They’ll make memories, too

December 8, 2010

They’ll make memories, too

The Daily Item | December 8, 2010 | By Evamarie Socha

Toys will not be a problem at the 2010 Wish Kids holiday party in Milton this weekend.

“There are tons of games and so, so much stuff,” party coordinator Kerry Tilford said, “my house looks like Santa’s toy factory.”

The toys take over her Turbotville home until Saturday, when they’ll go to the Make A Wish kids who, with their families, will gather at 1 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Church to have fun and reminisce about their granted wishes.

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Make-A-Wish fulfills Manitowoc sisters’ dream

December 6, 2010

Make-A-Wish fulfills Manitowoc sisters’ dream

Herald Times | December 7, 2010 | By Sarah Kloepping

MANITOWOC – Sarah and Madison Wright dreamed of becoming princesses.

Through the Make-A-Wish Foundation, an organization that gives terminally ill children something they’ve always wanted, their wish to go to Disney World is being granted.

With about 20 friends and family members waving farewell Sunday, 12-year-old Sarah and 6-year-old Madison left Manitowoc for Florida to spend two weeks being treated like royalty.

Joining them are their parents, Ron and Melissa; 15-year-old sister, Hailey; 17-year-old Mercedez Hinds-Faust, who legally became part of the family this year; and five private-duty nurses – Roxanne Markham, Bonnie Sell, Kathryn Endries, Donna Whitehead and James Tobin.

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Disney Dream Comes True For Disabled Maghull Youngster

November 24, 2010

Disney Dream Comes True For Disabled Maghull Youngster

Champion Newspapers | November 24, 2010 | By David Raven

A brave Maghull youngster who suffers from a life threatening illness was treated to a once-in-a-lifetime dream trip to Disney World.

Five-year-old Ryan Noble met his cartoon heroes as he joined 24 other children on the enchanting trip to Florida.

The brave youngster suffers from a degenerative muscle wasting condition. He was diagnosed at just two-years-old with Spinal Muscular Atrophy.

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Kids Wish Network Grants Louisiana Boy’s Only Wish to Visit Disney World

November 19, 2010

Kids Wish Network Grants Louisiana Boy’s Only Wish to Visit Disney World

Press Release | November 18, 2010

A boy suffering from spinal muscular atrophy has his wish to visit the Florida theme parks granted through national children’s charity Kids Wish Network.