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Petite Sweets by Skyler

  • Skyler wished to bake with the Walt Disney World® pastry chefs for the holidays in December 2011!

  • Skyler wished to bake with the Walt Disney World® pastry chefs for the holidays in December 2011!

  • Skyler wished to bake with the Walt Disney World® pastry chefs for the holidays in December 2011!

  • Skyler wished to bake with the Walt Disney World® pastry chefs for the holidays in December 2011!

  • Skyler wished to bake with the Walt Disney World® pastry chefs for the holidays in December 2011!

  • Skyler wished to bake with the Walt Disney World® pastry chefs for the holidays in December 2011!

  • Skyler wished to bake with the Walt Disney World® pastry chefs for the holidays in December 2011!

  • Skyler wished to bake with the Walt Disney World® pastry chefs for the holidays in December 2011!

  • Skyler wished to bake with the Walt Disney World® pastry chefs for the holidays in December 2011!

  • Skyler wished to bake with the Walt Disney World® pastry chefs for the holidays in December 2011!

  • Skyler wished to bake with the Walt Disney World® pastry chefs for the holidays in December 2011!

  • Skyler wished to bake with the Walt Disney World® pastry chefs for the holidays in December 2011!

  • Skyler wished to bake with the Walt Disney World® pastry chefs for the holidays in December 2011!

  • Skyler wished to bake with the Walt Disney World® pastry chefs for the holidays in December 2011!

  • Skyler wished to bake with the Walt Disney World® pastry chefs for the holidays in December 2011!

  • Skyler wished to bake with the Walt Disney World® pastry chefs for the holidays in December 2011!

“ My wish really outlined my future and the career I want to pursue when I graduate from high school. ”


- Wish Alum Skyler

Skyler wished to bake with the Walt Disney World pastry chefs in 2011. Today, her wish has inspired her to create her own pastry business.

When I was twelve years old, I was diagnosed with Alexander's Disease, which is a demyelinating white matter disorder in the brain. Over the course of the first year, I had to undergo numerous MRIs, go to many doctors appointments, and have a couple of surgeries. When my mom told me Make-A-Wish® was coming to my house to talk to me about having a wish granted, I was speechless! 

I didn't have to think long about what I wanted my wish to be; it came to me pretty quick!  Before my wish team came to my house for the first time, I was watching a lot of baking shows and wanting to try a lot of the techniques I saw. My favorite place to go on vacation is Disney World; so I decided to combine the two. My wish was to work with the Walt Disney World® pastry chefs during the holiday season! I worked with Chef Ellen and Chef Jade in the lobby of the Grand Floridian Hotel decorating a gingerbread house while Chef Ellen did demonstrations for the guests staying at the hotel. I also decorated gingerbread ornaments with Chef Jade. 

After my wish, I was inspired to start my own cupcake business called Petite Sweets by Skyler! That led me to looking into culinary colleges, and I got accepted into the three I applied to; Johnson and Wales, Monroe College and Suffolk County Community College. 

My wish really outlined my future and the career I want to pursue when I graduate from high school. 

I am now a representative for Make-A-Wish® Suffolk County, NY. I am on the Wish Alumni Committee, and I go to numerous events every year to speak about my wish and the great impact it's had on my life. 

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  • On Saturday, January 20th, the Long Island Royals 14U Hockey Team hosted their 3rd annual Make-A-Wish Fundraiser! This year, the team rallied the community to help grant the #wish of 6 year-old James from #Holbrook. James, who happens to love hockey, was excited to meet the players who are making his wish to visit the Disney Aulani Resort in #Hawaii come true. The team of boys welcomed James as part of their team. When James arrived, he had his own stall in the locker room with his very own LI Royals jersey, he watched warm-ups from the bench, and did the honor of dropping the puck at center ice. We are so proud to partner with these players who truly understand the meaning of #teamwork both on and off the ice. Our sincerest thanks to the Long Island Royals 14U hockey team, Superior Ice Rink, the wonderful Sue Kav who organized the event, our friends from Chick-fil-A Commack who donated their services this past Saturday, and everyone who showed their support to James and his family.

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