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Samantha Olsen

Why Wishes Can’t Wait For These Children – ONLY 2 WEEKS LEFT!!

Wishes Can't Wait Blog
Wish granting is important year round, and during the summer months more wishes are granted than any other season, making fundraising and volunteering high priorities to support these additional wishes that need to be granted before school starts for wish kids in the fall.

Aug 15, 2016

Why Wishes Can’t Wait For These Children – ONLY 2 WEEKS LEFT!!

Wishes Can't Wait Blog
Wish granting is important year round, and during the summer months more wishes are granted than any other season, making fundraising and volunteering high priorities to support these additional wishes that need to be granted before school starts for wish kids in the fall.

Empowering A Child With A Wish: Science is on the side of HOPE

Empowering A Child With A Wish

When a child’s wish comes true, whether it’s to meet a favorite sports star or swim with dolphins in Hawaii, parents and volunteers see the child change from within. An overwhelming majority (89 percent) of doctors and nurses who treat wish kids believe the wish experience can influence their young patients’ physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing.

Jun 21, 2016

Empowering A Child With A Wish: Science is on the side of HOPE

Empowering A Child With A Wish

When a child’s wish comes true, whether it’s to meet a favorite sports star or swim with dolphins in Hawaii, parents and volunteers see the child change from within. An overwhelming majority (89 percent) of doctors and nurses who treat wish kids believe the wish experience can influence their young patients’ physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing.

The Nutritional Needs of Children Enduring Cancer Treatment

The Nutritional Needs of Children Enduring Cancer Treatment
When children are diagnosed with cancer, their nutrition may not seem like a top priority. It may be pushed aside while treatment, care, emotions, and even hospital bills take priority. But eating the right kinds of foods before, during, and after treatment have the potential to improve children’s treatment by making them feel better and stay stronger.

May 03, 2016

The Nutritional Needs of Children Enduring Cancer Treatment

The Nutritional Needs of Children Enduring Cancer Treatment
When children are diagnosed with cancer, their nutrition may not seem like a top priority. It may be pushed aside while treatment, care, emotions, and even hospital bills take priority. But eating the right kinds of foods before, during, and after treatment have the potential to improve children’s treatment by making them feel better and stay stronger.

About this Blog

Follow my stories to learn about the wish process through scientific, medical, and physiological research, and through the experiences of and personal interviews with wish kids, their families, volunteers and medical professionals to understand the impact of a wish in real terms. Twice a month I hope to shine some light into the wish process and the ripple effect it has on millions of people’s lives.

“Hope lays the foundation of what it means to be human, and wishes are the building blocks.”

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