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 [...]

Ali:Jumping for joy!


Ali was just 4 years old and dealing with leukemia when she wished for her very own trampoline.  Today, she’s an active and healthy 14 year old who loves sports and will be starting high school this year. “I wished for a trampoline because I am very active and it was fun to have my [...]

Mike’s FIFA World Cup soccer wish


Wish year: 2006 At the time of my wish I was 18 years old and just about to finish high school. I wished to go to Germany to see the FIFA World Cup soccer tournament. Soccer has been my primary sport since I was 4 years old.  I played competitively on the local rep team [...]

Brandy meets her hero


Wish Year: 2004 It was 2003 and I was diagnosed with ITP, which means I had abnormally low platelets. Having this blood disorder changed my life.  I had to hold back from sports, dance and sometimes going to school (due to worries about excessive bleeding?).  This was my grade 7 year and I wanted to [...]