Mason: my wish to Disneyland was lots of FUN!

Wish year: 2005 In 2003, Mason began a lengthy treatment schedule after being diagnosed with leukemia.  At the time, he LOVED superheroes and characters of all kinds, so it came as no surprise that Mason chose to visit Disneyland for his wish.  Now in grade 9, like other kids his age, Mason enjoys hanging out [...]

Paul: I still have fond memories of my wish to Maui

Wish Year: 1998 “I was a very ill kid since the age of four and spent about four years either living in the hospital or with assisted care at home.  I had a feeding tube attached to my stomach and a permanent intravenous line that would give me nutrients to my body. I was so [...]

1,500 wishes! What we’re really celebrating is courage

On Saturday, September 29th, Make-A-Wish BC will grant its 1,500th wish.  7 year old Nicholas will be off to Cars Land thinking only of having fun while seeing his favourite movie come to life. While we’re marking an important milestone, what we’re really celebrating is courage.  What we’re really celebrating is hope.  What we’re really [...]

Jonas Jr. beams with delight at Walt Disney World!

Please accept our heartfelt gratitude for this amazing wish you granted for our son Jonas Jr. and our entire family to Walt Disney World Florida. We woke up Jonas at 4:30 a.m. and as soon as he heard his name, he got up with a big smile.  He had been waiting for this day so [...]

Lizzie’s wish to see Snow White!

Prior to going on her wish, little 3 year-old Lizzie had spent the previous year traveling back and forth monthly to Vancouver from Kamloops battling Wilm’s tumor; cancer in her kidney.  In spite of having lost one kidney to cancer, Lizzie was full of energy and ready to go on her special wish to see [...]