with severe epilepsy reaches milestone, graduates high school and celebrates on wish trip

June 24th, 2015

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 24, 2015): For 17-year-old Graison Greenway, graduating high school was a big achievement. Plagued with severe epilepsy since age 3, Graison once suffered from hundreds of seizures a day. But with a lot of hard work, Graison was able to graduate on time and celebrate this milestone with a magical wish […]

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Thomas Miele 2

Thomas’s Magical Dream Come True

March 24th, 2015

“Thomas loved everything” Thomas was diagnosed with hemophilia, a severe bleeding disorder, at birth and has been receiving regular doses of blood-clotting medication three times each week for his entire life. He also knows he must be extremely careful when playing to prevent cuts or scrapes. Thomas’s condition prevents his blood from clotting, making any […]

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Graison with Avengers

Graison’s Iron Man Magic

January 26th, 2015

“It was the best experience Graison ever had” Right before his third birthday, Graison started suffering from seizures. While the seizures started off minor, they soon increased until Graison was suffering from hundreds every day. After over a year of hundreds of daily seizures and frequent episodes of “status seizures”, meaning they occurred nonstop for […]

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Jacari does “the robot” with Transformers

January 9th, 2015

Jacari suffers from a severe heart defect Wish Kid Jacari is an intelligent 11-year-old who does his best to enjoy life to the fullest. Sometimes for Jacari though, that is easier said than done. Jacari suffers from a life-threatening illness and has undergone four major surgeries in his short life. Jacari was diagnosed at an […]

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Claudia and SpongeBob

Magical Wish Trip for a Miraculous Wish Kid

December 16th, 2014

“Claudia was so excited to meet Mr. SquarePants” Wish Kid Claudia’s medical journey is nothing but miraculous. At just 4 months old, Claudia fell into cardiac arrest and was diagnosed with severe dilated cardiomyopathy. With just days to live, a surgeon performed an experimental surgery that gave her enough time to await a heart transplant. […]

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Alexis at Universal

Alexis’s Dream Come True

November 4th, 2014

“The wish captured what Alexis really likes” Alexis was diagnosed before birth with sickle cell anemia, a blood disorder that causes red blood cells to take on a crescent shape and block blood flow. This can cause pain, organ damage, and increased risk of infection. Alexis was constantly in and out of hospitals as a […]

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48,632 kids helped this last fiscal year through our many programs and services.

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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.