Thursday Wish Kids - 2018

Wish Child Name: Sara

Age During Wish: 3

Condition: Hepatoblastoma

Wish: To have a play date with my favorite characters

From: Milwaukee

Interests/ Hobbies: Play with figurines and act out movie scenes with them, color and paint

Personality: Unique, happy, strong-willed, absolute joy

Interview Time: 7:00-8:00 a.m.

Wish Child Name: Jacob

Age During Wish: 6 ½

Condition: Tuberous Selenosis Complex (many brain tumors); Polycystic Kidney Disease, 10-15 siezures a day

Wish: To go to Disney World and go on all the roller coasters

From: New Berlin

Interests/ Hobbies: Loves movement such as crazy rides, jet-skiing, speed boats

Personality: Very loveable, always happy

Favorite activities/ games: music, rides, plays on special needs baseball team

Interview Time: 8:00-9:00 a.m.

Wish Child Name: Raphi

Age During Wish:  17

Condition: Heart failure, rare senetic disorder

Wish: To have a train in the backyard

From: Richfield

Interests/ Hobbies: Loves riding trains, candy claw games, likes to play with family & cousins

Personality: Very happy, loving, friendly and outgoing

Favorite activities/ games: Loves stickers, watching babies on YouTube, face-timing cousins, loves going to school

Interview Time: 9:00-10:00 a.m.

Wish Child Name: Natalee

Age During Wish: 18

Condition: Ewing’s Sarcoma Cancer

Wish: To go to Hawaii

From: Muskego

Interests/ Hobbies: Singing, reading, writing, taking care of animals/ children

Personality: Outgoing, spontaneous

Favorite activities/ games: Loves competitive sports

Interview Time: 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Wish Child Name: Paul 

Age During Wish:  13

Condition: Kabuki Syndrome

Wish: To go to the MLB Hall of Fame Induction in Cooperstown, NY

From: Big Bend

Interests/ Hobbies: All sports, all the time

Personality: Paul is very social. He loves to talk to people

Favorite activities/ games: Paul likes to watch games, talk to friends, meet new people

Interview Time: 11:00-12:00 p.m.

Wish Child Name: Phillip

Age During Wish:  4

Condition: Wilms Tumor

Wish: To sleep at the Legoland Hotel

From: West Bend

Interests/ Hobbies: Loves anything his older brothers like, such as playing with Legos, football, Minecraft, Pokemon cards, video games and going miniature golfing

Personality: Phillip is very social. He’s funny, stubborn, smart and clever. He’s been around adults more than the average child, so he picks up on things and gets along with older people more than children his age. He can be super sweet...very considerate of his mom. He likes to take care of her as much as she has taken care of him!

Favorite activities/ games: Minecraft, Legocity & Soccer on the PS3. He loves to play war with his grandma. He enjoys coloring

Interview Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m.

Wish Child Name: Mathias

Age During Wish:  9

Condition: Myleomeningocele Spina Bifida

Wish: Jedi training camp

From: Brookfield

Interests/ Hobbies: Oragami, archery, adaptive climbing, Troops of Saint George, any and all sports, legos

Personality: Gentle and kind; he finds joy in the simple things and laughs often. He enjoys being with others. His caregivers at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin often call him an “old soul”

Favorite activities/ games: He enjoys sports, hanging out with friends, chess and trivia games.

Interview Time: 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Wish Child Name: Bailey

Age During Wish:  13

Condition: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Wish: Disney Cruise

From: Jackson

Interests/ Activities: Fastpitch softball, reading, forensics, spending time with friends

Personality: Empathetic, sarcastic, caring, humorous, creative

Note: Bailey's twin sister, Lily, had the same cancer and received a wish (to swim with dolphins) in 2014.

Interview Time: 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Wish Child Name: Peter

Age During Wish:  4

Condition: Cancer (Stage 4 Neuroblastoma)

Wish: To go to California (went to LegoLand, Safari Park/ San Diego Zoo, USS Midway and the beach)

From: Mequon

Interests/ Hobbies: Legos, firefighters, police officers

Personality: Energetic, fun, funny, lives life large with big emotions, strong-willed, leader

Favorite activities/ games: Building legos, playing outside

Interview Time: 3:00-4:00 p.m.

Wish Child Name: Dylan

Age During Wish: 19

Condition: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy- Congenital Heart Defect

Wish: To meet Wil Wheaton

From: Whitewater

About the Wish Child:

Interests/ Hobbies: writing, hiking, fantasy/ sci-fi books, movies, etc., theater, tabletop board games with friends and family, learning facts about random subjects

Personality: Kind, intelligent, old soul

Favorite activities/ games: writing, deep conversations about society/ philosophy, playing board games

Interview Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Wish Child Name: Shelby

Age During Wish:  7

Condition: Numerous Genetic Anomalies

Wish: To meet Mary Queen of Scots and ride a unicorn (the National Animal of Scotland)

From: Lake Geneva

Interests/ Hobbies: Unicorns, Minecraft, drawing and coloring, singing, riding horses, anything that sparkles; she is also a Brownie Girl Scout

Personality: Very loving and passionate, curious

Favorite activities/ games: Horseback riding lessons, playing Minecraft and participating in school choir

Interview Time: 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Wish Child Name: Aiden

Age During Wish:  7

Condition: Pilocytic astrocytoma on brain stem (brain tumor)

Wish: To go to Nickelodeon resort in Punta Cana to see SpongeBob Squarepants

From: Franklin

Interests/ Hobbies: WWE Wrestling, special Olympics, bowling, baseball, swimming, football (Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Green Bay Packers)

Personality: Animated, affectionate, loving, sense of humor, determined and very caring

Favorite activities/ games: Board games: Guess Who, Monopoly, cards; video games (WWE Wrestling), swimming, football

Interview Time: 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Wish Child Name: Molly

Age During Wish:  8

Condition: Intractable, Pharmacoresistant Epilepsy

Wish: To meet the princesses at Disney World and to dress up like a princess while there

From: Brookfield

Interests/ Hobbies: Art projects, music, singing, dancing, princesses, horses, animals (especially dogs)

Personality: Typically reserved/ shy until she gets to know you and gets more acclimated to the situation (sometimes takes a while). After that, she often comes out of her shell and is bubbly

Favorite activities/ games: Coloring, painting, drawing, dressing up, playing house, singing, dancing