Look Out, Disney, Here Comes Kennedy!

Kennedy has been through so much in her three years, but has an amazing spark of life within her.  As an infant, she was diagnosed with stage IV neuroblastoma.  Throughout surgery and cancer treatments, this little warrior remained happy, and gave hope to everyone who surrounded her. Kennedy’s wish was to go to Disney so

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Re-Branding Complete

Re-branding an organization with a new name and look is a HUGE undertaking. We are in the final stretch of this process, and love the results we are seeing. There are many who have played roles in this journey. The Evansville Design Group helped us to choose the right name and look for our organization

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Association of Wish Granting Organizations

  We are excited to announce that Granted has been accepted into the Membership of the Association of Wish Granting Organizations! This prestigious group establishes standards for the wish granting efforts of wish granting organizations around the world. This will allow us to tap into their collective knowledge and take our organization to the next

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New Name, Same Great Mission!

In the Spring of 2016, we were notified that we had been selected by the Evansville Design Group as their  2016-2017 Design For Good project.  Each year, this group of local talent selects an organization to help with a brochure, website, or event promotion.  They offered to help us with a complete re-branding.  The Board

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Quartz Group, Inc. Making Wishes Come True!

David Hicks, Managing Partner for the Quartz Group, Inc. recently presented a check for $10,000 to Wish Upon A Star’s Director Susan Washburn!  This most generous support will send two very deserving children and their families on the WISH trip of a lifetime to the happiest place on earth! This much-needed support came at a

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Alli’s Wish

We say all the time that each wish is as unique as the child who requests it.  Alli’s wish was truly unique, and a definite first in our books.  This most selfless 17 year old requested to spread awareness for her rare syndrome (MPS / Hurler’s Syndrome) and encourage research for a cure so that

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West Side Nut Club Makes Generous Donation

We are so very thankful for the ongoing support of the West Side Nut Club. This organization has been our largest and longest supporter throughout our 31 year history! We are also thankful that our Co-Founders are still very involved in Wish! Carl Wallace and Carolyn Pfaffmann were both able to attend the Founder’s Day

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Lance’s Paradise Masterpiece

Wish Upon A Star strives to continually broaden our services to meet the needs of our wish children and their families.  We are so excited to have partnered with Tina Gibbs with Beautiful Minds, LLC to offer yet another avenue of support.  Tina works one-on-one with children using the guided technique.  She places paint on

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Wish Children Honored at Disney On Ice

We are so thrilled that Wish Upon A Star was chosen as the featured organization for the 2016 Disney on Ice.  Twelve of our most recent wishes were invited to a Very Merry Un-Birthday Party before the opening night show.  The children were treated to snacks, crafts, gifts, and a surprise visit from two of

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Grave Digger Wish Granted

Braxton is four years old and loves monster trucks, especially Grave Digger.  He wanted more than anything to see this iconic truck up close and to meet the driver.  With the help of Monster Jam, we were able to make Braxton’s wish come true!  On the opening night of Monster Jam, Braxton had full access

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