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Wish Spotlight: UK Holidays

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Wish Spotlight: UK Holidays! This month’s ‘Wish Spotlight’ looks at the fun UK holidays that we plan for our wish children and their families. At Rays of Sunshine, we are very aware that a child’s illness affects not only the child in question, but their whole family. One thing our families mention often is the loss… Read more »

The Grove pull out all the stops for Harrison’s golf day wish

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Every day at Rays HQ we receive lots of wonderful wish requests. The wishes are as unique as the children themselves and whether a child wants to be a Princess for a day, meet their favourite YouTube star or go on a family holiday, we work hard to make their wish a reality.   There… Read more »

Sophie returns for work experience!

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This week’s Days @ Rays blog post has been written by a very special guest author, one of our wish children and a member of the Rays of Sunshine family, who recently returned to complete her work experience here at Rays of Sunshine HQ. So, without further ado, let’s hear from Sophie herself… My name… Read more »

Social Media Day flashback

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You may or may not know that today, 30 June 2017, is World Social Media Day! So, we here at Rays of Sunshine have had lots of fun revisiting some of our most memorable and iconic social media posts throughout the years. What better way to start than with Facebook, the largest social media network… Read more »

St John’s Wood Classic & Supercar Pageant

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It’s safe to say that one of the things we’re known for as a nation is moaning about the weather, but when you live in the UK it makes perfect sense…we all love a day out but they can be so difficult to plan when you have just as much chance of torrential rain and… Read more »

Wish Spotlight: Bedroom Makeovers!

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This month’s ‘wish spotlight’ focuses on one of our most creative types of wishes, bedroom makeovers! Here at Rays of Sunshine we pride ourselves on personalising everything we do so that each wish is as unique and special as the child themselves. With this in mind, our bedroom makeovers are one of the best examples of… Read more »

A love letter to my job…

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I love my job title! How many people, when asked what they do, can respond with something as cool as ‘I’m a Wish Granter’? – It’s definitely a talking point! More than that however, and I feel very lucky to be able to say this, I love my job. When I started working at Rays… Read more »

Volunteers’ Week

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It’s Volunteers’ Week! So what better topic for our blog post than to celebrate the wonderful people who offer their time and energy to support us in bringing sunshine to the lives of our wish children? This year, as you may have seen on our Twitter and Facebook feeds, we were the very proud charity… Read more »

Abigail’s Wish

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Behind every wish there is a Wish Child, a family, a story and a journey, that as Wish Granters at Rays of Sunshine, we are lucky to be able to share with them. This was certainly the case when Abigail’s Wish arrived on my desk. As soon as I began reading I felt like I… Read more »

National Children’s Day 2017

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Sunday 14th May marked National Children’s Day in the UK and, naturally, that is a day that deserves to be celebrated on ‘Days @ Rays’, making this week’s theme an easy decision; the only difficulty was that, with all of the amazing children we know and work with, we were overwhelmed with choices for a… Read more »