Wishes

We create life-changing wishes for Canadian children with critical illnesses. Wishes help replace fear with confidence, sadness with joy, and anxiety with hope that anything is possible.

I wish to go to my favourite Florida theme park

At just 18 months old, Aisha was diagnosed with leukemia. With endless fevers and dark spots due to low platelets, Aisha and her family have spent years bravely facing her ...Read More

I wish to go to Walt Disney World

It started with headaches, chest, and leg pains for nine-year-old Abigale. During a nap one day, Abigail awoke in a frenzy of pain and disorientation, wailing as her bones throbbed. ...Read More

I wish to go to a theme park in Florida!

Connor’s parents Caroline and Mike describe their son in three words: funny, sweet and tough. His toughness has been on display since being diagnosed with cancer in August 2022. One ...Read More

Wish granted, 1987 - I wish to go to Mexico to catch a blue butterfly 

At just 6, David, a joyful and generous boy, was quickly torn from his carefree childhood following a medical diagnosis: he had brain cancer. His condition was critical, and the ...Read More

I wish to be a co‑host with SportsCentre

Nine-year-old Jasper was diagnosed with a brain tumour before he turned two. Jasper spent many dark and trying days in the hospital, after he relapsed twice. As a result of ...Read More

I wish to have a backyard oasis

Hunter’s health journey began before he was born. At only two-years-old, he was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder. Today, six-year-old Hunter relies on specific medication to deal with daily ...Read More

I wish to have my own published cookbook!

Ty was born with a heart condition, neuromuscular syndrome and scoliosis. Despite numerous hospital trips and surgeries, including a 12-hour surgery in 2022, Ty remains resilient.  Through it all, his natural ...Read More

I wish to have a hot tub to relax!

Four-year-old Ela is living with a nervous system disorder. Ela’s diagnosis makes her muscles stiff with spastic movements, and speech can be difficult. Ela relies on physical and occupational therapy ...Read More

I wish to have a gaming computer!

Brandon loves watching hockey and cheering on his favourite team, the Boston Bruins. He has a great sense of humour and enjoys watching comedy and action movies and gaming on ...Read More

Wish granted, 2018 - I wish to have my own circus

Just 18 months old when she was diagnosed with leukemia, Aubrey’s medical journey was not easy. Her cancer was chemotherapy resistant, so she required more intensive chemotherapy and a bone ...Read More

Wish granted, 2000 - I wish to have a backyard playhouse

Twenty-three years ago, when she was just 3 years old, Emma was receiving treatment for stage 4 cancer in her kidneys. It was a scary and stressful time for Emma ...Read More

Wish granted, 2008 - I wish to go to New York City!

While Kayte’s been cancer free for over 15 years now, her medical journey wasn’t easy. In March 2007, Kayte was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at just 16 years old. She ...Read More

I wish to go to Hawaii

Like most eight-year-olds, Benjamin enjoys a warm bowl of macaroni and cheese. His many interests range from sports to video games to adventures. He’s an avid Edmonton Oilers hockey fan ...Read More

I wish to have gaming equipment to enjoy with my friends!

Jacob is a typical 11-year-old boy who loves to hang out with his friends and twin brother and play video games. He especially loves sports like basketball and football and ...Read More

I wish to have a puppy 

Born prematurely, Chloe has been dealing with congenital heart disease throughout her young life in addition to other medical challenges like chronic lung disease and impaired hearing.    A dog lover ...Read More

I wish to go to Walt Disney World® with my family!

At six months old, Sophia was diagnosed with a brain tumour in her optic nerve. As a result of the tumour, Sophia is blind in her left eye and has ...Read More

I wish to go to Great Wolf Lodge in Niagara Falls

Like any 10-year-old, Morgan is a busy adventurous child. She wasn’t always like this when she was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia at a young age. The treatment made her ...Read More

I wish to have a hot tub

Claire, or “Claire Bear” as she’s affectionately known, loves to swim in warm water either at a pool or in a tub. When she’s not in the water, she enjoys ...Read More

I wish to go to Walt Disney World

Oakley was diagnosed with a rare liver disease when she was 11 months old. One of the many symptoms that comes along with her diagnosis is an extreme itch. For ...Read More

Still Wishing

Aurélia loves princesses, ballet, animals (especially her dog Shadow), chocolate, and the colours pink and mauve. She enjoys going camping with her family, dressing up as a princess with her ...Read More

I wish to have a puppy!

Rebecca was diagnosed with stage 4 lymphoma in June 2020. She started chemotherapy shortly after receiving her diagnosis, lasting for three months. Then in October, Rebecca started radiotherapy for two ...Read More

I wish to give my basketball team new equipment

Kallie is quick on her toes. The athlete is passionate about basketball, but also excels at volleyball, badminton, skiing, hiking, and rock climbing. The 16-year-old’s favourite ice cream flavour is ...Read More

Still wishing

Noah was diagnosed with a brain tumour when he was eight years old. He underwent a nine-hour brain surgery and learned that he had a very rare and aggressive central ...Read More

I wish to go to Walt Disney World

Ava was diagnosed with leukemia in 2017 when she was ten years old.   She underwent four rounds of intensive chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant. Throughout her treatment, Ava had ...Read More

I wish to have an English bulldog

Aeriyle was just five years old when her and her family received the news that she had leukemia. She started an intense chemotherapy treatment protocol and with the support of ...Read More

Still wishing

Kenlea is a kind-hearted six-year-old who loves dancing, singing and fishing. She is obsessed with Fancy Nancy and is in French Immersion. She enjoys cooking – using her big imagination ...Read More

I wish to meet my favourite princesses!

