In 2011, Make-A-Wish granted Keane’s wish to meet President Obama and tour Washington, D.C. He left with newfound inspiration and more determination than ever to beat his disease.

Interestingly, a 2011 Wish Impact Study conducted by Make-A-Wish that surveyed wish parents, health professionals, and volunteers, children with life-threatening medical conditions are empowered to fight harder against their illnesses when their wishes come true. You can read more about the Study here.

Keane is now an ambassador for Make-A-Wish and strongly advocates that wishes make life better for kids with life-threatening medical conditions.

Each OURA headwear design comprises of a thousand pieces and are made with functional medical textile in the United States. In keeping with the tradition of a thousand folded cranes, OURA grants one child’s wish for each design. 

1K / OURAGAMI is an inspiration; a challenge to galvanize a collective will and change how we instill hope to enhance the human (recovery) experience.