Kids for Wish Kids®

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They did it again. Shattering last year's record, students across the state are making a difference for wish kids in their communities.

Sweetwater County, population just over 40,000, has a group of students who are passionate about granting wishes.  The three high schools in Rock Springs, Green River, and Farson-Eden teamed up to grant 14 wishes of Wyoming children this year.  Twelve year old Catherine was one of those wish kids.

Catherine lives in Rock Springs, and in September of 2012, she was diagnosed with a rare form of lymphoma.  Catherine started treatments right away.  When Catherine was asked, "if you could have one wish, what would it be?" She knew exactly what she wanted, a show horse.  She has always wanted to compete in riding competitions, but she needed the right horse.  

That May, Magic arrived in Catherine's hometown.  Magic is a show horse trained in Western and Dressage riding, and his name says it all. 

Thirteen other children will have magical wish experiences like Catherine's, because of the students of Sweetwater County. 

Other schools across the state are also making wishes come true. Powell High School and Kelly Walsh High School each raised enough to grant three wishes, a school record for each.  Natrona County High School and Cody High School each granted a wish as well. 

Thank you to all of the students across the state who participated in the Kids For Wish Kids program this year!


  • Rock Springs High School invited wish kid Catherine to the pep assembly.

  • Green River High School $44,000

  • Powell High School $21,000

  • Kelly Walsh High School $21,000

  • Natrona County High School $7,000

  • Cody High School $7,500

Start A Program

Interested in starting a Kids For Wish Kids program at your school? Here is how to get started:

Before starting any Kids For Wish Kids fundraisers, you first need to fill out our Fundraising Agreement.  E-mail your completed agreement to us and wait for approval before holding any fundraisers.  

Tips & Guidelines

Be sure to use the ® after the organization name: Make-A-Wish® Wyoming. 

Plan fundraisers that involve the entire school and get the community involved.

Contact us to find out if a wish family or Make-A-Wish representative can come speak at your event.




Start A Program

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Make a difference for a local child by starting a Kids For Wish Kids® program at your school.

Download a fundraising agreement

Contact Us

Make-A-Wish® Wyoming Office
307.234.9474 phone
307.268.8469 fax
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201 E 2nd Street, Suite 27
PO Box 273
Casper, WY 82602

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Make-A-Wish® Wyoming
PO Box 273
Casper, WY 82602