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We want to bring every eligible child’s wish to life, but right now thousands of wishes are waiting due to COVID-19. For the wish children and families we serve, finding hope in challenging circumstances is something they have been doing long before any of us heard the word “lockdown”. Robbed of the simple joys of childhood, sadly hospital stays, and doctors’ visits and painful treatments are their “normal”.
At this incredibly challenging time, help replace fear with confidence, sadness with joy and anxiety with hope.
We need your help to make sure that when life returns to normal, no child must wait for their already delayed wish. There is no time to waste for these children and their families – they are counting on all of us.
Don’t wait for hope…create it!
As we launch the first nationwide event of 2021 we are happy to share these smiling faces from Canada. Feel free to share their stories to help you in your fundraising journey! You are helping grant wishes just like these.
Click on “see more” to read their full wish story.
I wish to have a downhill mountain bike
Gabriel's condition does not define him, and he continues to challenge himself in as many ways as he can.
I wish to meet Alexander Ovechkin
Ryan is an active kid with a great sense of humour and a deep love of the NHL! In 2011, he was given the trip of his dreams.
I wish to have a barrel racing saddle and tackle kit
Haley & Maddy are sweet young ladies who love horses, animals and is
passionate about barrel racing.
I wish to fly
Hazel is a funny, outgoing 4 year old girl. She loves any and all animals, including bugs; she will often pick up bugs and inspect them up close.SEE MORE
I wish to have a red fishing boat
But one place where Anthony feels at peace is holding his fishing rod on the lake. “It’s the one thing he doesn’t struggle with,” said Anthony’s mom.
I wish to have an entertainment package
He is excited to play his favourite video games on his Playstation and share his joy with his brother and sister.
I wish to have my favorite electronics
His favourite colour is blue! He enjoys snacking on cheeseburgers and strawberries.
Still wishing ...
#IronGabe is a true definition of a fighter and trailblazer. He hasn’t let his
cancer stop him.
I wish to for a home gym
Johnny is very social and finds every way that he can to live his life to the fullest. Johnny always finds way to work around his restrictions.see more
I wish to give back to sick kids
When Haoyu found out he
was eligible for a wish, he did not hesitate as to what he wanted.
Anyone who has had the pleasure of meeting three-year-old Fiona, instantly feels her warmth, calmness, and pure soul.
Bella is a 5-year-old shoe fanatic who loves going for walks on the beach and eating her favourite treat, chocolate Rice Krispie squares!
I wish to have a Hippocampe stroller
Lucy is a happy, social, mischievous nine-year-old. She loves blueberry pancakes, grilled cheese sandwiches, music, and swimming.
I wish for a backyard oasis
William is an incredibly enthusiastic 9-year-old who gains inspiration and strength from his favourite superhero, Spiderman.
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