Tag: Wal-Mart

Kids Wish Network and Walmart Help To Make Hartford Child’s Wish Come True

June 2nd, 2011

Jarvis Ward saw his wish come true on Tuesday morning when a University of Alabama 18-wheeler picked him up for a trip to Walmart. It wasn’t the only surprise of trip. Greeting Jarvis on the truck was University of Alabama inside linebacker Nico Johnson who wanted to help out with the wish. Jarvis, a 6-year-old […]

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Tide’s Nico Johnson lends a hand

May 31st, 2011

Nico Johnson was in his dorm room late in the afternoon on April 27, watching a tornado rip through Tuscaloosa. “Even though we saw it, we didn’t know what was going on,” said the Alabama linebacker from Andalusia. “Once it was all over, we started walking down 15th Street and reality set in. Disaster.” It […]

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Volunteer Day for Wal-Mart Managers

December 13th, 2010

Wal-Mart Market # 111 donated $600 to Kids Wish a couple of weeks ago so we could buy some children’s bikes for the holiday season. This in itself was amazingly generous but there was more to come – you cannot put a price on time! Ten managers from the Market #111 store came to our […]

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Way to Go Wal-Mart Transportation!!

October 18th, 2010

Barbara and I attended “The Great American Trucking Show” in Dallas, TX in late August of this year. So, you may be asking why a children’s charity would be going to a trucking show and that’s a very valid question! This is what I was thinking initially, but Barbara had plans that I simply couldn’t […]

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Samantha’s “Shrek-tacular” Spree!

January 25th, 2010

Name: Samantha Age: 7 State: TX In March of 2007, seven-year-old Samantha of San Antonio was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. ALL occurs when there are too many underdeveloped infection-fighting white blood cells, called lymphocytes, found in a child’s blood and bone marrow. Since her cancer diagnosis, Samantha has undergone aggressive chemotherapy treatments. She has […]

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Juan’s Shopping Daze

January 25th, 2010

Name: Juan Age: 9 State: GA Nine-year-old JWhen he was just two, Juan was diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy; he is the third in his family with this diagnosis. Duchenne is one of the most progressive forms of muscular dystrophy and is characterized by extremely rapid deterioration of the muscles. The disease begins by primarily […]

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A Shopping Spree Fit for a King

January 25th, 2010

Name: JaQualin Age: 6 State: TX Four months after his birth, JaQualin was diagnosed with sickle cell anemia, which is an inherited blood disorder. Those suffering with this disease experience severe episodes of pain and eventual organ damage; they are also at high risk for stroke and cardiac arrest His bones are weak and there […]

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Tears of Joy

November 7th, 2008

Yesterday was such an overwhelming day for me with true emotions of sheer Joy that consumed me to the point of tears. I have been working on a wish for Luke in Utah with not too much success in reaching his goal. Being not one to give up easily, I diligently kept pursuit and when […]

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Kids Wish Network is an international 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.