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Welcome to A Child’s Wish of Louisiana

Making Wishes Come True for Louisiana Children Facing Critical Illness

Time is our enemy … The time is now!!!

For a child faced with a critical illness, there is only one time to make that most special wish come true. It is now.

For the family of a child with a life-threatening illness, courageously meeting the responsibilities of each day is challenging, tiring, and emotionally draining.  These delicate and oftentimes desperate families dream of a genie granting their Child’s biggest dream – an emotional escape from the reality of their everyday fight.

To grant a wish.  To see a smile.  To watch faces light up, tears flow, and memories made. The TIME IS NOW!


Current News


Oscar Tolmas Wish Fund Established to Fund Wishes for Louisiana Children

The Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust will make an initial donation of $20,000 to create the Oscar J. Tolmas Wish Fund. This fund will split costs incurred by A Child’s Wish of Louisiana in granting future wishes. This fund will be monitored by the Trust from year-to-year to determine any additional amounts the Trust wants […]

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lemonade day presentation

Lemonade Stand Entrepreneurs Honored

Recently, two local lemonade stand entrepreneurs were honored by A Child’s Wish. ACW President Lenny Alsfeld presented a certificate of appreciation to Hannah Kraus and Emma Walsdorf, which honored their contributions and dedication. This past year, these enterprising young ladies raised $200 with their “Lemonade Day” sales. This is their second year in a row […]

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Emma’s lemonade stand

Emma Deliciously Supports A Child’s Wish

Summer is here, so children manning homemade lemonade stands are no doubt all over the neighborhoods of communities across the South. However, not every one of these junior curbside entrepreneurs consistently helps to make other children’s dreams come true! Metairie resident Emma Kraus is operating her sidewalk non-profit supporting A Child’s Wish for the second […]

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D’Niah’s lemonade stand supports A Child’s Wish

Read the story of D’Niah who is donating money she makes from her lemonade stand to help grant wishes for critically ill children.

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