Here are just a few of the over 1,500 wishes Wishes Can Happen has granted over the past 35 years!
Charlotte couldn't wait to meet Belle at Disney! Charlotte and family were surprised with her favorite princess, Belle, at a special wish presentation. Picked up by Thomas Limo at 6 am, Charlotte…Read More
Our wish families have many anniversaries that they remember—the day they were told their child had a life-threatening condition is one that will forever be etched in their memory.
For one local family, they had barely…
Clementine was born with a rare condition that will require treatment for her entire life. Although she has many challenges, her smile and attitude shines through every single day. After a special wish…Read More
Codey's wish was to go to France and be an exchange student. A first for Wishes Can Happen, Codey made life long friends and made memories to last forever!Read More
Colton is a very sweet and kind little boy who has endured a heart transplant. Colton's wish was to go to Disney! He has a precocious little sister that is his best friend,…Read More
Born with many medical problems, Dallas will need lifelong care due to mobility and other issues. Wishes Can Happen helped to ease the burden of each day by purchasing a special lift to enable…Read More
Deagon is diagnosed with a rare disease and the family really looked forward to having some 'normal' time together. He loved being in the pool at Give Kids the World, as it was only…Read More
DJ was determined that no one would treat him differently and that he was going to win the fight against cancer. A beloved only child, his mom and dad agreed that they would try…Read More
Donchae and his siblings had always wanted to meet Mickey and the other Disney characters. Wishes Can Happen made it a reality! In coordination with Give Kids the World, Donchae's family traveled to the resort…Read More
You know the song, “A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes . . . “
...well, it couldn’t have been more true for this little family who had the wish of a lifetime. Wearing…
Dylan's wish was to have a special player experience with his favorite team - the Cleveland Cavaliers. While Dylan had interactions with Larry Nance, Jr., during the course of his treatment, Nance promised him once…Read More
Dylan was happy to share his wish with his little brother and two sisters. None of them had ever flown before, so it was a very exciting time! After checking in with the…Read More
Born with multiple heart defects causing congestive heart failure and numerous surgeries, Wishes Can Happen heard that this family was hoping to take their kids to Disney. We got in touch, and off they…Read More
Elise loves all the Disney princesses, but especially Moana. Moana was thrilled to bundle up on a cold day in January to come to Ohio to tell Elise all about her upcoming wish. …Read More
Lovers of nature and the outdoors, Emanuel and family chose to drive to their wish destinations in Georgia to enjoy the beautiful colors of Fall. They enjoyed 4 nights at beautiful Skidaway State Park…Read More
Emerson is an only child born with multiple life threatening conditions. Watching her parents interact with her, you know that Winnie the Pooh was right when he said, "Any day spent with you is…Read More
Emily's wish was simple – ""A birthday party, please,"" said the soft spoken little girl. Wishes Can Happen turned her special day into a Grand Ball where she was crowned a true ""Princess.""
Emily is the sweetest 7-year-old with the biggest smile. Her wish was to see Mickey and Minnie, her two favorite characters. Emily along with her mom and dad and two siblings went to Disney, Universal…Read More
Emmeline's wish takes her and family to Disney!
Wishes Can Happen sent 11 year old Emmeline and her five brothers and sisters to Disney for her special wish. Diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor earlier this…
A standout in football, Ethan’s size made him a worthy opponent.
Cancer didn’t knock him down for long. Sailing through his treatments to a quick remission, Ethan is now cancer free. Ethan is a well-spoken young…
Evan loved EVERY SINGLE THING about his wish. Just look at that smile on that face – is there any doubt at all? After having gone through many scary and painful procedures due to his…Read More
Faith had more than a little faith that Wishes Can Happen could make her wish come true!
She dreamed of attending the American Music Awards in Hollywood with her parents and best friend. With…
Fermina (Mina) fought brain cancer once, and is now dealing with a relapse. Even with all she has been through, this ornery little girl with the most expressive eyes is going strong! Now,…Read More
Finnegan couldn’t stop smiling, no way – no how, and a wonderful time was had by this little family at Give Kids the World.
Earning his mouse ears early in the trip, “Finn” enjoyed the sunshine…
A princess at heart, Gabi wanted to go to California Disney and meet as many as possible.
An honor student battling a rare brain tumor, Gabi carefully planned her trip so that she wouldn’t miss a…
Diagnosed with a very rare condition that requires Gabriel to have a liver transplant, his family wanted to experience his wish prior to the surgery. Starting with a special invitation into the cockpit of…Read More
Gabi is a fun loving young lady that has had a life full of health problems. Her wish - a NYC Girl's Weekend - was the BOMB. Not only did she have a…Read More
Gracie's wish request was a first for us - a backyard pergola! She wanted a place to have a tea party like the Mad Hatters in Alice in Wonderland! Her wish was our…Read More
Gracie has suffered since birth with multiple challenges. She and her twin sister are inseparable and there was nothing more they wanted to do than go see the princesses at Disney. Wishes Can Happen coordinated…Read More
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