Andrew: there’s more to life than hospitals


Andrew was just 5 years old when he had his wish to Walt Disney World back in 2002.  At the time, Andrew was one sick little boy, but you’d never know it today!  This 14 year old, grade 9 student still goes into BC Children’s Hospital for regular transfusions, but otherwise, life is pretty normal [...]

Sarita celebrated her 11th birthday at Walt Disney World!


Wish year: 2006 Sarita has long been a caring and compassionate youngster.  Diagnosed with a brain tumor at just 7 years of age, Sarita wanted to organize a fundraiser for Make-A-Wish even before she had her own wish granted to Walt Disney World!  Now a vibrant young woman of 16, Sarita has put her illness [...]

Benton meets his hockey hero


Benton’s wish to meet his favourite hockey player, Alex Burrows, was granted in 2011 when Benton was 8 years old.  Needing a well deserved break from treatment for leukemia, Benton’s wish was super cool and included riding in a limo to the arena, watching the game with friends and family from a suite and finally, [...]

Corey: Stonehenge was AMAZING!


Corey’s been dealing with a congenital heart defect since he was born.  It’s not been easy.  When he was 17, his wish to visit London, England was granted in July 2010.  In his words it was “amazing!”  Corey and his family took in all the sites including the London Eye, Trafalgar Square, the Museum of [...]

Emma: from singing in her playhouse to writing her own songs


Wish year: 2000 Emma was just 4 years old and receiving treatment for neuroblastoma when she wished for a playhouse. She’s been singing ever since and today she’s focused on school and music and would ultimately love to have a recording career! If you could recall why you wished to have a playhouse and what [...]