• 1 199 Wishes Granted
  • Get Involved Make A Difference.

Music still a big part of Shaun's life

At 17-years-old, Shaun was a huge music buff, taking part in several school and marching bands. “It’s music seven days a week, 24 hours a day,” said his dad. “It’s what he does.” Shaun’s perfect pitch enabled him to pick up songs by ear quickly, and joining the Walt Disney...

Alena's wish makes her feel special

Alena was just 3-years-old when she was diagnosed with refractory epilepsy, but it did not stop her from sharing her contagious smile with everyone. At 6-years-old she loved the color pink and singing to her favorite tunes. Her wish was to meet Katy Perry, and in the fall of 2014...

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...

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...

Andrew's wish is a trip full of firsts

Andrew Skow was a 4-year-old cutie with blonde hair, a passion for cars and a heart-warming smile, when he wished to go to Walt Disney World® Resort in 2012.  Living with leukemia, Andrew wanted to meet Mickey Mouse, one of his favourites. Along with his parents and his brothers, Finn...

Kira's wish is a chance to be a normal family

In 2013, Kira was an independent, enthusiastic 3-year-old who loved using her imagination. She was also living with a brain tumour. A popular topic in her household at the time was Disney’s Toy Story, especially Buzz and Woody. She absolutely loved the movie, played with any toy or game with...

Marley's wish brought happiness back into her life

When she and her family left on their wish trip in 2012, Marley was 4-years-old and had never been on a plane before. “It was the first big trip we ever went on with Marley,” says her mom, Elise.

Living with a neurological disorder, Marley loved princesses, books, and school....

Pages