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Liam's wish inspires his future

At 15-years-old, Liam has always wanted to be a K9 police officer. Due to his medical condition and the nature of law enforcement, though, he knew this would never be a viable option. Never one to be discouraged, Liam shifted his sights to working behind the scenes. With a desire...

Jonah's Wish

Jonah is a confident 14-year-old boy who is passionate about technology and loves hacking all sorts of different devices. Living with a blood disorder, Jonah’s wish was to go to the Google Headquarters in San Francisco to learn about the innovative technologies that Google creates and to meet people who...

Ashlee's wish helps her family reconnect

When 5-year old Ashlee travelled to Walt Disney World® Resort in 2014 her leukemia was in remission. Six years (and 7.5 months) later, it still is. Told about Make-A-Wish by a social worker, Ashlee wanted to go on rides and see Ariel in real life; her trip “offered us the...

Jackie's wish gives her family a welcome break

Jackie, a fun-loving and energetic young lady who also has a passion for photography, celebrated her 18th birthday on her wish trip. “I wanted to go to a location that none of my friends or family had been to before,” she recalls. “I had heard good things about Aruba so...

William's wish is a break at a trying time

When William was 8 years old, he wished to go to Walt Disney World® Resort. Before he even arrived at the airport, his wish was underway: “Outside my door the morning we were to leave was the biggest stretch limo I’ve ever seen!” After that, his wish trip unfolded just...

Josie's wish celebrates the end of a jouney

Wish kid Josie,7, is a happy, affectionate and energetic girl (with two very energetic brothers!). She and living with a cerebral cyst and has been through a number of brain and eye surgeries, infections and hospital stays. She was diagnosed with a cyst in her brain after falling off a tire swing...

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...

Shane's wish is a dream come true

Laid back and mature, Shane is easy to talk to, joking often. He loves sports and plays lacrosse with a passion, always wearing number 18 on his back. Shane is also living with cancer. Diagnosed in January 2016, his cancer impacted his hip and pelvis, later spreading to his femur,...

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...

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