Buddy Valastro Carlo's Bakery Cake Boss - Star Wishes for Children

Gene Decorated a Cake with the Cake Boss!

Gene was born with a very rare insulin disorder called Rabson-Mendenhall Syndrome; it is so rare, in fact, that there are only eight known cases worldwide. Because of this condition, Gene produces 100 times more insulin than normal and his insulin receptors do not work – something that will eventually shut his body down and […]

Elena’s Idol Experience

Ten-year-old Elena is a very happy-go-lucky little girl with a caring personality and a sweet disposition. She loves to sing and move to music; she also has a soft spot for reality TV, particularly American Idol and Dancing with the Stars. Elena suffers from congenital myotonic muscular dystrophy. This is a form of muscular dystrophy […]

Meet Favaughn, John Morrison’s FIRST Wish Kid

Favaughn was born with a life-threFavaughn was born with a life-threatening and debilitating illness called sickle cell disease. This is a blood disorder that causes Favaughn to experience excruciating pain. Because changes in temperature affect Favaughn’s body and cause pain flair-ups, he is unable to participate in many activities that he enjoys, like swimming and […]

Selena Gomez Star Wishes for Children

Hannah had a Magical Time on her Wish with Selena Gomez

A girl suffering from several life-threatening illnesses had her wish to visit the set of the Disney Channel show “Wizards of Waverly Place” granted thanks to Star Wishes for Children and their friends at Disney Worldwide Outreach. Hannah is a fascinating 13-year-old whose main interests are singing and acting. She loves being in the spotlight, […]

Savannah Met John Cena

He picked her up and gave her a great big hug. When Savannah was born, her intestines were not connected and she had to be life-flighted from one hospital to another to receive the proper treatment. She was also born with Down Syndrome and suffers from Apraxia, which is a neurological disorder that prevents Savannah […]

Selena Gomez Star Wishes for Children

Shalyn Sings Along with Selena

In 2009, it was discovered that Shalyn had Acute Myelogenous Leukemia, a cancer of the bone marrow. She was immediately admitted to the hospital and remained there for months, receiving high doses of chemotherapy to battle the cancer. In December of 2009, Shalyn suffered through a bone marrow transplant with her older sister, who was […]

Brad Paisley - Star Wishes for Children

Brad Paisley meets some very happy fans!

Three time Grammy Award winning country music star, Brad Paisley, has been a longtime sponsor to Star Wishes for Children. With over 12 million albums sold, Brad is a stage legend. He has been the recipient of the Country Radio Broadcaster’s Artist Humanitarian Award, a well deserved accolade for his boundless compassion. Brad has granted […]

Beyonce Star Wishes for Children

Xavier Meets his “Dreamgirl,” Beyoncé

At the age of four, Xavier suffered a massive stroke that caused him permanent paralysis on both sides of his body and robbed him of his ability to speak. Xavier’s stroke resulted from complications he suffered from sickle cell disease. Sickle cell is a disease in which the red blood cells created in the bone […]

Ashley Sings with Martina McBride

Ashley was diagnosed with Mitochondrial Disorder- Complex III when she was only three years old. Mitochondrial Disorder- Complex III is a severe and very rare form of muscular dystrophy. It affects all of the muscles, organs, and nerves in the body and has caused Ashley to have substantial muscle and nerve damage in her extremities. […]

Paul McCartney Star Wishes for Children

Megan says ‘Hi Hi Hi’ to Paul McCartney

Megan has spastic diplegic cerebral palsy and severe asthma. Each year for the past several years she has been losing 5% of her lung capacity and may soon be in need of a lung transplant. While Megan is confined to a wheelchair, needs help with most of her daily activities and must take several medications, […]