Wishes Granted

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

Jessy

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…

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Jonathan

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…

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Julia

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…

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Kaileb

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. …

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Kaitlyn

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!

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Karson

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…

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Katina

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…

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Kendall

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…

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Kenley

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…

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Kevin

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…

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Khaleesi

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,…

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Kolsen

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Korey

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…

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Kylen

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…

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Laura

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…

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Lauren

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…

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Layla

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…

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LeJon

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…

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Lena

Lena loves to be outdoors. The wish is for a camper that can be used when they go camping. They go to a property with a cabin on it for recreation, but the bedrooms…

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Levi

Levi's face is priceless when he's told he's going to Disney!

Doesn’t this picture about say it all? This was Levi’s precious face, captured at the exact moment he was told that he was going to…

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Logan

A seemingly healthy athletic young man, dreaming of all the things that seniors in high school dream about – prom, graduation, senior trips. But what he never could have dreamed became a reality when he…

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Loryn

Loryn chose to visit Disney for two days and then travel to Jacksonville, FL, where she and her family stayed on a beach resort. The family had two days of fun at Adventure Landing (a…

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Luka

Because of Luka's condition, he is unable to fly commercially. The family loaded up their handicapped accessible van and drove to a beautiful town in Florida. They enjoyed a wonderful week in the…

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Lyric

Lyric and her family had a wonderful time on their cruise. Lyric's favorite moment was her surprise swim with the dolphins in Jamaica!

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Macy

After recovering from a brain tumor, Macy's wish took her to the beautiful island of Maui. When asked what she might want to do there, she said 'relaxing would be just fine.' Relax…

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Madison

Madison was born with Truncus Arteriosus and DiGeorge syndrome. Within hours of her birth, she was rushed into her first major surgery. With a hole in the heart and one ventricle, the doctors had to…

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Madison

A "big reveal" was held at Madison's school with her entire kindergarten class in attendance. Diagnosed with a rare condition that will require life-long care, Madison couldn't wait to meet the princesses at Disney.…

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Marcus

3 night stay at Staybridge Suites where the family was provided a welcome basket of snacks.
Family of 5 attended OSU football game and Marching Band Skull Session immediately prior.
Visited LEGO Land Discovery Center and COSI.…

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Marquia

Marquia and her sister are inseparable. When a hospital admission threatened to postpone Marquia's wish trip, her sister never left her side, night or day. When they were finally on the long-awaited wish…

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Maryna

Maryna was diagnosed with a brain tumor right before her 14th birthday. Her battle has been long, but she has faced it with the same resolve that earned her a prestigious membership into the National…

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