Latest Kids Wish Network Stories

2014-08-25 23:02:02

Louisiana teen Emily Sanchez couldn't believe the day was finally here; she was going to meet Justin Timberlake! Emily's wish to meet the superstar was recently granted by children's charity Kids Wish Network. LAROSE, LA. (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 For Louisiana teen Emily Sanchez, 2014 has been the best year of her life so far. First, she finally got her new heart, Emily had been waiting over a year on the transplant list as a result of her life-threatening condition; and...

2014-08-21 23:02:19

Josie Dowd is a true example of a Hero; the 8-year-old Michigan girl has suffered through more than 14 surgeries, many being facial restructuring. The inspiring little girl was honored at July 2014 Hero of the Month by children's charity Kids Wish Network and Beaumont Children's Hospital. Royal Oak, MI (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Together with Beaumont Children’s Hospital, children’s charity Kids Wish Network is excited to recognize Livonia girl Josie Dowd as a July 2014 Hero of...

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...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.