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:
A'hyzia - 15
From:
AZ
Illness:
Multiple Sclerosis
Wish:
Wish is in the Works!

Name:
Adam - 4
From:
IA
Illness:
type 1 diabetes
Wish:
Dinosaurs!

Name:
Alexis - 17
From:
VA
Illness:
Sickle Cell Anemia, Type 1 Diabetes
Wish:
Disney World

Name:
Allisen - 9
From:
SC
Illness:
Primary Immune Deficiency
Wish:
Luke Bryan

Name:
Anna - 18
From:
CT
Illness:
moyamoya disease
Wish:
Meet Darius Rucker

Name:
Brad - 16
From:
NY
Illness:
Stiff Person Syndrome, Morvan’s Syndrome
Wish:
Wish is in the Works

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

Name:
Brooklyn - 12
From:
OH
Illness:
adrenal insufficiency
Wish:
Meet the "Frozen" Princesses

Name:
Cainan - 8
From:
TN
Illness:
hydrocephalus, cerebral palsy
Wish:
Classic Country Experience

Name:
Carson - 9
From:
NC
Illness:
Type 1 Diabetes
Wish:
Carolina Railhawks/Charlotte Experience

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

Name:
Christopher - 16
From:
TX
Illness:
Down syndrome
Wish:
In the Works!

Name:
Helena - 7
From:
AZ
Illness:
type 1 diabetes
Wish:
Disney and "Monster High"

Name:
Ja'Von - 15
From:
D.C.
Illness:
Cerebral palsy, subarachnoid cyst, brain abnormally, absent seizures, strabismus, asthma, sleep apnea
Wish:
Phoenix experience/Grand Canyon

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

Name:
John - 19
From:
IL
Illness:
T-Cell lymphoblastic leukemia
Wish:
Video recording equipment

Name:
John - 17
From:
CA
Illness:
Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Wish:
Meet the 49ers

Name:
Jordan - 18
From:
CA
Illness:
hydrocephalus, seizure disorder
Wish:
See "Pippin" the musical

Name:
Joseph "Tiger" - 18
From:
WI
Illness:
Transposition of the Great Vessels
Wish:
Wish is in the Works!

Name:
Journey - 7
From:
TX
Illness:
Leigh's Disease, apraxia
Wish:
Wish is in the Works!

Name:
Keagen - 6
From:
MN
Illness:
Cerebral palsy, epilepsy
Wish:
LEGOLAND

Name:
Leah - 18
From:
MA
Illness:
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Wish:
Wish is in the Works!

Name:
Liam - 4
From:
LA
Illness:
hydrocephalus, brain malformation
Wish:
Beach Vacation

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

Name:
Melissa - 17
From:
MI
Illness:
chronic pancreatitis
Wish:
Wish is in the Works!

Name:
Mia - 8
From:
TX
Illness:
cerebral palsy
Wish:
Disney World

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

Name:
Olivia - 13
From:
NC
Illness:
Heart murmur, Down syndrome
Wish:
Disney World

Name:
Paige - 5
From:
Utah
Illness:
biliary atresia, liver transplant
Wish:
Disney World and Princesses

Name:
Rachael - 9
From:
MI
Illness:
type 1 diabetes
Wish:
In the Works!

Name:
Reid - 10
From:
IL
Illness:
epilepsy with continued spikes and waves during sleep (CSWS), electrical status epilepticus in sleep (ESES), Landau-Kleffner disorder
Wish:
Meet Adam Sandler

Name:
Riley - 10
From:
IN
Illness:
Cerebral palsy, subarachnoid cyst, brain abnormally, absent seizures, strabismus, asthma, sleep apnea
Wish:
Wish is in the Works

Name:
Rio - 10
From:
ID
Illness:
Traumatic Brain Injury
Wish:
San Diego beach and LEGOLAND

Name:
Roman and Rowan - 5
From:
IN
Illness:
type 1 diabetes
Wish:
Meet Pluto at Disney World

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

Name:
Seth - 17
From:
NC
Illness:
Crohn’s disease
Wish:
Wish is in the Works!

Name:
Sophie - 7
From:
NE
Illness:
Type 1 diabetes, hypoglycemic unawareness
Wish:
LEGO Clubhouse

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

Name:
Thomas - 6
From:
MA
Illness:
Hemophilia A Severe, single kidney
Wish:
Meet SpongeBob

Name:
Tristan - 6
From:
OR
Illness:
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia
Wish:
LEGOLAND

Name:
Zack - 18
From:
NJ
Illness:
Primitive neuroectodermal tumors
Wish:
In the Works
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.