Wish Child Name: Sara
Age During Wish: 3
Wish: To have a play date with my favorite characters
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
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
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
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
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)
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
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
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
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