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:
Adrian - 12
From:
TX
Illness:
Cerebral Palsy, Hypoplastic Right Heart syndrome, Epilepsy
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Alea - 9
From:
CA
Illness:
CP
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Alexa - 6
From:
AL
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Alexander - 5
From:
NY
Illness:
Vascular Malformation
Wish:
Florida Theme Park

Name:
Alexander - 10
From:
MD
Illness:
Heart Disease
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Alexandra - 16
From:
MN
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Alexis - 11
From:
CA
Illness:
Rett Syndrome
Wish:
Florida Theme Park

Name:
Aleyna - 10
From:
MA
Illness:
Cystic Fibrosis
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Alisia - 17
From:
FL
Illness:
Chiari Malformation
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Allanie - 17
From:
KY
Illness:
Muscular Dystrophy
Wish:
Shopping Spree

Name:
Allison - 12
From:
PA
Illness:
Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome
Wish:
Beach Vacation

Name:
Amari - 8
From:
VA
Illness:
Sickle Cell Disease & Chiari Malformation
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Andrea - 18
From:
OH
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Annie - 3
From:
OH
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Austin - 18
From:
FL
Illness:
Grade 4 Glioblastoma
Wish:
Travel to Orlando/MegaCon

Name:
Austin - 13
From:
TN
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Autumn - 11
From:
GA
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Ava - 11
From:
NH
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Baylee - 13
From:
PA
Illness:
Type 1 Diabetes
Wish:
Shopping Spree

Name:
Berlin - 16
From:
Ca
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Blake - 11
From:
MI
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Brady - 8
From:
MA
Illness:
Charge Syndrome
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Brandon - 12
From:
LA
Illness:
Down's Syndrome
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Brayden - 13
From:
MN
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Braylon - 4
From:
MA
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Breanna - 14
From:
AL
Illness:
Cerebral Palsy
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Breanna - 9
From:
NC
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Briana - 19
From:
TX
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Bryanna - 9
From:
PA
Illness:
Chiari Malformation, EDS, Von Willebrand, Osteoporosis
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Bubba(James) - 11
From:
OK
Illness:
Type 1 Diabetes
Wish:
Travel to Houston

Name:
CaLeigh - 5
From:
PA
Illness:
Cerebral Palsy
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Cainan - 8
From:
TN
Illness:
hydrocephalus, cerebral palsy
Wish:
Travel to Dollywood/Meet Dolly Parton

Name:
Camdyn - 12
From:
TX
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Camille - 8
From:
PA
Illness:
Sickle Cell
Wish:
Go to Disneyworld

Name:
Camille - 7
From:
KY
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Camryn - 8
From:
KY
Illness:
Epilepsy, CP (Quadriplegic)
Wish:
Meet Kenny Chesney

Name:
Carlisle - 16
From:
IN
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Carlos - 12
From:
TX
Illness:
Heart Disease – Coronary Artery Anomaly
Wish:
Shopping Spree

Name:
Carly - 15
From:
CA
Illness:
Crohn's Disease
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Carson - 5
From:
OH
Illness:
Epilepsy
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Casey - 12
From:
CA
Illness:
Cerebral Palsy
Wish:
Florida Theme Park

Name:
Chantelle - 18
From:
CT
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Chase - 8
From:
KS
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Chelsea - 13
From:
GA
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
ChengHai - 8
From:
NJ
Illness:
Spina Bifida
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Christina - 10
From:
CA
Illness:
Stage IV Medulloblastoma
Wish:
Travel/Castle experience

Name:
Christopher - 12
From:
IN
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Clayton - 3
From:
OR
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Colten - 7
From:
GA
Illness:
Mitochondrial Disease
Wish:
Florida Theme Park

Name:
Colton - 17
From:
OK
Illness:
Complex Congenital Heart Disease
Wish:
In the Works!

Name:
Cooper - 5
From:
KS
Illness:
Type 1 Diabetes
Wish:
In the Works!

