Wishes Granted

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

Jaden

The trip was amazing!

Every single day Jaden said to me that it was the ""best day ever,"" and honestly we haven't seen him that happy in a long time. I know this sounds silly, but...

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Jaiden

Diagnosed with a brain tumor at just six years old, Jaiden has undergone two surgeries in an attempt to resect the tumor. Because of its location, complete removal is not possible. Prior to...

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Jane

Suddenly diagnosed with an extremely rare condition, Jane's life has changed drastically over the last few years. When offered a wish, she was simply overwhelmed with joy. She meticulously planned her wish and...

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Jessica

Jessica's trip to Maui, Hawaii. (Jessica is holding the purse)

""I want to thank you so much for your generosity in planning my Wishes Can Happen trip to Hawaii. We all enjoyed everything you did for...

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Jessy

Easton Towne Center Shopping Spree for Jessy

Diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Jessy lost quite a bit of weight during treatment and wanted to go on a shopping spree at Easton Towne Center in Columbus to replenish...

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Julia

Julia Wishes For Disney and Dolphins!

Julia and her twin brother are both afflicted with cystic fibrosis. All the kids had a great time on Julia’s special wish – and especially liked getting up close and...

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Kaitlyn

Kaitlyn and her family are wild about princesses and all things Disney. Give Kids the World provided an amazing experience they'll remember for a lifetime!

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Kendall

When Wishes Can Happen came along and offered a wish to Kendall, it couldn't have come at a better time to lift her spirits! We sent her to Give Kids the World, where she enjoyed...

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Kenley

5-year old Kenley loves princesses, especially Elena of Avalor, Ariel, Belle, and Rapunzel. It was Elena who shared the news that Kenley and her family would be traveling to Give Kids the World for a...

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Kevin

History Buff - Kevin Gets to Fly in a B-17!

Kevin was so excited about it, he could hardly contain himself. You see, Kevin was the biggest history buff there was, and had a very special...

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Kolsen

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Korey

Korey is a 14 year old who loves playing games on the computer – and not just any games, he love the SIMS reality games, and creating cartoons. Korey also planned to use his system...

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Laura

Wishes Can Happen does many wishes for children in Amish Country. We received this wish request via a letter from Laura, since the family is Amish and has no phone. Her wish was granted inside...

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Lauren

All Lauren wanted was a golf cart so she could drive around the neighborhood and visit her friends.

“Your kindness has made a very positive impact on Lauren’s life during this very trying time. You have...

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Levi

Levi's face is priceless when he's told he's going to Disney! Doesn’t this picture about say it all? This was Levi’s precious face, captured at the exact moment he was told that he was going...

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Logan

A seemingly healthy athletic young man, dreaming of all the things that seniors in high school dream about – prom, graduation, senior trips. But what he never could have dreamed became a reality when he...

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Loryn

Loryn chose to visit Disney for two days and then travel to Jacksonville, FL, where she and her family stayed on a beach resort. The family had two days of fun at Adventure Landing (a...

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Lyric

Lyric and her family had a wonderful time on their cruise. Lyric's favorite moment was her surprise swim with the dolphins in Jamaica!

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Madison

Madison was born with Truncus Arteriosus and DiGeorge syndrome. Within hours of her birth, she was rushed into her first major surgery. With a hole in the heart and one ventricle, the doctors had to...

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Marcus

3 night stay at Staybridge Suites where the family was provided a welcome basket of snacks.
Family of 5 attended OSU football game and Marching Band Skull Session immediately prior.
Visited LEGO Land Discovery Center and COSI....

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Marquia

Marquia and her sister are inseparable. When a hospital admission threatened to postpone Marquia's wish trip, her sister never left her side, night or day. When they were finally on the long-awaited wish...

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Matthew

Little Matthew likes everything that other little boys love -- trains, planes and automobiles. But what thrills him more than anything is John Deere stuff! And who has more "stuff" than our very own Hartville...

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Megan Rose

Megan Rose enjoyed an amazing trip to Give Kids the World, with day trips to Disney and other theme parks.

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Micah

Micah wanted to see Mickey and so off he went on a big jet plane!

Micah was born with hypoplastic left heart and has endured many painful surgeries and procedures in his young life, but he...

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Nasir

Nasir's life has been interrupted lliterally hundreds of times with hospital admissions due to the severe pain associated with his condition. When we first talked to him and he said he wanted a shopping...

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Nathan

Nathan Wishes For PERRY MAN CAVE!

Nathan was an standout at Perry in more ways than one! When diagnosed with a difficult cancer, his wish to us was for his bedroom to be turned into a...

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Nathan

Nathan said that he knew it could be dangerous to meet your hero...

...but his hero, bass guitar maker Carl Thompson of New York City, didn’t disappoint. Nathan and his father spent a fun-filled, long...

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Nathaniel

Shopping sprees are another popular wish request received by Wishes Can Happen. Recently diagnosed with cancer, fourteen year old Nathaniel had a definite wish list of ‘must haves’ that included gaming systems, a laptop, and...

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Nick

A true sports fanatic, Nick wanted to go to the NBA All Star Game

Nick was treated to the NBA All-Star Game, Celebrity Game, Jam Session and more! Nick proudly displays jerseys and warm-ups given to...

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