Wishes Granted

Here are just a few of the over 1,500 wishes Wishes Can Happen has granted over the past 35 years!

Alex

Alex wishes for a Disney Cruise and Vacation!

“We can’t say enough about Wishes Can Happen. You made a dream come true for Alex. You are all awesome in every way. Our time together and memories...

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Ali

Ali (left) enjoys her ice cream for breakfast at Disney!

Ice cream for breakfast? YOU BET! That’s how it goes at the Give Kids the World village where little Ali and her brothers had the best...

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Allie

Allie was so excited when her brother Jack received a wish from Wishes Can Happen -- home gym equipment! It took Allie a while to choose her wish and she eventually decided on a french...

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Alyssa

Alyssa gets to be a Princess for a Day!

Alyssa being shy at her radio station interview for the upcoming Wish-A-Thon sponsored by AultCare, Mix94.1 and News-Talk 1480 WHBC.

“Early in the day Alyssa learned that she...

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Andrew

Andrew gets his own personal ""Field Of Dreams""

This was certainly a first for Wishes Can Happen – a wish for a baseball field!

Andrew loved baseball as a little boy growing up, and that love didn’t...

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Andrew

Andrew hasn't let his disease stop him from going after his dreams! Top on his wish list was...are you ready for this...SWIMMING WITH SHARKS! Andrew and family spent a day at Discovery Cove...

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Ben

Ben wishes for an All-Inclusive vacation with his friend!

Shortly after kicking cancer’s butt, Ben wanted to go an all-inclusive resort with his parents and best friend, Adam. All he wanted to do was hang out...

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Blake

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Blake

"We just got back from our Wish trip to Give Kids the World on Saturday. Erine planned our trip. Our son Blake, our other children, and his parents had the time of our lives. We...

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Brandon

Brandon's wish took him to Key West!

Brandon so looked forward to his special wish. Although he’s old enough to drive, he didn’t ask for a car. He just wanted to go to a beach destination...

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Brandon

Brandon first asked for a very small birthday present, but also said he'd really like to go to Disney, but knew he could only have one wish. So he decided on the very small...

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Brayden

Brayden may be missing a couple of front teeth, but she surely didn’t miss out on any fun when she visited all of her favorite parks in Florida!

Wishes Can Happen arranges for all of...

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Breezion

Long before COVID-19, Breezion’s mom decided that his wish had to be enjoyed in their “safe spot” – their home. Diagnosed with two different cancers, this little Superhero has fought valiantly, as often as...

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Brielle

Some parents want to wait until their child is older before they take their wish so they'll remember it. Because of the number of serious hospitalizations Brielle has had, they felt that 4 years...

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Brooke

American Sweetheart Wishes for American Girl Doll Trip

We asked, ""What does little Brooke want or need?"" Mother replied, ""Well, she'd like an American Girl doll,"" and that was all we needed to hear! Arrangements were...

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C.J.

CJ Meets Skateboard Legend, Rob Dyrdek

CJ received his wish of meeting Rob on the set of his hit TV show called Fantasy Factory. In addition, while in California, the family visited the Disney parks, Sea...

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Charlotte

Charlotte couldn't wait to meet Belle at Disney! Charlotte and family were surprised with her favorite princess, Belle, at a special wish presentation. Picked up by Thomas Limo at 6 am, Charlotte...

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Dennis

DJ was determined that no one would treat him differently and that he was going to win the fight against cancer. A beloved only child, his mom and dad agreed that they would try...

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Donchae

Donchae and his siblings had always wanted to meet Mickey and the other Disney characters. Wishes Can Happen made it a reality! In coordination with Give Kids the World, Donchae's family traveled to the resort...

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Drayke

You know the song, “A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes . . . “

...well, it couldn’t have been more true for this little family who had the wish of a lifetime. Wearing...

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Emily

Princess Emily:

Emily's wish was simple – ""A birthday party, please,"" said the soft spoken little girl. Wishes Can Happen turned her special day into a Grand Ball where she was crowned a true ""Princess.""

The scroll...

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Emmeline

Emmeline's wish takes her and family to Disney!

Wishes Can Happen sent 11 year old Emmeline and her five brothers and sisters to Disney for her special wish. Diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor earlier this...

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Ethan

A standout in football, Ethan’s size made him a worthy opponent.

Cancer didn’t knock him down for long. Sailing through his treatments to a quick remission, Ethan is now cancer free. Ethan is a well-spoken young...

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Evan

Evan loved EVERY SINGLE THING about his wish. Just look at that smile on that face – is there any doubt at all? After having gone through many scary and painful procedures due to his...

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Faith

Faith had more than a little faith that Wishes Can Happen could make her wish come true!

She dreamed of attending the American Music Awards in Hollywood with her parents and best friend. With...

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Finnegan

Finnegan couldn’t stop smiling, no way – no how, and a wonderful time was had by this little family at Give Kids the World.

Earning his mouse ears early in the trip, “Finn” enjoyed the sunshine...

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Gabi

A princess at heart, Gabi wanted to go to California Disney and meet as many as possible.

An honor student battling a rare brain tumor, Gabi carefully planned her trip so that she wouldn’t miss a...

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Gabriel

Diagnosed with a very rare condition that requires Gabriel to have a liver transplant, his family wanted to experience his wish prior to the surgery. Starting with a special invitation into the cockpit of...

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Grace

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Gracie

Gracie's wish request was a first for us - a backyard pergola! She wanted a place to have a tea party like the Mad Hatters in Alice in Wonderland! Her wish was our...

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