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Dawson's Wish

When Make-A-Wish Southern Alberta wish granters first visited Dawson and his family, it was clear what his wish would be. He had been preparing for the Wish Discovery meeting by watching YouTube videos of all the scariest rides at Walt Disney World® Resort!

This appetite for adventure came as a bit...

Kadence and Addison's Wishes

Kadence and Addison are two outgoing sisters with a love for life and adventure. In 2015, both girls were diagnosed with Friedrich’s Ataxia, a life-threatening condition that leads to impaired muscle coordination that worsens over time.

Almost a year after they were diagnosed with this genetic disease, Kadence and Addison...

Lincoln Wishes To go to Walt Disney World®

  • Wish kid Lincoln with his mom and dad

Lincoln, age 3, diagnosed with Treacher Collins Syndrome, wished to go to the Disney World Resort® in Florida.

Lincoln, his parents and a caregiver travelled to Florida for a trip of many firsts. His excitement began to build as they were boarding the plane for his very first flight!

At Give Kids the World Village, where...

Myles' Wish to Go to the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

Name: Myles
Age: 18
Medical condition: Multiple Sclerosis
Wish: I wish to go to the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

With a deep passion for music, Myles knew he wanted to see some of his favourite performers in a location with a strong connection to the music. “Being able to see and...

Madison's Wish to go to Atlantis Bahamas Resort®

Madison’s wish was to go to Atlantis, and it was special every step of the way. She and her family were treated like royalty by WestJet while they travelled, with all the treats and amenities they could ask for. They were greeted at the airport by the Atlantis Resort with loads of bright...

Roman's Wish to go to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Roman wished to visit The Wizarding World of Harry Potter! After school was out he was surprised with his wish, as he had forgotten all about it during the hustle and bustle...

Colin Wishes to Swim With a Dolphin

Colin is a seven-year-old who lives with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. He is known as “Super Colin” at school because of his courage and perseverance in fighting his cancer. He loves all things aquatic life and so he wished to swim with dolphins!

His wish occurred at the Atlantis Resort. His adventure started with a...

Nathan Wishes To go to Walt Disney World®

Nathan is 10-years-old and lives with Medulloblastoma. His wish was to go to Walt Disney World® Resort. Nathan loves rides, having fun and hanging out with his family. He couldn't wait to enjoy some time away from treatments with his family. 

The trip was an amazing experience for Nathan and the entire family....

Kayla Wishes To Meet Ariel!

Kayla is a charming six-year-old who has been diagnosed with Esophageal Atresia/Tracheo-Esophageal Fistula. 

Her wish was to meet her favourite princess, Ariel, at the Walt Disney World Resort. Kayla and her family spent a week at Give Kids The World where she was able to ride the carousel every day. "Meeting Ariel was an unforgettable...

Josiah Wishes To Go To Scotland

Josiah is 15 and lives with cancer. When he found out he was going to have a wish granted, he knew that he would wish to travel to Scotland. 

He has always been fascinated with the history of Scotland and has a strong interest in the Medieval time period. When...