Tucker Meets the game wardens from the show “North Woods Law”

By Holley Docal / October 24, 2022 /

Tucker, 11, is a strong-willed boy who has gone through more than his fair share of hospital stays in his childhood. Diagnosed with Chron’s Disease at just 8- years- old, Tucker has spent the last 3 years in and out of the hospital. In August 2021, Tucker was not eating or drinking very much, which…

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*Jane’s Wish to Go On An Alaskan Cruise

By Holley Docal / October 6, 2022 /

Battling Mast cell disease since she was a toddler has taken a toll on Janes childhood into her adult life. *Jane was only expected to live a little under 1 year. While most patients respond poorly to cytoreductive drugs or chemotherapy, *Jane was one of the lucky ones to survive. After undergoing many hospital stays…

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Jimmy wishes to go camping at Watkins Glen International Park

By Holley Docal / August 26, 2022 /

Jimmy* is 16 years old and has had a rough life to say the least. Diagnosed with stage 4 chronic kidney disease at a couple weeks old has made it difficult for him to live a carefree life. It hasn’t been easy for him to socialize with his friends because he is unable to participate…

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Jaxson meets Noah Schnapp from Stranger Things

By Holley Docal / August 25, 2022 /

Jaxon, 12, with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Due to medical complications, he has been waiting four years for his wish. Jaxon is a cancer survivor, has been in remission since 2018, and has been waiting for his wish to come to fruition since then. His wishes have changed through the years as he has matured. His latest…

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Ethan gets a personalized video from Mr. Beast

By Holley Docal / August 19, 2022 /

13-year-old Ethan suffers from Nephrotic Syndrome. Diagnosed at 2 years old, Ethan has had several relapses and trips to the doctor. The past year has been difficult for him and his family. His health has been deteriorating, and he finds himself sad a lot of the days. When he is not feeling run down or…

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Ryan Wishes for a Tablet

By Holley Docal / August 5, 2022 /

At just 8 -weeks- old, Ryan started having a “mysterious cold”. He was at Kaiser Roseville PICU for 2 weeks with low neutrophils. The day he had a bone marrow test his neutrophils magically went up, so he was brought home. His right eye was irritated. After a trip to the doctor for this, the…

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Violet Wishes for an Exersauser and Playmat From The Young Minds Program

By Holley Docal / July 28, 2022 /

Violet is a sweet, adorable, 5-month-old baby who is battling a critical heart condition. On her way into this world, the doctors were unsure if she would survive  birth. Violet is doing a little better now, but mom and dad were not prepared for her (in case she did not make it). Mom and Dad…

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David goes to Legoland Florida!

By Holley Docal / July 21, 2022 /

David, 12, was born weighing only 4 pounds. He was left in ICU for 3 days, and then he was transferred to another hospital to utilize their machines and specialists. At only 35 weeks old, David underwent several operations. When he turned 5 years old, David’s neurologist ordered blood tests, and it was found that…

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Blake goes to the Atlanta Zoo

By Holley Docal / June 8, 2022 /

Blake, 6, has been receiving proton therapy treatment for Medulloblastoma. Battling his illness and being in the hospital has taken a toll on him and his family. Children’s Wish Foundation was able to send Blake, his father, and sister to the Atlanta Zoo through our Family Focus Program for a chance to create positive memories!…

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Nyla’s online Shopping Spree at Justice

By Holley Docal / March 16, 2022 /

Nyla is a very happy and sociable 15-year-old girl with a beautiful smile. Nyla is non-verbal but she expresses herself well with gestures and cues. She was diagnosed at just a couple of weeks old with cerebral palsy, esophageal reflux, and a seizure disorder. Nyla loves shopping. Ever since she was a little girl, her…

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