The Dream Runner
Desmond is an extraordinary young man who was born with a birth defect in his knee which caused his left leg to be amputated at 9 months. His disability never held him back from anything. He began running and became the youngest member of the U.S. Paralympic Track & Field Team who represented the U.S. in Rio. He competed in the 100m, 200m and Long Jump. Desmond received an autographed football from his hero, Cam Newton and attended a game up close and personal of the NBA World Champions, Cleveland Cavaliers!

A Few Of The Extraordinary Faces of A Granted Wish

Mason The Magnificent
6-year old Mason waited a whole year for his dream to come true! This little dynamo suffers from Cerebral Palsy and is wheelchair bound. He loves the Dallas Cowboys so much that when they are on TV he wants so badly to try to walk and someday be able to see them play in person. Mason's surprise wish came true when he attended a Dallas Cowboys football game and had special VIP Tickets on the sidelines. With the help of his mom, Mason stood up from his wheelchair, waived a helmet over his head and cheered on his favorite players!

Racing With Gabrielle
Gabbi is a 20 year old young woman who can now boast that she is a cancer survivor! Suffering from Leukemia, Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension and Cervical Radiculopathy, Gabbi still suffers from balance and mobility issues as well as fractured vertebrae caused by chemotherapy. Gabbi loves Nascar and Dale Earnhardt, Jr. While she was not able to attend a race, Mr. Earnhardt, sent a personalized piece of memorabilia directly to Gabbi to brighten her day! 

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A Championship Wish
Ben is an awesome 15 year old boy who lost his leg in the devastating Haiti earthquake in 2010. He was then placed a Haitian orphanage.After a six-year addoption process, Granted Wish was able to give Ben the best wish of all; He arrived in the U.S. in 2016, where his new life began with his new family, the Hazels. Ben was treated to another extraordinary wish recently, as he attended a game of the World Champion Cleveland Cavaliers! He was on the floor during the pregame warm-ups and spent some time with players, Channing Frye and Kay Felder!

In The Ring With Alex
Alex is a 10 year old happy little boy who suffers from Cerebral Palsy! This tough little guy has already undergone extensive physical therapy as well as numerous surgeries in his young life, but fights like a tropper! Alex loves the WWE and wanted to attend an event in his home town and be able to meet some of his favorite wrestlers! Granted Wish and our friends at the WWE was able to give little Alex a break from all his medical issues by treating him to a VIP Wrestling event where he was able to meet his favorite wrestlers and spend an evening full of laughter and fun!

Continue To Enjoy More Extrordinary Faces
Of A Granted Wish

The Austin Clipper
In Memoriam: Our hearts are saddened by the loss of our 22 year old young friend, Austin, who suffered from Muscular Dystrophy. Austin was  huge LA Clipper's Basketball fan and his hero, Blake Griffin. Though Austin could not attend a game, our friends at the Clippers and Mr. Griffin sent Austin a personally signed authentic football jersey. The Jersey arrived and sadly, our friend Austin passed away shortly after. 

December's Dream
This precious 5 year old suffers from Spina Bifida, Clubbed Feet, Hip Dysplasia and Caudel Regression Syndrome. December is a "daddy's girl" and absolutely loves watching wrestling with him and wanted to see the wrestlers in person with her daddy. December's wish came true when she attended a WWE Event and received the VIP treatment when meeting the wrestlers and spending time with them!

In The Ring With Jordon & AJ
Jordon is an extraordinary 18 year old young man who suffers from Neurofibromatosis, a terminal brain disease that has also left him blind in one eye. Jordon's simple wish was to be given the chance to see a WWE Wrestling Event and meet his Idol, WWE Superstar, AJ Styles. Granted Wish, along with our friends at the WWE was able to make Jordon's dream come true! He and his father and uncles attended the event and was given the VIP treatment as he met and spent time with his idol, AJ. Styles!

A Touchdown For Brian
Brian is a 25 year old young man suffering from the terminal illness, Pelizaeus-Mertzbacher Disease. He is wheelchair bound and recently lost his beloved brother to the same illness. He receives his daily living needs from his beloved mother. A huge Pittsburgh Steelers fan, he just wanted to see the famous Heinz Field. Granted Wish was able to arrange a private tour of Heinz Field as well as a weekend stay at Hyatt Place Pittsburgh-North Shore Hotel, where he and his mom will get to enjoy the city of Pittsburgh!

First And Goal With D'Andre
In Memoriam: D’Andre was a 25 year old young man who suffered from Spina Bifida and sadly, passed away on June 25, 2017. D'Andre enjoyed watching sports on TV but his favorite is football and his beloved team, the Cleveland Browns. Granted Wish and the Browns helped make D’Andre's wish come true as he and his family not only attended a game, but als received VIP Treatment and a pre-game sideline experience as well as meeting his favorite players and coaches. He even was able to spend time in the Press Box with Browns ​Play by Play Radio Announcer, Jim Donovan. We will all miss this special young man. May God be with you.

On The Matt With Jordan
Jordan is 16 year old young man suffering from Cone Dystrophy, Diplegic Cerebral Palsy and is Legally Blind. His blindess makes it difficult for him to even see things directly in front of him and is unable to do much with his friends. An avid wrestling fan, he was surprised with a VIP WWE Wrestling Event from Granted Wish and our friends at the WWE. Jordan got a heartwarming hug from his favorite wrestler, WWE SuperstarDean Ambrose, and was able to spend time with him as well as watch him wrestle at the event!

The Main Event With Cody
Cody is a lovable 15 year old young man who suffers from Seizures, Tourette’s Syndrome and Pseudobulbar Affect; Cody is academically on a first grade learning level and struggles daily with all the things we take for granted. What makes him most happy, is being able to watch wrestling on TV. His wish was just to attend a WWE Event and see all the wrestlers up close and personal. Granted Wish and our friends at the WWE arranged special seating for Cody to watch the event ringside and see all of his favorite wrestlers!

An Adventure With Aric
This lovable 22 year old suffers from Cerebral Palsy and a Brain Aneurysm. 
Aric is wheelchair bound and unable to care for himself. He absolutely loves the WWE and just wanted to see a an event. Granted Wish provided Aric and his family with VIP Tickets to the Live Holiday Tour and a special Meet and Greet with his favorite wrestlers!

A First Down For Matthew
Matthew is a 24 year old young man suffering from Juvenile Huntington Disease. (A terminal brain disorder) Sadly, this disease causes Matt to have uncontrollable muscle tics wish results in imbalance, slurred speech and difficulty swallowing. His wish was to see a Carolina Panthers game. Granted Wish provided tickets and an overnight stay at the Residence Inn as well as Field Passes for the Pre-Game Warm-Up! Matthew also received a care package from the Panthers filled with memorabilia and spent time with several players on the sidelines! 

Wishes Granted