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Children's Wish, Canada's National Wish Granting Foundation Celebrates 25 Years
Date:3/2/2009

tory of a young girl whose wish was to give her mother a locket so that her mom would have something to remember her by. Today, nearly 15,000 wishes later, each wish continues to be as unique as the child who makes it. A wish can range from a personal computer or a home theatre system, to travel or a meeting with a celebrity.

"At Children's Wish we have never refused a wish to an eligible child, and we never will. Thank you for enabling us to fill each wish child's life with a little magic," adds Kotsopoulos.

Children's Wish maintains impeccable standards in delivering those wishes to children and their families. "I honestly believe that these wishes keep children healthy," says Karen, a wish mom. "It gives them something to look forward to and helps keep them strong."

When granting a wish, the Foundation has always ensured that the wish involves the entire family, as the parents and siblings usually go through so much during the illness of a young family member. For more wish stories, go to www.childrenswish.ca and click on Wish Tales.

About The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada
Established in 1984, The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada is a national non-profit organization dedicated to fulfilling a favorite wish for children diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses. Since its inception, Children's Wish has granted almost 15,000 wishes for children and their families and fulfills approximately 900 wishes annually -- each being an individual adventure, carefully structured to meet the needs of that particular child. For information on The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada, log onto w
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