From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Thomas Smith
Did you know that Disney grants more wishes for Make-A-Wish® than any other organization? With more than 10,000 wishes granted at Disney Parks each year, we know that wishing for a trip to Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort and a cruise on Disney Cruise Line are popular options. Let’s take a look at some of the most popular characters that Wish Kids request to meet.
Anna and Elsa
Who wouldn’t want to make their Disney vacation even more magical by chilling out with the royal sisters from “Frozen.” Wish Kids love getting the chance to pose for a photo and share a warm hug before setting off on their own magical adventures at Disney Parks.
No trip to a Disney Park is complete without an encounter with the big cheese himself, Mickey Mouse. If requesting wishes to Disney Parks, it’s no wonder that meeting Mickey is one of the most popular requests. The greatest magic of all happens when you get a chance to hang out with Mickey Mouse himself!
Buzz and Woody
The “Toy Story” pals have had some amazing adventures together, and now they’re looking forward to making new memories with our guests, including Wish Kids. Buzz Lightyear and his pal Sheriff Woody are always making new friends and are a top pick amongst Wish Kids.
Lightning McQueen and Mater
Another popular choice for Wish Kids to wish to meet is the best friend duo of Lightning McQueen and mater. They’re usually coming straight from the track and ready for some R&R in Radiator Springs where they are excited to greet Wish Kids on their trip.
Last, but certainly not least, the adventurous Princess Moana meetups are favorites for Wish Kids. Meeting with Moana gives them a chance to share their own enchanting island adventures with the heroic teen who inspired so many kids around the world to see how far they’ll go.