Here are just a few of the over 1,500 wishes Wishes Can Happen has granted over the past 35 years!
Jacob suffered from headaches/migraines and was sent for an MRI where a 6 cm mass was discovered in his brain. Jacob was referred to Wishes by an ACH social worker. His wish was for a…Read More
The trip was amazing!
Every single day Jaden said to me that it was the ""best day ever,"" and honestly we haven't seen him that happy in a long time. I know this sounds silly, but…
Diagnosed with a brain tumor at just six years old, Jaiden has undergone two surgeries in an attempt to resect the tumor. Because of its location, complete removal is not possible. Prior to…Read More
A beautiful girl with a gentle spirit and grateful heart, Jaliyah was overcome with emotion upon hearing the details of her wish trip. Feeling very magical in the World of Harry Potter, she felt it…Read More
Suddenly diagnosed with an extremely rare condition, Jane's life has changed drastically over the last few years. When offered a wish, she was simply overwhelmed with joy. She meticulously planned her wish and…Read More
We are continually amazed at what 'floats our kid's boats' . . . for Jaxon, it's REPTILES (to the complete horror of his mom!). We arranged a special behind the scenes experience for him to…Read More
Jaxon's mom chose Wishes Can Happen because we are a local organization. Although we try to make everything perfect for our wish families, there is one thing we absolutely cannot control - MOTHER NATURE!…Read More
To say Jessa loves Pluto is an understatement. Jessa ADORES Pluto! Pluto was a special guest at her wish presentation prior to the family leaving Canton. Jessa and family made the most…Read More
Jessica's trip to Maui, Hawaii. (Jessica is holding the purse)
""I want to thank you so much for your generosity in planning my Wishes Can Happen trip to Hawaii. We all enjoyed everything you did for…
Easton Towne Center Shopping Spree for Jessy
Diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Jessy lost quite a bit of weight during treatment and wanted to go on a shopping spree at Easton Towne Center in Columbus to replenish…
As you ,surely know by now, visiting the Florida parks - especially Disney - is our most popular wish request. Looking at all this FUN Jonathan and family had on his wish, it's easy…Read More
Jourdyn was born with a condition that will cause her to have life-long bouts of pain. The pain can be so intense, the only option is to be hospitalized and put on main meds…Read More
Julia Wishes For Disney and Dolphins!
Julia and her twin brother are both afflicted with cystic fibrosis. All the kids had a great time on Julia’s special wish – and especially liked getting up close and…
Justyce has been fighting a Stage 4 cancer for some time now with an amazing spirit and attitude. She wanted to go to Disney for her birthday, and so her wish was our command!…Read More
Being a SUPERHERO himself, it was a real thrill for Kaileb to have a Spiderman send-off for his wish trip! Kaileb enjoyed getting to meet all his favorite heroes at Disney and Universal. …Read More
Kaitlyn and her family are wild about princesses and all things Disney. Give Kids the World provided an amazing experience they'll remember for a lifetime!Read More
Karson and family loved his wish - from the early morning limo ride, to a private cockpit visit, to Disney, Universal, Hollywood, Sea World, Animal Kingdom, an early Christmas. . . and every alligator park…Read More
The Edwards family went to Maui, HI for Katina's wish trip. The had an amazing time on the beach and doing some incredible excursions including: whale watching, attending a luau and traveling the Road to…Read More
When Wishes Can Happen came along and offered a wish to Kendall, it couldn't have come at a better time to lift her spirits! We sent her to Give Kids the World, where she enjoyed…Read More
5-year old Kenley loves princesses, especially Elena of Avalor, Ariel, Belle, and Rapunzel. It was Elena who shared the news that Kenley and her family would be traveling to Give Kids the World for a…Read More
History Buff - Kevin Gets to Fly in a B-17!
Kevin was so excited about it, he could hardly contain himself. You see, Kevin was the biggest history buff there was, and had a very special…
Khaleesi loves everything Frozen - especially her friend Elsa. Imagine her surprise when we surprised her at wish presentation with her favorite princess! Elsa sang to her and told her princess tales,…Read More
Korey is a 14 year old who loves playing games on the computer – and not just any games, he love the SIMS reality games, and creating cartoons. Korey also planned to use his system…Read More
Kylen and family made December even more magical by taking his wish trip during dad's birthday, just prior to Christmas! They spent a wonderful week at Give Kids the World while visiting all the…Read More
Kyler is a 5 year old boy who is so fun and sweet! He loves all things Power Rangers. Kyler was diagnosed with B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in June of 2020 and shortly after…Read More
Wishes Can Happen does many wishes for children in Amish Country. We received this wish request via a letter from Laura, since the family is Amish and has no phone. Her wish was granted inside…Read More
All Lauren wanted was a golf cart so she could drive around the neighborhood and visit her friends.
“Your kindness has made a very positive impact on Lauren’s life during this very trying time. You have…
Layla spent two hard-fought years waiting for her magical trip to Orlando and the theme parks. When she, her twin sister, brother and parents finally arrived, it was the moment of a lifetime. Check out…Read More
LeJon's Best Buy shopping spree was the bomb! Traveling with his mom, nurse and wish granter, he was greeted with two Best Buy personal shoppers, Mike and Anthony, at the door.. Between the…Read More