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A Spunky Gymnast Meets a Seafaring Princess

Mina is an active, energetic nine-year-old who loves gym class. When she’s not swimming, dancing, doing gymnastics or practicing piano, she can be found playing card games with her close-knit family.

Mina was diagnosed with cancer and has undergone chemotherapy, which has resulted in low energy and ongoing pain. This...

A life-changing wish is granted to Yugh from Nunavut

Make-A-Wish grants wishes to children from all provinces and territories, from big cities to small towns and everywhere in between.

We were thrilled to grant our first wish to a child living in Nunavut last year. 

Yugh loves watching WWE® and wished to meet his favourite Superstar, John Cena. Yugh...

Lilyanna's wish makes her feel like royalty

Lilyanna is a playful kid who enjoys theme park rides and all things Disney®. Watching her favourite Disney princess movies, like Beauty and the Beast, help Lilyanna cope during her most challenging days.

Lilyanna lives with a rare nervous system disorder that causes her to take shallow breaths, resulting in...

Haven’s Wish to Meet Actor Jay Baruchel

Fifteen-year-old Haven loves drama class, seeing musical theatre productions and watching her favourite movies on repeat. It’s safe to say that she’s caught the acting bug and nothing will keep her from chasing her dreams, not even cancer.

In 2017, Haven was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumour. She underwent...

Lucas meets his favourite cartoon characters!

Lucas has been in and out of hospitals his entire life. He was born with a rare nervous system disorder that causes fluid to build up in his brain and affects his bowel and bladder. Lucas has now had 14 surgeries and is unable to participate in many activities that most children...

Olivia makes friends with a Minion

Olivia is a bubbly, kind, inquisitive girl, who loves painting, biking, and swimming. But her parents say that she seems like “a brand new kid” since recovering from her liver transplant — she has more energy and even started playing hockey.

Olivia absolutely loves the Despicable Me and Minions movies. When...

Olaf Gives Olivia a Reason to Smile!

  • Olaf Gives Olivia a Reason to Smile!

Olivia is a special young girl, with a curious disposition and a love for all things Disney. As a baby, Olivia was hitting all her milestones on time. It wasn’t until she was around one year old that her parents noticed something was amiss with Olivia. “She began regressing and...

Justin becomes an Avenger

Justin’s one true wish was to meet his favorite superheroes – an incredibly fitting wish given that Justin demonstrated superhuman strength when faced with the intensive treatment for his rare cancer (Burkitt’s Lymphoma).

The journey to Justin’s wish being granted by Make-A-Wish® was made even more exciting when he learned...

Arvin is inspired by his favourite basketball player

When we first met Arvin, it was clear that he had put a lot of thought into his wish, and that he wanted a unique experience – one that couldn’t be bought. Arvin’s wish was to meet DeMar DeRozan of the Toronto Raptors basketball team. Not only is DeRozan Arvin’s...