Talize Proudly Supports Children's Wish Foundation
Children’s Wish Foundation is a uniquely Canadian charity that helps Canadian children, families and communities by granting the favourite wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. With every wish that they grant, Children’s Wish Foundation creates moments of joy that ease the pain of a child, give respite to the child’s family, and connect healthcare professionals and communities in that burning wish of hope.
Established in 1984, as they approached their 30-year milestone, Children’s Wish Foundation granted the 25,000th wish to a child living with a life-threatening illness. Every wish is as unique as the child making it, from finally getting to cuddle with grandparents who live far away to hitting a puck with a favourite hockey player. In the often painful life of a seriously ill child, these wishes have made a tremendous difference.
Talize is a proud supporter of Children’s Wish Foundation. Through this partnership, Talize has contributed over $2 million since its inception in 2005.
May wish story
Our May wish story features Blake, who is 10 years old from BC and recently returned from his wish trip to Disney’s Aulani Resort in Hawaii with his mom, dad, brother and sister.
“An email received from Blake’s mum, Jete, after they returned:
WE HAD SUCH AN AMAZING TIME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I’m literally out of adjectives. The trip blew our minds. We can’t thank you guys enough for providing this kind of experience for us and so many other families. We’re so beyond grateful.
And I can’t believe how good the kids were! They were busy allllll day long and then were in bed by 8 and crashed HARD haha. They loved that we bought the re-usable mugs, and we gave them permission to drink Coke all day long!! The staff at Aulani were incredible too. So friendly and accommodating. The kids loved Auntie’s Beach House too, but we didn’t even end up sending them there a ton because they were so thrilled to be swimming all day. We got to go to Sea Life Adventure Park one day and that was super fun for the kids. They have a sea lion and a dolphin show, and this huge aviary with tons of birds that you can feed – you probably saw photos of all of that! And we drove to another beach one day too, to check out the big waves and do some exploring. Parker took some convincing to try snorkelling at the Aulani reef, but we finally got him to do it, and he loved it. We didn’t think Blake would be able to figure out the snorkel so he didn’t try it lol.
Thank you thank you thank you “