- About UsMaking wishes come true is possible with the support of generous individuals, companies, communities, celebrities and organizations.The Wish Upon A Hero Foundation is proud of the way it manages and safeguards the generous contributions it receives from individual donors, corporations and other organizations.It takes amazing heroes to make an amazing charity. Read about the people who make wishes come true.
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November 14, 2011
Amber, a mother of an 8-year-old daughter and a 1 1/2 year old son is searching for some extra help. While her daughter was starting the 3rd grade they decided to buy some needed school clothes and shoes, and after paying bills there is no money until the next paycheck. After the summer weather stopped, the family noticed that the winter clothes and shoes for their son Nicky don't fit. The only shoes that he can fit in are Crocs (sandals) and no warm clothes.
April 11, 2011
While her daughter was in labor, this Oregon soon to be grandmother was in desperate need of getting to the hospital. With the father in prison, it was up to the mother to be by her daughter's side. After leaving for the hospital in the ambulance, the mother had to find a way of getting transportation to the hospital. She decided to turn to Wish Upon A Hero to find a hero, and that is exactly what she found. This woman was able to get enough money from a wish member to get a cab to the hospital to be with her daughter in labor.
February 10, 2011
A girl was born on July 1st, 2010 to a loving family in Ohio. When she was born she was diagnosed with Trisomy 18. This causes her to be on oxygen and use a feeding tube. The family has been struggling to make ends meet with a lot of the money going to her doctor bills, specialists, and her home care equipment. With Christmas coming up soon this mother was worried that she wouldn't be able to get her kids anything for Christmas.
October 29, 2007
Runnemead, New Jersey
A mother of six, whose youngest child was born without his left arm, wished that, just for once, her children could know that clothes come new. With medical bills piling up, money had been extra tight, so she could not afford to buy the clothing that her children so badly needed. A group of elementary school teachers worked together to grant her wish. They collected money, and bought 5 new outfits for each child.