Wish requests include diversionary
activities and gifts for seriously ill children up to the age of
21. These "fun" requests have included celebrity "meet and
greets," Broadway shows, cameras, gaming systems, concert
tickets with limo rides, computers, and shopping sprees.
Special requests address
essential, practical needs of seriously ill children up to the
age of 21. These requests help to create better lives for
children who might otherwise not be able to live at home.
Examples of special requests include but are not limited to:
wheelchair ramps, electrical upgrades to accommodate portable
ventilator, air conditioners, and medical equipment not covered
Some examples of additional needs
that are often met include summer camp memberships, community
service requirements, and educational devices for
developmentally disabled children.