Tag: Walt Disney World

Anna and Jim Mai

Melissa Mai’s Legacy Brings More Dreams to Life

December 10th, 2012

The fifth annual Melissa Mai Memorial Golf Scramble was recently held in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin and it raised over $5,000 for Kids Wish Network’s wish kids! The Melissa Mai Memorial Golf Scramble was started back in 2008 in memory of our Wish Kid, Melissa Mai.  In 2003, Melissa was diagnosed with Stage IV Astrocytoma after collapsing […]

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Tomball girl with rare disorder gets Disney World wish granted

June 22nd, 2010

A young Tomball girl, Haley, suffering from a rare progressive brain condition, recently had her wish to visit Walt Disney World granted thanks to Kids Wish Network and several sponsors from Texas and Florida. When Haley was born, she showed no brain activity and was kept in the hospital for three months. During that time, […]

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Visit Walt Disney World

December 26th, 2009

Name: Aidan Age: 5 State: Kansas Just before Aidan’s third birthday, doctors told his family that he had Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, a cancer of the blood. He has gone through a lot since his diagnosis, such as blood transfusions, platelet transfusions, blood marrow testing and two-and-a-half years of chemotherapy treatments. All the chemotherapy has taken […]

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Alissa Loved Disney!

December 20th, 2009

Name: Alissa Age: 9 State: Ohio Alissa is a very active nine year old with a love for music. She enjoys singing at parties and dancing whenever she can. She’s a great story writer and loves trying her hand at roller-skating. She has an outgoing personality and a beautiful smile, which shines the brightest when […]

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Another Sunny Wish at Disney!

October 16th, 2009

McKenna had a fabulous time at Disney World this past week. Her mother said, “Her eyes LIT UP every time she saw a character!” McKenna and her family enjoyed the accommodations, theme parks and many restaurants which sponsored her wish. Everyone treated McKenna like a princess. I would like to thank everyone for making McKenna’s […]

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Shanice Gets a Wish AND a Birthday Surprise!

January 30th, 2009

I recently worked on a wish for a very special young lady named Shanice. Shanice is from Texas and has a condition known as SMD which is a rare genetic disorder that results in dwarfism, skeletal abnormalities and vision problems. Shanice does not let this keep her down, though. When asked about her wish Shanice […]

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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.