Name:
Dalaynee - 4
From:
WA
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Daleny - 18
From:
CA
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Dennis - 17
From:
CA
Illness:
Epilepsy
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Eaan - 14
From:
LA
Illness:
ITP(Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura)
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Elijah - 5
From:
PA
Illness:
Type 1 Diabetes
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Elise - 10
From:
MN
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Emily - 9
From:
OH
Illness:
ROHHAD
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Emily - 13
From:
UT
Illness:
Autoimmune Encephalitis
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Emily - 19
From:
IL
Illness:
Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Wish:
Travel to San Diego

Name:
Emily - 19
From:
CO
Illness:
Schizencephaly
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Emma - 13
From:
SC
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Emma - 19
From:
SC
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Emmanuel - 3
From:
NY
Illness:
Sturge-weber syndrome Type 3
Wish:
Florida Theme Park

Name:
Emmanuel - 17
From:
FL
Illness:
Psuedotumor Cerebri
Wish:
In the Works!

Name:
Ethan - 14
From:
MD
Illness:
POTS & Sick sinus syndrome
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Ethan - 14
From:
MO
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Faizah - 6
From:
NC
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Gabriel - 13
From:
FL
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Gabriela - 17
From:
CA
Illness:
CP, Short-Gut
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Gabriella - 7
From:
NM
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Gabrielle - 11
From:
MA
Illness:
CP
Wish:
Travel to Ocean City Beach

Name:
Gannon - 13
From:
PA
Illness:
DiGeorge Syndrome
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Gavyn - 8
From:
NJ
Illness:
Chiari Malformation
Wish:
In the Works!

Name:
Gerardo - 18
From:
TX
Illness:
Leukemia
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Gervon - 14
From:
WI
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Gracie - 7
From:
MI
Illness:
Type 1 diabetes, Celiac disease
Wish:
Florida Theme Park

Name:
Grant - 9
From:
IN
Illness:
Shwachman Diamond Syndrome
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Hannah - 8
From:
SC
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Hannah - 10
From:
OH
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Hunner - 6
From:
NC
Illness:
Type 1 Diabetes
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Illeonna - 12
From:
FL
Illness:
Epilepsy
Wish:
Florida Theme Park

Name:
Ireland - 17
From:
CA
Illness:
Ulcerative Colitis
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Isaac - 3
From:
NJ
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Jackson - 15
From:
NJ
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Jacob - 13
From:
IL
Illness:
Crohn’s Disease
Wish:
Shopping Spree

Name:
Jacob - 5
From:
NY
Illness:
Wilms' Tumor
Wish:
WWE

Name:
Jasmyn - 12
From:
PA
Illness:
Sickle Cell
Wish:
Go to Disneyworld

Name:
Jenna - 16
From:
FL
Illness:
Kabuki syndrome, spina bifida, kyphosis, Hashimoto’s disease
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Jessica - 18
From:
TX
Illness:
Multiple Sclerosis
Wish:
Shopping Spree

Name:
John - 15
From:
GA
Illness:
Type 1 Diabetes
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Johnny - 5
From:
CA
Illness:
Crouzon Syndrome, Chiari Malformation
Wish:
California Theme Park

Name:
Jordan - 17
From:
HI
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Joshua - 16
From:
OK
Illness:
AML Leukemia
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Joshua - 7
From:
NJ
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Joshua - 15
From:
OH
Illness:
Autoimmune Enteropathy
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Kali - 16
From:
UT
Illness:
Type 1 Diabetes
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Katelyn - 7
From:
UT
Illness:
Cerebral Palsy
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Katie - 17
From:
MI
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Keion - 13
From:
MI
Illness:
CP
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Kenzie - 5
From:
FL
Illness:
Systemic Juvenile Arthritis
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Kristian - 18
From:
CA
Illness:
Crohn’s Disease
Wish:
Laptop

Name:
Kyla - 13
From:
TN
Illness:
Type 1 Diabetes
Wish:
Shopping Spree

Name:
Kylee - 12
From:
NJ
Illness:
CP, Epilepsy, Hydrocephalus, Cortical Visual Impairment
Wish:
Travel to Nashville

Name:
Kyley - 6
From:
TN
Illness:
Cerebral Palsy
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Lacey - 13
From:
MN
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Lauren - 11
From:
AZ
Illness:
Lymphocytic Hypophatis, Diabetes Insipidus
Wish:
Travel to New York

