Tag: Wish Department

WishCoordinator Cassi

Becoming part of Gwen’s family: Cassi’s first Wish Kid

April 18th, 2014

Hi! My name is Cassi, and I started working as a Wish Coordinator at Kids Wish Network a few months ago after working in the school system for several years. Working at KWN has given me an even bigger opportunity to put smiles on kids’ faces. Just this past week I was able to put […]

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A Unique Wish

January 11th, 2013

We grant a lot of wishes…and when I say ‘a lot,’ I mean a lot!!! We’ve granted so many different, unique wishes over the years that it’s hard to know where to start to show you all what I mean. So, I’ll start with a new unique wish that we just granted to a teen […]

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An Outstanding Guardian Angel

July 27th, 2012

Our “Guardian Angel” donors are all fantastic. It’s as simple as that. All of them care and they all want to help our kids in whatever ways they can. Sometimes, some of them really go above and beyond, and I’d like to tell you all about one of those instances. We just received a donation […]

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Gift Box Bumblebee

Boxes of Smiles

July 23rd, 2012

We work extra hard here at Kids Wish Network to make each and every wish a special, once-in-a-lifetime experience for our wish kids, from start to finish and beyond. Our Wish Coordinators also take the time to get to know their wish kids – their likes, dislikes, and favorites – so they can create another […]

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Wishes Get Bigger as Disney World Expands!

July 20th, 2010

Almost half of the kids who have their wishes granted through Kids Wish Network wish to visit the awesome theme parks here in sunny Florida. Whether they prefer the Walt Disney World Resort or the Universal Studios Resort, it doesn’t matter; they just have too much fun! Either way, at both awesome parks, the kids […]

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My Very First Thank You Letter

July 19th, 2010

How exciting! I just finished granting a wonderful wish for a little boy named Adam, who wanted a greenhouse to grow vegetables. Today, I received a very warm and appreciative letter from Adam’s parents. It made me so happy to read it! I don’t know who was more excited: Adam when he received his greenhouse, […]

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The Rides Were the Best!

June 18th, 2010

Name: Joey Age: 10 State: WI Before he was born, it was discovered that Joey suffered from a condition called Hydrocephalus. Also known as “water on the brain,” Hydrocephalus occurs when there is an excessive buildup of cerebrospinal fluid in the skull that causes increased pressure over time. In order to drain the fluid, Joey’s […]

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No more ‘no,’ please…

January 14th, 2010

My job requires me to do a few different things. I have to write content for the website and press releases about our wish kids, contact families who have a child that has been referred for a wish, and also get in touch with the guardians of the children who have turned in a wish […]

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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.