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:
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:
Amiya - 6
From:
GA
Illness:
Osteosarcoma
Wish:
Shopping Spree

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

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

Name:
Breyley - 16
From:
WI
Illness:
transposition of the great arteries, ventricular septal defect
Wish:
Gaming computer

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

Name:
Cameron - 18
From:
DE
Illness:
multiple myeloma, chronic scleradormatous
Wish:
Beach Vacation

Name:
Carson - 9
From:
NC
Illness:
Type 1 Diabetes
Wish:
Wish is in the Works

Name:
Christian - 18
From:
NC
Illness:
Traumatic Brain Injury, epilepsy, Cushing Syndrome
Wish:
Gaming computer

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

Name:
Dagen - 14
From:
WI
Illness:
Type 1 Diabetes
Wish:
Meet Chris Pratt

Name:
Elliot - 3
From:
MA
Illness:
brittle type 1 diabetes mellitus
Wish:
LEGOLAND & Jake and the Never Land Pirates

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

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:
Jameson - 5
From:
FL
Illness:
Type 1 diabetes
Wish:
LEGOLAND

Name:
Jermyriya, Jerziyah, Jaylen - 11, 9, 5
From:
LA
Illness:
Sickle Cell Anemia
Wish:
Shopping Spree

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

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

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

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

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

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

Name:
Nick - 14
From:
GA
Illness:
Type 1 Diabetes
Wish:
Shopping Spree

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

Name:
Raegan - 14
From:
GA
Illness:
dermatomyositis, lipadystrophy
Wish:
Mall of America Experience

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:
Ryan - 14
From:
TN
Illness:
Type 1 Diabetes
Wish:
Gaming system

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:
Torrin - 16
From:
OR
Illness:
Lyme Disease
Wish:
Mac product shopping spree

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

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