Tag: wishes

Life with Epilepsy – A Personal Story

February 2015

Epilepsy is a serious brain disorder; it’s the fourth most common neurological disorder in the United States. This potentially life-threatening condition affects 2.2 million Americans with nearly 500,000 being children. Our Wish Kid Lianna is just one of those many children who battle this disease on a daily basis. Lianna is only 10 years old […]

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Ben’s Failing Heart Required Life-Saving Surgery

December 2013

Ben was born with a cleft palate and a heart murmur. At five weeks old, doctors discovered that he had an extremely rare combination of four heart defects called Tetralogy of Fallot. His blood flow did not carry enough oxygen from his heart to the rest of his body. He was 15 months old when […]

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An Outstanding Guardian Angel

July 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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Celebrity Wishes Changing Lives: Dolly Parton

January 2012

Who’s excited to see Joyful Noise this weekend? It stars Queen Latifah and the fabulous Dolly Parton, so you can bet we’re excited! The film tells a story about a small town choir aiming to win the National Joyful Noise Competition. Comprised of emotion, tension, laughter, and (of course) music… it looks like a fun […]

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Celebrity Wishes Changing Lives: Congrats, Beyonce!

January 2012

Kids Wish Network would like to send a big “congratulations” to pop superstar Beyonce Knowles and her husband, rapper Jay-Z. According to several news stories and web postings, on the night of January 7th, the couple welcomed baby girl Blue Ivy into the world! Celebrity friends and devoted fans have been blogging and tweeting their […]

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Raining, raining

July 2011

Although it’s raining outside here in Florida, the thoughts in this building are all sunny because we have so many great things to think about! Not only are we hard at work granting wishes and awarding Heroes, but we’re also gearing up for our first ever Kids Wish Network On Tour event in Mississippi! We’re […]

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“Zylie the Bear” Comes to Kids Wish

June 2011

It was a quiet Tuesday afternoon when a big brown box marked Arete, LLC arrived in our office.  As we do with all of the packages that come in, we excitedly gathered around it and impatiently waited to see what was inside.  The guys from the warehouse pulled out their box cutters and tore away […]

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Trey Songz Grants Zh’Nae’s Wish

August 2010

Name: Zh’Nae Age: 5 State: VA Since she was born, Zh’Nae has been completely dependent on a ventilator because her muscles were just too weak to help her breathe on her own. When she was just 7-months-old, she was diagnosed with having Centronuclear Myopathy, a disorder that completely robs all of the body’s muscles of […]

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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.