Waiting on a Wish

Each and every day, there are thousands of children across the nation who are diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses. These children face countless hardships and need the joy of a wish.

Meet our Wish Kids and read their remarkable stories.

If you have any questions or comments, please contact us.


"Helping to put smiles on faces is a blessing and I am honored to have the opportunity to do this." ~ Sue, WWE

"I highly recommend Kids Wish to other parents. It was an experience of a lifetime." ~ Ashton’s mom "My wish happened exactly how I wanted it to. All of my expectations were accomplished. Thank you all so much!" ~ Alma "Kids Wish Network is the best. You created memories that will last forever. I haven’t seen my family smile that much in a very long time! Thank you!" ~ Marshall’s mom “Thanks again for such great programs to lift the spirits of our kids who need a lift. You make such a difference in so many kids’ lives.” ~ Lutheran Children’s Hospital



Name:
Alexis - 17
From:
VA
Illness:
Sickle Cell Anemia, Type 1 Diabetes
Wish:
Wish is in the Works

Name:
Allisen - 9
From:
SC
Illness:
Primary Immune Deficiency
Wish:
Wish is in the Works

Name:
Amina - 6
From:
CA
Illness:
Cortical dysplasia, hydrocephalus
Wish:
Disneyland

Name:
Andres - 18
From:
NJ
Illness:
Pelizaeus-Merzbacher Disease
Wish:
Wish is in the Works!

Name:
Anna - 18
From:
CT
Illness:
moyamoya disease
Wish:
Wish is in the Works

Name:
Aubrey - 12
From:
AL
Illness:
Type 1 diabetes, asthma
Wish:
Cruise

Name:
Audrey - 14
From:
LA
Illness:
Spina Bifida
Wish:
Disney World

Name:
Austin - 18
From:
KY
Illness:
B Cell Acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Wish:
Big screen TV

Name:
Breyley - 16
From:
WI
Illness:
transposition of the great arteries, ventricular septal defect
Wish:
Wish is in the Works

Name:
Brittney - 15
From:
WA
Illness:
arachnoid cyst tumor, POTS, TOS, metabolic disorder
Wish:
Beach Vacation

Name:
Bruce - 18
From:
TX
Illness:
epilepsy
Wish:
TV and PlayStation

Name:
Cecilia - 18
From:
CA
Illness:
Leukemia
Wish:
Catalina Island

Name:
Chandler - 17
From:
FL
Illness:
Traumatic Brain Injury
Wish:
Playground

Name:
Chase - 12
From:
WV
Illness:
Dilated Cardio Myapathy
Wish:
Cruise

Name:
Chris - 15
From:
MA
Illness:
diabetes
Wish:
Wish is in the Works

Name:
Christian - 5
From:
NY
Illness:
acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)
Wish:
Playground

Name:
Christian - 16
From:
NC
Illness:
hemangiomatosis, seizure disorder, cerebral palsy, spastic diplegia
Wish:
Wish is in the Works

Name:
Claudia - 18
From:
FL
Illness:
two heart transplants, heart murmur, lymphoma
Wish:
Disney Princess Belle

Name:
Colton - 4
From:
IL
Illness:
Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome
Wish:
Disneyland

Name:
Elijah - 12
From:
MD
Illness:
Spina Bifida
Wish:
Watch the Washington Wizards

Name:
Elijah - 10
From:
AL
Illness:
Type 1 diabetes, asthma
Wish:
Cruise

Name:
Faith - 9
From:
IL
Illness:
Pulmonary Artresia
Wish:
Meet Tinkerbell

Name:
Gavin - 18
From:
CA
Illness:
ARVD - heart disease
Wish:
Mountain Bike

Name:
Gavin - 4
From:
CA
Illness:
Epilepsy, Cerebral Palsy, genetic disorder
Wish:
Legoland

Name:
Graison - 17
From:
TN
Illness:
Lennox Gastaut Syndrome
Wish:
Universal Studios

