Wish #1,500: Nicholas goes to Cars Land!


When Nicholas was just three years old, unlike other kids his age, he seemed constantly tired.  Even though he was enrolled at an indoor soccer program, he wasn’t that interested in playing which was unusual for him. When he almost passed out one day back in 2009, his parents Lisa and Stacy rushed him to [...]

Sofia: My art studio inspires me


Wish year: 2010 Sofia has been dealing with Cystic Fibrosis her entire life.  Her wish for an art studio bedroom was granted when she was 17.  Today, she’s 20 and doing well!  This is her story. Since childhood it has always been my sincere desire to become an artist. So when I was offered the [...]

Catherine: My wish gave me something to look forward to


Wish year:  2000 9 year old Catherine was just finished treatment for Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma when she and her family visited Walt Disney World for her wish. “The best part was that I could travel with my family while being in relatively good health. I had missed the days when I could interact with people without [...]

Heidi: Weightless & free in the waters of Hawaii


Wish year: 2009 My name is Heidi.  I am nineteen years old and three years ago my family and I were very blessed to receive a wish from the Make-A-Wish Foundation. My wish was to go to Maui Hawaii and Make-A-Wish allowed that dream to come true. At birth I was diagnosed with a condition [...]

Kendra: Trick or treat at Disneyland!


Kendra wished to go to Disneyland when she got sick with nephritic syndrome; a disease of the kidneys.  Our trip took place in October 2011 when she was five years old, right after Kendra’s third little sister was born. Now she is six years old and, at the moment, very healthy!  We are watching her [...]