Tag: wish granting


Kids Wish Network Partners with Chef Kevin Gillespie to Grant Culinary Inspired Wish

April 27th, 2016

ATLANTA (April, 2016): Children’s charity Kids Wish Network (KWN) recently partnered with all-star chef and Bravo season six Top Chef finalist and “fan favorite” Kevin Gillespie to grant a wish for a girl with lupus nephritis. Wish Kid Angel’s life-threatening condition resulted in kidney failure and necessitated that she receive regular chemotherapy. KWN arranged for […]

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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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Disney star shows Fort Collins cancer patient wishes do come true

August 9th, 2011

A Fort Collins girl got the opportunity last week to see that dreams really can come true. Shalyn Nelson, 9, was diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia, an aggressive form of cancer typically found in adults. For two years, she has endured “lots of pokes,” chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant, but last week the needles […]

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Keeping up with the Kids Wish Networkdashians!

May 12th, 2010

I haven’t written a blog in a minute. So I thought I would grace the World Wide Web with my presence, and fill the world in on what’s been happening in the Kids Wish Network wish department. Carrie, our new wish coordinator, has been doing a great job. She has already been assigned around 10 […]

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A simple wish

January 27th, 2010

A four-year-old Alpena girl had her wish come true earlier this month with the help of Kids Wish Network, a national charity that grants wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses. On Jan. 17, Marissa Powell returned from a five-day trip to Disney World with her mother, Karmen, grandmother, Nyla Huggler, and six-month-old sister, Hailey. When […]

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‘Tis the Season for Theme Park Wishes!

January 26th, 2010

The majority of our wish kids ask to visit Disney World and all the other awesome theme parks that call Florida home. Believe it or not, despite all the press releases I’ve written about kids visiting the theme parks, I still like hearing the stories these children and their parents have about the parks. Having been born and […]

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Kids Wish Network Provides Little Girl Her Dream Laptop… in Pink!

January 26th, 2010

A little girl suffering from Leukemia is granted her wish for a computer through national children’s charity, Kids Wish Network and some wonderful local sponsors. Just last December, Kaitlyn, a bubbly 8-year-old with a fondness for the color pink, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. This is a malignant cancer of the white blood cells. […]

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West Virginia Teen gets Serenaded by the Pittsburgh Steelers…

January 26th, 2010

JULIAN, W. Va. – A teen with a life-threatening illness had her wish to meet the Pittsburgh Steelers granted through Kids Wish Network and the generosity of the Steelers. At 6-years-old, Cynthia was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease, an autoimmune disorder that affects the gastrointestinal tract. Because of this, she has endured multiple traumatic surgeries 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.