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BRAEHEAD FUNSTATION TURNS TICKETS TO WISHES

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11-year-old Ben and his stepbrother Cameron, who both suffer from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, were treated to a full VIP day out at ‘Soar’ at Intu Braehead nr Glasgow, thanks to Funstation and Rays of Sunshine Children’s Charity. They were joined by their parents Sheryl and Alan and sisters Phoebe (9) and Layla (5). They were… Read more »

A Wonderful Warframe Wish

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In this week’s blog, Megan talks Warframe gaming, the power of social media and a truly amazing wish! As Wish Granters we often come across wishes that we have little or next to no knowledge about!  I am no gaming expert, but was up for a challenge after seeing Ed’s wish pack come in and his… Read more »

Hospital Days to Celebrate Play

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It’s Playday! Across the UK today, children and communities will come together at events from woodland adventures to street parties and festivals, held in parks and village greens, to celebrate children’s right to play. Founded by playworkers Mick Conway, Paul Bonel and Kim Holdaway in 1986, Playday aims to highlight the importance of play in children’s… Read more »

Celebrating some of our friends on International Friendship Day

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Today is International Friendship Day and what a beautiful thing to celebrate! Friendship is very important to us here at Rays of Sunshine because without it we couldn’t grant our magical wishes. We are very fortunate to have lots of people who are always willing to help us in our goal of granting wishes for… Read more »

My Year as a Wish Granter

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Exactly one year ago today, I became a Wish Granter at Rays of Sunshine. Now, those of you who have read this blog before have probably seen my post ‘a love letter to my job’, in which I shared what an amazing job I have and all of the reasons I love it. With that… Read more »

LYDIA BRIGHT GRANTS TEEN’S VIP MAKEOVER WISH

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17-year-old Rachel has makeover wish granted with Rays of Sunshine and Outfit TV personality Lydia Bright has teamed up with Rays of Sunshine and its corporate partner OUTFIT, the out-of-town multi-brand retailer from Arcadia, to make the dream of a teen come true. 17-year-old Rachel was invited in to a high street store in Newcastle, Northumberland… Read more »

Rays of Sunshine Hosts a Teen Gaming Event

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This weekend, Rays of Sunshine invited along its gaming-mad teens to enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of gaming in East London. Held at the very cool FNATIC BUNKR in East London, our teens got the chance to meet other wish children, have some fun and, of course, enjoy lots of gaming! At the event we also… Read more »

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 »