Caleb

Caleb

Caleb is a joyful and loving fourteen-year-old with a chromosome disorder that has resulted in multiple surgeries and keeps him confined to a wheelchair. He enjoys swimming, reading, animals, and spending time with his family. Caleb’s grandparents have four wheelers and Dad really wanted to see his son enjoying “wind in his face” like other …

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Lucia

At 19 months old, beautiful Lucia was diagnosed with Primary Hyperoxaluria, requiring her to have kidney and liver transplants. While Lucia waits for a kidney and liver, she endures dialysis every morning, Monday through Saturday leaving little time for play. After an insightful interview with our Wish Wizards, we discovered this innocent little girl loves …

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Lucas

Lucas’ wish was not one of indulgence, but instead to learn and become great at a new endeavor. Now 18, Lucas was born three months premature with Amniotic Band Syndrome, a condition that can cause abnormalities and amputations to legs, fingers and hands. His lower right leg is missing below the knee, and many of …

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Lauren

Lauren

Lauren, a twelve-year-old from South Dakota, was diagnosed with localized Ewing’s Sarcoma, a type of bone cancer usually found in children and young adults, affecting her left pelvic bone. Before we met Lauren, she had spent many months over the past year undergoing radiation and chemotherapy.  Lauren’s place of retreat is her grandparents’ cabin in Okoboji, …

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Isaac

Isaac

This typical six-year-old boy imagines busting bad guys with Batman or playing cops and robbers with the neighbors. However, Isaac has been diagnosed with Burkitt Lymphoma, a rare type of lymphatic cancer, and his imagination takes him not to secret realms with super heroes, but to hospital free days and sleep filled nights. After being …

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Ben

Ben

Ben’s #1 wish was to attend a NASCAR race and with the help of our friends at 3M, his wish was coming true in April.  Flight and hotel accommodations were made and the meet and greet was set but, unfortunately, less than two weeks before the race in Taladega, he got the news that the …

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Austin

Austin

Austin is a five-year-old boy, who like most boys his age, loves to swim, camp, fish, and help Dad steer the boat.  Austin was diagnosed with Burkitt’s Lymphoma and, as a result of piling medical expenses, his parents had to sell “Austin’s Boat.”  Austin looked at his dad and asked “Why are you selling ‘my’ …

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Sammy

Sammy

Sammy loves all sports and it is a toss up to say which one he likes the most; he tends to lean towards whichever one is on TV. Sammy was diagnosed with a severe form of hemophilia, which makes it impossible for his blood to clot and risky to play any sports. A self-proclaimed sports …

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Patrick

Patrick

Patrick is an 11-year-old boy with Cystic Fibrosis who lives in Columbia Heights with his Mom and two cats. Dealing with Cystic Fibrosis can be pretty tough on a young guy; Patrick has to endure daily medications as well as a special machine that helps to clear his lungs.  He enjoys watching TV and Sponge Bob …

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Lindsay

Lindsay

With a big smile and infectious laugh, Lindsay appeared to be like any other normal teenager. However, this New Brighton teen was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Doctors were able to successfully remove her grapefruit sized tumor, and she continued to undergo an intense chemotherapy regimen.  When Wishes & More® met Lindsay, she expressed her need …

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Keith

Keith

Keith is a very nice young man from Albert Lea who has been battling Autoimmune hepatitis. He has also recently been diagnosed with Lymphoma and is waiting to receive his treatment protocol.  He has been unable to participate in a lot of sports and activities due to his illness but Keith loves cars, especially Mustangs!  …

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Jean

Jean

Like many teenage girls, Jean loved shopping at Maurices, playing basketball and soccer, watching comedies, eating jelly beans, and also had a passion for reading poetry. Jean suffered from a brain tumor and, for some time, underwent extensive chemotherapy. Throughout her treatment, Jean maintained an inspiring sense of humor and was even able to put …

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David

David

David, a 17-year-old from Waconia was passionate for creativity and adventure. From snowboarding to his dream of pursuing a degree in film making and producing, he always enjoyed a challenge. He also was just like any other young man who enjoyed hanging out in Uptown Minneapolis, eating Mexican food and looked forward to his college …

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Cole

Cole

Cole is 10 years old and wants to grow big and strong, but Cystic Fibrosis is draining his body from necessary nutrients and has prevented him from getting beyond 65 pounds.  Cole has gotten used to his daily meds and treatment, but is now adjusting to the recent implant of a feeding tube. Cole is …

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Ashley

Ashley

At the young age of 11, seemingly healthy Ashley, passed out at school. After seeing a doctor to figure out the cause, she was diagnosed with Primary Pulmonary Hypertension. Ashley was told she would need to undergo a lung transplant. In September 2005, she received the call she had been waiting for – it was …

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Anne

Anne

Anne was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer.  Despite her diagnosis, this ambitious 16-year-old and aspiring artist longed to take adult-level art classes at the Minneapolis Institute of Art but was turned away due to her young age. Anne’s determination would not falter; she came to Wishes & More® and asked for a …

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Nick

Nick

Nick suffers from Osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer that causes frequent bone pain and swelling. Despite his disease, he enjoys spending time outdoors year round with family and friends – water skiing, snowmobiling, four-wheeling, he does it all. To enhance his outdoor adventuring, Wishes & More® was pleased to partner with Carousel Motorparts to gift …

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Jeremiah

Jeremiah

Jeremiah is a very smart and creative 16 year old with Acute Lymphoid Leukemia (ALL).  He hasn’t let his disease stop him from enjoying the things typical teenagers enjoy; he likes to build things with Legos and really enjoys classical music and learning to play the organ. Jeremiah’s wish was a shopping spree at the …

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Sophia

Sophia

The birth of Sophia was a true one-of-a-kind blessing for her parents. At just three months old, neurologist discovered Sophia was missing a nerve bundle in her brain which caused developmental delays, seizures, and many other devastating complications. Shortly after her first birthday, doctors confirmed that she had an extremely rare chromosomal abnormality, and that …

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Makaylah

Makaylah

Makaylah is a very sweet and strong 18-year-old from Fridley. She suffers from End Stage Renal Disease, or kidney failure, which requires her to go through dialysis just about every day. Despite her daily difficulties with her disease, she is like most girls her age and loves shopping and listening to music. Wishes & More …

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Lachana

Lachana

Lachana is a spunky teenager who likes to jam to pop music, watch Ellen, and play games on her computer. She struggles daily with End Stage Renal Disease, and has spent a great amount of her time on dialysis while she waits for a kidney transplant. This beautiful young lady absolutely loves to shop, and …

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Emmanuel

Emmanuel

Emmanuel has a rare type of head and neck cancer, known as nasopharyngeal carcinoma, which has him in and out of the hospital often for treatments. Just like most 15-year-old boys, he likes playing computer games, but also loves basketball and is a huge Chicago Bulls fan. His wish was for a shopping spree at …

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Matthew

Matthew

In the beginning of August 2011, Matthew began feeling overly tired and ill, so he went in for what he thought was mono. Unexpectedly, it was cancer – Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. From that point, Matthew had to return to Children’s hospital on a weekly basis for chemotherapy. Matthew showed his strength and determination and completed …

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mason

Mason

Mason has been carefully and extensively shopping for a used car that will take him to NDSU next January. He excitedly visited the Wishes & More® office when he found the one – a used Infinity! When Mason stopped by to pick up his allowance check, we also gave him a few supplies to keep …

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