Tag: wishes for kids

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Bright lights, Big City: Miguel hits NYC

January 26th, 2015

“Miguel will never forget his dream coming true” For the first eight months of Miguel’s life, he was in braces that reached from his shoulders to his feet. Miguel was born with both legs dislocated, but after the braces, he developed much like a normal child. It wasn’t until his 3-year-old check-up appointment that more […]

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Lauren Santora

Norwalk Girl Gets Wish to Meet Hockey Idol

January 26th, 2015

NORWALK, Conn. (Jan. 9, 2015): Lauren Santora couldn’t believe her ears when Washington Capitals captain Alex Oveckin invited her to skate on the ice with him during her recent wish trip granted by Kids Wish Network. “Everything was really fun,” Lauren said. “I like Oveckin because he skates fast, plays hard, and makes things happen […]

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Joe Cherrin

Upping his golf game: Joe’s private lessons from Hank Haney

June 18th, 2014

The trip was unforgettable for Joe In the spring of 2013, Joe started to experience severe abdominal pain that increased throughout the summer. In October, he was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory bowel disease that leads to abdominal pain, severe diarrhea and malnutrition. The painful and debilitating disease resulted in life-threatening complications for Joe, […]

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Greg Meets His Hero, Michael Jordan

January 21st, 2010

Name: Greg Age: 18 State: Illinois Greg’s life changed dramatically just a year ago. After leaving a ceremony where he collected an academics award, Greg was involved in a car accident. As a result of the accident, he suffered a severe spinal cord injury and a broken vertebrate. Greg is a now in a wheelchair, […]

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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.