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A Year of Wishes

With your help, we’ve granted 926 wishes this year in our chapter. But, it's not really the number of wishes that counts, or necessarily the wishes themselves. What matters are the children behind them, their experiences, and their dreams that are ultimately fulfilled.

A wish is, after all, a journey. It begins with a startling and often devastating diagnosis for a child and their family. It moves to an open invitation to explore a child’s imagination and to dream big. Then it turns to hope, providing a light at the end of a tunnel, and strength when they need it most.

When a wish is granted, it is more than just a moment in time. It’s an escape from treatments and a harsh reality. It’s time with family spent bonding instead of shuffling between doctor’s appointments. It’s a moment of pure joy, of wildest dreams becoming reality.

But the journey does not end with the wish. The memories and power of a wish stay with you, long after it’s been granted. It changes lives.

Take a look at some of the lives you’ve helped change this year. Because of your support, these children and families experienced the wish journey – a journey that has only just begun. 

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