“Charlotte’s medical journey has been quite something for our family, and for herself” said Charlotte’s mom, Alicia.   Growing up with a chronic lung disease has landed Charlotte in the hospital ...Read More

Still wishing

Cerise was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma (bone cancer) in January 2020. She endured nine months of chemotherapy and an 18-hour surgery where they took out her right elbow joint and humerus ...Read More

I wish to fly on a plane with my family

At 14-years-old, Connor’s demeanor changed to the point of concern; Connor’s mom didn’t recognize her son and could sense he needed help. To find answers, Connor and his family began ...Read More

I wish to have a backyard play area

Allie is a bright and gregarious six-year-old who loves to spread ‘sunshine’ throughout her neighbourhood as she rides around in her battery-operated SUV, greeting everyone with a big smile and ...Read More

I wish to have the ultimate Apple product package

Shailyne was your typical 17-year-old girl who binged all her favourite shows, listened to her favourite music, indulged in her favourite foods and enjoyed being creative with drawing and playing the ...Read More

I wish to have a baritone saxophone

Makayla, an 18-year-old, first year college student loves spending time in nature, animals, reading and music. She also has a twin sister, Carly. When Makayla was 15 years old, she ...Read More

I wish to have the ultimate girls bedroom makeover

Peyton is four years old and loves to play with her dolls and toys. She also loves rainbows and unicorns. When she was two years old, Peyton was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder and ...Read More

I wish to give back to a local charity, Life Spin

Carly, an 18-year-old, first year university student loves anything to do with music, kayaking, canoeing and hiking. She also has a twin sister, Makayla. It was only a couple years ago, after ...Read More

I wish to have an extreme camping package

Five-year old Tristan loves Robert Munsch books, sour Skittles and playing soccer. He is living with a blood disorder which means that Tristan’s blood does not clot on its own. Tristan lives ...Read More

I wish to have a Pomeranian puppy

Éloïze is a courageous 13-year-old girl who inspires everyone around her. She has a passion for cooking, fashion and art. She is the youngest of three children and is already five times an aunt! When Éloïze was three years old, she was diagnosed with ...Read More

I wish to have the ultimate boys bedroom makeover

Four-year-old Gianni loves reggae music and the ukulele. He is a huge Hot Wheels enthusiast and owns over 400 Hot Wheels cars (his dad would get him one for every ...Read More

I wish to have a home gym

Seventeen-year-old Lilah is ambitious, loves watching Netflix, spending time with her friends and working out. Although she started experiencing symptoms of a chronic illness at the age of 15, she continued ...Read More

I wish to have a telescope

Charlotte is an extremely creative and inquisitive seven-year-old who loves learning about all things science, especially the solar system. She enjoys participating in Girl Guides and loves to go camping and play soccer. Charlotte was ...Read More

I wish to have a backyard makeover

Xander loves to play basketball and spend time with his family. He’s a protective big brother who would do anything for his two little brothers. At age 13, Xander was ...Read More

I wish to have computer equipment

Lewis is a funny, creative and sweet natured 12-year-old. He enjoys reading, gaming and anything Pokémon or Sonic related. Lewis exercises his creativity by making YouTube videos. His channel – ...Read More

I wish to be a professional beauty vlogger

Fifteen-year-old Tanya has a hematologic condition that prevents her from living an uncomplicated life like most children her age. Like most teenagers, however, Tanya is very technologically savvy and enjoys browsing ...Read More

I wish to have an outdoor pavilion

Louis loves spending time in his backyard, surrounded by beautiful trees and chirping birds. Because of his neurological disorder, Louis couldn’t stay outside for a very long time in the warmer months ...Read More

I wish to have a tree house

Nicole is a shy, smart kid who loves art and dreams of travelling to many different countries in the future. About two and a half years ago, Nicole wasn’t feeling ...Read More

I wish to have Snoezelen accessories

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 ...Read More

I wish to be a panda zookeeper

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 ...Read More

I wish to be a firefighter

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 ...Read More

I wish to be a race car driver

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 ...Read More

I wish to design my own sneakers

We recently granted our historic 25,000th wish to Jayden from Edmonton, Alberta. Growing up as an avid athlete, 18-year-old Jayden had a love for team sports – particularly basketball. In ...Read More

I wish to spend time with horses

Shortly before March break, 15-year-old Kwayza began experiencing severe joint pain, had difficulty walking and chronic nausea. Following a bone marrow test, doctors confirmed that Kwayza had acute lymphoblastic leukemia, ...Read More

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