‘See Dreams Come True’

Trent and the Tigers

Trent & Fam

Trent is 10 years old and was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis when he was just 2 years old. Although his diagnosis is a daily struggle Trent has managed to play baseball for as far back as he can remember.  He just loves the game and is a huge Detroit Tigers fan.  Trent’s dream was to […]

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From Wish to Scholarship

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Harrison was diagnosed with Burkitt’s Lymphoma at age twelve. He was referred to The Rainbow Connection when he was thirteen and his dream came true when he traveled to Washington D.C. with his family. On his wish trip, Harrison toured The White House and the FBI Building and created memories with his family he still […]

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Zachary’s Denmark Tour

Zachary and exchange student Chris from Denmark

  Zachary is 16 years old and lives in Royal Oak with his parents and younger brother. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma in August 2015. He has been in treatment since. Zachary’s wish was to travel to Denmark to visit with the exchange student (Chris) who lived here in Michigan with Zachary and his family […]

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Frozen Party for Aya

Ana talking with Aya

Princess Aya was just 11 months old when she was diagnosed with Leukemia. Months of treatment followed.   After extensive chemotherapy Aya’s doctors performed a bone marrow transplant and now, after a long period of recovery, the leukemia is in remission!  Aya was too sick to enjoy her birthdays so now, at 3 years old, Aya wanted […]

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Jaydon’s Dream Comes True!

Jaydon with big smile

Jaydon is 5 years old and lives in Burton with his parents. He was diagnosed with a genetic disease at birth that has gotten progressively worse. After spending so much time in the hospital, he dreamed of one day going to Disney World! The Rainbow Connection made that dream come true in January, 2016. As […]

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From wish to scholarship

Adam at GKTW

Adam was diagnosed with a lifelong blood disorder when he was an infant. He was referred to The Rainbow Connection when he was nine years old and went on his magical trip to Disney World that same year.  Now at 22, he is an intern at Controller Technologies Corporation and will graduate in April from […]

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Austin Meets the Seahawks


Austin is 9 years old and lives in Warren. Diagnosed shortly after birth with a life-threatening blood disorder, Austin confronts and overcomes struggles with his illness every day. Austin LOVES the Seattle Seahawks and it was no surprise when he shared his dream to meet this awesome football team! Austin and his family were flown […]

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Ballroom Dancing Lessons for Natalie


Natalie was a senior in High School and had just turned 18 when she was diagnosed with Leukemia. She lives in Oxford with her parents. She LOVES to dance and watching Dancing with the Stars so it was no surprise that Natalie wished to take ballroom dancing lessons – and of course her wish came […]

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Josh – Wish Ambassador for the 13th Annual Walk for Kids

Team Josh

Josh from Chesterfield, MI is this year’s Wish Ambassador at the 13th Annual Walk-Run for Kids.  Josh, a big-time baseball player, was diagnosed with Melanoma as he was starting his senior year in High School.  He has to put his baseball glove down as he battles cancer and redirected his passion to cars.  “I’m a […]

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Jarrell’s Shopping Spree

Jerrell with tablet

Jarrell is 10 years old and lives in Detroit with his parents and 3 older brothers. Before he was diagnosed with cancer in February 2015 Jarrell spent his time with school, his family and sports.  He especially likes the Detroit Pistons.  Since his diagnosis Jarrell has had to put his medical treatment first and has […]

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