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Laurence's Wish Brings Her Joy and Comfort at Home

Four-year old Laurence is living with a critical respiratory illness. She is non-verbal and her condition affects every aspect of her daily life and she is completely dependent on her parents at all times. Despite these challenges, Laurence finds joy in music, nature walks in her stroller, swimming and playing...

Antonina's Once in a Lifetime Zoo Experience

Antonina is a kind and compassionate kid living with a nervous system disorder. Her condition means that she spends most of her time in a wheelchair. She can walk with assistance for short periods, but physical activity tires her quickly.

Antonina loves being around animals and wished for the opportunity...

Owen's Wish Has a Lasting Impact

Owen was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, which means that part of his heart is underdeveloped. He has undergone five open-heart surgeries and had a stroke as a newborn. Despite these challenges, there’s no limit to how much love Owen’s heart can hold.

When Owen was three, his parents...

Hockey Superfan Meets His Favourite NHL Team

Elliot was born with a heart condition that required surgery. His disease is degenerative and more surgeries may be necessary in the future. His recovery has prevented him from playing hockey, and he can’t wait to return to the ice soon. Elliot's favourite NHL team is the LA Kings and he has...

A life-changing wish is granted to Yugh from Nunavut

Make-A-Wish grants wishes to children from all provinces and territories, from big cities to small towns and everywhere in between.

We were thrilled to grant our first wish to a child living in Nunavut last year. 

Yugh loves watching WWE® and wished to meet his favourite Superstar, John Cena. Yugh...

Oliver's wish inspires him to help more kids with critical illnesses

Sometimes in life, we are faced with obstacles. Some harder than others, and some scarier than the next. But it’s how we face those obstacles that is often the greatest challenge. For wish kid, Oliver, obstacles present themselves far too often.

Oliver, 8, lives with osteogenesis imperfecta, a genetic disorder...

Addisyn Embraces Her Inner Fierceness at DragCon

Addisyn, or Addi for short, is a fabulous 12-year-old living with cystic fibrosis. Cystic fibrosis causes ongoing infections in the lungs and loss of lung function. Currently there is no cure for this devastating disease. Despite this, Addi is a positive person who loves art, the colour blue, and listening...

Lauren’s wish changed her mindset

At the early age of one-and-a-half, Lauren was diagnosed with an urea cycle disorder (a type of genetic disorder) and missed out on much of her childhood. While other kids had play dates at the park, she spent a great portion of her early years in a hospital room. 

When...

Hailey’s wish inspired her to go after what she wants

Hailey is an accomplished young woman who has always found time in her busy life to make a difference. As the Communications Coordinator for Corporate Citizenship at TD Bank Group, the 25-year-old is building a career in a field that is meaningful and has a positive impact on her community....

Aiden Becomes Canada’s Prime Minister

Aiden, 15, is a teenager with a passion for politics. When his heart condition made him eligible for a Make-A-Wish experience, Aiden knew right away that he wanted to be the nation's leader.

Together with the assistance of the Prime Minister's Office, House of Commons of Canada, RCMP, Prime Minister's...

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