Ripplen’s Young Minds Wish

By Holley Docal / June 6, 2023 /

Ripplen¬†is an adorable 3-year-old who suffers from developmental delay, hypotonia, and Autism. His genetic diagnosis ultimately leads to a shortened lifespan with progressive declines. Ripplen is fully dependent on his caregivers, functioning at the age of 18-24months. These conditions affect every aspect of his life. He sees many specialists and has lost basic skills such…

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Aria Wishes For A Kindle

By Holley Docal / March 8, 2023 /

Little Aria has always been a bright spirit, silly, and loving. She is known to be timid in less familiar situations, but is always a well behaved 3-year-old. Aria has been brave coping with Severe Aplastic Anemia. She tries to keep up with her twin sister, Brooklyn, but requires frequent rest breaks. Aria will have…

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Julia Wishes For A Tablet

By Holley Docal / January 25, 2023 /

Little Julia is a cheerful and bubbly 4-year-old. Diagnosed at age 2 with Leukemia, she has been through a lot on her journey through treatment. Despite the struggles of pain her deadly illness, Julia always goes to the clinic with a smile. She has missed out on so many events and activities due to treatments…

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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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Kenzie the Warrior Princess wished for an iPad

By Jaclyn Regnery / April 14, 2021 /

This is Kenzie, otherwise known as Kenzie the Warrior Princess. She loves playing dress up, cooking, puzzles, as well as singing and dancing. She is a 3-year-old girl diagnosed with stage 4 hepatoblastoma (a rare liver cancer) that has spread to both of her lungs since January 2020 after her 3rd birthday. She started her…

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