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 [...]

Jordan: What kid doesn’t want to go to Walt Disney World?

Wish Year: 1998 Jordan was born with spinal muscular atrophy, an inherited neuromuscular disease. Now that I am twenty-one, I look back on my wish and as a six year old when I got to make my wish, Walt Disney World just seemed to be the obvious choice. I mean, what kid doesn’t want to [...]

Paige: Playing my piano took me to a world of my own

Hi, my name is Paige and I am 16 years old. When I was 10, I was diagnosed with a cancerous brain tumor. In the blink of an eye, my life was turned upside down. I went from living the life of a regular child to fighting for my life; having to deal with doctors, [...]

Jared meets The Great One

Wish year: 2001 When he was just a teenager, Jared was diagnosed with a brain tumor.  According to doctors, Jared had the best kind of brain tumor you could have.  Although scary at the time, it was highly treatable.  Jared endured surgery, chemotherapy and radiation, but came through it all with flying colours. My wish [...]

Tijan’s Olympic dreams!

Wish year: 2004 Tijan’s wish was certainly one of our most thrilling and memorable. In 2004, he asked to attend the Summer Olympic Games in Athens, Greece.   When we found out that Tijan had Olympic track and field dreams of his own, we knew we had to make this wish happen and happen it did, [...]