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Latest Kids Wish Network Stories

2014-02-07 23:00:59

Children’s charity Kids Wish Network sends Layla Figuerido on magical Disney World wish before she has her 13th surgery. Discovery Bay, CA (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 The Figueridos of Discovery Bay, CA, are a typical American family, except for one unfortunate difference: 3-year-old Layla suffers from Spina Bifida. The life-threatening condition is a daily struggle for the family of five, but recently the Figueridos were able to put aside their worries and enjoy an amazing wish granted...

2014-02-07 23:00:57

Florida-based children’s charity grants wish for 5-year-old Dakota Burford of Mobile, AL to visit Disney World. Mobile, AL (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 Facing major surgery in a few weeks to disconnect nerves in her back, 5-year-old Dakota Burford of Mobile, AL distracts herself by talking about her magical wish granted by Kids Wish Network. Kids Wish Network is a Florida-based charitable organization dedicated to infusing hope, creating happy memories, and improving the quality of life...

2014-02-04 23:02:53

Every year international children’s charity Kids Wish Network partners with hundreds of pediatric facilities to honor kids experiencing life-altering situations through its Hero of the Month program. St Louis, MO (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Kids Wish Network is overjoyed to announce SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center as an Honored Hero Facility of 2013 for going above and beyond to celebrate these uplifting children. The recipients of the Hero of the Month program have...

2014-01-14 08:26:53

COLUMBIA, Md., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After succumbing to excruciating hip pain, Matthew knew something was wrong. After months of misdiagnosis doctors found Acute Lymphoid Leukemia had ravaged his pelvis. Kids Wish Network stepped in to bring hope to this difficult situation by granting Matthew's wish of visiting New York City. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140114/PH45330) Matthew's Acute Lymphoid Leukemia (ALL) was so progressive that by the...

2014-01-09 08:24:25

BOSTON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diagnosed with a life-threatening condition at the age of 9, Nicole's life has been turned upside down. Now at 16 years of age, Nicole is battling with brittle diabetes and gastro intestinal issues and is constantly in and out of the hospital. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140109/PH43014-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140109/PH43014-b) After postponing her wish a full year due to hospitalization, Nicole was...

2013-12-11 08:25:30

ELDORADO, Ill., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International children's charity Kids Wish Network commends Elijah Wood for helping make a dream come true for Eldorado teenager Jaynna, who suffers from Rasmussen's Encephalitis. Jaynna had the opportunity to meet Elijah Wood of Lord of the Rings on an all expenses-paid trip to Los Angeles. Kids Wish Network is a Florida-based organization dedicated to infusing hope, creating happy memories, and improving the quality of life for...

2013-11-18 08:26:24

THORNVILLE, Ohio, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International children's charity Kids Wish Network today commended the Ohio State University basketball and football teams for helping make a lifelong dream come true for a Thornville teenager. Thirteen-year-old Ethan Heller, who suffers from a life altering illness, had the opportunity to meet Ohio State's basketball and football teams. Kids Wish Network is a Florida-based charitable organization dedicated to infusing hope, creating...

2013-11-01 08:25:03

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the 47(th) Annual Country Music Awards approach all eyes are turned to this year's hosts Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood. Country Music artist Brad Paisley is no stranger to success, a three-time Grammy award winning country singer-songwriter with over thirty-two top ten songs on the Billboard Music Charts. He has received numerous awards from the Academy of Country Music, the Country Music Association, Country Music Television, the...

2013-10-24 08:35:52

MORENO VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Kids Wish Network and AGIF partner together to distribute toys to 3,500 Military and Veteran children. ABOUT THE EVENT: Kids Wish Network On Tour teams with AGIF to deliver two tractor trailers brimming with toys to 3,500 military and veteran children. All children, newborn to 16 years of age are welcome to experience a magical, once upon a time fairytale day of gift giving. WHO:...

2013-10-18 08:24:47

OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As a part of its commitment to infusing hope, creating happy memories, and improving the quality of life for children having experienced life-altering situations, Kids Wish Network sent 15-year-old Branden, who suffers from Mitochondrial Myopathy, on an all expenses paid trip to see the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Kids Wish Network arranged for Branden and his family to go to a Cornhuskers game as well as accommodations in Lincoln, Nebraska. During...