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:
Wish is in the Works

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

Name:
Andres - 18
From:
NJ
Illness:
Pelizaeus-Merzbacher Disease
Wish:
I-pod and laptop

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

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

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

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:
Dagen - 14
From:
WI
Illness:
Type 1 Diabetes
Wish:
Wish is in the Works

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

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

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

Name:
Henry - 10
From:
IA
Illness:
type 1 diabetes, peanut allergy, asthma
Wish:
Kennedy Space Center

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

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

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

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

Name:
Kenyell - 13
From:
GA
Illness:
Neuroblastoma
Wish:
Wish is in the Works

Name:
Kylie - 13
From:
IN
Illness:
epilepsy
Wish:
Washington D.C.
Maddy Castleberry
Name:
Maddy - 8
From:
CA
Illness:
Neurofibromatosis, scoliosis, heart murmur
Wish:
Washington, D.C.

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

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

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:
Wish is in the Works!

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:
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:
Shaylee - 13
From:
CA
Illness:
Ependomona brain tumor
Wish:
San Francisco Experience

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

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

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

Name:
Victoria - 18
From:
IN
Illness:
systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis
Wish:
Washington D.C.

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.