Wishes Granted!

Hear from our wish families about how their wish changed their lives.

Hena’s Wish

Hena's greatest joys come from being with her family, cuddling, movement, music, and bright lights.  She and her family have enjoyed going on a multi-family camping trip to the Okanagan each summer, but as she gets older, this simple pleasure has proven to difficult...

Jackson’s Wish

Jackson was diagnosed with Kabuki Syndrome and chronic ITP when he was just an infant.  He's learned to cope really well with these disorders and the limitations they cause him and is one of the happiest boys we've ever met.  Gregarious and fun-loving by nature, his...

Josiah’s Wish

When you're 7 years old and love Star Wars, is there any better place to go but Disney World?  We didn't think so either, and Josiah was thrilled the day he learned his wish was coming true.  Josiah was born with complex cardiac issues and isn't always able to play as...

Ben’s Wish

Ben is one of those guys who has a personality that fills up the room.  You just can't help but to be captivated, and entertained, by his infectious smile and complete self-confidence.  Born with Pierre Robin Syndrome, Arthrogryposis, and a chromosomal translocation,...

Gleb’s Wish

Gleb, who is 9 years old, was born with Cerebral Palsy and a seizure disorder. He doesn’t speak, and needs a wheelchair to get around, and someone to help him out with just about everything he does. He really enjoys food, and is fascinated by electronic devices. He...

Emefa-Grace’s Wish

NBD - it's just Emefa-Grace greeting the big guy himself! Oh, and you know, hanging out with Mary Poppins and The Cat in the Hat! She and her wonderful family enjoyed so many fun things on her wish trip to Disney World! We're happy to share that she was "treated so...

Hunter’s Wish

Hunter plays trombone in the school band, sings tenor in the choir, plays wheelchair basketball, and is even being scouted by the Paralympics as a track and field athlete. He and some of his siblings even entered a triathlon last year – and he loved it! Hunter was...

Opal’s Wish

Opal is a 5 year old future archeologist who loves to collect all kinds of fossils, rocks, and pretty stones, as well as helping to take the family puppies for walks, and trips to the local swimming pool. Born with Denys-Drash Syndrome, she’s now on anti-rejection...

Will’s Wish

 Will's Mom wrote us this email after Will's wish trip to Disney World, "We had the most amazing time there and we're so grateful for the wish. Will had an amazing time and was treated like a prince! He loved Give Kids The World (GKTW), meeting all the characters, and...

Carol’s Wish

Carol wanted us to know that she is one happy girl after receiving her wish for a bedroom makeover! Just look at all the room she has in her brand new bed! "We have got it all home and set up it looks very good ... Carol is planning a trip in the spring sometime to...