Wishes Granted

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

Naudia

Naudia was diagnosed with an aggressive form of pediatric MS. Because of minimal treatment options, she underwent Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant hoping to eliminate the immune cells responsible for the underlying autoimmune disease.…

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Nevaeh

Nevaeh is a triplet, and born with a host of medical problems. For her wish, she chose to take her siblings to the most magical place on earth - DISNEY! The family had…

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Nicholas

Nick was a great young man with a smile and personality that made all love him instantly! He chose to go on a Disney vacation with his family and had a wonderful time. …

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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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Noah

Noah and his family love to vacation, at HOME! Because Noah is trach/vent dependent, they don't like to be around crowds that would expose him to illnesses, so they built a small cabin in…

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Nolan

Nolan and little brother Oliver are truly best friends! Close in age and big Star Wars fans, they were surprised at their wish reveal with Darth Vader, a Storm Trooper and Princess Leia. …

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Olivia

Olivia's chose to visit San Diego for her wish. Finally finished with treatments, she had a ball at the beach!
She had a week of non-stop fun, including visiting the San Diego Zoo, Safari Park…

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Olivia

After going through chemo and radiation for cancer, OLIVIA’S first wish request to us was to attend a summer session at The French Pastry School in Chicago because she is fascinated with baking. Unfortunately,…

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Paisley

Kids - what could be better than kids? Kids that are full of wonder and excitement, curiosity and happiness - this particular bunch of kids are all that times three! From wish presentation…

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Paiten

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…

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Payton

"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…

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Peyton

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…

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Phillip

Phillip had a tough battle with cancer, and when it was over, he wanted to "hook himself up" with all kinds of things - electronics, clothing, shoes, gaming systems. We put him in a…

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Rachel

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…

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Rah'janae

Rah'Janae has been through a lot with cancer. She spent the week of Christmas at the Grande Resort in Warren, being treated like absolute royalty. Wishes Can Happen gave them plenty of spending…

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Rakaya

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…

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Raphael

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.…

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Raven

Raven is a sweet little girl who loves her sisters! After being treated for a brain tumor, the time was finally right for her to take her beloved sisters on a special wish trip…

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Raya

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…

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Raychal

Raychal had a long battle with cancer and totally enjoyed her first vacation to Disney! Along with her siblings and grandparents, a good time was had by all!

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Raythnia

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…

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Ronnelle

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…

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Russell

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Ryan

After going through treatments for cancer and an additional rare blood disease for years, this little boy really needed to take his wish! He decided to go to Disney, Universal and Sea World. …

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Ryder

Kelly, Anthony, and Ryder had a great week at Give Kids the World, Sea World, and Disney. Choosing to drive (cause dad just loves to drive!) rather than fly, the family took their time…

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Ryder

Ryder was first diagnosed with cancer in March of 2017. He has spent several years undergoing several rounds of chemo and a surgery which left him non-verbal for a time. He has regained…

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Ryleigh

Ryleigh's smile is infectious and her award-winning attitude contagious! A little girl who is always thinking of others, although she has faced untold challenges over the past nine years herself, we were more than…

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Samantha

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…

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Samantha

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! …

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Samuel

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…

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