Here are just a few of the over 1,500 wishes Wishes Can Happen has granted over the past 35 years!
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 to…
After finishing treatment for cancer, Levi decided on a wish - to visit all the amusement parks that put Florida on the map! His favorite park was Universal because of the rides and…Read More
Lillian was born with many congenital heart problems that required her to have multiple open heart surgeries and will require life-long attention. When offered a wish at seven years old, Lillian didn't have to…Read More
Lincoln was diagnosed with stage 4 high risk Neuroblastoma with an ALK mutation, a mutation where the cancer cells will outsmart the chemotherapy. He had 6 rounds of chemotherapy and then started his stem cell…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
Lucianna has faced more challenges in her life than most could ever imagine - so you can imagine how thrilled we were to grant her heartfelt wish! We surprised her the Sweet 16 Wish-A-Thon…Read More
Because of Luka's condition, he is unable to fly commercially. The family loaded up their handicapped accessible van and drove to a beautiful town in Florida. They enjoyed a wonderful week in the…Read More
Lyric and her family had a wonderful time on their cruise. Lyric's favorite moment was her surprise swim with the dolphins in Jamaica!Read More
After recovering from a brain tumor, Macy's wish took her to the beautiful island of Maui. When asked what she might want to do there, she said 'relaxing would be just fine.' Relax…Read More
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…Read More
A "big reveal" was held at Madison's school with her entire kindergarten class in attendance. Diagnosed with a rare condition that will require life-long care, Madison couldn't wait to meet the princesses at Disney.…Read More
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.…
Maria loves to sit outside and enjoy the beautiful scenery at her home in the country. So it made sense for her to wish for a new patio where she can sit outside and visit…Read More
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…Read More
Maryna was diagnosed with a brain tumor right before her 14th birthday. Her battle has been long, but she has faced it with the same resolve that earned her a prestigious membership into the National…Read More
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…Read More
McKenzie was diagnosed with a rare type of Multiple Sclerosis that caused near paralysis quickly that will cause life-long treatment. At just 16 years old, the wish trip was a wonderful gift for this…Read More
Disney... our most popular wish for sure. But granting the heartfelt magical wish of a beauty like Melina, while making a forever memory with her little sister ... well, it never gets old! …Read More
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…
Michael is one very special little person. While his mobility has been limited due to his 13Q Deletion condition, he doesn't let that slow him down! He loves more than anything to be…Read More
When you’ve been doing wishes as long as Wishes Can Happen, it’s bound to happen—you’ll do a wish for a girl named MIRACLE! Miracle’s illness has caused her to miss quite a bit of…Read More
Molly's wish . . . an EPIC GRATITUDE GALA that included a celebration of her 21st birthday! Molly has been fighting brain cancer, and is scheduled for a 3rd reoccurence surgery. She wanted…Read More
What could be more fun than learning the details of your upcoming Disney wish?? FINDING OUT ON YOUR BIRTHDAY - WHICH IS ALSO YOUR MOM'S BIRTHDAY! We had a wonderful time with…Read More
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…Read More
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…
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…
Nathan is a thoughtful little boy who has been through difficult cancer treatments. He decided he wanted a pony and a cart for his wish. We had a lovely wish presentation at his…Read More
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…Read More