A Northwest Wish for Josh


It was an absolute pleasure to organize a Wish “Assist” for 9-year-old Joshua from Make-A-Wish East Tennessee this past June. When first contacted by the Make-A-Wish Chapter of East Tennessee, Josh’s “home” Chapter, I learned that Josh, who has a rare type of Lymphoma, wished to have an “adventure that involves whale-watching off of Vancouver [...]

Alex enjoys a behind the scenes tour at Valve software


17 year old Alex, who has spinal muscular atrophy, knows a thing or two about video games.  He not only loves playing them, he’s quite interested in the artistic process that goes into making them and one day hopes to become a visual effects artist himself. Alex and his family drove to the Seattle suburb [...]

Creative genius receives a MacBookPro!


16 year old Mia asked for a MacBookPro for her wish, along with Adobe Creative Suite so that she can enhance her design skills. Mia, who has been battling pancreatic cancer for the past year, had her laptop delivered in a more unusual way. RCMP in Vanderhoof, where Mia lives, made a very special delivery [...]

Tyler’s wish to make his own music!


Tyler is a kid just like any other ordinary 15-year-old kid. His greatest love is music. He plays the guitar, digs Deadmau5, Led Zeppelin and The Rolling Stones.  When asked what he wanted his wish to be, he wished for an in-home studio so he can make his own music. Tyler’s wish is our command, [...]

Hayley visits the Wizarding World of Harry Potter!


When we landed again, we got our luggage and looked for the person who was holding the Give Kids The World sign.  We found him holding a sign that said Welcome Hayley! Then he showed were to get our van.  The van was gold and my Dad let me choose it. We were off to [...]