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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 »

ELLA’S GYMNAST TRAINING WISH COMES TRUE

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Rays of Sunshine and British Gymnastics fulfills girl’s dream to train with GB gymnastics team A 10 year old from Selby, who was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma, has had her wish granted to spend the day with the British women’s artistic gymnastics team, thanks to Rays of Sunshine and British Gymnastics. Ella, from Hemmingbrough, was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma, a… 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 »

Dele Trades For Wishes

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  Tottenham Hotspur F.C midfielder and Rays of Sunshine ambassador Dele Alli attends the BTIG Charity Day in London to raise funds to grant magical wishes for seriously ill children aged three to 18 across the UK, just like four-year-old Macie, from Southgate, who is living with Cystic Fibrosis, 10-year-old Liam, from Sudbury, who is… 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 »

Celebrating International Nurses Day

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Imagine having such an impact on a child that when they get the chance to name a penguin, out of all the names in the world, they choose yours! That’s what happened when Hafsa got the opportunity recently after her ice skating wish. She named a skating aid penguin after her favourite nurse, Noreen. Such… Read more »

CHELMSFORD GIRL’S WISH IS TRULY PAW-FECT

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Rays of Sunshine Children’s Charity fulfil 10-year-old’s wish to visit Battersea Dogs & Cats Home A seriously ill 10-year-old girl from Chelmsford, Essex had her greatest wish granted to visit the world-famous Battersea Dogs & Cats Home for the day thanks to Rays of Sunshine (www.raysofsunshine.org.uk) and Battersea Dogs & Cats Home (https://www.battersea.org.uk/).   10-year-old… Read more »

HYATT HOTELS ‘RAYS’ £2,400 FOR WISHES

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Four UK Hyatt Hotels raise funds for Rays of Sunshine to grant wishes for seriously ill children Today, General Managers from four UK Hyatt Hotels came together to celebrate raising £2,400 for Rays of Sunshine, www.raysofsunshine.org.uk, a children’s charity that grants wishes for seriously ill children aged three to 18 across the UK. Throughout the… Read more »

Introducing the ‘Days @ Rays’ Blog

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Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a Wish Granter? Or how we go about organising some of our most magical and sometimes unusual wishes? Or what happens at a Rays of Sunshine Hospital Activity Day? Or maybe you’d just like to know more about how much a wish means to a  child… Read more »