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Nicholas's Ontario Adventure

Nicholas has an infectious smile that radiates when telling stories, especially stories about his adventures with his siblings. Nicholas was born with cystic fibrosis. This critical illness causes serious lung and digestive complications, which makes it hard for him to go on a lot of adventures like other kids his...

Cheyenne's wish brings her closer to family

Volunteers, Jen and Wayne, are partners in life and in wish granting. They’ve helped create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses for several years now and recently, they told us the story of Cheyenne’s incredible wish.

Cheyenne lives with a rare disease that has resulted in multiple health complications,...

Jillian's Hollywood adventure makes her feel like a star

Jillian is a thoughtful teenager with a big heart. Her favourite activities are playing ringette, practicing the piano and saxophone, and reading and writing. Jillian has a full life with a loving family, but her rare metabolic disorder has made life very challenging. She deals with extreme exhaustion, difficulty eating...

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...

Nicholas Becomes a BMX Pro

  • Nicholas becomes a bmx pro

Nicholas loves BMX biking, snowboarding...

Natasia's wish was the perfect escape

Natasia is her parent’s little angel, and as a child, she was full of life and spirit. However, when she was two, Natasia developed leukemia – a cancer of the blood.  

The diagnosis was devastating for Natasia’s parents. “It leaves you empty, afraid, speechless – you can’t believe it’s...

Kalista's Wish Makes Her Smile Again

Until the age of two-and-a-half, Kalista, who goes by Kali, was a very high-spirited child. She was always smiling, laughing, talking, and was very passionate about getting her message across. “Whether she was angry or happy, she made sure everyone knew about it,” says Kali’s mother.

Kali was diagnosed with...

Olivia makes friends with a Minion

Olivia is a bubbly, kind, inquisitive girl, who loves painting, biking, and swimming. But her parents say that she seems like “a brand new kid” since recovering from her liver transplant — she has more energy and even started playing hockey.

Olivia absolutely loves the Despicable Me and Minions movies. When...

Erik’s wish gave him the strength to keep fighting

Erik’s father remembers his son as a lively baby. He was constantly laughing, tried to pull pranks on his family, and he lit up each room he entered. However, at night, Erik would cry and have trouble sleeping. “It was almost like he had night terrors,” says his father. “There...

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