Here are just a few of the over 1,500 wishes Wishes Can Happen has granted over the past 35 years!
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
Grady traveled with his family to Florida to all the magic of Disney and Universal. He spent 3 fun-filled nights at Give Kids the World and then packed up and stayed at the Disney…Read More
Greggory's wish had a little bit of everything in it, and every little bit of it was FUN! Greggory enjoyed horseback riding with the ocean as a backdrop. He especially enjoyed a snorkeling trip, ahh,…Read More
DISNEY! - Trip for Griffin and his four brothers!
When offered a wish, Griffin (pictured with hands up) immediately screamed out, 'DISNEY!'
Griffin and his four brothers are just the perfect age to enjoy all the wonder…
Hallie wanted to share her wish granted years ago with others. We installed the SS Hallie at Lake Cable Clubhouse, along with a "Little Free Library" in memory of her friend, Jordyn Myers, who…Read More
Hannah LOVES Elsa and EVERYTHING FROZEN, so heading to Disney and meeting her favorite princess, Elsa, was just the ticket for this little cutie! Happily sharing every detail of her wish with anyone that will…Read More
Hatti's Wish = Remodeled Bedroom
Hatti was a kind and loving little girl with a smile that was contagious. She had a very rare cancer and fought it valiantly, always hopeful, always smiling.
Hatti thought about asking…
Several years ago on Christmas Eve, Isabel complained of leg and back pain. After taking some over-the-counter pain meds, she went to bed, everyone sure she'd feel better in the morning. Sadly, that…Read More
Isabella was born with multiple life threatening conditions, and as the years went by, multiple more developed. Because of the love and support of a caring family, she has beaten the odds on several…Read More
Jace's wish was finished right in the nick of time prior to the COVID shutdown. Jace didn't want a trip, he said that he didn't need anything - that "Really, all he wanted was…Read More
Jack, 13 years old, was born with a lung disease called Cystic Fibrosis (CF). It’s a disease that affects the lungs and many CF kids cannot keep up with their peers during physical activities. Jack…Read More
We know you know we always say, "This kid could light up a room," but IT'S TRUE! When Jackson walks in, his smile lights up the room! He chose to take his…Read More
Jacob's wish was a blast from start to finish! From the limo ride in the party bus to getting to have his own private time with the mouse himself - MICKEY - it…Read More
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
Jakhai's wish was to go to Give Kids the World and maximize every minute of his trip at Disney, Universal Studios, & Sea World. Clearly, as seen from the pictures of their trip, this…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