To provide lasting support and memories for wish families.
To treat families and associates with dignity and protect their privacy.
To inspire greater community participation in fulfilling Wishing Star's mission.
In 1983, 7 year old Patrick was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma cancer. Wishing Star was a newly founded organization, with only 3 wishes having been granted. Patrick passionately wished to go to Disneyland. In May 1984, just after his 8th birthday, his parents, two brothers, and baby sister joined him on his wish trip to California! It has been over 30 years since Patrick’s wish. Sadly, Patrick passed away only 9 days after returning from his wish trip. This Fall, … read more
A few months ago we put out a call for help in granting an expedited wish. Sheldon’s osteosarcoma was taking its toll and his hope and spirits were low. Sheldon’s wish to customize his truck was granted on Saturday, May 17 only one week after he was told his cancer was terminal. With the help of Custom Truck in Spokane and many wonderful donors, he received a bumper/grill, light bars, steps, air intake system, stereo, and more!! For a moment … read more
Our granddaughter was first diagnosed with a Wilms Tumor at age 2-1/2. She was done with chemo at age 3. That young child is now a beautiful girl of 12, who is active in school sports, tumbling, and a very healthy young lady! We volunteer at Wishing Star because we believe in their mission and feel that recovery for children is helped by both excellent medical care and the child’s belief that their life can be fuller. The granting of … read more