Wishes Granted

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

Serenity

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…

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Shae

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…

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Simon

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…

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Sophia

"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…

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Sophia

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…

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Stephanie

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.…

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Stetson

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.…

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Summer

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…

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Sydney

Sydney has had so many challenges over the past few years, repeated long hospitalizations and a complicated diagnosis. To say it has been difficult for this teenager and her family is an understatement.…

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Ta'Riya

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…

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Tim

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…

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Titianna

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,…

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Torence

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…

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Trinity

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.…

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Tzakary

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…

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Vincent (Vinny)

Recently diagnosed with a debilitating illness called Duchenne's Muscular Dystrophy, little Vinny will most likely be wheelchair bound for the remainder of his life. Wanting to take his wish while he's still mobile, he…

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Walter

Born with many complex conditions, Walter endures seizures and complications with cerebral palsy, as well as lives his life on a vent. This wish trip meant the world to his mom and dad. …

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Wesley

Some kids ask for trips as their wish trip, but Wesley is a little boy that loves to play at home. He asked for something that would last, so his wish was a backyard…

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Xavier

Xavier is a very well mannered 11-year-old with two very ornery brothers (just look at them in the pics and you'll agree!) and a sweet sister. After completing treatments for cancer, he asked for…

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Zachary

Zach Johnson (along with his mom, grandma, brother and sister) headed off to the beautiful island of Maui for a week. It was Zach's wish to take this trip because he knew that his family…

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Zoe

What could be better than turning 5? Turning 5 while on your wish! Little Zoe felt like a queen for a week every where she went! With a big send-off from Moana,…

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