Tag: Washington D.C.

Colorado teen bravely battles lifetime of medical issues, honored as Hero of the Month

May 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS, Co. (May 15, 2015): Together with Shriners Hospitals for Children- Philadelphia, children’s charity Kids Wish Network is excited to honor Colorado Springs teen Alyssa Hampton as a 2015 Hero of the Month. Alyssa was nominated for the award for her continued bravery throughout a lifetime of medical struggles. Kids Wish Network’s Hero of […]

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Wish granted for Indiana sisters suffering from life-threatening illnesses

May 2015

MUNIC, Ind. (May 5, 2015): Sisters Victoria and Kylie Steed share a lot in life. Besides just the usual sisterly-things like clothes, makeup, toys, and a family, they both suffer from life-threatening illness. And they both just had their wishes granted by children’s charity Kids Wish Network. “We will never be able to thank Kids […]

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Kylie and Victoria’s D.C. Adventure

February 2015

“The girls have been through so much; we finally saw a light in them” Sisters Kylie and Victoria share a lot in life. Besides just the usual sisterly-things like clothes, makeup, toys, and a family, they both suffer from life-threatening illnesses. Victoria, the oldest sister, started suffering from extreme fatigue, constant aches and pains and […]

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Maddy’s D.C. Dream Come True

January 2015

“Maddy was a happy, happy kid” Diagnosed at 2 years old, Wish Kid Maddy faces a genetic disorder called neurofibromatosis which disturbs cell growth in the nervous systems and causes tumors to form on tissue. Her diagnosis revealed tumors all over her body, including behind both of her eyes; attempting to remove them could cause […]

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Meet the Washington Wizards’ newest player: Wish Kid Elijah

October 2014

“Elijah now thinks he’s an official member of the Wizards” Wish Kid Elijah was born with spina bifida and hydrocephalus, two life-threatening conditions. To treat the hydrocephalus, a shunt was implanted in his brain to drain the fluid. The shunt, however, caused Elijah to start having seizures and has also needed several revision surgeries over […]

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Ty’s Historic D.C. Wish

July 2014

“Ty had the time of his life!” When Ty was 2 ½ years old, his parents rushed him to the emergency room due to complaints of a terrible pain in his stomach. Doctors discovered Ty’s spleen was enlarged and his blood platelet count was low. After multiple blood tests, a spinal tap and some genetic […]

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Milford boy gets his wish

May 2010

MILFORD — When Kristina Lambert asked her 10-year-old son Sean what he would have if he could have one wish, his answer shocked her, to say the least. “His response was, ‘I want to see the presidents,”‘ said Lambert, 35, referring to visiting the graves of United States presidents. “And when I asked why, 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.