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Josh’s RAW Experience with John Cena

October 28th, 2014

Josh was so excited to meet the wrestlers he sees on T.V. When Josh was only 1 years old, doctors diagnosed him with Crouzon syndrome after he started displaying signs of slow activity. Crouzon syndrome is a genetic birth disorder characterized by the premature joining of certain bones of the skull during development, which affects […]

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Darrol will “Never Give Up” with John Cena

September 12th, 2014

“Darrol loved meeting John Cena” When Darrol was only two weeks old, he was diagnosed with a genetic, life-threatening disease called Lesch-Nyhan syndrome. The disorder is characterized by neurological and behavioral abnormalities and the overproduction of uric acid which can cause kidney and bladder stones. Darrol is wheelchair-bound and needs someone to take care of […]

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Stephen gets RAW with WWE

April 8th, 2014

“The WWE wrestlers are a big source of inspiration for Stephen” Stephen’s medical issues started when he took his first breath. The tiny little boy was born premature and had a stroke immediately after birth. As a result, the 11-year-old has suffered his whole life with cerebal palsy, a seizure disorder and other side effects […]

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WWE® Superstar Sheamus Meets Frankie

July 3rd, 2013

Kids Wish Network and WWE® Superstar Sheamus Come Together to Make Dreams Come True for an Ohio Teen BURGHILL, OH. – International children’s charity Kids Wish Network today commended WWE Superstar Sheamus for helping make a dream come true for a Burghill teenager. Fifteen-year-old Frankie Matejka, who suffers from Neurofibromatosis, had the opportunity to meet […]

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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.