Jeremiah’s Christmas Lights
Three year-old Jeremiah watches as the parade arrives. He sees fire trucks, motorcycles, friends and family … even Santa! Today is a turning point. It marks the end of months in the hospital battling cancer. Make-A-Wish volunteers string lights inside and outside the house and everyone watches it come alive. Today, Jeremiah’s wish for Christmas lights grows into an event that unites his community.
Allison’s Holiday-themed Bedroom
Allison battles a life-threatening neurological condition and lung disease, but today she feels the spirit of the season. While she can’t verbally express herself, there’s no mistaking her joy. Her room is filled with reindeer, snowmen and polar bears. When volunteers grant Allison’s room decoration wish they sing all the holiday classics. Then St. Nick arrives to read some of her favorite stories. Everyone celebrates by Allison’s side.
Josh wished to give
In Idaho, ABC News catches an inspiring story of a Christmas wish to give. Last year, Josh was 17 and battling a brain tumor. His wish: to play secret Santa to his family and give them the Christmas of his dreams. With a Santa suit, bag and all, Josh surprises his family with gifts aplenty and a wish experience to rejuvenate all their spirits. This year, as they hold onto the memory, Josh’s family has another reason to celebrate – he is in remission! Hear from Josh and his family as talk about their Christmas wish experience.
As you enjoy your holiday season let these stories and other holiday wishes fill you with inspiration. Happy Holidays from our team at Wish Nation.