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Brayden's Wish Inspires His Community

Brayden’s medical condition causes progressive muscle weakness. He is able to walk, but tires easily from the physical exertion. Despite this, Brayden is a very active child who loves the outdoors. He is fascinated by ATVs, ambulances, and like many kids his age, he loves firetrucks. 
 
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Kate's wish helps her chase her goals

Kate is an athletic teen who loves to get her endorphins from biking and running. She has enjoyed competing in biathlons and her latest goal is to one day participate in a triathlon for the first time.

Kate struggles with her critical illness, cystic fibrosis, which requires daily physiotherapy to...

Rees' wish reminds him to never give up

Rees is 17 and in grade 11. He’s on the honour roll and he won rookie of the year for both the football and baseball teams. He also recently got his driver’s license, and bought his first car with his own money. 

It all sounds almost typical, but this well-rounded, high-achieving...

Kabrel becomes a racing champion

Kabrel’s childhood hasn’t been as carefree as that of other kids he knows. He lives with a metabolic disorder that affects his daily life and means that he has to think about his health more than most 12 year olds would.

When Make-A-Wish volunteers visited Kabrel to talk about what...

Soham’s Wish Makes A Difference

Some wishes are so big, they cross oceans and touch many lives.

When Soham was seven years old, her family moved to Canada from South Africa, settling in British Columbia. She enjoyed a carefree childhood like any other kid, until the day everything changed. Soham was diagnosed with a brain...

Ayrianna’s Wish Marks a Milestone

Fifteen-year-old Ayrianna was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis, a genetic disorder that causes tumours to develop anywhere in the nervous system. These tumours are often benign, but cause serious complications to those affected. Ayrianna has three brain tumours and could develop more throughout her life.

Ayrianna was excited to wish for the...

A Holiday Wish-Come True for Vonn

Vonn lives with a hematologic disorder and regularly spends time in the hospital and travels to meet with specialists for his condition. He was waiting for a bone marrow transplant when Make-A-Wish asked him what he would wish for if he could have anything in the world. Vonn only wanted...

Sarina’s wish was the perfect distraction

Sarina is a teenager with big dreams and the talent to make them a reality. Although she appears to be just like any other girl her age, Sarina is affected by a life-threatening seizure disorder. She has experienced seizures since she was nine years old and just last year, underwent...

Carey Price and the Montréal Canadiens Grant Transformational Wishes

Earlier this year, four very excited wish children came together for their wish to meet their hero, Montréal Canadiens’s goalie, Carey Price. Their families met at the Bell Sports Complex in Québec and shared a truly special moment together, watching their children’s wishes come true.

 

Tommy lives with Duchenne muscular...

Parker’s Wish Promised a Summer of Adventure

Parker was diagnosed with T-Cell lymphoblastic lymphoma: Stage 4 in May of 2016 and is still going through treatment. He has been through a lot for someone his age; his carefree childhood put on hold as he battles cancer. Parker loves camping, fishing and hiking with his family and what...

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