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Brook is Recognized as Kids Wish Network and Ministry St. Joseph’s Children Hospital Hero of the Month

Brook is Recognized as Kids Wish Network and Ministry St. Joseph’s Children Hospital Hero of the Month

October 21st, 2016

“NOT ONLY IS BROOK TOUGH AND VERY BRAVE, SHE IS ONE OF THE SWEETEST GIRLS WE HAVE EVER MET” Brook is one of the estimated 3% of Americans who have scoliosis. This condition creates an abnormal curve in the spine. If the spine is curved too much, surgery is required. Brook’s scoliosis was so severe […]

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9th Annual Melissa Mai Golf Scramble

August 10th, 2016

Show Your Hope at the 9th Annual Melissa Mai Golf Scramble! We were honored with the pleasure of granting Melissa a wish; read the incredible story about Melissa

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Knee Injury Turns Into Life-Altering Situation

July 18th, 2016

“Senior Year Surprises Can’t Sideline This Sports Fan” After helping win his state’s high school championship football game, Will injured his knee. Fluid was drained, rehab commenced, and this sports fanatic was quickly back doing what he loves – indulging in yet another sport, running for the track team. Like an annoying boomerang, his knee […]

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Wish Kid Gervon

May 2nd, 2016

Kids Wish Network is hard at work planning an incredible experience for Gervon; make sure to stay up to date by checking back soon for all of the details of their once-in-a-lifetime wish!  

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Riley – Hero of the Month

November 4th, 2015

“Even facing heart failure, he finds ways to thrive” Riley has had countless surgeries and has spent endless hours at the hospital over his lifetime. Early on, he was diagnosed with congestive heart failure (CHF), a chronic condition in which the heart doesn’t pump blood as well as it should. Symptoms of CHF can include […]

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Kids Wish Network Partners with Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant to Grant Wish

October 1st, 2015

“Beaver Dam Boy with Epilepsy Meets Basketball Star” Derek was diagnosed in 2014 with epilepsy after a sleep study showed that he was having seizures at night every five minutes. Derek was taking six different seizure medications four times a day to manage his condition. He underwent a series of three brain surgeries at Children’s […]

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Gage’s Dream Come True

July 30th, 2015

“Gage was only 7 when he was diagnosed with an incurable, life-threatening illness” At just 7 years old, Gage was diagnosed with an incurable, life-threatening illness, a reality that can be difficult for anyone to accept. But Gage has been able to manage his illness with positivity and uses inspirational athletes to keep his spirits […]

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Abe Enjoys his Personal Playground

December 27th, 2009

Name: Abe Age: 6 State: Wisconsin In 2003, Abe was diagnosed with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. This is a rare genetic disorder in which the left side of the heart is severely underdeveloped. He endured his first surgery when he was only two weeks old and has had two more heart surgeries since then. Abe […]

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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.