Wish Kid gets a once-in-a-lifetime experience with NBC’s Hit Show “The Voice”

Holiday, FL.: Star Wishes for Children partnered with NBC’s hit TV show, The Voice, to grant a Wish Kid’s dream of attending a live recording of the singing competition show. Wish Kid Gabriella “Bella” Bruggemann who was diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, biliary atresia, was invited to The Voice performance finale night on Monday. While […]

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Anna May got her wish to meet inspirational singer Darius Rucker

Whenever Anna May was heading off to another procedure to treat her life-threatening illness, she was always listening to one song: “Wagon Wheel” by country star Darius Rucker. The lyrics could brighten her spirits and give her hope; and now, thanks to children’s charity Star Wishes for Children, Anna has renewed hope after bonding with […]

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Laura Bell Bundy grants wish for teen with severe epilepsy

Country star Laura Bell Bundy has always been an inspiration to 14-year-old Katie Vallance. Despite dealing with a life-threatening illness, the Kentucky teen dreams of becoming just like her idol and believes that if Bundy can make it, maybe she can too. Now, after meeting Bundy thanks to children’s charity Star Wishes for Children, Katie […]

Georgia teen gets to meet Jason Aldean

Elijah Cook from Canton, G.A., can totally relate to his country idol, Jason Aldean. The two both know all the words to Aldean’s songs, love the Georgia Bulldogs, and now, have both had the red-carpet treatment. During Elijah’s recent wish trip, granted by children’s charity Star Wishes for Children , the 13-year-old was treated just […]

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Emily sees “20/20” with Justin Timberlake

In 2010, Emily began suffering from heart palpitations. Doctors conducted an echocardiogram and stress test on the 8th grade student; the results were devastating, Emily couldn’t walk for more than two minutes without stressing her heart. An angiogram confirmed she had congenital heart disease and a heart malformation. Over the past few years she has […]

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A Minnesota Girl Meets Taylor Swift

International children’s charity Star Wishes for Children today commended Taylor Swift for helping make a lifelong dream come true for a Mankato girl. Six-year-old Madison, who suffers from Sacral Agensis Syndrome, had the opportunity to meet Taylor Swift backstage at her concert that took place in Minneapolis/St. Paul. Star Wishes for Children is a Florida-based […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]