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Jillian's heartfelt wish to swim with dolphins: #MyLifeNow

Some people start their lives in dramatic fashion, just like Jillian did back in 1993, when she had open-heart surgery when she was just 30 hours old. Born with a congenital, often-fatal, heart defect called hypoplastic left heart (HLHS) syndrome, it meant Jillian was born with a heart that...

Leena: Where am I now?

When Leena was 16, she went on a school hiking trip with her grade 11 P.E class. They were on a hike to some waterfalls when Leena’s heart suddenly stopped beating. It was the worst episode she would experience from her pre-existing heart condition. She collapsed unconcious, falling face-first down...

Matt's wish to meet Bo Horvat of the Vancouver Canucks

Matt may have needed three major coronary surgeries in the course of his young life, but make no mistake: he has a heart of gold.

When Matt was referred to Make-A-Wish, he made a decision that was mature beyond his years: he decided he wanted to skate with the Canucks,...

I wish to meet Vancouver Canuck, Alex Burrows

Wishes are as unique as the kids who make them. In Ben’s case, born with a congenital heart defect, the wish was definitely unique and very specific.

Ben has a love of wonton soup, and over...

I wish to go to Aulani, a Disney® Resort!

Name: Hannah,

Age:  9

Illness: Severe Pulmonary Stenosis

Wish: I wish to go to Aulani, a Disney® Resort in Hawaii!


I wish to be a dolphin trainer!

"The best day ever was the day we went to Discovery Cove where I got to swim with the dolphins! We were treated to a backstage visit with the newest member of the team and everything!"

- Erin  

Thank you to McRoberts Secondary School Class of 2014 for helping...

I wish to be an actor!

Natasha who loves to act, sing and write poetry describes her best day as one where she gets to act in a play. Her wish was to be an actor in the Broadway Musical 'Wicked' and in May her wish came true in the New York City.

"We had...

I wish to meet Ryan Kesler!

When nine-year-old Skyler’s little brother ‘Kesler’ was born, Skyler had no idea that one day he would meet his idol Ryan Kesler, who his little brother was named after.