Name:
Leah - 4
From:
NY
Illness:
AML Leukemia
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Liam - 11
From:
MA
Illness:
Type 1 Diabetes
Wish:
Meet the Red Sox

Name:
London - 8
From:
TX
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Luke - 8
From:
VA
Illness:
Stage III Hepatoblastoma
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
MacAdrian(Mackie) - 6
From:
FL
Illness:
Type 1 diabetes
Wish:
Florida Theme Park

Name:
Mackenzie - 13
From:
MN
Illness:
Tetralogy of Fallot
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Maddy - 8
From:
CA
Illness:
Type 1 Diabetes & Celiac Disease
Wish:
Travel - Castle experience

Name:
Madeline - 7
From:
AL
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Madison - 7
From:
NY
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Maliya - 4
From:
CA
Illness:
Brain Tumor
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Mallory - 10
From:
PA
Illness:
Type 1 Diabetes
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Matthew - 8
From:
MA
Illness:
Type 1 Diabetes
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Matthew - 11
From:
MI
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Matthew - 15
From:
FL
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
McKenzie - 14
From:
AL
Illness:
Type 1 Diabetes
Wish:
Travel to St. Pete/Clw Beach

Name:
Megan - 11
From:
OR
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Micah - 11
From:
TN
Illness:
Hirschsprung’s Disease
Wish:
Travel

Name:
Michael - 18
From:
MD
Illness:
Talengiectatic Osteosarcoma/Cardiomyopathy
Wish:
Travel to Sanibel Island/Ft. Myers

Name:
Michael (Jaylen) - 18
From:
AR
Illness:
Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Mikaylah - 8
From:
CO
Illness:
CP, Chromosome 15 deletion, T-Cell Abnormality
Wish:
Travel to San Diego

Name:
Mikel - 10
From:
CA
Illness:
Type 1 Diabetes
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Morgan - 9
From:
GA
Illness:
Type 1 Diabetes
Wish:
In the Works!

Name:
Morgan - 12
From:
AL
Illness:
Cystic Fibrosis
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Myli - 9
From:
NH
Illness:
cerebral palsy, seizures, periventricular leukomalacia
Wish:
Disney World

Name:
Nathan - 14
From:
MO
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Nicholas - 9
From:
IN
Illness:
Crohn's Disease
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Nijaya - 14
From:
MO
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Noah - 7
From:
OH
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Olivia - 6
From:
TX
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Quentin - 15
From:
MI
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Raelynn - 4
From:
PA
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Robert - 10
From:
TN
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Ryan - 14
From:
MD
Illness:
Crohn's Disease
Wish:
Gaming computer

Name:
Ryan - 16
From:
OH
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Sadie - 12
From:
KY
Illness:
Type 1 diabetes
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Samantha - 17
From:
WA
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Sara - 13
From:
VA
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Sara - 15
From:
AL
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Seth - 14
From:
IN
Illness:
Crohn's Disease
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Shamarie (Mari) - 17
From:
MI
Illness:
CP
Wish:
Wacom Cintiq Tablet

Name:
Shelby - 9
From:
AR
Illness:
Dravet syndrome
Wish:
Travel

Name:
Spencer - 13
From:
MN
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Sysha - 12
From:
CA
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Tessa - 4
From:
CA
Illness:
Type 1 diabetes, FPIES
Wish:
California Theme Park

Name:
Trevor - 17
From:
NC
Illness:
Type 1 Diabetes
Wish:
Florida Theme Park

Name:
Tristen - 8
From:
CA
Illness:
Celiac, Hashimoto's disease, Autoimmune Disease, Type 1 Diabetes, Down Syndrome
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Triston - 11
From:
MN
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Tyler - 10
From:
MA
Illness:
Epilepsy
Wish:
Meet the Red Sox

Name:
Victoria - 5
From:
PA
Illness:
Niemann Pick Type C
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
William - 19
From:
WI
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
William - 11
From:
IL
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Zachary - 18
From:
TN
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Zayden - 4
From:
IL
Illness:
Life-threatening
Wish:
In the works!

Name:
Zoe - 14
From:
NJ
Illness:
Hirschsprung's Disease
Wish:
In the works!
48,632 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.