Name:
Jacari - 11
From:
TX
Illness:
Heart Defects
Wish:
Theme Parks

Name:
Jacob - 10
From:
CA
Illness:
Neuroblastoma cancer
Wish:
San Diego Chargers

Name:
James (JT) - 12
From:
NC
Illness:
Type 1 Diabetes
Wish:
Xbox One

Name:
John - 17
From:
CA
Illness:
Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Wish:
Wish is in the Works

Name:
John Paul - 10
From:
FL
Illness:
Cerebral Palsy
Wish:
Cruise

Name:
Joshua - 13
From:
FL
Illness:
Cerebral Palsy
Wish:
Wish is in the Works

Name:
Katie - 14
From:
KY
Illness:
Intractable epilepsy
Wish:
Visit Nashville

Name:
Katie - 11
From:
LA
Illness:
Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
Wish:
Visit Disney World

Name:
Laila - 6
From:
IA
Illness:
Cerebral Palsy
Wish:
Cinderella
Maddy Castleberry
Name:
Maddy - 8
From:
CA
Illness:
Neurofibromatosis, scoliosis, heart murmur
Wish:
Washington, D.C.

Name:
Mathew - 18
From:
CA
Illness:
Cerebral Palsy, seizures
Wish:
Disneyland

Name:
Matt - 16
From:
VA
Illness:
Brittle Type 1 Diabetes
Wish:
Guitar package

Name:
McKenzie - 13
From:
AL
Illness:
Cystic Fibrosis
Wish:
Bedroom Makeover

Name:
Michael - 11
From:
NJ
Illness:
Cerebral palsy, spastic quadriplegia
Wish:
Phantom of the Opera

Name:
Miguel - 16
From:
AL
Illness:
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
Wish:
NYC Trip

Name:
Molly - 18
From:
FL
Illness:
Osteosarcoma
Wish:
Shopping

Name:
Morgan - 16
From:
VA
Illness:
Type 1 Diabetes
Wish:
“Odyssey Con” writing conference

Name:
Myles - 7
From:
NJ
Illness:
Cerebral Palsy
Wish:
Wheelchair Accessible Swing

Name:
Nicolas - 13
From:
IA
Illness:
bicuspid neo-aortic valve with severe aortic insufficiency, heart complications
Wish:
Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks

Name:
Olivia - 13
From:
NC
Illness:
Heart murmur, Down’s syndrome
Wish:
Wish is in the Works

Name:
Olivia - 7
From:
WI
Illness:
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Wish:
Disney World

Name:
Payton - 15
From:
MI
Illness:
Cystic Fibrosis
Wish:
Wish is in the Works

Name:
Raegan - 14
From:
GA
Illness:
dermatomyositis, lipadystrophy
Wish:
Wish is in the Works

Name:
Savannah - 4
From:
NY
Illness:
congenital diaphragmatic hernia, pulmonary hypertension, failure to thrive
Wish:
Disney World

Name:
Serissa - 10
From:
CA
Illness:
type 1 diabetes
Wish:
Hawaii

Name:
Shamel - 16
From:
IL
Illness:
Lupus, Stage 4 kidney disease
Wish:
Disney World

Name:
Sharon - 15
From:
FL
Illness:
DiGeorge Syndrome
Wish:
Disney World

Name:
Solei - 8
From:
OR
Illness:
Lupus
Wish:
Shopping Spree

Name:
Sydney - 11
From:
MA
Illness:
Osteogenesis Imperfecta
Wish:
MacBook Pro

Name:
Terry - 17
From:
CA
Illness:
Juvenile Huntington’s Disease
Wish:
Superman Celebration

Name:
Zack - 18
From:
NJ
Illness:
Primitive neuroectodermal tumors
Wish:
Florida Beach Vacation

Name:
Zander - 6
From:
MO
Illness:
type 1 diabetes
Wish:
Transformers
56,620 kids helped this last fiscal year through our many programs and services.

Our Mission

Kids Wish Network is an international 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.