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Jeremiah's Dream Family Vacation

Jeremiah is a happy-go-lucky seven-year-old with an infectious smile. When he was just three years old, he was diagnosed with a blood disorder that affects his bone marrow and can lead to numerous health complications throughout his life. He is predisposed to developing tumours and cancer. In order to fight...

Tyler's wish proved he can do anything

In 2012, 16-year-old Tyler played AAA hockey and dreamed of playing professionally. His goal was put on hold indefinitely after discovering that he had a form of soft tissue cancer, resulting in eight months of chemotherapy and the amputation of his left leg.

Tyler and his family were devastated by...

Ellie's finds hope in a unique friendship

Seven-year-old Ellie is a free-spirited kid who loves school, playing dress up and reading. In so many ways, Ellie is just like other kids her age, but she lives with an extremely rare disease called trichohepatoenteric syndrome. The condition affects the hair, liver, and intestines, as well as other tissues and...

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...

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...

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...

Rebecca's Gift of Optimism

As a child, Rebecca loved to ride her bike, read, play with her dog, and take care of her little sister. “She loved her sister so much that she was basically a third parent to her,” her father says. “She told her what to do all the time.” But, when...

Lily thrives on her wish trip

Lily is an energetic five-year-old who loves cartoons and playing with her family and her dog, Lola. Lily was adopted by her parents, Crystal and Jessica, when she was just five months old and from the beginning, they knew that their little girl would face some major health challenges. Lily...

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