Here are just a few of the over 1,500 wishes Wishes Can Happen has granted over the past 35 years!
Full of sunshine and personality, this little girl named Paiten is a real force to be reckoned with – and her illness was NO MATCH for her at all! She took all of the Ohio…Read More
"Wow! We wanted to send a HUGE thank you to Wishes Can Happen for the most magical experience! We just returned from Hawaii and we ALL agreed that it was our favorite vacation EVER! Thank…Read More
Since being diagnosed with a heart condition, Peyton tires a bit more than he used to. His wish trip was exactly what the doctor ordered for this fine young man! Getting to enjoy…Read More
Reba McEntire declares to Rachel, ""You Made My Day!""
From the time Rachel was a little girl, she called Reba her angel. When offered a wish from Wishes Can Happen, there was no question as to…
There may be no truer love story than that of Rakaya and her mother, Lorie. This pair battles day-in and day-out, challenging each day to be as great as the previous. When mom learned she…Read More
Raphael loves his aquatic therapy and for his wish he chose a hot tub. Along with his hot tub, we added in some additional handles, towels, neck ring, towel warmer and light blue tooth machine.…Read More
Raya so looked forward to her Disney wish trip! After a year delay due to the pandemic she had a special send off when her favorite princess showed up to wish her a wonderful trip…Read More
Rathynia was a country girl through and through. She knew every word by heart to every country song. So when it came time for her wish, she asked us to send her to the Country…Read More
Diagnosed with an extremely painful form of Sickle Cell that has caused this young man to have numerous hospitalizations, Ronnelle had really looked forward to taking his wish trip. When he found out he…Read More
Samantha shares the dream of so many little girls her age...
...the dream of meeting the princesses at Disney. Wishes Can Happen made her special dream come true – beginning with the bright and early…
Samantha is an only child who has had a lifelong battle with a difficult illness. Along with her mom and dad, her wish took her to the beautiful island of Oahu in Hawaii! …Read More
Samuel's wish was to go to Disney for a couple of days and then travel to Clearwater, Florida, where he would visit the beach for the first time! From meeting Sesame Street characters to seeing…Read More
Serenity and her family longed for a vacation together -- anything to forget the constant aches and pains Serenity has to endure day in and day out. Their goal was to just get away and…Read More
Shae had the perfect Ohio winter wish - GET OUT OF TOWN! She wanted to go somewhere really warm and sunny, so off she went to spend some time in a lovely house with…Read More
Simon's cancer diagnosis and subsequent treatment certainly changed the plans this teenager had. Designing a gaming computer system helped him, and he counted the hours until it arrived! Because of COVID, some parts…Read More
"We do not have enough words to thank you for making Sophia’s dream come true! We haven’t seen so much happiness and smiles from her in a very long time. This trip was amazing! She…Read More
Sophia has endured several open heart surgeries in her young life, and unfortunately, more are in her future. She had always dreamed of going to Universal Studios in Florida . . . so in…Read More
Stephanie's wish was for a Senior Trip/Shopping Spree!
Stephanie spent much of her high school years battling Aplastic Anemia. She had looked forward to the fun she would have with her dear friends her senior year.…
Stetson is a little boy with an upbeat personality, always with a quick joke and a big smile. He waited for what must have seemed like forever to a little boy for his wish.…Read More
Summer absolutely loves animals! If she could go to the zoo every day, she would. So, it only made sense that her wish was to visit the world-famous San Diego Zoo, Safari Park, and Sea…Read More
Ta'Riya was born with many life-threatening conditions, but you'll rarely see her when she isn't smiling! She loves Disney everything, and so a Disney Cruise was just the perfect wish for her. Traveling…Read More
Tim is limited in mobility and so his wish was very simple.
It didn’t take him far from home, rather landed him right in his backyard with special equipment so that he can enjoy the…
Titianna Dreams of Becoming a Model
What's the perfect wish for a teenager who wants to become a model? Shopping and seeing the sights in New York City!
Titianna told us special places she wanted to visit,…
Born a twin, Torence's battle began at just a couple of months old when a cancerous mass was found. The treatments were long and difficult, and unfortunately caused him to have multiple problems that he…Read More
Trinity's life makes the local news and touches Justin Bieber's heart
Trinity excelled at so many things – especially school. The brightest of the bright she was. She loved cheerleading.
She loved her many friends at school.…
Tzakary was critically injured in an automobile accident after an impaired driver struck into the car in which he was a passenger. Left in a wheelchair for the rest of his life with multiple…Read More