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Ayvlin's wish creates incredible memories

Ayvlin is 10-years-old and living with a brain tumour. Quiet and a little bit shy, she loves spending time with her family, and wanted them to join her on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Italy. While there Ayvlin and her family toured Rome, Venice and Florence, took a pizza-making class and...

Shelby's wish is a dream come true

Shelby was 17-years-old and living with thyroid cancer when she heard about Make-A-Wish. Her oncologist suggested she might qualify for a wish, but Shelby says, “I didn’t even believe her until someone from the Foundation contacted my family.” An avid country music fan and horseback rider, Shelby had dreamed of...

Rachelle's wish gave her something to look forward to

When Rachelle was 11-years-old, she loved pizza, her pet cat Dave, the colour pink, the ocean and turtles. She was also living with an arachnoid cyst in the left temporal lobe of her brain. She heard about Make-A-Wish from staff at the hospital, and in the summer of 2011, she...

Giselle's Wish

Giselle, 7, is sweet, energetic and happy despite living with a brain tumour; she loves dancing and LOVES Katy Perry. She was thrilled when her wish to meet the star came true.

On a February day, just months after her surgery, Giselle travelled to Vancouver with her parents and sisters....

Kabrel becomes a racing champion

Kabrel’s childhood hasn’t been as carefree as that of other kids he knows. He lives with a metabolic disorder that affects his daily life and means that he has to...

Kaiden's wish makes him feel special

When he was 5-years-old, there was just one thing Kaiden was interested in wishing for: a trip to Walt Disney World® Resort. He loved all the characters and was thrilled by the idea of the rides. And who could turn down the opportunity to become a skeleton pirate?

Now Kaiden...

Taylor's wish helps her make new memories

When Taylor was a teenager, immersed in school and hanging out with her friends, she was diagnosed with cancer. Finding herself suddenly thrust into the world of doctor appointments and medical treatments, Taylor looked to her favourite things to pull her through: her best friend, car racing and Harry Potter....

Ainsley's wish brings her family together

When Ainsley was just 6, she listed horseback riding as one of the sports that she loved most. She was living with cancer in 2010 when she was granted her wish to go to Hawaii, and she says that horses played a big role in choosing her wish. “I love...

Dawn's Wish

Having just undergone treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma, 13-year-old Dawn travelled to Rome, realizing her dream of seeing the Colosseum. A budding writer, avid reader and junior photographer, Dawn was sent on a Roman adventure filled with pizza, gelato, fountains and photography. She had the time of her life.

Dawn has...

Peytyn's Wish

Peytyn has spent her fair share of time at the hospital. The charming five-year-old lives with a nervous system disorder that was difficult to diagnose and yet she dives without reservation into her favorite things: horses, construction trucks, and the television show Heartland. She loves Heartland best of all.

“She’s...

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