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Oct 29, 2019

Mermaid merriment for wish kid Hannah

Mermaid Hannah
When she was sick, Hannah could not soak in the tub. She was not allowed to have her favorite bubble baths where she would pretend to be a mermaid– a tough reality for a creative and imaginative little girl who loves the water.

Oct 29, 2019

Mermaid merriment for wish kid Hannah

Mermaid Hannah
When she was sick, Hannah could not soak in the tub. She was not allowed to have her favorite bubble baths where she would pretend to be a mermaid– a tough reality for a creative and imaginative little girl who loves the water.

Oct 22, 2019

The future is bright for Mariana

Mariana
Wish alumna Mariana was 16 when she wished to be an author with a book launch celebration. Now 21 and attending D’Youville College in Buffalo where she is pursuing a degree in English, Mariana is doing well, remains passionate about writing and is a firm believer in the long-term power of a wish.

Oct 22, 2019

The future is bright for Mariana

Mariana
Wish alumna Mariana was 16 when she wished to be an author with a book launch celebration. Now 21 and attending D’Youville College in Buffalo where she is pursuing a degree in English, Mariana is doing well, remains passionate about writing and is a firm believer in the long-term power of a wish.

Oct 16, 2019

Matthew's wish to be on the SWAT team

Matthew
Nine-year-old Matthew was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis before he was born.

Oct 16, 2019

Matthew's wish to be on the SWAT team

Matthew
Nine-year-old Matthew was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis before he was born.

Oct 11, 2019

Make-A-Wish, Something mAAgic Foundation, Send Anatalia on mAAgic Flight

Anatalia
For Anatalia, today was magical, and quite different from most of her days. She lives with a life-threatening calcium deficiency, and her family must be meticulous about her care.

Oct 11, 2019

Make-A-Wish, Something mAAgic Foundation, Send Anatalia on mAAgic Flight

Anatalia
For Anatalia, today was magical, and quite different from most of her days. She lives with a life-threatening calcium deficiency, and her family must be meticulous about her care.

Oct 09, 2019

Noslin's wish to dig for dinosaur bones

Noslin
Nine-year-old Noslin lives with neurofibromatosis and has dealt with more doctors and hospitals than any child should ever have to.

Oct 09, 2019

Noslin's wish to dig for dinosaur bones

Noslin
Nine-year-old Noslin lives with neurofibromatosis and has dealt with more doctors and hospitals than any child should ever have to.

Oct 04, 2019

Lilly Wished to be a Zookeeper

Lilly
Lilly’s refuge from the rigors of cancer treatment was to get lost in the TV show, “The Zoo,” set at the Bronx Zoo.

Oct 04, 2019

Lilly Wished to be a Zookeeper

Lilly
Lilly’s refuge from the rigors of cancer treatment was to get lost in the TV show, “The Zoo,” set at the Bronx Zoo.

Oct 04, 2019

Wish Kids always want to be our hometown heroes

Officer Eric
As New Yorkers welcome cooler temperatures and leaves begin to fall, children throughout our community will begin their annual search for the perfect Halloween costume.

Oct 04, 2019

Wish Kids always want to be our hometown heroes

Officer Eric
As New Yorkers welcome cooler temperatures and leaves begin to fall, children throughout our community will begin their annual search for the perfect Halloween costume.

Oct 02, 2019

Anika's wish to be a veterinarian

Anika wished to be a vet
Just before her 9th birthday, Anika was diagnosed with a brain tumor. What followed was a challenging six months of surgery, recovery, chemotherapy, and radiation.

Oct 02, 2019

Anika's wish to be a veterinarian

Anika wished to be a vet
Just before her 9th birthday, Anika was diagnosed with a brain tumor. What followed was a challenging six months of surgery, recovery, chemotherapy, and radiation.

Sep 26, 2019

Kids Help Wish Kids With a Charity Carnival

Staten Island Day Camp Carnival
On August 9, the kids of the Staten Island Day Camp did something amazing – they helped make wishes come true. They organized a carnival that raised over $3,500, and the kids had a blast doing it!

Sep 26, 2019

Kids Help Wish Kids With a Charity Carnival

Staten Island Day Camp Carnival
On August 9, the kids of the Staten Island Day Camp did something amazing – they helped make wishes come true. They organized a carnival that raised over $3,500, and the kids had a blast doing it!

Sep 25, 2019

When you beat cancer, swimming with sharks is a day at the beach!

Adrian looking at shark
As Childhood Cancer Awareness Month concludes we wanted to share one last story of courage and fierce determination. Adrian was fearless in battling his cancer and equally fearless in choosing his wish!

Sep 25, 2019

When you beat cancer, swimming with sharks is a day at the beach!

Adrian looking at shark
As Childhood Cancer Awareness Month concludes we wanted to share one last story of courage and fierce determination. Adrian was fearless in battling his cancer and equally fearless in choosing his wish!

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