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:
Adam - 18
From:
CA
Illness:
Lymphoma
Wish:
Video graphics computer card

Name:
Adam - 19
From:
CA
Illness:
Stage IV Melanoma
Wish:
Disney Animation Studios

Name:
Aleazia - 11
From:
KY
Illness:
Cystic hygroma
Wish:
Shopping Spree

Name:
Alexander - 4
From:
MD
Illness:
Juvenile dermatomyositis
Wish:
Disney World

Name:
Alyce - 18
From:
IN
Illness:
Cerebral palsy
Wish:
Disney World

Name:
Alyssa - 5
From:
IL
Illness:
Juvenile Dermatomysitis
Wish:
Disney World

Name:
Amy & Yixi - 5 & 3 (Amy is 5, Yixi is 3)
From:
MO
Illness:
Down syndrome, Failure to thrive
Wish:
Playground

Name:
Anna Marie - 7
From:
OK
Illness:
Cerebral palsy, seizure disorder, vocal cord dysfunction
Wish:
Disneyland

Name:
Ashlyn - 3
From:
NC
Illness:
Chiari Malformation
Wish:
Visit Disney World

Name:
Audrey - 14
From:
LA
Illness:
Spina Bifida
Wish:
Wish is in the Works

Name:
Austin - 18
From:
KY
Illness:
B Cell Acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Wish:
Wish is in the Works

Name:
A’hyzia - 15
From:
AZ
Illness:
Multiple Sclerosis
Wish:
Wish is in the Works

Name:
Bella - 4
From:
NC
Illness:
Type 1 Diabetes
Wish:
Disney World

Name:
Braelyn - 5
From:
IA
Illness:
Cavernous Hemangioma of the brainstem
Wish:
Disney World

Name:
Cameron - 7
From:
CA
Illness:
Hydrocephalus, Epilepsy, Cerebral Palsy
Wish:
Visit Disneyland

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

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

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

Name:
DD - 4
From:
MA
Illness:
Cystic fibrosis
Wish:
Meet Mater from Cars

Name:
Della - 5
From:
ID
Illness:
Failure to thrive
Wish:
Disney World

Name:
Dillon - 7
From:
FL
Illness:
duchenne’s muscular dystrophy
Wish:
Meet the Dallas Cowboys

Name:
Dylan - 8
From:
CO
Illness:
type 1 diabetes
Wish:
Disney World and SeaWorld

Name:
Eduin - 11
From:
OK
Illness:
Histiocytosis Type B
Wish:
Washington, D.C.

Name:
Elijah - 12
From:
MD
Illness:
Spina bifida, hydrocephalus
Wish:
Specialty Bike

Name:
Elizabeth - 13
From:
SC
Illness:
Chiari 1 Malformation and hydrocephalus
Wish:
Cruise

Name:
Emmalee - 9
From:
WA
Illness:
Alagille Syndrome
Wish:
Disneyland

Name:
Ethan - 14
From:
MN
Illness:
Diabetes Type 1
Wish:
Visit Disney World

Name:
Fan - 18
From:
TX
Illness:
Ewing Sarcoma
Wish:
Sony VIAO Computer

Name:
Gage - 15
From:
OH
Illness:
Crohn’s Disease
Wish:
Beach Vacation

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

Name:
Haley - 4
From:
IN
Illness:
Type 1 Diabetes
Wish:
Disney World

Name:
Jacob - 10
From:
CA
Illness:
Neuroblastoma cancer
Wish:
Wish is in the Works

Name:
Jamie - 11
From:
GA
Illness:
Sickle Cell Anemia
Wish:
Shopping Spree

Name:
Joe - 15
From:
MI
Illness:
Crohn’s Disease
Wish:
Golf Adventure

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

Name:
Jorge - 19
From:
CA
Illness:
Acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL)
Wish:
San Diego shopping spree

Name:
Joshua - 13
From:
MD
Illness:
Crouzon Syndrome
Wish:
John Cena at WWE Raw

Name:
Justin - 9
From:
AL
Illness:
Cystic Fibrosis
Wish:
Disney World

Name:
Justin - 9
From:
MI
Illness:
Brain arteriovenous malformation (AVM)
Wish:
Florida Theme Parks

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

Name:
Kierslyn - 11
From:
MD
Illness:
Ehlers-Danols syndrome and POTS
Wish:
Hollywood Star Treatment

Name:
Kristaliah - 5
From:
NM
Illness:
Recumbinant 8 syndrome
Wish:
Despicable Me - Disneyland

Name:
Lauren - 7
From:
CT
Illness:
Type 1 Diabetes, Celiac Disease
Wish:
Wish is in the Works

Name:
Layla - 3
From:
TN
Illness:
type 1 diabetes
Wish:
Captain Hook/Disney World

Name:
Maria - 11
From:
VA
Illness:
Cystic Fibrosis and Chronic Lung Disease
Wish:
Dog the Bounty Hunter in Hawaii

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

Name:
Matt - 16
From:
VA
Illness:
Brittle Type 1 Diabetes
Wish:
Wish is in the Works

Name:
McKenzie - 13
From:
AL
Illness:
Cystic Fibrosis
Wish:
Wish is in the Works

Name:
Mykayla - 6
From:
MN
Illness:
Diabetes
Wish:
Visit Mount Rushmore

Name:
Nolan - 3
From:
MI
Illness:
Chiari Malformation, hydrocephalus
Wish:
Tech Package

Name:
Norman Patrick - 5
From:
FL
Illness:
Dravet Syndrome
Wish:
Sesame Place

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

Name:
PJ-Fox - 4
From:
TN
Illness:
Sickle Cell disease
Wish:
Jelly Belly Factory

Name:
Paula - 4
From:
FL
Illness:
Tetralogy of Fallot
Wish:
Disney World Wish

Name:
Payton - 15
From:
MI
Illness:
Cystic Fibrosis
Wish:
See wild horses out west and visit a dude ranch

Name:
Rhiannon - 11
From:
CA
Illness:
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
Wish:
Wish is in the Works

Name:
Samantha - 5
From:
DE
Illness:
Steven-Johnson Syndrome
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:
Sidney - 13
From:
NC
Illness:
Cystic fibrosis and Type 1 diabetes
Wish:
Cruise

Name:
Taiah - 14
From:
IL
Illness:
Epilepsy
Wish:
Wish is in the Works

Name:
Terry - 17
From:
CA
Illness:
Juvenile Huntington’s Disease
Wish:
Wish is in the Works

Name:
Ty - 8
From:
IN
Illness:
Combined immune deficiency, Epstein-Barr virus
Wish:
Visit Smithsonian

Name:
Zach - 18
From:
IA
Illness:
Ewing’s Sarcoma
Wish:
Meet the Chicago Bears

Name:
Zack - 18
From:
NJ
Illness:
Primitive neuroectodermal tumors
Wish:
Florida Beach Vacation
114,912 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.