Wishes Granted!

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

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...

Rylie’s Wish

Rylie is 7 years old and loves to cuddle her many stuffed animals.  It’s not an easy task to be mommy to all those “babies”, but she does a great job! She suffered a stroke while in utero, and as a result, was diagnosed with cerebral palsy and epilepsy. She often has...

Riley’s Wish

"Captain" Riley came to visit us last week. And it was AWESOME! He told us all about his wish trip to Victoria, where he got to go sailing on the Tall Ship Thane (graciously donated by the wonderful 3 Hour Sail in Victoria, BC - check them out if you're there!). He...